April 21, 2009 - Faith lessons from the Susan Boyle video hit

Oregon author Jeannie St. John Taylor weighs in on the internet video sensation of Susan Boyle which has been viewed by an astonishing 30 million viewers. By Jeannie St. John Taylor © Oregon Author of Prayer for Troubled Times Have you seen Susan Boyle, the suddenly-famous contestant from Britain’s Got […]

April 20, 2009 - Oregon youth missioner becomes UN session delegate

Diocesan youth missioner, Catherine Healy, is one of ten young women delegates selected across nation to participate in UN conference on worldwide status of women By Catherine Healy, Diocesan missioner with youth, young adults and higher education Oregon Episcopal Church News It was a gray winter morning in Manhattan, and […]

April 19, 2009 - Catholic author: Too many texting-sexting headlines

Weekend National Faith News Focus: DETROIT, April 15 /Christian Newswire/ — The issues of texting and sexting continue to make headlines and highlight the need for families of faith to get back to basics and stand up against today’s over-sexed and media saturated culture. So says best-selling Catholic author, syndicated […]

April 18, 2009 - 6 Air Crashes, and He Walked Away!

Weekend National Faith News Focus: ALBUQUERQUE, NM, April 14 /Christian Newswire/ — Word Productions releases book by Gary Jenkinson “I Never Fly Alone” May 2009. What author Gary Jenkinson thought was coincidence at first, couldn’t have been. What was happening? Was there something else going on?  This quick-read and amazing […]

April 17, 2009 - Student recalls Romanian persecution. Love thy enemy?

Living through Romania’s fearsome days of religious persecution, seminary student Gabriel Hada learned the meaning of ‘love thy enemy’ by Michael Richeson George Fox University, Newberg As a young Christian boy growing up in the Transylvania region of Romania, it wasn’t Dracula that Gabriel Hada feared. It was the communists.  […]

April 15, 2009 - Holt: Oregon adoption story makes National Public Radio

Holt International, Eugene Oregon National Public Radio’s “Talk of the Nation” program recently broadcast a segment on international adoption, and Holt’s Susan Seun-keum Cox spoke as one of the two featured guests.  This thought-provoking program entitled “Why Did You Opt for an International Adoption,” originally broadcast on April 7.  Hosted […]

April 14, 2009 - OSU Debates Compatibility of Evolution and Faith

By Naomi Inman, Faith Reporter The OSU Socratic club hosted a packed house for its April 6th debate “Is Evolution Compatible with Christian Belief.” Over 500 students filled the LaSells Stewart Center for a rare opportunity to hear two Christian scientists present their views on Evolution and the Christian faith.  […]

April 13, 2009 - Local Heaven author gets front page spotlight

By Beaver Believer, Yesterday, Oregon author, Randy Alcorn, was featured on the front page of the Sunday Oregonian newspaper over his best selling book Heaven.  The former Gresham pastor’s book has hit a half million copies.   Here are some excerpts from the article. A 2005 Newsweek poll found that 80 […]

April 12, 2009 - Top 10 Videos for Easter Service

Weekend National News Focus: MEDIA ADVISORY, April 9 /Christian Newswire/ — Church attendance skyrockets every Easter, giving pastors a unique opportunity to share the story of Jesus Christ. Because we live in a culture driven by media, videos are one of the best ways to connect with these rare attendees, […]

April 11, 2009 - Movie Review of Duplicity

Dennis Smirl, Faith Movie Reviewer, Stars: Julia Roberts, Clive Owen.  Two secret agents fall in love and decide to scam the corporations they are working for so that they can run off to a tropical beach and live happily ever after. In the end they land up getting scammed by […]