November 30, 2018 - Exorcisms on the rise

By Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the rise in exorcisms: The Christmas season has just begun, and so has the need for spiritual peace. By any measure, the number of troubled Americans, saddled with personal problems, is staggering. Some are so […]

November 28, 2018 - NW missionary martyr, lost tribe story goes global

By Oregon Faith News Note, John Allen Chau, a 26-year-old missionary from Vancouver, Wash., died this month trying to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with one of the world’s most isolated tribes, and now seven people who helped him reach the off-limits island near the eastern coast of India […]

November 26, 2018 - New Book: When is it right to die?

Randy Alcorn, Eternal Perspectives Ministry Oregon based ministry Earlier this year I read through Joni Eareckson Tada’s book When Is It Right to Die?: A Comforting and Surprising Look at Death and Dying, which has been revised and updated to examine the current events, trending issues, and the rising acceptance […]

November 23, 2018 - Portland thief ablaze while stealing gas

By Jim Miller, Police are looking for a man who siphoned gas from a U-haul truck but caught himself on fire in the process.  In the video you can see the man fleeing while he himself was still on fire.  The thief left the scene with the fire still burning […]

November 21, 2018 - Survey: What Americans are thankful for

Britton Niles, PhD, Raven’s Eye Each year the team at Raven’s Eye conducts a national survey in the United States, which asks two questions: – For what or whom are you most thankful, and why? – At this time, what or whom do you need most, and why? 2018 survey […]

November 20, 2018 - Radio praises work on Thanksgiving

By M. Martin, I was listening to a Portland vintage rock radio station, The Eagle, this week and the DJ excitedly announced that he had a list of retail stores in the Portland area that were going to be open during Thanksgiving day. Roughly 1 out of 4 Americans work […]

November 19, 2018 - 1000 Oaks survivor credits God’s providence

By Oregon Optimist, As Brendan Kelly danced to upbeat music at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, he heard a familiar sound: pop-pop-pop-pop. Kelly remembered hearing the same noise–the distinctive rattle of gunfire–at a country music concert in Las Vegas last year, and immediately took action. “As […]

November 16, 2018 - Trump OKs Conscience Rights rule

By Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a news release published by the Departments of Health and Human Services, Treasury, and Labor on the subject of religious exemptions: When giving the Commencement Address at the University of Notre Dame in 2009, President […]

November 14, 2018 - Caravan: Speeding Toward Disaster

Paul Louis Metzger, New Wineskins ministry Multnomah University professor We all struggle with memory loss. There are times people forget certain things because of trauma (as with dissociative amnesia). At other times, it is due to aging, disease, or injury to the brain. Still, at other times, it may be […]

November 12, 2018 - Thoughts on election results

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry By now you’ve probably read and heard all sorts of commentaries analyzing the midterm election results. Whatever your political leanings, you’ve likely been encouraged by some results and discouraged by others. For example, here in Oregon, Measure 106, which I shared about on my […]