February 28, 2011 - Ending Human Trafficking in Oregon

Georgene Rice interviews Shoshon Tama-Sweet, the Executive Director for the Oregon Center for Christian Values (OCCV), to discuss legislation they have introduced on human trafficking. They would like to see human trafficking criminalized and hopefully end in the state of Oregon.      Georgene: The truth is sex trafficking of minors doesn’t just […]

February 27, 2011 - Longest marriage at 82 honored

Worldwide Marriage Encounter honors longest married couple By Worldwide Marriage Encounter, The Longest Married Couple from Randy Brown on Vimeo. SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., — The response across the country to the Longest Married Couple Project sponsored by Worldwide Marriage Encounter, the original faith based marriage enrichment program in this country, […]

February 26, 2011 - Faith Writers Conference April 2nd

Faith & Culture Writers Conference — Taking our writing to the streets, the coffee shops, and yes, the church. By Western Seminary, Multnomah University & Corban University PORTLAND, Oregon  – A diverse group of 20 presenters, ranging from contemporary theologians, ministers, and publishers to literary agents and award–winning authors come […]

February 25, 2011 - Family-Faith Film Review: Hall Pass

Family-Faith Film Review: Hall Pass By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Hall Pass — Directors and co-writers Peter and Bobby Farrelly take a low-road journey through contemporary marital mores as two sex-obsessed suburban husbands (Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis) are given permission by their exasperated mates (Jenna Fischer and […]

February 25, 2011 - Family-Faith Film Review: Of Gods and Men

Family-Faith Film Review: Of Gods and Men By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Of Gods and Men — Brilliant dramatization of real events, recounting the fate of a small community of French Trappists (led by Lambert Wilson and including Michael Lonsdale ) living in Algeria during that nation’s civil […]

February 24, 2011 - NW Church hit with string of car thefts

NW Church hit with string of car thefts By Oregon Faith News Note: St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vancouver has been hit three straight weeks with car break-ins. As people worship thieves are raiding the parking lot. St. Joseph has resorted to handing out warning notices in the church bulletin […]

February 23, 2011 - Oregon to end faith healing exemption

By Oregon Christian Post, The Oregon Legislature is moving closer to ending religious protection for parents who deny medical treatment to their children based on personal religious beliefs. Lawmakers say that the recent deaths of three children from the Followers In Christ church in Oregon City as the reason. The […]

February 22, 2011 - Your family may need a technology detox

When the Whole Family Is Staring at Screens, Time to Try a Tech Detox By Oregon Family Council The Wall Street Journal in a recent article by Elizabeth Bernstein addresses the issue of technology, social networking and its impact on family life and then describes the need and benefits that […]

February 21, 2011 - Take the marriage nice test

Paul Coughlin, Oregon author of No More Christian Nice Girls Marriage: How Nice Messes Up Matrimony So you’ve found your Mr. Right. You have my best wishes and this warning: false niceness can mess up a marriage. But before we show you the mess and how to clean it up, […]

February 19, 2011 - Video: When the Word reaches an untouched tribe

By Randy Alcorn, Eternal Perspectives Ministry Sandy, Oregon My friend Tim Challies recently placed a ten minute video on his blog, documenting what happened earlier in 2010: the receiving of the completed translated New Testament by the Kimyal Tribe in Papua, Indonesia. If your heart does not overflow with gratitude, […]