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New This Year – Video On Demand
Due to the high demand for Season Passes, there is a new online option for Video-On-Demand programming. This includes two live programs this season. Cost for this is $50 for the 2018-19 season. Learn More About Video-On-Demand
September 5: Kevin Sorbo Kevin Sorbo received international stardom when he booked the lead role in “Hercules,” (1993-1999) the most watched TV show in the world, airing in 176 countries. Following that success, Sorbo had the lead role as “Captain Dylan Hunt” in “Gene Roddenberry’s, Andromeda.” In 2014, Sorba co-starred in the faith-based movie, “God’s Not Dead,” which became the most successful independent faith based movie ever. Whether acting, directing, writing or producing, Kevin and his wife, Sam, are involved in Christian activities that help others.
October 3: Debra Barnes Snodgrass (Live Sanctuary Event)
Debra became Miss America 1968 while representing her home state of Kansas. Debbie is an accomplished pianist with 24 years of training and performing. She is currently Assistant Professor of Music and Chair of Piano Studies at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, MO. She is also the music director at Faith Life Worship Center in Carthage, MO. An active Christian speaker, Debbie shares the story of her beloved daughter, Kristi, both the pain and redemption of her life and death.
The presentation will take place in the Sanctuary. Esther Women Season Holders or a Video-On-Demand Subscribers will not need to purchase a ticket. All others please purchase a ticket below for $10 each. This is for the presentation only. No food provided. Purchase Guest Pass
November 7: Jay Henderson Jay Henderson of Broken Arrow was a Blackhawk helicopter pilot with 450 combat flight hours in Iraq, before he gave up flying to become a minister. Today he is a pastor at Asbury United Methodist Church in Tulsa. Reverend Henderson also serves in the Oklahoma Army National Guard as a chaplain. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Jamye, and is the father of four children.
December 5: Oklahoma Stories of Faith Oklahoma stories of faith will be center stage with the release of Jane Jayroe’s new book, Practice: Unleashing the Power of Faith. Several of the contributing authors will tell their stories including Kay Murcer, wife of New York Yankee great, Bobbie Murcer, and award-winning Chickasaw artist Mike Larsen.
January 9: Dr. Michael G. Strauss
Michael is an experimental particle physicist currently doing research on the ATLAS detector, one of the two multi-purpose particle detectors located on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland. He has been a professor at the University of Oklahoma since 1995. Mike is also a Christian and has become known for his teaching on the relationship between science, rational thinking, objective evidence and Christian faith. He has a new book, The Creator Revealed.
February 6: Mark Gregston Mark is known as the “Teen Whisperer,” for his effectiveness in helping parents and grandparents connect with their teens. He hosts a nationally award-winning radio program, Parenting Today’s Teens with Mark Gregston. Mark is the founder of Heartlight, a Christian residential counseling center for struggling teens, for nearly 30 years. His topic for “Esther Women” is how to better connect and engage with young people in your life, especially grandchildren.
March 6: Lauren Green McAfee and Jackie Green Lauren and Jackie are a mother-and-daughter team who learned life lessons from the legacy of generations of Green family women, women in the Bible and throughout history. In their first book, “Only One Life,” they paint a bold picture of the Bible’s women like Esther, Mary Magdalene, and of course Mary the mother of Jesus for their courage, wisdom, and boldness. Lauren and Jackie invite us to join them in discovering how God multiplies seemingly small daily offerings of faithfulness into life changing events.
April 3: Berry Tramel Berry is perhaps the best-known sports reporter in Oklahoma. He entered the newspaper business at the age of 17. He has enjoyed the journey ever since, from high school wresting duals and regional track meets to Orange Bowls and the NBA playoffs. Tramel joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. He was born and raised in Norman where he still lives with his family.
May 1: Tricia Everest
Tricia Everest closes our season. An attorney, Tricia serves as chairman of the advisory board to the Inasmuch Foundation. She is one of the state’s most effective volunteer leaders, serving on numerous civic boards and committees dedicated to improving the lives of Oklahomans. Also at this luncheon a new feature will be presented — The Esther Award for faith and courage.
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