March 31, 2018 - The Basketball Nun of March Madness

Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt has become a March Madness celebrity in short order. Sister Jean is a chaplain for the Loyola Ramblers men’s basketball team. Sister Jean is also religious sister of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Watch the video to hear about her celebrity fame on […]

March 30, 2018 - Religious liberty victory in court over health care

By Catholic League for Civil and Religious Rights Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a very important federal court ruling on religious liberty: The Obamacare Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate forcing Catholic non-profits to provide coverage for abortion-inducing drugs, contraception, and sterilization, was dealt a lethal blow by […]

March 29, 2018 - Church leaders restart gun ban petition

First 1000 plus signatures turned in for Petition #43 the Oregon gun ban petition By Oregon Faith News Note, Three Oregon church leaders submitted the first 1000 signatures for a statewide imitative petition (petition #43) to ban assault rifles in Oregon and require current owners to register the ones they […]

March 28, 2018 - How cell phones impact our family, thinking

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry Sandy, Oregon One of my favorite bloggers, Tim Challies, linked to a fascinating article in his daily A La Carte feature: Your smartphone is making you stupid, antisocial and unhealthy. So why can’t you put it down⁉ Here are some notable sections from it about […]

March 26, 2018 - Rethinking mission-mindset after amazing travels

By Corban University Salem, Oregon “How do you travel so much?” people often ask Sarah Seibert (’12). Anyone who casually follows Sarah on Instagram probably wonders the same thing. One minute, she’s in Kenya, gingerly grasping a dead chicken by its feet, which somehow isn’t incongruent with her flip-flops, colorful […]

March 23, 2018 - Faith Film ‘Imagine’ breaks top 5 record

I Can Only Imagine film breaks record By Oregon Faith News Note, The Film I can only Imagine was just released and in one week broke into the top five highest grossing faith-based films of the last 50 years. The film is based on the story of the Christian music […]

March 21, 2018 - 3 clergy start gun ban petition

By Faith News Note, Three Oregon clergy members have started a petition to ban certain rifles and hope to gather 88,000 signatures by mid-summer to qualify for the 2018 November ballot. W. J. Mark Knutson, pastor of Portland’s Augustana Lutheran Church in Portland told the Portland Tribune, “Now is the […]

March 19, 2018 - Oregon Judge suspended for declining same-sex marriage

By Faith News Note, A sitting judge accused of letting a felon play with a firearm and refusing to marry a same-sex couple had been suspended from his position for three years. The Oregon Supreme Court took the unusual action Thursday when it suspended Marion County Circuit Court Judge Vance […]

March 16, 2018 - Top Religion Stories 3/16

1. UN ignores ‘Sex Acts for Aid’ Scandal 2 .A Brief History of Stephen Hawking’s Atheism 3. How Trump Is Remaking Evangelicalism 4.Why Rev. Graham’s Greatest Fear Should Be Ours 5. Pope Francis – A Man of His Word Film Trailer

March 14, 2018 - Massive evangelism effort planned for Portland

By JOHN FORTMEYER, Christian News NW PORTLAND — Chris Overstreet is the kind of person who wants to be in on the action, especially if God is involved. That’s why he and his family are moving near the Rose City this summer, because he expects big — very big — […]