March 30, 2016 - Oregon dropping God oath

Bill passes dropping “So help me God” requirement from courtroom oaths as a way of helping the faith community. Oregon Faith News Note, Senate president, Peter Courtney-D (Dist. 11) sponsored a bill allowing lawmakers to administer non-religious “affirmations”—as contrasted to sworn oaths—which exclude the phrase “so help you God.” Senate […]

March 29, 2016 - UofP hosts Women of the Bible concert

By University of Portland University of Portland presents Women of the Bible concert in Chapel of Christ the Teacher, April 2 The University of Portland will present the concert, Women of the Bible, on Saturday, April 2, at 7 p.m., in the Chapel of Christ the Teacher on the University […]

March 25, 2016 - Catholic bashing sit-com a flop

By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on why “The Real O’Neals” is faltering: ABC is in a jam and they know it. Even they must admit that last night’s episode of “The Real O’Neals” was just plain stupid. The ratings show it: once again, it […]

March 22, 2016 - NW Monk attacked, mistaken for Muslim

A Washington monk is assaulted during his visit to Hood River By Faith News Note, Kozen Sampson, A Washington Buddhist monk, Kozen Sampson, was attacked during a trip to Hood River. Kozen said he was attacked unexpectedly. He said, “I pulled over, someone ran up and yelled. I turned around, […]

March 21, 2016 - Faith part of GOP & Dem brother bond

Faith part of GOP & Dem brother bond By M. Martin, The Oregonian has featured a wonderful story about Oregon Democrat State Representative, David Clem, falling into an unlikely abiding friendship with Republican State Representative, Vic Gilliam. Once political opponents who tussled over issues now find a rare friendship with […]

March 19, 2016 - George Fox kicks off Spring Break Serve campaign

By George Fox University George Fox University will continue its tradition of sending students to serve diverse populations during the school’s weeklong spring break March 18-27. About 50 students are joining employee leaders for the university’s annual Spring Serve in five locations. This year, volunteers will travel to Yakima, Seattle […]

March 18, 2016 - Capitol faith campaign win over ISIS

Institute for Religion and Democracy U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has determined that Islamic State (ISIS) action against Yazidis, Christians and other minority groups in Iraq and Syria constitutes genocide. The announcement comes on the day of a Congressional-imposed deadline, specified in December’s Omnibus spending bill, for the State […]

March 16, 2016 - Pastor to bring dinosaurs to Oregon coast

By Christian News Northwest Subscribe Visitors here might soon be forgetting about looking for sand dollars, driftwood or seaweed during their beach outings. They’ll be too distracted by the dinosaurs. That’s the hope of Steve Hudgik, pastor of Cannon Beach Bible Church, who in 2018 hopes to open the Dinosaur […]

March 14, 2016 - Death Row chaplain speaking tonight

By University of Portland Florida death row chaplain Dale Recinella: “The Biblical Truth About America’s Death Penalty,” March 14 University of Portland’s Garaventa Center for Catholic Intellectual Life and American Culture will present “The Biblical Truth About America’s Death Penalty,” a lecture by Dale Recinella, on Monday, March 14, at […]

March 11, 2016 - Concerns over Young Messiah film

Film Trailer followed by Press Release Defending the Bible Press release, Bible scholars know little about the early life of Jesus but that hasn’t stopped filmmakers from blending fact with fiction. The upcoming March 11th release of “The Young Messiah” is no exception yet it’s unfair to paint all productions […]