July 22, 2010 - Alice in Wonderland not fit for kids!

By Beaver Believer, Oregon writer I just watched Disney’s Alice in Wonderland and turned it off half way through.   Tim Burton always makes everything too dark and dirty.   Burton exchanges Wonderland’s creative imagination for his warped imagination.   Everything Burton does is about warping things and he simply cannot create anything.  […]

July 21, 2010 - Vancouver firm starts Jesus comic book

Vancouver firm debuts Faith comic with story of Jesus By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher Christian News Northwest, Subscriptions VANCOUVER, Wash. — The life of Jesus has been told many times and in many ways. Recently Vancouver-based Bluewater Productions released a fresh retelling of the teachings of Christ in a biographical […]

July 19, 2010 - Oregon high in intermarriages

Oregon Faith News Note PEW Research Study 1. Hawaii (48%) 2. Nevada (28%) 3. Oregon (24%) 4. California (22%) 5. Colorado (21%) 6. Arizona(21%) 7. Washington (20%) Below are some key findings from the report:

July 18, 2010 - Why is everyone in such a hurry to be hurt?

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries Offendedness is just about the last shared moral currency in our country. And, I’m sorry, but it’s really annoying. We don’t discuss ideas or debate arguments, we try to figure out who is most offended. Buddhists are offended by Brit Hume. Christians are offended […]

July 17, 2010 - Faith Family Review: The Sorcerer's Apprentice

By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting The Sorcerer’s Apprentice—Generally inoffensive but routine fantasy adventure about an ordinary New York City college student (Jay Baruchel) who discovers he is the long-prophesied heir to legendary magician Merlin’s wonderworking skills, powers he struggles to master under the supervision of a good wizard […]

July 17, 2010 - Faith Family Review: Inception

Family-Faith Film Review: Inception By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Inception—Ingenious sci-fi brainteaser in which, at the behest of a powerful CEO (Ken Watanabe), a corporate spy (Leonardo DiCaprio) who uses “shared dreaming” to extract secrets from the minds of sleeping executives leads a team of skilled collaborators (Joseph […]

July 16, 2010 - YMCA rebranded to just The Y

Not trying to shed Christian ties with new logo Oregon Faith News Note WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the first time in 43 years, the YMCA has unveiled a new brand strategy hoping to increase understanding of the impact the nonprofit makes in communities. After more than two years of analysis […]

July 15, 2010 - Goodness in the modern-day woman

By Paul Coughlin In his new book, “No More Christian Nice Girl”, Paul Coughlin defines what real goodness can mean for a woman. He begins by contrasting it with the definition of goodness in man. Easton’s 1897 Bible Dictionary gives an inspiring definition of goodness in man. “Goodness in […]

July 14, 2010 - Lawyer wants pope's testimony in Oregon abuse case

Suits name the Vatican as a respondent on grounds that it employed clergy suspected of abuse. Papal spokesmen say it is a sovereign entity and immune from the American court system. By Mitchell Landsberg of the Los Angeles Times Pope Benedict XVI is a head of state and the leader […]