Oral Roberts

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2012

    The OCeeker: Brand New Life Christian Center and the Preaching Battle of the Sexes

    Ashford and Simpson. Clyde and Bonnie. The OCeeker and his harem. Many fine guy/gal teams have become American legends. Add one more, ye heathen: Chuck and Amy Battaglia of Brand New Life Christian Center in Orange. The OCeeker took in a Wednesday evening service at the couple's fine fellowship ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    [UPDATED with Creditor Blowback:] New Bidder for Crystal Cathedral: Crystal Cathedral

    ​UPDATE, AUG. 11, 12:22 P.M.: Crystal Cathedral's former chief financial officer, Fred Southard, strolled into a recent bankruptcy hearing in federal court in Santa Ana and shook his head. It just won't work, he commented to assembled reporters about the Robert H. Schuller family plan to turn to c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Looking Back: 2009 Orange County Deaths

    ​Turn on the weepy, string ensemble music: It's time for us to look back on the year that (almost) was and remember some of the figures from Orange County who have left us. There was unexpected tragedy, there were some suspicious circumstances, there were rich legacies... there's even the possibil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    WTF!?! Pastor Wiley Drake Opens Dialogue With Muslims

    CORRECTED...In stark contrast to Muslims hating Jews--and vice versa--at UC Irvine comes a revelation from Buena Park that must be accompanied by visions of flying pigs, a frozen-over Hell and galloping steeds of the Apocalypse. First Southern Baptist Church Pastor Wiley Drake is hosting an appearan ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 5, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    I didn't get what I wanted for Christmas, and now you're gonna pay!

  • News

    August 11, 2005

    Why We Fall

    Getting healed with Jee-sus and Gospel Duck at the Anaheim Convention Center

  • News

    February 24, 2005

    God's Angriest Man

    From the OC Weekly Archives - Jan. 3, 1997

  • Culture

    March 5, 1998

    Thou Shalt Be Rich

    Selling your soul-at a profit-with TBN's divine guidance