February 29, 2016 - Concerns over End-of-Life Bill

From Oregon Right to Life, During this legislative session we have been battling on several fronts against an undercover effort that could take health care decisions out of your hands. We’ve been telling people for years to protect themselves in case they become incapacitated at the end of life or […]

February 26, 2016 - Book challenges youth exodus from church

Book challenges youth exodus from church Author Mike Moore will transform the millennial generation with stories that are plainspoken, raw, and relatable in his new book, Love God Hate Church. Millennials are leaving the church in droves. A recent LifeWay survey showed that seven in ten young adults who regularly […]

February 24, 2016 - Criminal Impersonation Bill advances

Senator Knopp Lends Support to Individuals Subject to Criminal Impersonation Oregon State Senator Tim Knopp Press Release, Salem, OR -S enator Tim Knopp (R-Bend) co-sponsored legislation that creates a crime of criminal impersonation. Senate Bill (SB) 1567 passed through the Oregon State Senate on a near unanimous vote. This policy […]

February 22, 2016 - Boy, 8, hospitalized from pot cookie

From Oregon Faith News Note, In the ongoing signs of the danger of the rise of candy-snack type marijuana products, a Klamath Falls boy was hospitalized after mistakenly eating a medical marijuana cookie. See news clip below:

February 19, 2016 - Catholic take on Pope-Trump frenzy

By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on Pope Francis and Donald Trump: Earlier today, I commented on how the media like to ask Donald Trump to opine about the pope’s position on immigration, but no one wants to ask Hillary Clinton about the pope’s position […]

February 17, 2016 - Schools collecting data on student family life, sexuality?

By Parents Rights In Education, Oregon Health Authority Urges Schools To Amass Data From Students About Their Beliefs And About Their Parents’ Home Behavior A November 4, 2015 letter from Oregon Health Authority Director, Lynn Saxton strongly recommends that Oregon School Boards give their approval of what some parents would […]

February 15, 2016 - NW author pens “Evangelical Zen”

Book Review of Paul Louis Metzger, Evangelical Zen: A Christian’s Spiritual Travels With A Buddhist Friend (Paul Louis Metzger is a Multnomah University professor) Review by Derrick Peterson Perfectly good words are all-too-easily haunted by histories they never intended. Hostages of ill-fortune, these once proud turns of the tongue find […]

February 12, 2016 - Christian groups oppose women draft plan

Institute for Religion and Democracy, Endorsement by several Republican presidential candidates of registering women for a hypothetical military draft, and the Obama Administration’s removing remaining strictures against women in combat roles, have provoked controversy from some conservative Christians. Nearly all of the critics so far have been Evangelical, mostly Southern […]

February 11, 2016 - NW Christian newspaper pioneer passes

By Christian News Northwest Subscribe Eric Lee Stiller, whose steadfast faith in Christ and 22 years of dedication to the ministry of Christian News Northwest played a critical role in its long-term survival, died unexpectedly early last month. He was 65. Stiller’s body was found in the living room of […]

February 10, 2016 - Students in historic Cuba basebal trip

Corban University, Salem, Oregon “It’s a story about what God will do when you obey,” head baseball coach Jeff McKay said about the incredible opportunity Corban’s baseball team received last summer to travel to Caimanera, Cuba. They were the first American baseball team in Caimanera in nearly 60 years and […]