August 31, 2011 - NW orchard helps children in India with 26,000 meals

WA Cherry Orchard partners with nonprofit to provide 26,000 meals to Dalit children in India By India Partners, Eugene Oregon In 2010, Broetje Orchards awarded India Partners $14,000 from its annual cherry crop proceeds to help provide 26,000 school lunches to Dalit students in Andhra Pradesh, India. Every year the […]

August 30, 2011 - NW company pulls marijuana signs

Vancouver Residents Remove Controversial Medical Marijuana Signs By Oregon Faith News Note: A Washington-based medical referral company, PacMed Labs, has raised the ire of some Vancouver residents by posting signs offering medical marijuana cards for $150. According to PacMed Labs, it’s simply a referral company helping connect qualified patients with […]

August 29, 2011 - Blind Side family share on the power of giving

Oregon radio host Georgene Rice of KPDQ-FM interviewed Sean Tuohy author of “In A Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving” and was featured in the movie, The Blind Side. Rice: Why do you think your family’s story has captivated so many people? Tuohy: It’s interesting, as we travel around, […]

August 28, 2011 - 65% abstain from drinking shows survey of adult Christians

Despite a more liberalized society, young adult Christians abstain from drinking alcohol at the same rate as older Christians. By TORONTO, Ontario, — Online dating service analyzed dating profile data, specifically alcohol consumption among Christian singles. Among members of the Christian dating service that are 21 years of […]

August 27, 2011 - Christians now praying in free Libya

Open Doors Reports Tripoli Christians Safe, Praying Open Doors USA, SANTA ANA, Calif., — While a defiant Moammar Gadhafi assured “martyrdom or victory” today in the battle against the “aggressors” in Libya, Christians in Tripoli met in prayer for the country and the future of Christians throughout the northern African […]

August 25, 2011 - Lawmaker recalls Hatfield faith influence

Lawmaker recalls Hatfield faith influence Oregon Faith News Note: State Representative Vic Gilliam told the Statesman Journal on how he first met Oregon Senator Mark Hatfield who passed away this summer.  It was 1996 and Rep. Gilliam was only 13.   His father was president of Warner Pacific College and Mark […]

August 24, 2011 - How to Love a Woman

by Rick Johnson from Better Dads Minsitries, Oregon Fathers are instrumental in modeling to their sons how a man is supposed to love a woman. This is not something that comes naturally to most males. Merely watch the difference in how a young man who grew up with no healthy […]

August 23, 2011 - Surprise at what your son is not telling you

Georgene Rice of KPDQ-FM, interviews Michael Ross, author of What Your Son Isn’t Telling You. He unlocks the secret world of teen boys, placing emphasis on not only the necessity of fathers, but also on mothers understanding of what goes on in the hearts and minds of their sons. Michael […]

August 22, 2011 - Chinese Persecution: Still a Tragic Reality

By Randy Alcorn, Eternal Perspectives Ministries Sandy Oregon For the ten years since I wrote Safely Home, I’ve been regularly asked, “Isn’t persecution of Chinese Christians a thing of the past?” Yes, there are some good developments, including more Christian books being printed in China. I’m grateful for that. But […]

August 21, 2011 - Council urges media caution over 9-11 10th anniversary

Religion communicators call for civil discourse about 9/11 — RCC board urges responsible coverage of faith angles in 10th anniversary stories A religion communicators group is calling for responsible discussion of faith groups in news coverage of 9/11’s 10th anniversary. The Religion Communicators Council urged journalists and bloggers to “pursue […]