October 30, 2012 - College takes faith look at “Dawn of the Dead” film?

By University of Portland The film “Dawn of the Dead” will be featured Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7:15 p.m. as part of the series called “Bringing Eyes of Faith to Film.” The event, free and open to the public, will be in Franz Hall, Room 223 on the University of […]

October 30, 2012 - Local church reopens after teen arson attack

The Living Savior Lutheran Church in Tualatin reopened to its first service after being set afire back in March. Two 13-year old boys were convicted in that fire. It is believed that the teens obtained keys to the church from their involvement of charity groups using the meeting hall during […]

October 29, 2012 - Portland bomber planned exit to Yemen

Portland bomber planned to leave country Oregon Faith News Note: Mohamed Mohamud planned to flee to Yemen after he detonated a 1,800-pound bomb at Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square during the 2010 Christmas tree lighting ceremony, government prosecutors allege. Thankfully, the bomb never exploded, and Mohamud was arrested for attempting to […]

October 28, 2012 - Jewish groups split with Christians over Israel

by Institute on Religion and Democracy   “These denominations have a history of being anti-Israel in their pronouncements over the past three decades.” -Mark Tooley, IRD President Washington, DC—Several major Jewish organizations have cancelled participation in the next meeting of a Christian-Jewish Roundtable after the Christian groups sent a letter […]

October 27, 2012 - Video debate over celebrating Halloween

Liquid Church hosts a forum on celebrating Halloween. Tim Lucas, Lead Pastor of the non-denominational Christian church, Liquid Church in NJ, addressed the question many Christians are asking this fall about Halloween. In 2012, sales of Halloween-related goods nationwide are expected to exceed all previous years, with retail sales of […]

October 26, 2012 - Catholic radio ads blast ‘Asylum’ show

By Catholic League for Religious and civil rights Bill Donohue explains how the Catholic League is responding to the bigotry and censorship of Hollywood elites: On October 17, FX will air the first episode of the series, “American Horror Story: Asylum.” It depicts an evil Catholic home for the criminally […]

October 25, 2012 - Ex Oregon quarterback gets national Christian honors

Fellowship of Christian Athletes: Neil Lomax, an assistant coach at Roosevelt High School who set multiple NCAA passing records as a quarterback at Portland State University before embarking on an All-Pro career in the National Football League, has been elected to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions. FCA […]

October 24, 2012 - A higher call for political manners

By Tony Kriz New Wine Skins A program of Multnomah Biblical Seminary. Election seasons divide people.  They do so almost by definition: positions taken, votes collected, ideological-bases solidified (and polarized). I fear that there is little to no hope.  Maybe for this one season, we need to accept that we […]

October 23, 2012 - McMinnville church targets unreached tribes in Africa

Church adopts unengaged people group in West Africa By Sheila Allen By NW Baptist Convention Members at Valley Baptist Church in McMinnville, Ore., intend to prove a lone church can make a difference in the world, one mission trip at a time. Pastor Ronny Cooksey was struck by the emphasis […]

October 22, 2012 - Local students join millions at flag pole prayer

By Faith News Note, On September 26, 2012, about 40 Christian students gathered at the at McMinnville High School flagpole to participate in a “See You at the Pole” (SYATP) prayer meeting. The News-Register reports that students at Yamhill-Carlton, Dayton, and Newberg high schools also participated in this annual global […]