March 9, 2016 - Pregnancy Bill denied a hearing

Representative Bill Post’s women’s health bill denied a hearing By Naomi Inman, Freelance writer In the recent 2016 Oregon legislative session, rife with controversial legislation over unprecedented minimum wage increases, environmental controls, and new layers of regulation on Oregon landlords, one bill titled “The Pregnant Women’s Assistance Fund (HB4059) never […]

March 7, 2016 - Trump & evangelicals

By Tom Krattenmaker  Award-winning Portland-based writer Recent book: The Evangelicals you Don’t Know Tom’s article also featured on USA Today It’s nice to see evangelical Christians citing good-sense reasons for their presidential preferences these days. It seems that many are looking not so much for piety but for traits like […]

March 4, 2016 - The politics of Oscar’s Best Picture – Spotlight

By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue The politicization of “Spotlight” began even before it won the Oscar for Best Picture. Actor Mark Ruffalo held a rally outside the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels; 20 persons showed up. He said he stood by victims of […]

March 2, 2016 - Legislator blocks bill on protecting children’s sexual health

Oregon Legislator Blocks Hearing On Bill Which Would Protect Oregon Children’s Sexual Health Parents Rights in Education On January 27, 2016 Oregon State Representative Mitch Greenlick, Chair of the House Committee On Health Care blocked the scheduling of a hearing for Oregon 2016 House Bill 4061 which would have prohibited […]

March 2, 2016 - NW seminar on new form of evangelism

NW Baptist Convention Northwest Baptists have opportunity his year to learn an approach to evangelism that involves less talking and more listening, according to Randy Adams, executive director of the Northwest Baptist Convention. In March, a series of one-day “story witnessing” workshops have been slated for eight locations across the […]