January 31, 2010 - Multnomah University Ranked in Top 100 Oregon Best Nonprofits

Multnomah University Ranked as One Of Oregon’s 100 Best Nonprofits To Work For from Multnomah University News Oregon Business magazine ranked Multnomah University #22 of 33 large nonprofits in its list of 100 top nonprofit organizations. The article, “The 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon 2009,” reported the […]

January 30, 2010 - Family and Faith Film Review: When in Rome

Family and Faith Film Review: When in Rome By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting When in Rome—Perky romantic comedy about a work-obsessed New York museum curator (Kristen Bell) who travels to Rome for her sister’s (Alexis Dziena) wedding and falls for the best man (Josh Duhamel), but their path […]

January 30, 2010 - Faith and Film Review – Legion

Faith and Film Review – Legion By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Legion—Theologically skewed apocalyptic horror outing in which a despairing God unleashes hordes of demonic angels to destroy human civilization but, rebelling against the plan, the archangel Michael (Paul Bettany) battles to defend a remote roadside cafe (owned […]

January 29, 2010 - Survey: Churches Compete with Sports Bars, Internet

“Pastors must be more creative in facilitating people-to-people social networking — face-to-face and through the web” LOVELAND, Colo., – Pastors take note: Americans believe they make more new friends in sports bars and restaurants rather than your churches, and watch out, you also have competition from online social media. A […]

January 28, 2010 - Save Mother Teresa Postage Stamp Campaign begins

Atheist Group Assails Mother Teresa Postage Stamp Photo: Túrelio on Wikimedia-Commson, CC-BY-SA WASHINGTON — An anti-religion group is urging its members to write complaint letters to the U.S. Postal Service over the upcoming issuance of a stamp to honor the late Mother Teresa. In a press release, the Freedom From Religion […]

January 27, 2010 - USA Today writer on religion and sports

Dr. Paul Louis Metzger of Multnomah University interviews Tom Krattenmaker of USA Today on religion and sports By Paul Louis MetzgerPaul Louis Metzger New Wine Skins Blog You can learn a lot about the relation of American religion and sports from journalist Tom Krattenmaker. You can also learn a lot […]

January 26, 2010 - The skateboarding missionary

From NW Baptist Convention Witness Newsletter SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A passion for skateboards has coursed through Jason Brown’s veins for 25 years. While some might see the allure of the ride as a passing interest for teenagers, Brown’s commitment to skateboarding has never dimmed since he first picked up the […]

January 23, 2010 - Faith and Family Film Review: Tooth Fairy

Faith and Family Film Review: Tooth Fairy From Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Tooth Fairy—Feeble fable in which a disillusioned minor-league hockey player (Dwayne Johnson) who discourages children from dreaming big and denies the existence of the titular sprite is sentenced by the matriarch of Fairyland (Julie Andrews) to […]

January 22, 2010 - Obama shares his faith

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service, WASHINGTON DC (RNS) President Obama addressed how his faith guides him and the importance of hard work as he marked the birthday of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at a Washington church on Sunday (Jan. 17). “Folks ask me sometimes why […]