December 31, 2008 - Unwrapping your spiritual gifts in 2009

Judy Dippel, Eugene Author The Art of Authentic Friendship: Real Women, Real Challenges, Real Solutions Within each of us are God-given gifts and talents, as diverse as the gifts under a Christmas tree. Can you imagine the impact on the world if each of us decided, today, and throughout 2009, […]

December 30, 2008 - Portland Archdiocese in compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children

By Portland Archdiocese, The Portland Archdiocese is in compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People The Archdiocese of Portland was found to be compliant with The Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People in 2008 after submitting information for the data collection audit. […]

December 29, 2008 - Georgene Rice Radio Highlights: Global Warming skeptics face heat

Georgene Rice of KPDQ-FM interviewed Christopher C. Horner who is a Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and is the author of *Red Hot Lies: How Global Warming Alarmists Use Threats, Fraud and Deception to Keep You Misinformed.  Below are some of the highlights: Georgene: [Global warming] is an […]

December 26, 2008 - New Zealand Worship Leader Tops List of 2008 Albums

National Faith News Update: CAROL STREAM, Ill., Dec. 17 /Christian Newswire/ — Christian Music Today, the online music website for, has published its selections for the Best Christian Albums of 2008, an annual list that is regularly one of the year’s most-read articles on the site. “As we went […]

December 25, 2008 - 77% prefer Merry Christmas

Christian Newswire/ — A Fox News poll reveals most Americans say “Merry Christmas.” The poll taken December 9-10 shows 77% of Americans prefer “Merry Christmas” as opposed to saying something with less meaning.   The poll found that larger numbers of Republicans (87%) say “Merry Christmas”, but Christmas numbers were lower […]

December 24, 2008 - God Cancels Church Again – what about tithes & offerings?

By Joe Bonham, This is the second week in a row that my church had to be cancelled due to weekend snow and ice. Through much teeth gnashing I am inclined to ask God, “why do you treat Sunday’s so?” God’s answer is probably something like, “Why did you build […]

December 23, 2008 - Is there Religious Discrimination in Oregon?

By Jeannie St. John Taylor Oregon Author of Culture-Proof Kids An Oregon author I know has spoken at conferences from New Mexico to Florida and presented programs in public schools in Michigan and Illinois. But the Portland Public schools she has approached rejected her out of hand – even though […]

December 22, 2008 - Christmas gift to Zimbabwe

Medical Teams International sends cholera medicines to help save lives in Zimbabwe Cholera epidemic, food shortages bring country closer to collapse (PORTLAND, ORE.—Dec. 19, 2008)  This Christmas, Medical Teams International is delivering critically needed medicines to Zimbabwe, an African country with one of the lowest life expectancies in the world. […]

December 19, 2008 - Oregon home school scholar wins National Christian Leadership Award

Frontline Ministries and the Exodus Mandate Project ( announced today that Dr. Brian D. Ray, Ph.D., is recipient of the 2008 Dr. Robert Dreyfus Courageous Christian Leadership Award.  Established by Frontline Ministries in 2007,  this award honors and recognizes a Christian leader who has exhibited moral courage while advancing Christianity […]