February 28, 2014 - Presbyterian anti-Israel report causes stir

by Institute on Religion and Democracy A new Presbyterian study resource is being condemned by Jewish groups for its harsh anti-Israel rhetoric. But the controversy over the booklet could actually help defeat anti-Israel divestment, which the Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly will consider once again in June, after defeating it […]

February 26, 2014 - Son of God film: victory for women, blacks

Son of God movie surprises by unearthing Biblical gifts of women & blacks. By “The Beaver State” Beleiver Oregon writer, The upcoming film, Son of God, makes a special delivery with the long overdue unveiling of the unique real-life role that women had in the ministry of Jesus as well […]

February 24, 2014 - Bill extends Amber Alert to seniors

By State Senator Tim Knopp, The Senate voted unanimously Thursday to create a new response protocol for finding vulnerable seniors who have gone missing. Senate Bill 1577, modeled after the successful “Amber Alert” program, will help families quickly locate loved ones who have wandered off. “It is scary to have […]

February 21, 2014 - Supreme Court on homeschool persecution case

By Home School Legal Defense Association The United States Supreme Court has scheduled Romeike v. Holder for review conference February 21. The court is expected to rule on whether or not to take the case and announce the ruling in its February 24 orders. Uwe and Hannelore Romeike and their […]

February 19, 2014 - OSU to debate resurrection

By Oregon State University Socratic Club The Socratic Club at OSU will sponsor a debate on the topic, “The Resurrection Jesus: An Article of Faith or a Fact of History?” on Thursday, February 20, at 7 p.m. in Milam Auditorium. The speakers are Craig Blomberg and Carl Stecher. Craig Blomberg […]

February 17, 2014 - What are my religious rights at work?

Christian Chamber Northwest – Greater Portland “Lunch & Learn”! Wed., Feb. 19, 11:30 AM – 1:15 PM Hayden’s Lakefront Grill Religious beliefs are increasingly becoming issues in the workplace. – Is it illegal, for example, for a company owner or supervisor to discuss his religious beliefs with a subordinate employee? […]

February 14, 2014 - Valentine check — 7 big myths about marriage

Cupid, Love and the Seven Big Myths About Marriage Dr. Christopher Kaczor addresses common misconceptions about controversial topics By Caramel Communications, National Marriage Week concludes on Feb. 14, which is Valentine’s Day, when couples across the country will celebrate their love for each other with dinner, flowers and candy. An […]

February 12, 2014 - Evolution not a matter of ‘belief’

By Tom Krattenmaker  Award-winning Portland-based writer Recent book: The Evangelicals you Don’t Know – Article Also featured on..USA TODAY, Do you “believe” in evolution? A new survey reveals that your answer can be predicted in large part by your political loyalties. The Pew Research Center finds that two-thirds of Democrats […]

February 11, 2014 - Faithful cheer U.S. Olympian Lolo Jones

Two reasons to cheer for Lolo Jones Faith News Note, Winter U.S. Olympian Lolo Jones is finding a fan base in the faith community, not just for her inspirational story but because of her values which she has shared and been publicly harassed for.  During the summer 2012 Olympics, Lolo […]

February 10, 2014 - Vulgar poster part of school program

by ParentsRightsinEd X-Rated Poster in Middle School Just the Tip of the Iceberg This EXACT curriculum is being used in many Oregon school districts. The poster that a 13 year old Kansas student took a picture of is just the tip of the iceberg. It is shocking to see what […]