October 31, 2016 - Rethinking Native Americans

From Corban College, Salem Mark Charles, an advocate for legislative Native American rights, visited students and faculty. Charles challenged and encouraged students to rethink their preconceived notions toward Native Americans. “We don’t know what justice looks like when everything we have access to is tarnished,” he said. Additionally, he shared […]

October 28, 2016 - Vatican rolls back cremation use

In 1963 the Vatican allowed cremation but this month the Vatican began to issue tighter rules on how it could be used or stored. It disallowed throwing people’s ashes at sea. Watch the FOX TV News clip for more information. Watch the latest video at

October 26, 2016 - Khan (of Trump, DNC fame) visits Tigard, inspires local Muslims

By Faith News Note, Khizr Khan, who lost his son in the Iraq war and became unexpectedly famous after speaking at the DNC convention and being criticized by Donald Trump, visited Tigard for a meeting held by the Muslim Educational Trust.  A crowd of 750 people gathered to hear him.  […]

October 24, 2016 - Live by the gun, die by the gun

By Tom Krattenmaker Award-winning Portland-based writer The easy availability of guns did not make 6-year-old Jacob Hall safer. It helped make him dead. We ought to remember this boy, who was fatally shot at his elementary school in Townville, S.C., just as we ought to remember the brilliantly applicable teaching […]

October 21, 2016 - Faith Film gets blowback from YouTube, Atheists

By Faith News Note, The faith film “I Am Not Ashamed” is about the life of Columbine shooting victim Rachel Scott and is being released across America this weekend. Stories on her death report that she was asked if she believed in God before she was executed by the shooters. […]

October 19, 2016 - Will Science Bring an End to Buddhism?

By Paul Louis Metzger Multnomah University Professor New Wine Skins Ministry My wife, daughter and I met for dinner recently with a Buddhist scholar Prof. Shizuka Sasaki and his wife (a fellow scholar and colleague at Hanazono University) in Kyoto, Japan. I first met Prof. Shizuka Sasaki two years ago […]

October 17, 2016 - Multnomah U. Alum helps Disney protect families

from Multnomah University Walking into the offices of Circle Media Inc. is a little like stepping through a portal into another, more fantastic world. The hot teal walls cozily square a lobby filled with multiple variations of plastic and wooden Eames chairs and a grey, mid-century modern sofa. Minimalist shelves […]

October 14, 2016 - Anti-Catholic atheist amazing conversion

Carmel Communications Press Release, One would have been hard-pressed to find a person more secure in her anti-Catholic beliefs than author Sally Read. Heralded as one of the bright young writers of the British poetry scene, Read was a die-hard feminist and staunch atheist. However, all that changed when “[she] […]

October 12, 2016 - Transgenderism, Outdoor School & Christian response

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries, Sandy Oregon Please visit his blog Though it was foreseen for many years, nationwide legalized homosexual marriage was a long time in coming. I think we’re beginning to see that now that it’s here, it has broken down many restraining walls in our society. […]

October 10, 2016 - George Fox enrollment breaks 125 year record

George Fox University breaks 4,000 enrollment mark for first time in its 125-year history The Newberg, Ore., school enrolls more than 2,700 undergraduates and 1,400 in its graduate-level programs NEWBERG, Ore. – For the first time in its 125-year history, George Fox University broke the 4,000-student mark this fall, as […]