September 29, 2014 - OSU debate: Did Jesus Really Claim to be God?

By Oregon State University Socratic Club Please put on your calendar our first debate of the year, “Did Jesus Really Claim to be God?” scheduled in Milam Auditorium, Wednesday, October 15, at 7 p.m.  The speakers are Craig Blomberg and Carl Stecher.  Craig Blomberg is Distinguished Professor of New Testament […]

September 26, 2014 - Should judge recuse herself for being Catholic?

By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on an attempt to force a Catholic judge to recuse herself from a case because she is Catholic: Kathleen Oropeza is the president of Fund Education Now, a Florida activist group that is anti-school voucher, anti-charter schools, anti-testing, and […]

September 24, 2014 - Top atheist’s remark on Down Syndrome stirs debate

By Paul Louis Metzger Multnomah University Professor New Wine Skins Ministry People often wrongly connect Darwin’s doctrine of the survival of the biological fittest, including reproduction, with superiority in other spheres, such as morality, intellect, aesthetics, and spirituality. If anything, the moral to Darwin’s ethical stance is that people should […]

September 22, 2014 - Willamette & George Fox debate America’s faith

By George Fox University George Fox, Willamette professors debate topic, ‘Did America Have a Christian Founding?’ Mark David Hall and Kevin K. Green will discuss subject on successive Thursday nights in September George Fox University and Willamette University are co-hosting a two-night debate on the topic “Did America Have a […]

September 19, 2014 - 25 Congress members decry Navy Bible rule

Forbes Leads Members in Urging Navy to Keep Bibles in Lodging Facilities Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) helped put together 25 Members of Congress in a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, urging that donated religious materials remain in the guest rooms at Navy Lodge facilities. […]

September 17, 2014 - Faith & sports not always best friends

By Tom Krattenmaker  Award-winning Portland-based writer Recent book: The Evangelicals you Don’t Know – Article Also featured on..USA TODAY, Soccer fans around the world were glued to the World Cup, and among the takeaways for American viewers is the reality that ours is not the only country where faith and […]

September 16, 2014 - Celebrity pastors face troubled times

By Tom Krattenmaker  Award-winning Portland-based writer Recent book: The Evangelicals you Don’t Know – Article Also featured on..USA TODAY, It’s not easy being a celebrity pastor these days with that pesky Internet around. Consider the struggles of Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Church in Seattle. Faced with mounting accusations circulating […]

September 15, 2014 - C.S. Lewis expert — free Oregon lectures

By George Fox University C.S. Lewis expert, Notre Dame history professor present free lectures at George Fox University Author Michael Ward, director of the C.S. Lewis Centre in Oxford, England, and Mark A. Noll, the Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at Notre Dame, visit in September George Fox University […]

September 12, 2014 - World ‘Shroud of Turin” experts gather in America

By Resurrection of the Shroud Foundation, International experts on the controversial Shroud of Turin will gather in St. Louis in October to present and discuss the latest discoveries on the burial cloth purported to be the burial shroud of Jesus Christ. The International Conference, called Shroud of Turin: The Controversial […]

September 10, 2014 - Crackdown hits 9 Oregon medical pot shops

Faith News Note: The Oregon Health Authority has targeted nine Oregon medical marijuana dispensaries with cease and desist letters or face criminal prosecution. Watch the KPTV-FOX 12 news clip below. KPTV – FOX 12