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.

  • Peggy Grande

    As a student at Pepperdine University, Peggy Grande interned at Reagan’s California office. When he returned after his second term, she was hired as his executive assistant, a role she held for more than 10 years. Last year, Grande published a book about her time with the president called “The President Will See You Now.”

  • Wheeler Parker Jr.

    Oklahoma Christian University president John deSteiguer talked to History Speaks 2018 speaker, Wheeler Parker Jr about the summer of 1955, traveling to Mississippi with is 14 year old cousin Emmett Till, and the events of that week that changed his life forever.

  • Lee Strobel

    Oklahoma Christian University president John deSteiguer interviewed atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel, former award-winning legal editor of the Chicago Tribune and best-selling author. His classic, The Case for Christ, details his conversion to Christianity. In 2017, a major motion picture by the same name depicted Lee’s journey from atheism to faith.

  • David Kinnaman & Gabe Lyons

    Oklahoma Christian University president John deSteiguer talked to best-selling authors David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons about their ministries and their latest book, Good Faith: Being a Christian When Society Thinks You’re Irrelevant and Extreme.

  • Jen Hatmaker

    OC president John deSteiguer interviewed Jen Hatmaker, author of the best-sellers For The Love, Interrupted, and Seven, during her visit to speak to two capacity crowds in Hardeman Auditorium.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dr. Miroslav Volf

    Oklahoma Christian University president John deSteiguer interviewed Dr. Miroslav Volf before OC's 2016 McGaw Lecture on Faith in God. Volf is an internationally recognized theologian who is the founding director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture and author of Allah: A Christian Response.

  • Dave Dravecky

    Former Major League Baseball all-star pitcher Dave Dravecky spoke with President John deSteiguer during his visit to Oklahoma Christian University on February 23, 2015.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Grant Long

    A 15-year NBA veteran and former TV analyst for the Oklahoma City Thunder, Grant Long was the featured speaker at OC's 2013 Associates Gala. President John deSteiguer talked with Grant about his NBA experience, his Christian faith, and his commitment to family.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Jase Robertson

    President John deSteiguer interviewed Jase Robertson from A&E's Duck Dynasty during Jase's visit to speak at OC's daily Chapel service.

  • Sally Gary

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

  • 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, Dr. Emanuel Tov visited Oklahoma Christian University in April 2014. OC president John deSteiguer talked with Dr. Tov about his childhood, career, and calling.

  • Dr. John Westerhoff

    Author of the classic book, Will Our Children Have Faith?, Dr. John Westerhoff took time during his visit for OC’s Intergenerational Faith Center Dialogues to sit down for this video interview with President John deSteiguer.