Telling stories of ministry and life experiences.

Another way to connect, equip, and empower Disciples of Christ in Oklahoma to love and serve like Jesus.

Episodes this March

  • Rev. Andy Campbell tells stories from The Village Fosters

  • During Lent: Discovering Wisdom Series
    Join members of the Regional Youth Council as they interview persons they consider to have wisdom. A new episode each week of Lent.

You can find the Region’s Podcast on Soundcloud, and coming soon to other platforms.

Discovering Wisdom: a series for Lent
Episode 16: Rev. Michael Davison in Conversation with Rev. Jan Ehrmantraut

The Discovering Wisdom series will run during this season of Lent and is sponsored by our Regional Youth Council.
Members of the RYC interview persons they think have wisdom.

New episodes drop on Thursday afternoon through Holy week.

Discovering Wisdom: a series for Lent
Episode 15: Rev. Shannon Cook in Conversation with Rev. Harry Smith

This is a crossover podcast with First Christian Church in Norman’s “Quest for Faith” podcast.

The Discovering Wisdom series will run during this season of Lent and is sponsored by our Regional Youth Council.
Members of the RYC interview persons they think have wisdom.

New episodes drop on Thursday afternoon through Holy week.

Discovering Wisdom: a series for Lent
Episode 14: Kyston Haines in Conversation with Christopher Burdine

The Discovering Wisdom series will run during this season of Lent and is sponsored by our Regional Youth Council.
Members of the RYC interview persons they think have wisdom.

New episodes drop on Thursday afternoon through Holy week.

Discovering Wisdom: a series for Lent
Episode 13: Eli Dew in Conversation with Roger Rinehart

The Discovering Wisdom series will run during this season of Lent and is sponsored by our Regional Youth Council.
Members of the RYC interview persons they think have wisdom.

New episodes drop on Thursday afternoon through Holy week.

Discovering Wisdom: a series for Lent
Episode 12: Travis Carlson in Conversation with Rev. Paul Dawson

The Discovering Wisdom series will run during this season of Lent and is sponsored by our Regional Youth Council.
Members of the RYC interview persons they think have wisdom.

New episodes drop on Thursday afternoon through Holy week.

Discovering Wisdom: a series for Lent
Episode 11: Madeline Bell in Conversation with Rev. Joshua Bell

The Discovering Wisdom series will run during this season of Lent and is sponsored by our Regional Youth Council.
Members of the RYC interview persons they think have wisdom.

New episodes drop on Thursday afternoon through Holy week.

New – Episode 10: Rev. Andy Campbell &
The Village Fosters

In early February, Rev. Pam Holt was in conversation with Rev. Andy Campbell about “The Village Fosters” a new ministry that offers support and resources to foster parents and the children in their care.  Yale Ave Christian Church sponsors this weekly gathering.  Rev. Campbell speaks of the needs of families and how the congregation serves the foster care community.  This ministry is an example of a congregation listening, asking questions, and recognizing a need in the Tulsa.

Episode 9: Rev. Gene Spillman’s Reflections on the Importance of Church Camp

Rev. Gene Spillman is a retired minister in our Region.  He has participated in the Region’s summer camp program as a counselor or director for 53 consecutive years.  This podcast was recorded at CYF Conference (June 2021) where Gene was serving as a counselor.  We talk with Gene about his earliest memories of church camp, his call to ministry, community, and his thoughts on the importance of the Region’s summer camp program.

Episode 8: Rev. Zenobia Mayo Talks About Her Family Connection to the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Rev. Donna Jackson co-hosts this episode.   Donna and Michael talk with Rev. Zenobia Mayo.  Zenobia’s great, great uncle, Dr. A.C. Jackson, was arguably the most famous African-American surgeon in the early 1900’s.  Zenobia talks about her great, great uncle and the family stories she knows, Greenwood and Black Wall Street, her connections to the Disciples of Christ, Jarvis Christian College, reconciliation, and what she hopes people take away from the Commemoration activities.

Episode 7: Rev. Daniel U’Ren

Western Oaks Christian Church

Meet the Central Area Co-Moderator

Episode 6: Rev. Dwayne Rodgers

Wildewood Christian Church

Meet the Central Area Co-Moderator

Episode 5: Rev. David Wheeler

Weatherford Federated Church

Meet the Southwest Area Moderator

Drops Early February

Episode 4: Rev. Mary Heath

Mary is the chair of the Region’s Commission for Refugee and Immigrant Ministries.  She shares stories about her trips and the people she has met at the southern border, and the four areas of focus for the commission.  Mary invites anyone who wants to learn more or get involved in the commission’s work to contact her at Edmond Trinity Christian Church.

Click here to download a resource list she provided.

Episode 3: Pastor Tim Kowalski

First Christian Church Sulphur

Meet the Southeast Area Moderator

Episode 2: Rev. Kelley Becker

Disciples Christian Church Bartlesville

Meet the Northeast Area Moderator

Episode 1: Rev. John Wheeler

Arnett First Christian Church

Meet the Northwest Area Moderator