December 30, 2018 - Top 10 Oregon religion headlines 2018

Photo: From Rev. Franklin Graham singer Jeremy Camp Oregon tour. 26,000 Oregonians turnout for Rev. Graham 14 lessons from Oregon Rajneesh scandal Netflix film Oregon Ad Battle: Atheist vs. Hobby Lobby Flood Portland: Thousands pray, sing for revival Documentary: Kids dying from Oregon faith healing NW missionary martyr, lost tribe […]

December 28, 2018 - 18 surprising survey trends in 2018

By Abigail Geiger Pew Research Center, Pew Research Center takes the pulse of Americans and people around the world on a host of issues every year. We explore public opinion on topics ranging from foreign policy to cyberbullying, as well as demographic trends, such as the emergence of the post-Millennial […]

December 27, 2018 - Porch pirate Grinch caught on tape

By Jim Miller, The increase in online ordering has given rise to increased cases of thieves stealing items off people’s front porches upon delivery. Thanks to new affordable homer surveillance technology many neighbors are capturing the culprits on video. The video helps law enforcement see the criminals and provide clues.

December 26, 2018 - Church security enters new age

By Sheila Allen NW Baptist Witness, With attention on violence in public spaces increasing, including incidences at places of worship, the Northwest Baptist Convention sponsored a “Church Security in the 21st Century” conference that drew more 75 attendees to three locations in recent weeks. “Church security is not a heavy-handed, […]

December 24, 2018 - Second full-page Christian ad debuts

By M. Martin, In the Sunday Oregonian, December 23 2018, the second full page Christian ad of the year made its appearance.  This ad featuring a Nativity scene of Jesus in manager along with the messiah Bible verse Isaiah 9:6 was placed by Hobby Lobby stores which recently began opening […]

December 21, 2018 - Weinstein God-bashing ‘Mary Magdalene’ film flops

By Catholic League for religious and civil rights, Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the fate of the movie, “Mary Magdalene”: “Mary Magdalene” made the big screen in the U.K. and Australia, but it never made it to the U.S. That’s largely because the film was left in limbo […]

December 19, 2018 - China’s escalating crack down on Christianity

By M. Martin, Oregon writer Things are getting worse for all people of faith in China. First we had the news that China had built large scale re-education camps for Uighur and Kazakh Muslims in the far Western part of China. The BBC reports that hundreds of thousands of Muslims […]

December 18, 2018 - Mystery plants used to block homeless

By Faith News Note, Concrete pots with newly installed plants are showing up in Portland around sidewalk areas popular among the homeless. The plants block the homeless from sleeping on the sidewalk under bridges and other areas. The interesting fact is that no one is taking credit for the plants […]

December 18, 2018 - Raising kids to be givers in a gimme age

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry Sandy, Oregon The next generation is growing up amid—and inheriting—vast wealth. Even many children in Christian families don’t see their parents give and are not taught and encouraged to give themselves. So they become keepers and accumulators, and essentially self-preoccupied materialists. They see the […]