November 30, 2015 - Surprise! You don’t have to be married to adopt

By Holt International International ministry headquartered in Eugene So many children are growing up around the world without the love and care of a family. And so many hopeful parents — singles and couples — are waiting with love to give. At Holt, our mission is to bring you together […]

November 27, 2015 - What happened to the Christian Syrian refugees?

Institute for Religion and Democracy, “Why are so few of these refugees Christians, particularly given that they are among the most persecuted of groups in Syria?” — Faith McDonnell, IRD Religious Liberty Director Christians and other religious minorities in Syria have been targeted for death, sexual slavery, displacement, cultural eradication […]

November 25, 2015 - Roseburg: Faith not worth dying for isn’t worth living for

By Paul Louis Metzger professor at Mutnomah Biblical Seminary The fatal, tragic shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon highlights how vulnerable we all are. We should not take people’s lives for granted, even though many question today if life has any real meaning or value. As I […]

November 20, 2015 - Catholic documentary suffers from bias

By Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on a story in the Boston Globe On the front page of the Metro Section in the Boston Globe, there is a story about the movie “Spotlight” that smacks of bias and gullibility; the former is driving the latter. […]

November 18, 2015 - NW Author: Apostle Paul comic book hero

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries, Sandy Oregon Please visit his blog The Apostle is my second graphic novel, and is based on the epic life and missionary journeys of the Apostle Paul. I’ve included, with painstaking accuracy (though having to condense), most of what the Bible tells us about […]

November 16, 2015 - Ex-strip club becomes church

By Faith News Note: The former Black Cauldron strip club in Portland is targeted for a new church. The club advertised itslef as a “dark vegan playground” and a place of “Sexy nude bewitching beauties”. See the KOIN-TV video news clip below.

November 11, 2015 - Blazer chaplain challenges students

Corban University, Salem, Oregon Al Egg, chaplain of the NBA Portland Trail Blazers, challenged Corban students during Friday’s chapel to cultivate a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Egg has served as the Trail Blazer’s chaplain for over 30 years and is also involved in ministry at Portland State University. “How […]

November 9, 2015 - Debate over local sex-ed program

by ParentsRightsinEd Oregon School District Endorses Controversial Sex Education Curriculum While Battling Ethics Complaints The rural Oregon Gervais School District (GSD), known both statewide and nationally for proposing a policy of distributing condoms to students as young as 6th grade, is once again riddled with challenges. While facing two separate […]

November 4, 2015 - Rise of the “none” voter

By Tom Krattenmaker  Award-winning Portland-based writer Recent book: The Evangelicals you Don’t Know Tom’s article also featured in New Haven Register On a recent Sunday in New Haven, a few blocks from the Yale campus, two-dozen people listened intently as a political scientist from Washington gave his expert perspective on […]

November 2, 2015 - Multnomah students in Day of Prayer, Outreach

Multnomah University The sky was blue and full of sunshine on September 29 as the busyness of the day unfolded. On Multnomah’s campus, about 30 graduate and seminary students were gathering for Day of Prayer. Off campus, 150 undergraduate students were serving the neighboring community for Day of Outreach. ‘A […]