August 31, 2018 - Jesus film series close to breaking crowdfunding records

By VIdAngel, VidAngel, the market-leading entertainment company celebrated for offering parents technology empowering families to skip and mute unacceptable scenes on Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO, Roku, Apple TV, and Fire TV, and for its original, family-friendly content created through VidAngel Studios, is announcing another milestone in its bid to become […]

August 29, 2018 - Portland Archbishop issue abuse crisis letter, video

By Oregon Faith News Note, On August 20, 2018, Portland Archbishop Alexander K. Sample has issued both a lengthy written statement and video called a Healing Mass homily concerning the latest reports of clergy abuse.  The letter rolls out four positive steps to take to address the current situation as […]

August 27, 2018 - Meditation beach labyrinths sweep Oregon

By Faith News Note, The meditation beach labyrinth ministry made the front page of the state’s largest newspaper “‘Circles in the Sand’ inspires crowds on the southern Oregon coast” and the local TV stations this weekend.  Since 2011 Denny Dyke has been working on his beach labyrinth ministry by creating […]

August 24, 2018 - Debunking myths, lies in PA abuse case

Bill Donohue, Ph.D. President Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights Unlike most commentators and reporters, I have read most of the Pennsylvania grand jury report. The purpose of this statement is to debunk many of the myths, and indeed lies, that mar the report and/or interpretations of it. Myth: […]

August 22, 2018 - I struggled to watch this Mormon mocking play

By Allen Alley, Lake Oswego resident, I had the opportunity to attend the musical, “The Book of Mormon” in Portland. On the surface, it was one of the most dynamic, entertaining, hilarious, magnificently well-performed productions I have ever seen. Watching the show, I joined the rest of a packed house […]

August 21, 2018 - Oregon students serve in Rwanda

By Olivia Lovern Multnomah University, Portland After working with Africa New Life Ministries (ANLM) in her home country of Rwanda for some time, Global Development and Justice student Lilian Uwase decided it was time to pursue her master’s degree so she could learn how to better serve communities in Rwanda […]

August 17, 2018 - National PR Campaign: ‘It’s legal to pray in school’

Pacific Justice Institute Press Release, For more than 50 years, Americans have been confused about the issue of prayer in school and students’ rights to pray in school.   Congress never passed any law prohibiting prayer or the free exercise of religion as stated in our U.S. Constitution / First Amendment. … […]

August 15, 2018 - Christian baker charged again, this time on transgender cake

Oregon Faith News Note, Within weeks of winning at the Supreme Court, Christian baker, Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop, is being targeted again by the same local government on new charges of discrimination. The new charges are based on an attorney calling Masterpiece Bakery and asking him to create a […]

August 15, 2018 - Dual Eugene sex trafficking leads to arrest

US Attorney, Oregon District, Press Release Anthony Ballard Jones, 36, was sentenced to 78 months in federal prison for the interstate transport of individuals for prostitution and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Jones will serve a five year term of supervised release upon the conclusion of his […]

August 13, 2018 - Christian athletes struggle with fame, fortune

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry An Oregon based ministry Over the years, I’ve spoken at a number of NFL chapels with the great benefit of having Nanci, my football-loving wife, sometimes attending the chapel, and always coming with me to the games. In recent years, God has given me […]