November 30, 2013 - Fundraiser for the retired religious

By Portland Archdiocese Collection for retired religious The special collection for retired religious will be taken on the weekend of December 7 – 8, 2013. The collection asks Catholics to assist those members of religious orders in their retirement years, after they have given a lifetime of ministry to the […]

November 29, 2013 - Hollywood offer $50,000 for faith film prize

By Chronos Prize Hollywood’s elite filmmakers have until Dec. 5 at midnight to submit their scripts to the First Annual $50,000 Chronos Prize for the Most Inspiring Screenplay by Established Filmmakers that promotes a greater understanding or love of God. The winner of the $50,000 prize will be honored at […]

November 27, 2013 - Oregon petition aims to protect religious liberty

By Shawn M. Lindsay Oregon Family Council Protect Religious Freedom Initiative Religious freedom is the first freedom guaranteed by the United States Constitution. It is a fundamental human right and is the right to express, think and act upon what you deeply believe. Religious freedom upholds stability in a diverse […]

November 26, 2013 - Are graphic anti-abortion ads appropriate?

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries, Sandy Oregon Please visit his blog   One of the things people from the Center for Bioethical Reform (CBR) do is drive around with trucks showing graphic pictures that include aborted babies. This is not my way of doing it, but I’m fine with […]

November 25, 2013 - 12 years as a Slave film: Could it happen again?

By Paul Louis Metzger Multnomah University Professor New Wine Skins Ministry This piece originally appeared at Sojourners on October 14, 2013. I watched 12 Years a Slave today. The film is based on Solomon Northup’s autobiography by that name. Northrup was a free black man living in Saratoga, N.Y. He was lured away from […]

November 23, 2013 - NY mayor-elect shuts out priests

By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s transition committee: Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced the appointment of 60 New York leaders to his transition committee. He instructed them to “identify women and men from every part of our […]

November 22, 2013 - Modern miracles featured in new documentary

Movie ‘About Miracles’ Inspires with Dramatic True Stories By Lifestreams Media “About Miracles” is a new documentary film featuring true stories about modern day miracles. Produced by Lifestreams Media, About Miracles is getting attention from TV networks, journalists and academics.Results from a 2007 Pew Forum survey indicate that nearly 80% […]

November 21, 2013 - CA Costco labels Bibles “fiction”

Oregon Faith News Note: A California Costco store labeled their Bibles as fiction. A local pastor complained. Costco has since apologized and stated that the problem was not them but the distributor. See video below:

November 20, 2013 - Support for pot law surges in America

From Gallup, For marijuana advocates, the last 12 months have been a period of unprecedented success as Washington and Colorado became the first states to legalize recreational use of marijuana. And now for the first time, a clear majority of Americans (58%) say the drug should be legalized. This is […]

November 19, 2013 - Filled trailer stolen from Tigard church

A Tigard LDS Church has had a thief steal the local Boy Scout Troop trailer stolen. It was filled with campaign equipment. People are asking to watch the video to see the trailer in hopes of spotting it and giving tips to Police for its recovery.