January 29, 2016 - Good week for religious liberty, expression

By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on some setbacks for secular activists: It’s been a tough week for secular activists, with advances for religious freedom and school choice, and a new Pew Research survey showing a majority of Americans want a religious believer as president. […]

January 25, 2016 - Faith, forgiveness and The Revenant film

By Paul Louis Metzger Multnomah University Professor New Wine Skins Ministry (*Spoiler Alert within article *) I went to a movie theater in the Portland area for “The Revenant”. Here is the official trailer for the movie. The film narrates the story of Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio), a famed frontiersman […]

January 22, 2016 - Company cancels Muslim prayer breaks

A Wisconsin manufacturer has canceled allowing its Muslim employees to take unscheduled prayer breaks. See the news clip below to see the new policy and the fall-out.

January 20, 2016 - Oregon story: Ex-Saddam soldier now Christian missionary

An amazing story of one Oregonian’s journey By Naomi Inman, Freelance writer Sami Hassan’s Kurdish father has been gone for some time now. But his father’s commands still ring in Sami’s ears. Don’t ever eat with the Christians. These worshippers of a false god will only defile you, Sami, a […]

January 18, 2016 - NW author new book on God & Happiness

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries, Sandy Oregon Please visit his blog The new Happiness: God’s Invitation to Delight, Celebration, and Joy study deals with an issue that’s important for us as followers of Jesus and critical to our mission of sharing Him with our world. For 1,800 years the […]

January 14, 2016 - Planned Parenthood investigator to speak at Life Rally

Oregon Right to Life Press Release Oregon Right to Life is hosting our annual rally to commemorate the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion throughout nine months of pregnancy. We will gather to honor the lives of the 58 million American unborn babies […]

January 13, 2016 - Pastor & civil rights hero brings Portland’s biggest crowd

By Christian News Northwest Subscribe Perhaps the largest turnout ever for Portland Business Luncheons’ Christmas event — more than 1,100 people — heard the compelling testimony of a man who has both made history and witnessed history. Rev. Andrew Young has been in the public eye for decades as an […]

January 11, 2016 - Multnomah University asks Feds to renew exemption

from Multnomah University Steve Cummings, Vice President of Advancement Multnomah University is a Christ-centered institution of higher education. For 80 years, we have held firm to our founding values based on historic, orthodox Christian views. In February, Multnomah University asked the Department of Education for a renewal of its Title […]

January 8, 2016 - Top 10 Faith stories of 2015

Institute for Religion and Democracy, A professor suspended for saying Muslims and Christians worship the same God, church disputes and cheating pastors exposed in a hacking scandal made news throughout 2015. Below are IRD’s top church news stories for the year. Evangelicals Respond to Supreme Court Marriage Ruling: The U.S. […]

January 6, 2016 - Christian bakers pay fine, do TV interview

Oregon Faith News Note, The Oregon Christian bakers, Aaron and Melissa Klein, who refused to bake a gay wedding cake for Rachel and Laurel Bowman-Cryer have paid the outstanding $135,000 fine issued by the Bureau of Labor and Industries. Recently the Kleins told the media that they would not pay […]