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The Pastor’s Porch

by Pastor Lynn WalkerCowboy Country Church4092 Norge Road405-320-0055 Pandemic? What is a pandemic? Well, it’s a epidemic on steroids; an outbreak of disease that spreads not just locally but worldwide and it has spread sickness, death, fear, and chaos all ove... More »

Loneliness is Killing You (Yes, Even You!)

By Dr. John Delony Loneliness is poison. It is deadly. Loneliness is literally killing us. And if you just rolled your eyes, I’m especially talking to you. Over the past couple of decades, researchers have repeatedly found a direct link between loneliness and ... More »


More than 200,000 Oklahoma adults suffer from type 1 diabetes, including my wife. Diagnosed at age ten, she has lived with the disease for 59 years. Type 1 diabetics requires daily usage of insulin. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in Oklahoma. O... More »

From the Pastors Porch

by Pastor Lynn Walker     “I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHICH STRENGTHENETH ME.”  -Philippians 4:13.  This is one of my favorite scriptures and I have always loved it, even when I really didn’t understand it for many years.  Sometimes we have to grow in ... More »

Three reasons to reject the micro-investing trend

By Anthony ONeal Investing apps are super trendy right now. And I have to be honest: I love how they’re making investing more easily available and helping people get started on their wealth-building journeys. Unlike many traditional brokerage accounts, you don... More »


Oklahoma HB #1569 is known as the Oklahoma Play to Learn Act. If it becomes law, it will encourage public educators to create play-based learning opportunities, in the realm of dancing, art, music and drama to teach kids in elementary school. Authored by Rep. ... More »

I’ve been had!

  The Pastor’s Porch by Pastor Lynn Walker, Cowboy Country Church, 4092 Norge Road,405-320-0055 Boy, my wife got me good on April 1st. She called me at work and said, “Fedex just delivered a large box on the front porch and its’ heavy. Did you buy another guit... More »

“Sticks and Stones” – Words Can Hurt…or Help

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” You might have heard that saying used as a defense against hurtful words thrown about on the grade school playground in your youth. In truth, words often do hurt. However, when lawmakers use... More »

Obstacles and answers

Dear Dave, In your mind, what are some of the biggest mental and emotional obstacles preventing people from addressing their financial problems? Roger Dear Roger, This is a great question! There are always circumstances beyond our control that can put us in a ... More »


 The Senate tradition of unlimited debate allows for the use of the ‘filibuster.’ Derived from a Dutch word for ‘freebooter’ to describe pirates, the filibuster was a part of the very first Senate session (1789). Pennsylvania Senator William Maclay said the Vi... More »

Not really an emergency

Dear Dave, My husband and I are close to having our home paid off and being completely debt-free. Can we dip into our emergency fund to pay off the house? Enid Dear Enid, I’m not sure I’d recommend doing this. I might think about it if your emergency fund is w... More »

The Pastor’s Porch – Easter Excitement

by Pastor Lynn WalkerCowboy Country Church4092 Norge Road405-320-0055 By the time you see this, it will be only be four days until Easter Sunday, 2021. I am very excited for Easter services this year, and I know it may not be the biggest Easter service we’ve e... More »