April 29, 2016 - Study: Most pastors face financial troubles

By National Association of Evangelicals, Research released from the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) this week shows that the majority of evangelical pastors in the United States serve in small churches with significant personal financial challenges. Pastors also report that they are not familiar with resources to help them and […]

April 27, 2016 - Honest talk on religious liberty, discrimination

By Tom Krattenmaker Award-winning Portland-based writer Recent book: The Evangelicals you Don’t Know Tom’s article also featured on USA Today We need a more honest conversation about discrimination and religious freedom, wherever our sympathies lie. Only when we get clear about our intentions and their ramifications—and the other side’s, too—will […]

April 25, 2016 - Another NW church vandalized,trashed

Another NW church vandalized,trashed By Oregon Faith Report News Note, This last weekend a Seattle church,the Curry Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal, was hit hard by vandals. Several racial attacks were spray painted on the walls. This came on the 66th anniversary of the Church in the community. Another NW church […]

April 20, 2016 - NW Christian florist-gay wedding case on appeal

NW Baptist Convention, The highest court in Washington state has agreed to hear the appeal of florist Barronelle Stutzman found guilty of violating state laws and the constitutional rights of a gay couple when she refused to arrange flowers for their wedding, citing religious beliefs. The Washington Supreme Court will […]

April 18, 2016 - Local students help rescued women overseas

From Corban College, Salem A small group of Corban students have launched a project to provide for the material needs of women “rescued” after the Papuan government shut down a brothel in the village of Jayapura. The women and their 47 children were left homeless and destitute. Corban Papuan student Miké […]

April 15, 2016 - Singer Katy Perry in convent battle

Singer Katy Perry is trying to buy a former convent in California. The nuns are on her side but the local archbishop is not. Below is the Fox News clip. Watch the latest video at

April 13, 2016 - NW faith author take on Trump

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries, Sandy Oregon Please visit his blog I promised myself I wouldn’t endorse any presidential candidate in 2016. I’m sticking with that. But I never would have believed I’d have to write what I feel the Lord compelling me to. (This isn’t to blame God […]

April 8, 2016 - Animal activist disrupt church over Easter

By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on the invasion of St. Patrick’s Cathedral: Six young people invaded the noon Mass on Easter Sunday. With a bullhorn in hand, a 23-year-old North Carolina teacher screamed, “Only the devil” could create “animals capable of love and joy […]

April 6, 2016 - Rev. Graham speaks to Oregon pastors

By Christian News Northwest Subscribe Despite the multitude of serious threats and problems facing America, God can still turn things around in a big way, and evangelist Frankln Graham’s Decision America tour could well spark that desperately needed change, about 75 pastors and ministry leaders were told here last month. […]