October 30, 2015 - Billy Graham Assoc. new film

The Billy Graham Association has released a trailer for their latest video called “Value of a Soul”. The video follows teh life of three people whose lives are in flux. This new film from My Hope will be released worldwide in November.

October 28, 2015 - Contested Planned Parenthood teen program ends

By Christian News Northwest Subscribe What has been a bone of contention for concerned Christians in both Salem and Portland for the past several years has ended. In a recent web newsletter, Planned Parenthood of Willamette-Columbia announced that its five-year federal grant funding its Teen Outreach Program (TOP) in about […]

October 26, 2015 - Lecture: Sex in post-modern society

Corban University, Salem, Oregon Sarah C. Williams, D.Phil. (Oxford), presented a Caulkins Lecture at Morning Star Community Church in Salem at the invitation of Corban’s new Dean of Christian Formation and Engagement, Leslie Herrmann. The subject of the 2-hour interactive tour de force was “Sexuality in the Post-Modern Story.” It […]

October 23, 2015 - Evangelicals changing death penalty views?

Institute for Religion and Democracy, The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) has revised its previous support for capital punishment in favor of citing Evangelicals on both sides. A recent poll says 71 percent of white Evangelicals, who comprise the vast majority of NAE’s constituency, support capital punishment, the strongest margin […]

October 21, 2015 - Oregon author: Trump is a bully

By Paul Coughlin, Oregon author The Protectors As the son of Irish immigrants, I was warned since childhood about “Loud Americans.” In our home the besetting sin was to be “one of them,” brash, opinionated, and pushy. If my parents were alive today, I’m confident they’d say, but never yell, […]

October 16, 2015 - Pope on people exploiting abuse crisis

By Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on the pope’s reaction to those who seek to exploit the issue of priestly sexual abuse: Last May, Pope Francis spoke about allegations that the bishop of Osorno, Chile, Juan Barros, was complicit in a crime of priestly sexual […]

October 14, 2015 - Petition & Oregonian knock Catholic ban

By Faith News Note: Portland Public Schools this month banned school choirs from singing at a Portland Catholic nature retreat called The Grotto.  A complaint from the Freedom from Religion Foundation said the venue was sending too much of a religious message and their letter triggered the ban.  Here are […]

October 12, 2015 - Portland can’t handle all the pot shops

There are over 130 marijuana businesses being created in Portland, more than can possible sustain the expected population according to experts. This will create a one-time frenzy and a significant reshaping of the industry over the next few seasons. KGW-TV reports on this in the video clip below.

October 9, 2015 - Billy Graham’s final book at age 96

By Faith News Note, Billy Graham has released his final book at a very noticeable age of 96 years old. The book is called “Where I am.  Heaven, Eternity and Our Lives Beyond”.   The book spends considerable amount of time on the subject of hell — surprise considering the numerous […]

October 7, 2015 - 5 faith moments from Roseburg shooting

By Oregon Faith News Note, 1. Dying student’s last act saves pastor’s daughter Pastor Randy Scoggins of New Beginnings Church of God told his congregation that his daughter, Lacey Scroggins, is alive today due to the heroic acts of a fellow student during the shooting. That student, Trevan Aunsbach, was […]