February 29, 2012 - Bill expands list of occupations now required to report child abuse

Bill will protect kids by expanding list of mandatory reporters — HB 4016 adds to the list of persons who are required to report child abuse By Senate Majority Office, The Oregon Senate approved legislation that will help protect children from abuse by expanding the list of people who are […]

February 28, 2012 - Evaluating Movies in Light of Scripture

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries Sandy, Oregon On my Facebook page, someone asked: “Randy, you often mention that you and Nanci have been to a movie. I’m curious about what kind and rating of movies you attend. I’m interested in how you regard the type of movie (violence, sexual […]

February 27, 2012 - NH Court Ruling: Homeschooler forced into public school

Georgene Rice interviews Joseph Infranco with the Alliance Defense Fund to discuss greater implications of a recent New Hampshire Supreme Court Ruling that forced a home school student into a government run school against her mother’s wishes. The court made clear it was not addressing larger religious liberty or home […]

February 26, 2012 - When a religious leader falls

Bishop Zavala’s Fall: On Accountability Before and After Hitting the Bottom By Kelly Clark Portland writer The Gospel of Bill W. Blog Interested readers might want to ponder this link before reading this post for this week. It has to do with Catholic Bishop Gabino Zavala, who recently resigned after […]

February 25, 2012 - Another true-life faith film gets released: Deep in the Heart

‘Deep in the Heart’ Movie Inspires Life Changes Through Faith, Family and Redemption TWENTY 8 ENTERTAINMENT proudly announces the opening of “Deep in the Heart,” the inspirational true story of Texas native Richard Wallrath, that proves faith brings second chances. Shot in and around Austin, the independent movie opened in […]

February 25, 2012 - Christian Schooling Fair, March 2nd, Oregon City

2012 Christian Schooling Fair Friday March 2nd 4pm to 10pm A free open house with exhibits of various options for Christian education, including private Christian Schools, home schools, and online schools. Hosted By Oregon City Evangelical Church 1024 Linn Avenue, Oregon City, OR Broadcasting LIVE At the Fair! The Georgene […]

February 24, 2012 - Beaverton driver shares miracle story

From the book “Our Stories, God’s Glory“ A collection of real life inspiration stories from Oregonians How about your story? Be a part of 1,000 Oregonians sharing their faith story here. One hot summer day, when my high school buddy and I went for a drive, I stopped my car […]

February 23, 2012 - Ashland man from Iran convicted of charity fraud

By Guest Opinion, Pete Seda, a former peace activist from Ashland, Ore., is about to go to jail. Seda has been convicted of using his charitable foundation to smuggle $150,000 out of the country to Saudi Arabia and then covering it up with a false tax return. He is due […]

February 22, 2012 - Oregon Medical Marijuana: Haven for other states & what's the next step

Oregon Medical Marijuana: Haven for other states By Oregon Faith News Note: The Oregonian ran a fascinating front page article about Oregon attracting out of state people who come to Oregon to get their medical marijuana cards. Records show that over 500 people from other states have registered Oregon medical […]

February 21, 2012 - Ministry to host gender conference

The Institute for the Theology of Culture: New Wine, New Wineskins Oregon ministry Gender conference What does it mean to be a man? What does it mean to be a woman? Does it even matter? How do these questions bear upon topics such as how we work together in society […]