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Major pro-life conference comes to Portland

April 8, 2015 --

ortleventORTL Event Press Release,

Oregon Right to Life is hosting an all day conference on Saturday April 11th at the Portland Airport Holiday Inn.

Some of the topics include; Embryos, cloning, and the Brave New World, Understanding and Responding to Bodily Rights Argument, What’s happening at the Capitol and how to lobby effectively, Life or death–importance of filling out advance directives, Effective use of social media to How Obamacare is set up to help the abortion industry.

For more information go here.

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George Fox: C.S. Lewis debate on love with St. Augustine

April 6, 2015 --

By George Fox University

A C.S. Lewis scholar from St. Benet’s Hall at Oxford, England, will speak on the George Fox University campus as a guest of University President Robin Baker and the school’s William Penn Honors Program at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in Room 105 of the university’s Hoover Academic Building. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Jason Lepojärvi, a junior research fellow in theology at St. Benet’s Hall, Oxford, and a former president of the Oxford C. S. Lewis Society, will speak on the topic “C.S. Lewis’ Famous Disagreement with Augustine on Love.”

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Faults within Killing Jesus film

April 3, 2015 --

By Faith Driven Consumer™

Faith Driven Consumer™ — the consumer advocacy organization representing 41 million Christian consumers who spend $2 trillion annually, has earned wide recognition for rating the faith compatibility of Hollywood films, measuring how they will resonate with faith-driven audiences, and predicting box office performance. The group’s Faith-Friendly Film Review system serves as a key resource for consumers to evaluate entertainment choices.

The National Geographic/Scott Free Productions television movie Killing Jesus—which examines the life of Jesus Christ from three different perspectives—rates 3 out of 5 stars.

Chris Stone, founder of Faith Driven Consumer and Certified Brand Strategist, has issued the following statement:

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Religious liberty concerns over SB 894

April 1, 2015 --

capitolBy Oregon Faith News Note,

Senate bill would require religious employers to provide health insurance to cover abortions

If Senate Bill 894 passes, religious employers would be required to provide health insurance covering abortions for their employees. The bill does not exempt religious employers from the requirements that health insurance plans cover women’s reproductive health care, including contraception, abortion, and preconception and postpartum care. The bill also limits cost-sharing for services and drugs used to terminate pregnancy. The coverage under a health benefit plan for services or drugs used to terminate a pregnancy may not impose a co-payment or coinsurance that exceeds 10 percent of the cost of the service or drug and may not be subject to a deductible.

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