October 31, 2008 - Professor challenges torture poll of evangelicals

George Fox professor, Mark David Hall, wrote a well-received guest opinion article in The Sunday Oregonian about faulty logic used on evangelicals views on torture.  Here is a sample of that article. There are lies, damn lies and statistics. Manipulation of the latter serves as the basis of Tom Krattenmaker’s […]

October 30, 2008 - MTI airlifts emergency medicines into Honduran disaster zone

Medical Teams International provides emergency medicines to Honduran flood survivors Portland Agency provides nearly $1 million in aid this year Medical Teams International Release  (PORTLAND, ORE.—Oct. 28, 2008)   Medical Teams International is mobilizing a second emergency relief shipment of medical supplies, worth $482,000, to Honduras where thousands of families fighting […]

October 29, 2008 - Showing Our Kids the Whole Spectrum of Virtue

Oregon Author Spotlight: Paul Coughlin Article: Showing Our Kids the Whole Spectrum of Virtue Wisdom often leads to conflict, and it is spiritually neglectful not to explain to our children that if they align their lives with God’s will, they will be met with challenges.  If we don’t, we can […]

October 28, 2008 - X-cops run camp teaching kids virtue over violence

By Rick Johnson, Better Dads, Oregon During our recent trip to Texas, my wife Suzanne and I visited a remarkable facility located in the urban, inner city area of Fort Worth. We were blessed to spend some time with Gary Randle and Noble Crawford the co-founders of H.O.P.E Farm. The […]

October 27, 2008 - Another battle of the religion films hits October

By Beaver-Believer, Portland Two different spiritual movies debuted during the same weekend of October 17th. One was the small budget movie that was embraced by the faith community (Secret Life of Bees) and it out-performed the much celebrated film (W) which depicted people of faith in a negative light. The […]

October 24, 2008 - Portland: Emotional reunion with Ethiopian Dr. and adoptive parents

From Holt International Newsletter 10/08. Ethiopian Adoption–‘a good thing’.  Parents reunite with a key person in their recent adoptions.  Parents carrying young children enter the small dining hall, scanning the faces for Dr. Fikru. When they spot him, they move quickly across the room to greet him with hugs and […]

October 23, 2008 - Local filmaker showcases new film at Corban College

From Corban College, Lord, Save Us From Your Followers” gets “followers” thinking. Corban welcomed Portland-area Film-Maker Dan Merchant to campus and his recently produced documentary, “Lord, Save Us From Your Followers” (Lightning Strikes Entertainment, LLC).  The Caulkins Fall Lectureship in combination with Chapel and ASB, sponsored this October event for […]

October 22, 2008 - First Run: Fight global prostitution with midnight walk on New Years

Compassion First is hosting a New Year midnight walk event called First Run to help rescue kids from global prostitution.   The Beaverton based ministry travels dangerous areas in the Pacific and Asia helping young prostitution victims escape the sex-trade.   The First Run event encourages people to start the “first” act […]

October 21, 2008 - Northwest Students Join Thousands in Germany

By Sheila Allen, NW Baptist Witness, VANCOUVER – A contingent of Northwest Baptist teenagers and leaders joined over 6,800 students from around the world in Leipzig, Germany, for the Baptist Youth World Conference in recent weeks.  The 47-member group worshiped with others from 69 countries and took advantage of the […]

October 21, 2008 - Jewish Scholar to read Kaaterskill Falls tonight in Portland

Announcement from University of Portland, Reading of Kaaterskill Falls set for Tuesday Oct. 21 is part of a series led by professor and Jewish scholar Matthew WarshawskyThe book Kaaterskill Falls by Allegra Goodman will be discussed in a reading set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21 in Room 163 of […]