July 27, 2016 - Video: Pastor to destroy gun he won at charity

The pastor at Christ Church Episcopal Parish in Lake Oswego, Jeremy Lucas, bought 150 raffle tickets for a local softball fundraiser. Rev. Lucas had his sights on winning the rifle in order to destroy the rifle and get it off the streets. KGW_8 has more below.  

July 26, 2016 - The summer of invocation disruptions

Oregon Faith News Note, In a telling sign of America’s discord, we are witnessing more controversy and protest occurring in a once sacred space and neutral ground in politics — the invocation. Earlier this summer, a moment of silence in the U.S. House of Representatives following the Orlando shooting, saw […]

July 25, 2016 - Rally for Adoptee Citizenship Act

By Holt International Eugene based charity, This could have been any adoptee. Any adoptive family.  That’s the messages adult adoptee and adoptee advocate Emily Kessel wants to convey in regards to the Adoptee Citizenship Act, a bill that was introduced into the House in June.  “My adoptive parents naturalized me,” […]

July 22, 2016 - Duck Dynasty’s new Faith Film – Torchbearer

Oregon Faith News Note, Below are two videos; (1) the trailer for the new Citizen United film, Torchbearer, featuring the narration by Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson and (2) an interview of Phil Robertson on this new film by Fox News while Phil was at the Republican Convention. Please watch […]

July 20, 2016 - Oregon take on Russian church crackdown

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries, Sandy Oregon In 1991, my friend Steve Keels and I traveled to the Soviet Union, where we had the opportunity to observe believers enjoying the new freedoms to exercise their faith. Lenin’s pictures on statues were everywhere, yet on “Lenin’s Day,” his birthday, we […]

July 18, 2016 - Luis Palau’s historic Cuba trip

By Luis Palau Association, After 20 years of providing online Bible courses to more than 43,000 Christian leaders throughout Latin America, the Luis Palau Bible Institute is planning an historic gathering in Cuba this November. The program, which will focus on live training for hundreds of local pastors, will be […]

July 15, 2016 - Catholic Rock Band hits 25th release

Press Release, Catholic singer-songwriter recording artists Streets Of Rome announced  the release of their 25th original song on iTunes. With its newest Internet single, “Back To The Same Old Thing,” Streets Of Rome continues to redefine the Catholic music genre, creating faith-based songs rooted in real life stories of hope, […]

July 13, 2016 - Salem Pastor, former rapist charged again

Oregon Faith News Note: The pastor at Our Father’s House in Salem, Mauricio Auguilera-Garcia, was arrested this month and later charged with 25 counts of sex abuse including rape and sodomy. The church has been around for 50 years and rents space from the Solid Rock Church in Salem, Oregon. […]

July 11, 2016 - California bill hurts religious liberty

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries, Sandy Oregon Author of Heaven Whether or not you’re a resident of California, there’s very good reason to understand and closely follow the developments of SB 1146, a bill that if passed would likely set a precedent for similar legislation nationwide. Ed Stetzer writes […]

July 8, 2016 - Suicide and the Catholic Advantage

Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on the link between religion and suicide: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently found that suicide rates in the U.S. spiked between 1994 and 2014. While women are less likely to kill themselves than men, their rate of […]