January 31, 2011 - MTV Skins: 51% audience drop, 6 lost sponsors

MTV Skins Sex doesn’t sell after all MTV Skins sinks By Beaver State Believer Oregon writer, MTV new highly controversial show Skins is reeling in bad news.   The new show, Skins, has been under fire for underage sexuality and drug exploitation.   The latest week viewer ratings show that Skins’ second […]

January 30, 2011 - Angry young men

Angry Young Men by Rick Johnson from Better Dads Minsitries, Oregon Ever notice we have a lot of angry young men running around today? One of the reasons is that our boys today have a certain amount of repressed anger. It results in more bullying in school, but also in […]

January 29, 2011 - At 40 and she is adopting twins? She's crazy

At 40 and she adopting twins? She’s crazy by Jane Ballback Holt International Based in Eugene, Oregon [Are you crazy?] My friends were too polite to say that to me, but I am often asked why I adopted twins? There are several good reasons for that. The idea first came […]

January 29, 2011 - Family-Faith Review: The Mechanic

Family-Faith Review: The Mechanic By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting The Mechanic 00 This violence-fueled remake of the 1972 Charles Bronson thriller focuses on the relationship between a crack assassin-for-hire (Jason Statham) and the ne’er-do-well son (Ben Foster) of his murdered mentor (Donald Sutherland), whom he takes on as […]

January 28, 2011 - Family-Faith Film Review: No Strings Attached

Family-Faith Film Review: No Strings Attached By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting No Strings Attached– Morally unmoored relationship comedy about a commitment-averse doctor (Natalie Portman) and a romantically disillusioned TV producer (Ashton Kutcher) who agree to an emotionless sexual arrangement, only to find their feelings for each other getting […]

January 28, 2011 - Family-Faith Film Review: The Way Back

Family-Faith Film Review: The Way Back By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting The Way Back — Inspirational, partly fact-based portrayal of a 4,000-mile trek by escaped prisoners from a Russian gulag to political asylum in India. Director and co-writer Peter Weir’s superbly made drama sees an ensemble of skilled […]

January 27, 2011 - Court upholds hiring of people who share same faith

By World Vision, World Vision applauds today’s action by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, upholding our legally protected practice of hiring people who share the same faith. The court rejected a petition to re-hear a case involving three former employees terminated in 2007 because, after several […]

January 26, 2011 - Bill could cause widespread shut-downs of crisis pregnancy centers

Georgene interviews Dr. Thomas Glessner, President of the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates, and the founder of the first Crisis Pregnancy Center in Seattle. Their legal organization, based in Washington D.C., provides services to Pregnancy Resource Centers all across the country. They discuss a piece of legislation in […]

January 25, 2011 - Oregonian pens two books to celebrate 400th King James Bible anniversary

400th Anniv. of the KJV Sees Two Ground-Breaking Books from Dr. Brake By Multnomah University 2011 is a big year for the King James Version Bible. Not only is it the 400th Anniversary, but Dr. Donald L. Brake, dean emeritus of Multnomah Biblical Seminary and avid Bible collector, will release […]

January 24, 2011 - Religion trends of the new Congress

By Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life Many analysts described the November 2010 midterm elections as a sea change, with Republicans taking control of the U.S. House of Representatives and narrowing the Democratic majority in the Senate. But this political overhaul appears to have had little effect on the […]