Celebrate Father’s Day in a new way this year – “Don’t Buy the Tie”! The Mentoring Project, Mentoring ministry based out of Beaverton, Oregon On June 1st, The Mentoring Project launched its fourth annual “Don’t Buy the Tie” campaign for Father’s Day. Instead of buying another tie or meaningless gift for Fa
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The ground-breaking Christian film, ‘Freedom,’ from Writer/Producer Tim Chey, which hit select theaters this Friday, June 6 and Video on Demand through Time Warner. The film looks at two stories, one of them on the early life of John Newton, the former slave trader who wrote ‘Amazing Grace.’ &
Weidner bill would start pilot program to screen for fatal Krabbe disease By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Foundation, Rep. Jim Weidner is working on a bill to start a pilot program to screen newborns for Krabbe disease. Unless the disease is caught very early, it is fatal. The parents of 5-year-old Marshall Wilson, who is
By John Lussier New WineSkins, Oregon Blog Warner Pacific College and The Portland NAACP with The Portland YWCA, Impact NW, and A Common Table present RACE, FAITH, AND JUSTICE IN THE AGE OF FERGUSON AND BALTIMORE Race, Faith, and Justice will take place at Warner Pacific College 2219 SE 68th Ave, Portland, OR 97215in McGu
By Thomas More Society, The United States Supreme Court decision handed down yesterday in Elonis v. U.S. successfully reflects the urging of the Thomas More Society to narrow the federal definition of criminal threat to include proof of intent to harm or injure. Last summer the nonprofit public interest law firm partnered w
Ex-strip club now a thriving church Oregon Faith News Note The Oregonian has highlighted the amazing transformation of one Portland business as it went from the notorious Portland strip club, Soobies Bar & Grill, to a rising church called Shepherd’s Gate Church. After the club’s liquor license was revoked in
Oregon Faith News, One Portland woman puts a special touch and lots of hard work into these blankets to help the local homeless.
By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on the decision by Renald Luzier, the Charlie Hebdo cartoonist known as Luz, to leave the magazine: Luz is sure to be hailed for his courageous career poking fun at religious figures. This is twice wrong: he is a coward and a pornographer, just [̷
Multnomah University, Portland Coach Curt Bickley shares the details of the Lions’ mission trip to Taiwan. The Multnomah Basketball team flew to Taipei, Taiwan, on May 9 and spent the week playing basketball games and sharing the Gospel. Thank you to all our donors who made this trip happen. We were able to share th
By University of Portland University of Portland professors to present lecture on Early Christian Baptisms, May 28 University of Portland professors Alejandro Santana, philosophy, and Rev. Richard Rutherford, C.S.C., theology, will present a lecture titled “The Archeological Footprint of Baptism in Early Byzantine Christi
Forbes Leads Members in Urging Navy to Keep Bibles in Lodging Facilities Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), led 25 Members of Congress in a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, urging that donated religious materials remain in the guest rooms at Navy Lodge facilities. Last week, it came to light at [
By Tom Krattenmaker Award-winning Portland-based writer Recent book: The Evangelicals you Don’t Know - Article Also featured on..USA TODAY, Soccer fans around the world were glued to the World Cup, and among the takeaways for American viewers is the reality that ours is not the only country where faith and sports form a
By Tom Krattenmaker Award-winning Portland-based writer Recent book: The Evangelicals you Don’t Know - Article Also featured on..USA TODAY, It’s not easy being a celebrity pastor these days with that pesky Internet around. Consider the struggles of Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Church in Seattle. Faced with mounting accu
By George Fox University C.S. Lewis expert, Notre Dame history professor present free lectures at George Fox University Author Michael Ward, director of the C.S. Lewis Centre in Oxford, England, and Mark A. Noll, the Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at Notre Dame, visit in September George Fox University invites the
By Resurrection of the Shroud Foundation, International experts on the controversial Shroud of Turin will gather in St. Louis in October to present and discuss the latest discoveries on the burial cloth purported to be the burial shroud of Jesus Christ. The International Conference, called Shroud of Turin: The Controversial
Faith News Note: The Oregon Health Authority has targeted nine Oregon medical marijuana dispensaries with cease and desist letters or face criminal prosecution. Watch the KPTV-FOX 12 news clip below. KPTV – FOX 12
Multnomah University, Portland Ken and Barbara Larson, from Bonita Springs, Fla., are giving a rare and valuable Torah to Multnomah University. The Torah is a parchment scroll on which the first five books of the Old Testament were written. The Larsons purchased several scrolls, all of which are hundreds of years old, in Is
When God was handing out the “overachiever” personality traits, evidently Robert Bakke was the first in line. God knew full well what and who He had created in Robert. So one day in 2011 in a lonely hotel room… God came calling, but Robert was in no mood to talk. The actual conversation went something […
By State Senator Betsy Close Last year, Senator Close Betsy Close (R-Albany/Corvallis) reached across the aisle to work with Democrat Senator Betsy Johnson (D-Scappoose) on stronger penalties for sex trafficking crimes involving children. The legislation was adopted and signed into law, and recently an Albany man was char
By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries, Sandy Oregon Please visit his blog Today’s guest blog is from Tami Yeager, EPM’s financial administrator. Because of her passion for the persecuted church, she also serves as a volunteer community voice coordinator for The Voice of the Martyrs. Displayed on the M
By University of Portland Entire University of Portland freshmen class to volunteer around the Portland metro area on Saturday, Aug. 30 The entire University of Portland freshmen class will volunteer on Saturday, Aug. 30 as part of the University’s “Building Community: Serving to Learn” event. All students from the cl
By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on the Vatican’s response to the Islamic State terrorists: The Catholic Church’s just-war doctrine allows for a military response to grave conflicts, provided that several criteria are operative. The Vatican has made it clear that the mass murder
Oregon Faith News Note: Seattle pastor Mark Driscoll has a church in Seattle and Portland and is a top voice among mega-churches in America. A total of 21 former pastors have filed a complaint with church elders regarding harassment and bullying. Watch the video below.
By Paul Louis Metzger Multnomah University Professor New Wine Skins Ministry All too often, religious folk like me tend to think God is on our side. The question is not, “Is God on our side?” The question is, “Are we on God’s side?” Even that question is difficult to answer. How do we know if […]
By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on a cnn.com article, “The Lavish Homes of American Archbishops”: CNN, playing its Pope Francis card, is stunned to learn that “10 of the country’s top church leaders defy the Pope’s example and live in residences worth more than $1 million.
Mega Churches Rate Higher with First-time Guests and Micro Churches are Friendliest By Melanie Smollen Faith Perceptions has once again released their findings in their annual Church Index. This 2014 index incorporates data collected over six years and 4,288 worship services to shed light on how churches of different sizes
Faith News Note Guest contributor. The Oregon school shooting revels the complexity of faith in our culture as many sides invoked God in the ordeal. This month, a student at Reynolds High School fired upon fellow students and killed one student and wounded a teacher. Police search of the shooters home revealed that he h
Faith News Note: Portland parents are speaking out on the school fight video between two female students at David Douglas School recently. The parents say that the School District is avoiding the problem. Watch the KATU-TV video below.
By Andrea Rhodes As 600,000 football fans across the world pour into Brazil this week to join the three million local fans attending the FIFA World Cup, the Bible Society of Brazil and its partners will begin a massive program of outreach and Scripture distribution. “Brazilians are football-mad and their obsession wit
Budget deficits force Planned Parenthood to cut back By Faith News Note: Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette has announced that they will close three health centers, cut some services, and lay off 17 employees because of a budget deficit of nearly $2 million. One major reason for the shortfall is that they have experienc