January 31, 2012 - Church mourns for lost teen who died at Mt. Hood

Mt. Hood snowboarder teen who died last week had strong church ties By Oregon Faith News Note: 17 year old, Taylur DeWolf, died in a snowboarding accident on Mt. Hood last Friday. Taylur DeWolf was active in the Sandy Assembly of God Church. Her pastor and friends comment on her […]

January 30, 2012 - Priest holds vigil at Portland shopping mall

By Oregon  Christina Post, In an act of charity that would make St. Dominic proud, The Catholic Sentinel reports that Father Antoninus Wall holds vigil six days a week at the Lloyd Center Mall. At 86 years old, he knows how to wait patiently and listen well. He is instantly […]

January 29, 2012 - Top Hollywood stars casted for audio Bible

Top Hollywood stars casted for audio Bible  By Voice the Voice You already know the familiar voices of Oscar winner Marisa Tomei playing “Mona Lisa Vito” in My Cousin Vinny, or of Jim Caviezel in “The Passion of the Christ” and the new CBS series thriller, “Person Of Interest.” But […]

January 28, 2012 - Author of "God of Antimatter" to speak at George Fox

World-renowned Harvard professor speaks at George Fox University Feb. 20 by georgefoxnews Dr. Gerald Gabrielse, Harvard’s George Vasmer Leverett Professor of Physics, presents free public lecture, ‘God of Antimatter’ NEWBERG, Ore. – A world-renowned Harvard University physics professor will visit George Fox University in February to introduce his research on […]

January 27, 2012 - The pilot who saw an Angel on his wings: Stories from Oregon

From the book “Our Stories, God’s Glory“ A collection of real life inspiration stories from Oregonians Read more  stories or submit your own here.  During World War II, I flew a special P38 plane on daily spy missions to Germany from an air base in England. My plane was fully […]

January 26, 2012 - Homeschoolers clash with Obama's school attendance proposal

By Home School Legal Defense Association In the State of the Union address President Obama called on all states to raise their school compulsory attendance age to 18, unnecessarily adding to bureaucratic requirements for homeschoolers. Homeschool advocates at the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) are dedicated to protecting the […]

January 26, 2012 - Portland Archbishop: Teach, Bless, Serve

“Teach, Bless, Serve” – The 2012 Archbishop’s Appeal By Portland Archdiocese The 2012 Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal has chosen the theme “Teach, Bless, Serve.” The theme reflects the mission of the Church in western Oregon. The Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal provides support for more than 25 areas of ministry in the Archdiocese […]

January 25, 2012 - UofO has twist to evolution origins

University of Oregon has twist to evolution origins By Oregon Christian Post Fish crawled out of their ponds into a flooded forest, not a sandy desert, says a geologist at the University of Oregon. The best part: evolution favored the fish with “more flexible necks.” The Journal of Geology has […]

January 24, 2012 - Lawmaker speaks on Oregon human trafficking efforts

State Representative Bruce Hanna Oregon House co-speaker Newletter January Focus: Human Trafficking PreventionRep. Bruce Hanna Representative Bruce Hanna: Human Trafficking Prevention January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. I wish raising awareness about this issue was not necessary, but that’s simply not the case. The reality is a […]

January 23, 2012 - Ruling on Ministers: What the Supreme Court said & didn't say

Teachers as Ministers By Barran Liebman, Oregon law firm The U.S. Supreme Court in Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC, held that the “ministerial exception” bars a school teacher from bringing employment discrimination claims against her religious employer. The Court’s ruling clearly grants religious institutions the freedom to […]