March 31, 2012 - Titanic 100 — Event honors Christian legacy

Titanic 100: International Event to Celebrate Christian Legacy of Titanic’s Sinking As the world pauses this April to remember the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, one group will gather to celebrate the sacrifice of the men and boys on board the ship who gave their lives so […]

March 30, 2012 - 50-State survey: Prison chaplains, religious extremism, conversion behind bars

By Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life From the perspective of the nation’s professional prison chaplains, America’s state penitentiaries are a bustle of religious activity. According to “Religion in Prisons: A 50-State Survey of Prison Chaplains,” a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & […]

March 29, 2012 - OSU Debate: Has science made God irrelevant?

OSU Socratic Club  The Socratic Club at OSU will sponsor a debate on the topic, “Have Science and Technology Made God Irrelevant?” on Monday, April 9, in Gilfillan Auditorium on the OSU campus, at 7 p.m. The speakers are Kenneth Funk (Engineering) and Mark Walsh (Mathematics). We live in a […]

March 28, 2012 - Christian dating scam hits Bend resident

Oregon Faith News Note: Bend Police issued an alert on online dating scams after a resident met someone on a Christian dating website and sent over $12,000 to a supposed romantic prospect. The prospect turned out to be a scammer. The scammer kept claiming to need financial help to visit […]

March 27, 2012 - Oregon Ecumenist of the Year announced

EMO honors Mary Jo Tully with “Ecumenist of the Year” award By Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon Mary Jo Tully, chancellor of the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon, will be named “Ecumenist of the Year” on May 8, 2012, at the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) Annual Community Awards & Celebration […]

March 27, 2012 - Charity applauds bill signed by governor

Holt Employee Testiifes for Proposed Legislation on Cleft Lip and Palate Surgeries by Ashli Keyser Holt International An adoptive father and longtime Holt employee recently traveled to Oregon’s capital city to testify on behalf of a bill that would increase insurance coverage for cleft lip and palate surgeries in Oregon. […]

March 26, 2012 - Where the media gets its religion information

Georgene Rice of KPDQ-FM interviews Dan Gainer, VP of the Culture and Media Institute, to discuss a survey in the American Journalism Review showing that the anti-Christian Huffington Post and Daily Kos are in the top 5 blogs where media goes to get their information on religion. These are ahead […]

March 25, 2012 - 60 Minutes: Ireland Archbishop becomes whistleblower

The Archbishop from Dublin has gained international attention and great inter-church struggle over his efforts at bringing to light child abuse within his district. Below is a 60 Minutes video on how Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is creating reform and great public attention.

March 23, 2012 - Parent Alert for Hunger Games

The Hunger Games and Children: Playing with Fire The first installment of Suzanne Collins’ riveting, blockbuster trilogy, “The Hunger Games,” hits theaters nationwide, but what many parents don’t know is that this is ultimately a story about child sacrifice. In Collins’ twisted dystopian world, kids kill kids in gladiator-style “games” […]