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  • Former Marine Dies After Saving Friend From Burning Plane In Kansas Crash

    05/14/2012 5:44:25 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 15 replies
    News on 6 ^ | May 13, 2012 | Ashlei King
    Former Marine Dies After Saving Friend From Burning Plane In Kansas Crash May 13, 2012 Ashlei King, News On 6 Austin Anderson was a recent Oral Roberts University graduate and served two tours in Iraq with the U.S. Marine Corps. According to Aubrey Crawford, Anderson pulled Hannah Luce from the plane, but the smoke from the fire was too much for him. He died the next morning. Elizabeth was supposed to be on the plane, but backed out because of a "bad feeling" her father had, Crawford said. Tragic news hit the Oral Roberts University campus this weekend. A former...
  • Newt speaks at Oral Roberts University (Live Stream)

    02/20/2012 11:24:35 AM PST · by red flanker · 96 replies ^ | February 20, 2012 | Newt Org
    Newt speaks at Oral Roberts University Monday February 20, 2012 - 2:00pm CT The Mabee Center 7777 South Lewis Avenue Tulsa, OK Note: This event is free and open to the public. It will be streamed live here.
  • Oral Roberts U. president to speak at local church

    09/24/2010 3:41:51 AM PDT · by DBCJR · 3 replies · 1+ views ^ | Published: Thursday, September 23, 2010 | By Mercury staff
    The president of Oral Roberts University will be speaking at 422 Church's 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday services on Sept. 26. Mark Rutland is the president of Global Servants and Oral Roberts, both based in Tulsa, Okla. He came to Oral Roberts from Southeastern University of the Assemblies of God in Lakeland, Fla., where he served as president. Rutland has founded ministries in Ghana and Thailand through Global Servants and his House of Grace in Chiang Rai, Thailand, houses more than 100 girls. Rutland was educated at the University of Maryland, Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta,...
  • Television evangelist Oral Roberts dies at 91

    12/15/2009 2:22:10 PM PST · by DBCJR · 49 replies · 1,177+ views
    Television evangelist Oral Roberts ... has died after suffering a weekend fall. He was 91. The Oral Roberts Ministries site Tuesday stated Roberts had been admitted to hospital on the weekend after a fall and had been suffering symptoms of pneumonia. "Oral Roberts was the greatest man of God I've ever known," his son Richard Roberts, who leads the ministry, said in a statement. "A modern-day apostle of the healing ministry, an author, educator, evangelist, prophet, and innovator, he was the only man of his generation to build a worldwide ministry, an accredited university, and a medical school. His name...
  • Oral Roberts Dies at 91

    12/15/2009 1:00:47 PM PST · by mentor2k · 121 replies · 2,746+ views
    Tulsa World ^ | Dec 15, 2009 | Bill Sherman
    The Rev. Oral Roberts, the internationally known television evangelist and faith healer who founded Oral Roberts University, died Monday in Newport Beach, Calif. He was ­91. According to a release, his son, Richard, and daughter, Roberta, were at his side. Funeral services are pending. The often-controversial charismatic minister built Oral Roberts University, the now-closed City of Faith Medical and Research Center and the University Village Retirement Center in Tulsa.
  • ORU Faces Explosive Charges

    02/08/2008 8:28:42 AM PST · by OKSooner · 14 replies · 105+ views
    KOTV Channel 6 Tulsa ^ | 2-8-08 | KOTV reporter
    A former Oral Roberts University accountant says the school's now dissolved Board of Regents funneled a billion dollars through the university. The suit names Oral Roberts University, Oral Roberts Ministries, Richard and Lindsay Roberts, as well as 25 of the university's former board of regents. A former Oral Roberts University accountant says the school's now dissolved Board of Regents funneled a billion dollars through the university. The News On 6's Carina Sonn reports the accountant claims he was fired for knowing too much. The schools former senior accountant Trent Huddleston first filed a suit last November. Now Huddleston has amended...
  • Lawsuit alleges ORU funneled $1B a year

    02/07/2008 6:47:05 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 127+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/7/08 | Justin Juozapavicius - ap
    TULSA, Okla. - More than $1 billion a year was inappropriately funneled through Oral Roberts University, a lawsuit by a former senior accountant at the scandal-plagued school alleges. Trent Huddleston claims in a lawsuit filed Thursday in Tulsa County District Court that he discovered an "unrestricted" account used to funnel "unusually large" sums of money through the university each month — which would exceed $1 billion on an annual basis — that wasn't used for any legitimate university purpose. He says he was discharged because school officials feared he would reveal that the account existed. Huddleston, who was hired in...
  • Updated: (Richard) Roberts taking leave of absence (from ORU)

    10/17/2007 5:34:42 PM PDT · by LouAvul · 19 replies · 167+ views
    tulsa world ^ | 10-17-07
    Oral Roberts University President Richard Roberts issued a written statement on Wednesday saying he is taking an indefinite leave of absence, following intense scrutiny spawned by financial, political and other allegations raised in a lawsuit. This announcement comes eight days after Roberts said on national television: "I have not done anything wrong for which I needed to step aside." Billy Joe Daugherty, pastor of Victory Christian Center, has been named executive regent and will lead the university while Roberts is on leave, said George Pearsons, chairman of ORU's board of regents. Pearsons said the board does not have anyone in...
  • Scandal brewing at Oral Roberts

    10/06/2007 3:43:11 PM PDT · by NYer · 25 replies · 1,389+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | October 6, 2007 | JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS
    TULSA, Okla. - Twenty years ago, televangelist Oral Roberts said he was reading a spy novel when God appeared to him and told him to raise $8 million for Roberts' university, or else he would be "called home." ADVERTISEMENT Now, his son, Oral Roberts University President Richard Roberts, says God is speaking again, telling him to deny lurid allegations in a lawsuit that threatens to engulf this 44-year-old Bible Belt college in scandal.Richard Roberts is accused of illegal involvement in a local political campaign and lavish spending at donors' expense, including numerous home remodeling projects, use of the university jet...

    05/03/2004 2:46:11 PM PDT · by holyscroller · 152 replies · 3,570+ views
    Christian e-tailing ^ | May 3, 2004 | None named
    Lakewood Church in Houston has been named the largest and fastest-growing church in America, according to the 2004 Church Growth Today Study/Outreach magazine report published exclusively in the May/June issue of Outreach. Lakewood Church, founded by the late John Osteen in a feed store in 1959, is pastored by his son Joel Osteen. The congregation recently purchased and is renovating the Compaq Center, former home of the NBA's Houston Rockets, to house its services. However, Lakewood is only one of 100 churches, which made each of the two lists: The 100 Largest Churches in America and The 100 Fastest-Growing U.S....