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Harry Reems’ legacy far more than porn films, says UM pastor who saw him change

By Mark Heiss, Special Contributor… Most people over 50 probably recall the name Harry Reems, the movie he starred in, “Deep Throat,” and the numerous moral and legal battles surrounding issues of pornography and free speech in the early 1970s.  Harry died the other day.  From fame and celebrity, and $30,000-a-week paychecks making porn movies, […]

Addiction treatment ministry marks 30th year in Oklahoma

By Boyce Bowdon, United Methodist News Service… In the late 1960s, an Oklahoma businessman went to his pastor desperate for help. “My wife was an alcoholic,” said Jack Turner. “Nearly every week, Vicky was drunk, sometimes for three days at a time. I was worried about her and our three little boys—the oldest was just […]

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