March 21, 2011 - Glee, not just your normal happy, peppy musical

Georgene Rice of KPDQ-FM interviews Matt Philbin, with the Culture and Media Institute, to talk about “Glee”, sex, songs, and sleeze. The hit show is not as sweet a musical as one might imagine, but rather a raunchy showcase of lewd behavior. He discusses what this says to young people about […]

March 20, 2011 - Pope Benedict's latest book is a bestseller

Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week debuts among world’s best selling books SAN FRANCISCO, — Pope Benedict XVI’s second volume on Christ’s life debuts on the March 27 New York Times Bestseller List. Released March 10 worldwide, the new volume covers the last week of Jesus’ earthly life — from his […]

March 18, 2011 - Family-Faith Film Review: Paul

Family-Faith Film Review: Paul By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Paul — Aggressively, though illogically, anti-religious satire from director Greg Mottola in which two sci-fi-loving British visitors to the United States (Simon Pegg and Nick Frost) help the alien of the title (voice of Seth Rogen) escape government custody. […]

March 18, 2011 - Family-Faith Film review: Limitless

Family-Faith Film review: Limitless By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Limitless: This bluntly cynical thriller, based on Alan Glynn’s 2001 novel “The Dark Fields,” has an uninspired novelist (Bradley Cooper), aided by a secretive mind-enhancing pill, finding his focus, conquering the stock market and getting away, literally, with murder. […]

March 18, 2011 - Medical Teams helps Japan

Medical Teams International Responds To Need In Japan By Medical Team International (PORTLAND, Ore., March 16, 2011)—Medical Teams International is working with four partners in Japan to help save lives following Friday’s deadly earthquake and tsunami. Immediately, the agency is helping partners truck in safe drinking water to areas affected […]

March 17, 2011 - In the midst of devastation, a miracle in Japan

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry Sandy, Oregon As I’m sure many of you are, Nanci and I have been burdened for the people of Japan. We’ve been praying for people there, especially the believers, that the gospel could be spread in the midst of devastation. With so many heartbreaking […]

March 16, 2011 - City Council wrestles with prayer protocol

Prayer at City Council Meeting stirs controversy By Oregon Christian Post, At the February 22, 2011, Damascus City council meeting, officials took public comment on whether to include an invocation at the beginning of each meeting. About 20 residents offered opinions from both sides of the issue.  The issue was […]

March 15, 2011 - 100 Yr. old church secret discovered in Eugene

100 Yr. old church secret discovered in Eugene Oregon Faith News Note: The Eugene First Christian Church had no idea that a 100 year old time capsule was hidden in a granite cornerstone. The church was preparing for their hundred year anniversary and came upon a newspaper article from the […]

March 14, 2011 - Why the creation, evolution debate is important to Christians

Georgene Rice interviews Dr. Keith Swenson & Professor Michael Gurney from Multnomah University to discuss why the creation/evolution debate is important to our approach to the Christian faith.  Georgene: In his blog, Dr. Albert Mohler writes, “The BioLogos Foundation argues it is essential for the Evangelical church to embrace the theory […]

March 13, 2011 - Local celebrity author gets purchased by Christian Writers Guild

Christian Writers Guild Acquires Sally Stuart’s Christian Writers’ Market Guide COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — As of March 1, the Jerry B. Jenkins Christian Writers Guild will have acquired “Sally Stuart’s Christian Writers Market Guide,” the annual comprehensive resource guide offering up-to-date information on the Christian publishing industry. Stuart’s annual publication, […]