August 27, 2008 - City Fest deemed a big success

PORTLAND, Oregon, Aug 24 /Christian Newswire/ — Global evangelist Luis Palau has brought the Good News to more than 8 million people since his festival format of outreach made its debut 9 years ago in his hometown of Portland, Oregon. This past weekend, more than 185,000 attendees came to Portland’s […]

August 26, 2008 - Medical Teams International sends medicines to Georgia

As tens of thousands flee the violence, need for medicines and care escalates (PORTLAND, ORE.—Aug. 18, 2008)  Medical Teams International is preparing more than $100,000 in medical supplies to airship to families caught in the conflict between Russia and the former soviet republic of Georgia. The antibiotics, pain relievers and […]

August 25, 2008 - Oregon author to give DNC convention benediction

Tonight, local Oregon author, Don Miller will be giving the closing benediction prayer at tonight’s Democratic Convention in Denver following the Michelle Obama speech.   Some of Miller’s books include; Prayer and the Art of Volkswagen Maintenance, Searching For God Knows What, To Own A Dragon, and his most famous work […]

August 22, 2008 - City Fest: Preparation and performance

In preparation of this weekend’s much anticipated City Fest, Oregon Faith Report asked the Luis Palau Association a few questions. Q: Once City Fest has concluded what goals do you hope your event will help accomplish? A: For the first time, the Season of Service component of a Luis Palau […]

August 21, 2008 - Ukranian choir makes special Oregon visit

The Music Mission Kiev Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will be performing classical masterpieces at Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 SW Borland Rd, Tualatin, on September 16 at 7:00 p.m.  This is the only Oregon stop for these160 professional musicians from Kiev, Ukraine.  Tickets are on sale now for $10 for […]

August 20, 2008 - Project Walk Across Oregon: Change Child Abuse Laws

Month-long Walk Event to Raise Awareness and Funds for Wintre’s Wishes Foundation and Goals to Eliminate Child Sexual Abuse in Oregon PORTLAND, Ore.–Join or support Project Walk Across Oregon, beginning Monday, September 1 in Ashland and ending Sunday, September 28 in Portland. Project Walk Across Oregon is raising awareness and […]

August 19, 2008 - Rain moves City Fest Press Conference

We know that the much heralded Portland City Fest has arrived to the level of the Portland Rose Parade because it now has to deal with rain.  Today, the threat of rain moved the City Fest advanced press conference from Waterfront Park to the more weather safe Portland Hilton Hotel.   […]

August 18, 2008 - Real. Life. Exhibit Raises Awareness, Inspires Change

From Medical Teams International, Exhibit Open House on August 24 Invites Visitors to Find Out How They Can Help (PORTLAND, ORE.—August 14, 2008)   Dwindling resources are a common theme of today’s global society.  Lack of food, clean water and health care continues to plague billions.  But how can one person […]

August 14, 2008 - Multnomah University aims to be seen with new advertising

Multnomah Bible College and Biblical Seminary is refusing to be a quiet university.  This summer they launched an aggressive ad campaign promoting Multnomah University on Tri-met buses with the flashy full-size ads. The University is encouraging their supporters who see the buses to snap a photo and send them in […]

August 13, 2008 - Church security conference kicks off in Portland

Church Security Solutions Launches Conference Series in Response to Increased Church Violence SALEM, Or., July 29 /Christian Newswire/ — Today more than ever the church is experiencing security threats that go beyond sexual predators, bookkeepers embezzling funds or car break-ins in the parking lot.  This new dimension in security threats […]