June 30, 2014 - Religious Freedom & Golden Rule

By Paul Louis Metzger Multnomah University Professor New Wine Skins Ministry By Paul Louis Metzger and John W. Morehead*  Introduction Over the course of recent weeks three high profile events have taken place with serious ramifications for freedoms of speech and religion. They provide Evangelicals and other Christian groups with […]

June 27, 2014 - Supreme Court: Free speech for pro-life counselors

Tom Ciesielka Pro-Life America’s foremost grassroots pro-life activist organization is applauding  U.S. Supreme Court ruling in McCullen v. Coakley. The nation’s high court struck down the restrictive Massachusetts abortion clinic buffer zone law, allowing pro-life sidewalk counselors to resume sharing life-saving alternatives with abortion bound women. “Today’s ruling is […]

June 25, 2014 - Transgender student alleges George Fox bias on housing

By Christian News Northwest Subscribe Transgender student alleges George Fox bias on housing A “transgender” student — who has medically, socially and legally sought to transition from female to male — has filed a federal complaint against George Fox University because the school won’t let the student live next school […]

June 24, 2014 - West Linn teen donates heart, lungs, kidney

A West Linn 17-year old girl, Maddi Higgins, recently died in a car accident, with the year prior she had signed up as an organ donor. This allowed doctors to donate her kidney, heart & lungs to those in need. It is a beautiful Oregon act of love. Watch the […]

June 23, 2014 - Ecumenical Ministries on Reynolds Shooting

By Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon EMO statement on Reynolds High School shooting Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon laments the tragedy of violence resulting in death, wounding and terror at Reynolds High School near Portland. Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon calls upon all houses of worship to pray for the victims’ families and […]

June 20, 2014 - Study: Church size effects friendliness

Mega Churches Rate Higher with First-time Guests and Micro Churches are Friendliest By Melanie Smollen Faith Perceptions has once again released their findings in their annual Church Index. This 2014 index incorporates data collected over six years and 4,288 worship services to shed light on how churches of different sizes […]

June 18, 2014 - School Shooting, mixed God messages

Faith News Note Guest contributor. The Oregon school shooting revels the complexity of faith in our culture as many sides invoked God in the ordeal.   This month, a student at Reynolds High School fired upon fellow students and killed one student and wounded a teacher. Police search of the shooters […]

June 16, 2014 - Portland parents outrage over girl fight video

Faith News Note: Portland parents are speaking out on the school fight video between two female students at David Douglas School recently. The parents say that the School District is avoiding the problem. Watch the KATU-TV video below.

June 13, 2014 - 1600 churches part of World Cup outreach

By Andrea Rhodes As 600,000 football fans across the world pour into Brazil this week to join the three million local fans attending the FIFA World Cup, the Bible Society of Brazil and its partners will begin a massive program of outreach and Scripture distribution. “Brazilians are football-mad and their […]

June 11, 2014 - Planned Parenthood closes clinics

Budget deficits force Planned Parenthood to cut back By Faith News Note: Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette has announced that they will close three health centers, cut some services, and lay off 17 employees because of a budget deficit of nearly $2 million. One major reason for the shortfall is that […]