April 30, 2010 - Meet the NW cowboy church

Central Washington church meets needs of cowboys By Sheila Allen NW Baptist Convention, Witness Newsletter TOPPENISH, Wash. — Like any affinity group, cowboys have special needs that would benefit from a tailor-made ministry approach. Such a ministry has become a reality under the direction of Dave Shepard since he began […]

April 29, 2010 - Supreme Court sides with public cross case

Legion Leader Hails Supreme Court Decision on Mojave Cross as Victory for Common Sense WASHINGTON, April 28  — The national commander of The American Legion today hailed the 5-4 decision of the Supreme court reversing a lower court decision that could have required the removal of a cross that has […]

April 28, 2010 - Do feelings violate Oregon discrimination laws?

Oregon Faith Report News Note: An Ashland family with two toddlers has raised an interesting question on how far reaching Oregon anti-discrimination housing laws go.  At the center of the debate is an Ashland family with kids who are renting out a cottage behind their house.  The law says they […]

April 28, 2010 - New Catholic channel joins Comcast

New Catholic channel joins Comcast BOSTON — CatholicTV® (, America’s Catholic Television Network(TM), has announced that it has signed an affiliation agreement with Comcast Corporation, the nation’s leading provider of entertainment, information and communication services in the country.

April 27, 2010 - Book: No More Christian Nice Girl

No More Christian Nice Girl: When Just Being Nice-Instead of Good-Hurts You, Your Family, and Your Friends By Paul Coughlin, Oregon Author and Jennifer D. Degler, PhD Minneapolis, MN-Too often people, and women in particular, equate being Christian with being nice. As a result, they bend every which way trying […]

April 25, 2010 - Tiananmen Square Leader embraces Christian faith

Tiananmen Square Leader Chai Ling Embraces Christian Faith and Freedom BOSTON, April 22 /Christian Newswire/ — More than 20 years ago, a young woman named Chai Ling mourned the death of political and economic reformer Hu Yaobang, a symbol of freedom and hope for the forward-thinking students of China. […]

April 24, 2010 - Family-Faith Film Review: The Losers

Family-Faith Film Review: The Losers By Catholic Office for Film and Broadcasting The Losers—This slick action comedy about a unit of ex-special forces soldiers (Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chris Evans, Idris Elba, Columbus Short and Oscar Jaenada) who are betrayed by a fiendish spymaster (Jason Patric) holds itself in much higher […]

April 23, 2010 - Family-Faith Film Review: The Back-Up Plan

Family-Faith Film Review: The Back-Up Plan By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting The Back-Up Plan—In this dull and predictable romantic comedy single pet store owner Zoe (Jennifer Lopez) conceives twins through artificial insemination, and seems blissfully happy until Mr. Right appears in the form of cheese maker Stan (Alex […]

April 23, 2010 - Sympathy for Bill Gates?

Oregon Faith Report Survey, It turns out that there is sympathy and lots of it for Bill Gates for the work he is doing.  Oregon Faith Report asked their readers this question last month.  Question: Bill Gates was ranked this year as the second richest person in the world at […]