April 30, 2009 - Oregon plays role in global sex trafficking business

From Betsy Maynard, Oregon Family Council On Friday, the Judiciary Committee heard testimony on a bill that would begin the process of allowing cities to regulate and zone nude dancing establishments.  We believe sexually oriented businesses are bad for Oregon families, and neighborhoods and that HJR 42 would be a […]

April 29, 2009 - Portland agency rushes aid to war survivors in Sri Lanka

Medical Teams International, Portland, Ore., April 27, 2009 — Medical Teams International has rushed eight emergency health kits, valued at $3.3 million, to care for 80,000 people displaced by fighting. The Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) funded the kits shipment to Sri Lanka. While this civil war has troubled […]

April 28, 2009 - The quest to find a missionary tomb in Egypt

Randy Alcorn, Eternal Perspective Ministries Oregon Author of Heaven Two years ago I received an e-mail from our friends Pat and Rakel Thurman, who had been corresponding with a tour group that was going to Egypt. This group had a special request: they hoped to find the humble grave of […]

April 27, 2009 - Palau Association Plans European Expedition

By Traci Scott, Faith Reporter The Luis Palau Association (LPA) has announced it will begin a two to three year expedition of Europe starting in late May with the goal of helping Europe return to its rich Christian heritage.  Following are some of the cities with planned events: •    Paris, […]

April 26, 2009 - NASCAR: National Day of Prayer Race Car Featured

Weekend National News Focus: COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 21 /Christian Newswire/ — The National Day of Prayer will once again be represented at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. Furniture Row’s No. 78 National Day of Prayer Chevrolet will be competing in the Aaron’s 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup race on April 26 at […]

April 25, 2009 - Movie Review State of Play

Faith Review: ‘State of Play’. By Dennis Smirl, Another conspiracy movie involving Iraq, Afghanistan and the military as backdrops. A military contract corporation sends a female operative to work for a Senator (Ben Affleck), whose committee in looking into illegal military operations. Complications set in because she falls in love […]

April 24, 2009 - What is a Real Man? Do you know?

By Rick Johnson Founder of Oregon Author of The Power of a Man Have you ever noticed that sometimes you are just naturally drawn to a certain man? People like being around him. You can’t quite put your finger on what it is, but you know you like it. […]

April 23, 2009 - Students Start Largest Theological Library in Rwanda

Multnomah University News, On April 21, the Kigali Kollection Committee successfully collected its goal of 4,018 books for Kigali Bible College in Kigali, Rwanda.  What Is the Kigali Kollection? In the summer of 2008, Africa New Life Ministries (founded by Multnomah Biblical Seminary graduate Charles Burgeya) was awarded a grant […]

April 22, 2009 - Georgene Rice: Future of Religion in America

Georgene Rice KPDQ-FM 93.9 interview with Charles Dunn, discussing his book “ The Future of Religion in American Politics”. This collection of essays provides a wide perspective of views on religion in America and assesses  its impact in four distinct time periods. Georgene: While some argue the separation of church […]