Video Q&A with John deSteiguer

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.

  • Dave Dravecky - spoke with President John deSteiguer during the former Major League Baseball all-star pitcher’s visit to Oklahoma Christian University on February 23, 2015.

  • Sally Gary - President deSteiguer interviewed Sally Gary - the author of Loves God, Likes Girls - about her journey as a Christian experiencing same-sex attraction.

  • Bob Goff - Oklahoma Christian University president John deSteiguer interviewed Bob Goff, author of the New York Times best-seller "Love Does," during Bob's visit to the OC campus.

  • Harold Hamm - 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.

  • Chris Herren - 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.

  • Carlotta Walls LaNier - 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 former 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.

  • Donald Miller - Bestselling author Donald Miller spoke to a capacity crowd at Oklahoma Christian University, then sat down for an interview with OC president John deSteiguer.

  • Ben Rector - Singer/Songwriter Ben Rector performed his final show of 2014 on the OC campus on December 1. In this interview with Oklahoma Christian University president John deSteiguer, Rector discusses growing up in Oklahoma, faith on the road and his love of Reese’s.

  • John Roberto - President deSteiguer interviewed John Roberto during Roberto's visit to campus for the Intergenerational Faith Center Dialogues in 2016. Roberto, the founder and president of Lifelong Faith Associates, has valuable advice for Christians of all ages striving to connect to different generations in the church.

  • Tommie Smith & John Carlos - During their visit to speak at OC’s 2016 History Speaks program, the civil rights icons sat down with President deSteiguer to talk about their decision to silently speak out against injustice, as they stood with Olympic gold and bronze medals around their neck in Mexico City.

  • Chris Spielman - 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.

  • Brandon Weeden - 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.

  • Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove - 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.

  • Dr. N. T. Wright - 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.