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Greg Horton

Greg Horton writes for Religion News Service. 

Blog Posts by Greg Horton

Posted by Greg Horton, Yonat Shimron 1 week 5 days ago
Allowing Southern Baptist missionaries to speak in tongues, or have what some SBC leaders call a “private prayer language,” speaks to the growing strength of Pentecostal churches in Africa, Asia, and...
Posted by Greg Horton 6 weeks 5 hours ago
Less than two weeks after a third-grade teacher in Duncan, Okla., distributed Gideon Bibles to her students, the Church of Ahriman, a Satanist church in Oklahoma City, has asked permission to...
Posted by Greg Horton 10 weeks 4 days ago
In an effort to block the state’s involvement with gay marriage, the Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill March 10 to abolish marriage licenses in the state.The legislation, authored by...
Posted by Greg Horton 1 year 49 weeks ago
A Methodist pastor of a suburban Oklahama City church is suing the state, claiming its license plate image of a Native American shooting an arrow into the sky violates his religious liberty.Last week...
Posted by Greg Horton 1 year 50 weeks ago
Nearly 35 years after conservatives launched a takeover of the Southern Baptist Convention, a new divide is emerging — this time over the teachings of 16th-century Reformer John Calvin — that...