July 31, 2015 - Nepal eyes anti-conversion law

By Gospel for Asia Press Release, Political factions in this mountainous country are debating a new constitution that includes anti-conversion laws and underscores decades-old religious tension. If ratified, the result could be a likely crackdown and severe persecution for dozens of Christian ministries serving there. With the country facing its […]

July 29, 2015 - Portland Imam cited for Osama ties

U.S Authorities Accuse Portland Imam of Militant Ties By Faith News Note, The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a petition in federal court against Mohamed Sheikh Abdirahman Kariye, a longtime imam at the Islamic Center of Portland, the largest mosque in Oregon. According to the complaint, Kariye traveled from […]

July 27, 2015 - Candidates take the Good out of Good News

By Tom Krattenmaker  Award-winning Portland-based writer Recent book: The Evangelicals you Don’t Know Tom’s article also featured on USA Today While Republican presidential candidates woo white evangelicals with their professions of piety and dark warnings about the oppression of Christians, a well-known evangelical ministry is gearing up for a very […]

July 24, 2015 - NASCAR Driver’s prayer book hits #1 Amazon

By Robert Bakke, Robert Bakke is a black belt, a jet captain, a NASCAR driver and author of Amazon’s new #1 Best seller, “Prayer at Full Throttle.” (#1 Amazon’s “Miracles” category) So what’s the twist? Bakke’s book is self-published…something he was warned not to do. “Everyone was telling me not […]

July 22, 2015 - Luis Palau rocks NY — 180,000 reached

By Luis Palau Association International ministry based in Beaverton, Oregon In New York City’s iconic Central Park, world evangelist Luis Palau shared the Good News of Jesus Christ with thousands of people representing multiple languages, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds in an extraordinary display of the diversity of the Body of […]

July 20, 2015 - Local opinion on Planned Parenthood video

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries, Sandy Oregon Please visit his blog For many years I’ve written and spoken about Planned Parenthood, and I’m frequently reassured by people that it’s really a great and loving organization, and how dare I criticize them? For those who still believe this, take a […]

July 17, 2015 - Religious battle over U.S. Capitol statue

By Catholic League for Civil and Religious Liberty Bill Donohue comments on the resolution to put on hold the removal of a statue of Fr. Junípero Serra from the U.S. Capitol: The California state legislature recently announced that it will postpone a vote on the proposal to remove the statue […]

July 15, 2015 - Seahawks QB makes chastity pledge

Seattle Seahawks quarterback and 2015 Super Bowler, Russell Wilson, spoke at The Rock Church in San Diego. The interview showcases how God helped his family during his father’s illness as well as Wilson’s pledge to his new girlfriend that he remain chaste until they are married. Below are some excerpts […]

July 13, 2015 - Teen sex change without parent consent? Tax funded?

By Faith News Note, An Oregon group, Parents Rights In Education, released a press release about a new policy that would allow children as young as 15 to be able to receive a sex change operation and have it be covered under the Oregon Health Plan. This story was picked […]

July 13, 2015 - An Oregon worship response to Charlston

Multnomah University News The Multnomah community grieves the tragic loss of nine of our brothers and sisters in Christ at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Once again we find ourselves mourning because of a senseless and evil act of racially targeted violence. Our hearts are […]