February 28, 2013 - Oregon AG makes second child porn bust

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE SUCCESSFULLY PROSECUTES EUGENE MAN IN CHILD PORN CASE By Oregon Attorney General   Catalin voda Dulfu, 54, was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison after the Eugene resident was convicted two weeks ago of multiple counts of first- and second-degree encouraging child sexual abuse. Dulfu […]

February 27, 2013 - Parental rights & school health clinics

By Lori Porter Former middle school teacher, Parents’ Rights in Education A new school-based health center is scheduled to open within the next few weeks at Century High School. Should parents be excited or apprehensive? Since 2011, districts across Oregon have received more than $7 million of federal money to […]

February 26, 2013 - Bill addresses Pledge in classrooms

Bill addresses Pledge in classrooms By Faith News Note, Below is a bill to require the Pledge of Allegiance to be recited every day in Oregon schools.

February 25, 2013 - Dalai Lama to visit Portland

By University of Portland Maitripa College and University of Portland are honored to co-sponsor His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, on the University of Portland campus on May 9, 2013 for the first of two public events in Portland as part of The Dalai Lama Environmental Summit on […]

February 24, 2013 - 60 Minutes profiles amazing Mercy Ships

60 Minutes did a great story on an incredible ministry giving aid to Africa called Mercy Ships. This is one remarkable ministry all on one big boat.

February 23, 2013 - Billy Graham group starts “Ultimate Mission”

Erik Ogren, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) has launched their latest initiative aimed at helping children grow in their faith and share their beliefs with their friends and family. The Ultimate Mission, a 12-session Bible study developed for ages 6-10, was announced this week at […]

February 22, 2013 - Study: Social Media helping kids better than parents?

John Yeager, World Vision, According to a new World Vision study, conducted online earlier this month by Harris Interactive on behalf of World Vision, more than half of teens (56%) say social media sites (Facebook, Twitter) have made them more aware of the needs of others. This is a huge […]

February 21, 2013 - Oregon “Mystery Illness” girl holds on to her faith

A Monmouth girl was hospitalized for an unkown illness that took her legs. Doctors say it was a miracle that she is still alive. She said, “Just to have faith because I know it’s gotten me through all of this, and God has really chosen me because he knew I […]

February 20, 2013 - Trends show how abstinence effects teen life

Part 3 of a three-part series Oregon Family Council In the last series we discovered that abstinence-only education does work—teens do listen to and heed its message. But is actual sexual abstinence really important? What difference does it make whether a person starts having sex before marriage or waits? Well, […]

February 19, 2013 - OSU: God & Big Bang

  BY Oregon State University Socratic Club The Socratic Club at OSU will sponsor a lecture by Henry F. Schaefer on the topic, “Stephen Hawking, The Big Bang, and God,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, in the LaSells Stewart Center on the OSU campus. Schaefer will discuss leading […]