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  • Comanche native Dr. Larry Martin and a colleague speak to a large crowd at an evangelism crusade in the Medakenya region of Ethiopia, Africa. Martin spreads the good word in crusade

    Former Duncan and Comanche resident Larry Martin may be approaching his 60th birthday later this year, but that didn’t stop him from traveling to Ethiopia three weeks ago and sleeping on the floor.

    March 16, 2012 1 Photo

  • CWU to impart power of prayer

    Prayer has been part of the human experience for eons and many believe in its spiritual power, not the least of whom are the members of Duncan’s Church Women United.
    On Friday, the women involved in CWU hope to extend that power far beyond Duncan, when the 2012 World Day of Prayer gathering is held at 9:30 a.m., at Westside Christian Church.

    February 26, 2012

  • Nelson recipient of Distinguished Leadership Award

    Disciple’s Home Missions recognized Rev. Arnold Nelson, minister of First Christian Church of Duncan, with its Distinguished Leadership Award.

    December 30, 2011

  • Honoring his family background, John Johnson has become the new pastor at Corum Cowboy Church, where his wife Susan assists in the ministry. Following the Christian cowboy way of life

    John Johnson has always been a rancher. It’s just who he is and what he does. It’s kind of been that way in the Johnson family for a hundred years or so.

    November 25, 2011 1 Photo

  • Church briefs

    November 18, 2011

  • Cowboys mix lifestyle Cowboys mix lifestyle, religion for spiritual fulfillment

    Like gophers on the prairie, cowboy churches are popping up across the country. Campfire rumor has it that more than 200 have sprouted up in the last decade throughout Oklahoma and Texas.

    October 7, 2011 1 Photo

  • Mission to help others On mission to share Gospel in West Africa

    Alicia Pharoah’s first 48 hours in Diouloulou, a village in West Africa, were the most emotionally-charged and draining she’s ever experienced.
    Pharoah, now 33, was on a mission trip in November 2008, to connect with the Jola-Fonyi people, who mainly believe in witchcraft or Islam.

    October 4, 2011 1 Photo

  • Reason to be proud FUMC launches 5th edition of cookbook

    Months of hard work have come to fruition for the 24 members of The Heavenly Hostess committee, as the fifth edition of its cookbook is about to be launched.

    September 16, 2011 1 Photo

  • He won't bite It’s gospel, sack races, exotic animals at Empire Picnic

    Exotic animals and gospel singing are only two of the attractions that will be found at the Johnson Ranch Saturday, during the Empire Community Picnic.

    September 9, 2011 1 Photo

  • An inquisitive approach Cooper finds peace through life of devotion

    Patricia Cooper has never been one to blindly accept the offerings of church and religion, but instead finds religion to have many layers.

    September 2, 2011 1 Photo


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