June 30, 2011 - Oregon wrestles with homeless tent cities

From Coos Bay to Portland, local cities review homeless tent city options Faith News Note: The Oregon South Coast Homeless Coalition is pressing the community to build a tent city to help Southern Oregon homeless. Under one plan a church would host a tent city for a few months and […]

June 29, 2011 - Human trafficking: One woman's calling

By Sarah Warnock. MA in Theological Studies at George Fox Evangelical Seminary West Salem Foursquare Church Please visit Dear India Project. I’ve known since I was nine years old that I would dedicate my life to serving the God who so graciously gave me new life. I did not know […]

June 28, 2011 - Atheists rally aid for Bend church

Atheists rally aid for Bend church By Oregon Christian Post, Atheists from across the country have united to raise several thousand dollars to help out two local Bend churches that were recently vandalized. The Bend churches, Westside Church and Christian Life Center were tagged with marking that read, “In Praise […]

June 27, 2011 - Sex education myths

Below is a transcript from a Georgene Rice KPDO FM interview with Miriam Grossman, child and adolescent psychiatrist and author of “You’re Teaching My Child What?: A Physician Exposes the Lies of Sex Education and How They Harm Your Child”. Georgene: It’s disturbing to me that we have to have […]

June 26, 2011 - Faith groups press NBC on Under God Pledge removal

Faith groups press NBC on Under God Pledge removal WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ — In their broadcast of the US Open Golf Tournament yesterday, NBC removed the phrase “under God” from a reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance. The Christian Defense Coalition contends this was no accident and […]

June 25, 2011 - Video: Deer wanders in church

Church service was livened up when a deer ran inside. See the video below. Watch the latest video at

June 24, 2011 - Family-Faith Film Review: Bad Teacher

Family-Faith Film Review: Bad Teacher Critics Rating: 47% MPAA Rating : R Catholic News  Rating: O — morally offensive. Plot Summary: Bad Teacher is a comedy centered around a foul-mouthed, junior high teacher who, after being dumped by her sugar daddy, begins to woo a colleague — a move that […]

June 24, 2011 - Family-Faith Film Review: Cars 2

Family-Faith Film Review: Disney’s Cars 2 Critics Rating: 36% (1-100) Plot Summary: Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his […]

June 24, 2011 - Governor signs bill ending faith defense

Governor signs bill ending faith defense Oregon Faith News Note: This month Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber signed HB 2721 which removes legal protection for parents and guardians who refuse medical treatment for their children base don religious beliefs. The law stems from the Oregon City church called Followers of Christ […]

June 23, 2011 - Poll compares political sins: Adultery, Lying, Bribery

Poll compares political sins:  Adultry, Lying, Bribery By Public Religion Research Institute The June PRRI/RNS Religion News Survey was conducted by Public Religion Research Institute in partnership with Religion News Service following former Congressman Anthony Weiner’s resignation announcement and released amidst a new Congressional Ethics Panel investigation of sexual harassment […]