Oklahoma Christian University is blessed to welcome thousands of guests to our home each year, including students, parents, alumni, and distinguished leaders and speakers. The videos on this page feature conversations between President John deSteiguer and some of OC's noteworthy guests.
Romeo Dallaire helped save thousands of people during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. During this visit to OC the week before the 20th anniversary of the genocide, he sat down for a poignant conversation with President John deSteiguer.
Oklahoma Christian University president John deSteiguer interviewed Harold Hamm in front of an overflow crowd in OC’s Adams Recital Hall. Hamm, the chairman and chief executive officer of Continental Resources, ranks 33rd on “The Forbes 400: The Richest People in America” with a net worth of $12.4 billion.
In this interview with President John deSteiguer, former NBA player Chris Herren talks about his road to drug abuse and self-destruction ... and his road to recovery and redemption.
When OC hosted the Little Rock Nine's Carlotta Walls LaNier and Dr. Terrence Roberts as part of the McGaw Lecture Series, Mrs. LaNier sat down with President John deSteiguer to discuss the trials and blessings of being on the front lines of school integration.
Grant Long, a 15-year NBA veteran and current TV analyst for the Oklahoma City Thunder, was the featured speaker at Oklahoma Christian University's 2013 Associates Gala. OC president John deSteiguer talked with Grant about his NBA experience, his Christian faith, and his commitment to family. Grant's daughter recently chose OC as her college home.
Former NFL All-Pro, College Football Hall of Famer, and current ESPN college football analyst Chris Spielman spoke at OC's 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner. Chris lost his wife Stefanie to cancer in 2009. In this interview with President John deSteiguer, he talks about his love for her and for God, which still drive him today.
Dr. Emanuel Tov, one of the world's foremost Dead Sea Scrolls scholars, visited Oklahoma Christian University in April 2014. OC president John deSteiguer sat down with Dr. Tov to talk about his childhood, career, and calling.
NFL quarterback Brandon Weeden spoke at OC's Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner in February 2013. Almost 600 people attended the dinner, capping a day that also saw Weeden speak to 1,000 OC students in Chapel. In this interview, President John deSteiguer talks with Weeden about his connections with OC, his career, faith and family, and his charitable work with kids.
Dr. John Westerhoff, author of the classic book, Will Our Children Have Faith?, took time during his visit for OC’s Intergenerational Faith Center Dialogues to sit down with President John deSteiguer for this video interview.
Minister, author, and New Monastic leader Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove spoke at Oklahoma Christian University in September 2013. During Jonathan's visit, he sat down with OC president John deSteiguer to talk about ministry, the wisdom of stability, and their identical hairstyles.
During his visit to the OC campus, Dr. N. T. Wright sat down with President John deSteiguer to talk about his love for the scriptures, his work as a biblical scholar, and our call to love and serve as Christians.