November 30, 2011 - Church cars riddled with bullets — Eugene

Church cars riddled with bullets — Eugene By Oregon Faith News Note: The pastor at Eugene Faith Center found that three of their vehicles in the church parking lot were shot at with many bullets. KMTR video explains further.

November 30, 2011 - PDX Auxiliary Bishop retires after nearly 50 years of service

Bishop Steiner retires as Portland’s Auxiliary Bishop By Portland Archdiocese Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the retirement of Bishop Kenneth D. Steiner, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Portland. Bishop Steiner submitted his letter of retirement to Pope Benedict XVI on celebrating his 75th birthday, November 25, as required by […]

November 29, 2011 - Clergy applaud Gov. Kitzhaber's death penalty freeze

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon commends Governor Kitzhaber for execution stay By Oregon Ecumenical Minsitries Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) joins people of faith and conscience across Oregon in thanking Governor Kitzhaber for staying the execution of Gary Haugen. The complexity, expense, inconsistent application and profound moral ambiguity of the death […]

November 28, 2011 - True life Christmas miracle stories

Below is a transcript from a Georgene Rice KPDQ FM interview with Cecil Murphey, co-author, along with Marley Gibson, of “Christmas Miracles”, a collection of inspirational Christmas stories. In the book… – A man lies gravely ill in a hospital on Christmas, and when he hears angels singing, he immediately […]

November 27, 2011 - Blazers & Medical Teams Int. help 5,000 in Portland with Dental Care

Medical Teams International Teams Up with the Blazers to Provide Dental Care for Needy By Medical Teams International, On November 10, 2011, Medical Teams International supplied urgent dental care to those experiencing homelessness and poverty at as part of the Portland Trailblazers’ 16th annual Harvest Dinner. The day-long event provided […]

November 26, 2011 - 40 Days of Prayer for Penn State campaign launched

By Pastor CS Heinz Students and faculty from other universities have joined Penn State in a 40-day email prayer series, according to State College writer CS Heinz. The email series called “40 Days of Prayer for PSU,” will help people pray for the crisis at Penn State including the alleged […]

November 25, 2011 - Kohl's Black Friday Ad quite shameless, tasteless

Kohl’s Black Friday Ad quite shameless, tasteless By Guest Opinion, There is a lot to love and loathe about America’ shopping obsession on Black Friday.  Kohl’s 2011 Black Friday Ad wallows in all the negative stereotypes, possibly as a parody or button pushing to gin up more sales.   Nonetheless, the […]

November 24, 2011 - Low score on the Thanksgiving Test

By Andrew Palau, Luis Palau Minstries Beaverton, Oregon I’m taking a few classes at Multnomah Biblical Seminary, and a couple of weeks ago I had to take a personality type test. The assignment was meant to be a sort of “spiritual health check.” When I received the results, I was […]

November 22, 2011 - Governor Halts Execution: Text of Kitzhaber Speech

Governor Halts Execution: Below is Text of Gov. John Kitzhaber’s Speech on reprieve of upcoming death penalty case as provided by Governor’s office. (Salem, OR) –Governor Kitzhaber released the following statement today:“Under Article V, section 14, of the Oregon Constitution, I am exercising my authority as Governor to issue a […]

November 22, 2011 - Stolen church bell likely victim of metal thieves

Below is a video of the story of the St. Mary of the Valley Catholic Church in Monroe Washington which had their 100-year old bell stolen. The video also highlights the Boy Scout who aims to build hope out of the loss.