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A Dash of Personality

Sep. 3, 2014 - 9:45AM

This blog, like the OC experience it describes, is diverse—sometimes emotional, sometimes informational, sometimes inspirational (I hope)…but at all times wonderfully maroon and gray. One reason Oklahoma Christian is such a special place...

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OCThrive is on Twitter

Aug. 28, 2014 - 4:15PM

As of today, @OCThrive is a thing on Twitter. Now you can follow Oklahoma Christian's awesome fundraising antics here and in your feed! I'm biased, but I definitely recommend you do just that. Love you, friends. -Will Follow @OCThrive //

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How We Do What We Do (Part 2)

Aug. 25, 2014 - 9:30AM

Let’s review. You had questions… “Is the Thrive Campaign intended as a crowdsourcing effort? The Thrive menu feels like a Kickstarter or Kiva, but the number of givers suggests otherwise.” “Why did the team shoot past ...

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How We Do What We Do (Part 1)

Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:45PM

I know I promised more updates on our Thrive projects this week. And those updates are coming! But I’ve received some interesting questions in the last few days that have prompted me to go a different route with today’s post. Here they ...

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About the Author

Will Blanchard Will Blanchard ('07) serves as OC's Director of Advancement Operations and assists President John deSteiguer and Vice President Kent Allen as manager of the Thrive Campaign. Passionate about the Kingdom, the Eagles, and "living life to eleven," Will serves as a manager and copywriter on many Advancement efforts, including the OC Callout and Homeward. He and his wife, Amy ('09), and their lil' Eagles, Penny and Lincoln, live to play in Edmond. You can reach Will (and he'd consider it a pleasure) at or 405.425.5115.