April 30, 2013 - Oregon hosts 40 ‘National Prayer Day’ events

Find your nearest National Prayer Day event on Thursday May 2nd in Oregon as they are listed by city in alphabetical order. Any Town , OR 24 Hour Webcast for National Day of Prayer Missionaries Of Prayer will host its National Day of Prayer 24 Hour Webcast starting at 12:01AM […]

April 30, 2013 - Clergy blocked from helping Boston bomb victims

Boston religion writer, Jennifer Graham wrote this for Wall Street Journal: The heart-wrenching photographs taken in the moments after the Boston Marathon bombings show the blue-and-yellow jackets of volunteers, police officers, fire fighters, emergency medical technicians, even a three-foot-high blue M&M. Conspicuously absent are any clerical collars or images of […]

April 29, 2013 - NW florists sued over same-sex wedding order

NW florists sued over same-sex wedding order By Faith News Note, A Florists shop named Arnie’s flowers in Richland Washington is facing a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union for denying a gay couple their order for flowers for their same-sex wedding. Watch the KGW-8 video clip below.

April 28, 2013 - Broadway play on Mary disappoints

By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on The Testament of Mary: Colm Toibin’s book, The Testament of Mary, is now the subject of a Broadway play; it opens at the Walter Kerr Theatre. There is no question that Toibin is a gifted writer, but it […]

April 27, 2013 - Oregon’s top choirs compete at George Fox

More than 60 groups are expected to vie for OSAA titles at all classification levels By George Fox University Sixty-four choirs featuring the talents of more than 1,000 high school students will visit the George Fox University campus to compete in the Oregon School Activities Association’s 27th annual state choir […]

April 26, 2013 - Hispanic pastor makes Time’s 100 most influential

Time Magazine Press Release, Rev. Wilfredo De Jesús, better known as “Pastor Choco,” has been selected for the 2013 TIME 100, the magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related tributes appear in the April 29 issue of TIME, available on […]

April 25, 2013 - Local book “Secret Life of a Fool” spurs testimony mail

By Andrew Palau, Luis Palau Minstries Beaverton, OregonJust over a year ago, The Secret Life of a Fool, Andrew Palau’s gripping testimony, was released. In this short time, we’ve been so blessed to hear so many stories of how this book has touched lives with the compelling, redeeming love of Christ. […]

April 24, 2013 - America’s “religious courts” go unnoticed

Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life Across the United States, religious courts operate on a routine, everyday basis. The Roman Catholic Church alone has nearly 200 diocesan tribunals that handle a variety of cases, including an estimated 15,000 to 20,000 marriage annulments each year.1 In addition, many Orthodox Jews […]

April 22, 2013 - Faith response to Earth Day

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries, Sandy Oregon Author of Heaven We’re continuing our blog series called The Least of These, based on George Verwer’s excellent article “Seven People Lying on the Side of the Road: Will you be a good Samaritan?”. George may have surprised some by including the […]