September 30, 2016 - Blasphemy Rights Day is a Farce

By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Friday was International Blasphemy Rights Day. On paper, its stated goal appears eminently worth defending: it is opposed to laws, such as those in Muslim-run nations, that punish the free speech rights of those who criticize religion. For example, it says, “Sometimes […]

September 28, 2016 - Portland school OKs After School Satan Club

Portland school OKs Satan After School Club By Oregon Faith News Note A Portland School, Scaramento Elementary, has recently approved the After School Satan Club application to become an official after school program. One of the club’s stated purpose is to oppose the existing Good News Clubs which is a […]

September 26, 2016 - 5 must reads for Science & Faith

By Derrick Peterson New Wine Skins Ministry In the mindset of many, Christianity and science are two entities that have, historically speaking, always been at war.  Much to the surprise of many, no doubt, professional historians rarely-if ever-speak of a historical “warfare” of science and Christianity.  In fact in many […]

September 23, 2016 - Hawaii first state with kindergarten sex-ed

Hawaii State Representative Bob McDermott, In the Hawaii State Capitol, State Representative Bob McDermott hosted an educational event designed to alert, engage, and empower parents with information regarding the recently passed BOE policy mandating sexuality education in Kindergarten. While not yet implemented, the proposal is a cause of great concern […]

September 21, 2016 - Stout theology not saving evangelicals

It’s time to bury the myth that liberal theology is causing the decline of mainline churches in America — and with it, the twin falsehood that because of their conservative creed evangelicals will own Christianity’s future. For many years now, it’s been treated as common knowledge in some circles that […]

September 19, 2016 - 400 sing hymn to teacher on death bed

400 students sing to cherished teacher on death bed Oregon Faith News Note, The entire student body of Christ Presbyterian Academy came out to sing to their teacher, Ben Ellis. Mr. Ellis was suffering from esophageal cancer and died 10 days later. Ellsi said, “I felt unity, I’m not alone. […]

September 16, 2016 - Macy’s Muslim mishap

Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on Macy’s mistreatment of a Muslim woman: Samya Moftah went to Macy’s flagship store in Manhattan in the summer of 2015 looking for gifts for her family. Instead, the Muslim woman found herself locked in a basement cell, charged with […]

September 14, 2016 - Ore. pastor, camp director indicted on child porn

A Portland Oregon pastor and camp retreat worker has been indicted for producing child porn and transporting it across state lines. James Parkhurst, 56, was arrested in early August on a federal criminal charge and was indicted in Denver, Colorado recently. He worked as a United Methodist church deacon and […]

September 12, 2016 - Students run Bible camp in Japan

from Multnomah University This month, a team of MA TESOL students and professors led an English Bible camp for college, high school, junior high and elementary students in Kobe, Japan. In addition to preparing English lessons for each day of camp, the group also planned games, rallies, campfires, worship services […]

September 9, 2016 - Graham’s new national video event – Decisions

Over the last 12 years, millions around the world have heard the Gospel through My Hope, a ministry of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. My Hope is set to launch an all-new 30-minute program entitled “Decisions” which will be accessible—free of charge—anywhere via television broadcast, internet streaming and DVD.