April 30, 2011 - Anniversary of a miracle — the gift of eating

One year ago today, April 28, 2010, my blog was titled “Rejoice With Me.”  Anniversary John Stumbo’s Blog Salem Alliance Church, Oregon Peter, a friend of mine, dubbed it better, “The Swallow Heard ‘Round the World.” After not eating, drinking or swallowing anything since November of 2008, God touched me […]

April 29, 2011 - Family-Faith Film Review: Fast Five

Family-Faith Film Review: Fast Five By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Fast Five: An all-star cast culled from the previous four films in the action-oriented franchise that began with 2001’s “The Fast and the Furious” — most prominently Vin Diesel and Paul Walker, along with newcomer Dwayne Johnson — […]

April 29, 2011 - Family-Faith Film Review: Water for Elephants

Family-Faith Film Review: Water for Elephants By Catholic Office for Film and Broadcasting Water for Elephants: Life under the big top is not all clowns and cotton candy in this lavish but morally flawed period drama, adapted from Sara Gruen’s eponymous novel. In the depths of the Great Depression, a […]

April 28, 2011 - War hero speaks at Good Friday event (Video)

By Open Arms International, The fifth annual Portland Good Friday Breakfast was a great success. Thank you to those who attended and sponsored. We trust you were blessed by Captain Plumb’s inspiring message. Please enjoy this video of Captain Plumb’s presentation. It is our hope that you will share it […]

April 27, 2011 - Oregon bill to protect children from digital exploitation

House passes HB 2463: Protecting Children in the Digital Age By Oregon Family Council No respectable human being could justify child pornography. Neither liberal nor conservative, democrat nor republican, male nor female. No one. It’s an offense that transcends every notion of basic decency. The offense is so heinous, in […]

April 26, 2011 - Ministry finds innovative way to help Libya

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, As seen on Liquid Cloud Eleven HISG has successfully delivered a truckload of food supplies to Benghazi, Libya to alleviate the food shortage in the country. The shipment contained 20 metric tons of milk and flour to re-stock local bakeries in Benghazi. Often in this type of […]

April 25, 2011 - Vandals wreck Easter service for tiny Salem church

Salem Bible Church cancels Easter  due to vandals By Oregon Christian Post On the day before Easter a group of teen vandals broke into the Salem Bible Church and ransacked the place.   So damaging was the vandalism that the church had to cancel Easter service into a clean-up. A beer […]

April 23, 2011 - Easter Eggs vs. Spring Spheres goes national

Oregon Faith News Note: Last week we ran a popular article entitled Easter Eggs renamed Spring Spheres which was about a local NW school choosing to censor the word Easter Egg in favor of a more harmless Spring Spheres. This story has been all over the radio and television news. […]

April 22, 2011 - Family-Faith Film Review: Scream 4

Family-Faith Film Review: Scream 4 By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Scream — The latest installment in director Wes Craven’s slasher franchise, begun in 1996, wallows in the same mindless havoc that characterized its predecessors. Trouble brews anew when the survivor of the first three rampages (Neve Campbell) returns […]

April 22, 2011 - Family-Faith Film Review: The Conspirator

Family-Faith Film Review: The Conspirator By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting The Conspirator: Engrossing historical drama, set in the final days of the Civil War, in which a Union Army officer-turned-lawyer (James McAvoy) is called upon to defend Mary Surratt (Robin Wright), the pro-Confederate widow in whose Washington boardinghouse […]