Oklahoma tornado doctor: a bundle of vague faith

The Oklahoman, my hometown newspaper and former employer, is rising to the occasion in its coverage of this week’s Moore, Okla.,tornado. That’s no surprise for a newspaper that has gained way too much experience covering major tragedies — including the Oklahoma City bombing and the May 3, 1999, tornadoes. Nonetheless, I’m going to provide a little constructive [Read More...]

The faith and resiliency of Oklahomans

Just before noon Monday, my two younger children and I drove along Interstate 35 through Moore, Okla., under a bright sky. It’s impossible to comprehend the grisly scene along that same path now. Ironically, I had spent the weekend in Texas reporting on tornado relief efforts in the Lone Star State. That meant we missed [Read More...]


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