July 31, 2011 - Book decodes Bob Dylan's faith, depression, music

 Book tries to decode Bob Dylan’s faith, depression, music A book published this week reveals a previously unrecognized illness resulting in Bob Dylan releasing only 1 original album in the entire 1990’s. Dylan has been opening his recent shows with a song that was absent for 29 years. His newly […]

July 30, 2011 - Big donation jump starts Rescue Mission's garden plan

Black Gold Soil Plants Hope Along With Veggies By Portland Rescue Mission Bellevue, WA (July 28, 2011) – Black Gold®, manufacturer of potting soils, amendments and fertilizers, is accustomed to helping gardeners of all kinds plant herbs and veggies, but they recently helped others plant hope as well. Recently, a […]

July 29, 2011 - Product placement in NASCAR prayer?

Guest Opinion, The NASCAR opening prayer had a whole lot of hullabaloo to it.  First, the pastor garnered attention for thanking God for his “Smoking hot wife”.  Secondly, the prayer included thanks for several car and tire companies.  Watch teh video to see the whole ordeal. <script src=”$swfw”></script><object id=”bimvidplayer0″ width=”470″ […]

July 28, 2011 - NBC Playboy show suffers first station loss from opposition efforts

By Oregon Christian Post, The Parents Television Council has launched a campaign to stop NBC affiliates from broadcasting their new series called “The Playboy Club”. The centers around a Playboy Club set in the 1960’s. Already one NBC affilaite in Salt Lake City, KSL-TV, has decided to pull the series. […]

July 27, 2011 - Oregon lawmaker pushes for Caylee's Law

Faith News Note: After the national attention of the Casey Anthony verdict, it has brought renewed focus on how state’s deal with parents who fail to report their children missing. Now we are seeing several states, Delaware, North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee and Florida debate whether a new law needs to […]

July 26, 2011 - Captain America has ties to George Fox

Popular Captain America cover artist Alex Schomburg has history and roots in Newberg and George Fox University By George Fox University NEWBERG, Ore. – The  summer release of Captain America: The First Avenger, a motion picture homage to the Marvel comic book hero of the 1940s and ’50s, is rekindling […]

July 25, 2011 - Problems with media crime reporting

Below is a transcript from a Georgene Rice KPDQ-FM interview with Mark Fuhrman, a retired LAPD Homicide Detective and author of the recent book, “The Murder Business: How the Media Turns Crime into Entertainment and Subverts Justice”. Georgene: In the book you examine some of the most infamous and tragic […]

July 24, 2011 - Campus Crusade for Christ drops Christ in rebranding effort

Campus Crusade for Christ drops Christ in rebranding effort to avoid obstacle created by the title when conducting world outreach efforts. — 60-year-old Int’l Ministry Aims to Increase Relevance and Global Effectiveness ORLANDO, Fla.—Campus Crusade for Christ in the U.S. is changing its name to Cru. The new name will […]

July 22, 2011 - Family-Faith Film Review: Captain America

Family Faith Film Review: Captain America Critics Rating: 72% MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action Catholic News Rating:  A-II — adults and adolescents. Plot:  Captain America — After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns […]

July 22, 2011 - Oregonians helping in the Japan quake zone

Oregonians helping in the Japan quake zone   By Sheila Allen NW Baptist Convention MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — When Ronny Cooksey and Nathan Prewitt first outlined plans for a small team from Valley Baptist Church to go and minister in Japan, no one knew the devastation that would precede them to the […]