February 27, 2019 - Oregon is a low-birth state

By Oregon Faith News Note, Oregon women are giving birth to fewer babies than their counterparts in many states at a time when the nation’s birth rate has dropped to a 30-year low. A study of the 2017 data from the National Center for Health Statistics showed that women in […]

February 25, 2019 - US sends funds to persecuting nations

By Randy Alcorn, Eternal Perspectives Ministries, Sandy Oregon My friend Kerby Anderson, host of the Point of View radio talk show, is a veteran spokesman for causes honoring to Christ. I was very touched by what he wrote below and asked if we could share it. Let’s take it to […]

February 22, 2019 - Book details journey from Atheist to Catholic

By Ignatius Press, Sohrab Ahmari was an Iranian teenager living under the ayatollahs when he decided that there was no God. Nearly two decades later and as an American citizen, he would be baptized and confirmed into the Roman Catholic Church. In FROM FIRE BY WATER, he recounts this unlikely […]

February 20, 2019 - Wyden: End tax penalty for trafficking victims

Senator Ron Wyden Press Release, U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Or) and John Cornyn introduced the Human Trafficking Survivor Tax Relief Act, which would exempt civil damages, restitution, and other monetary awards given to human trafficking survivors from federal income taxes. “Human trafficking survivors are faced with unfair and unnecessary obstacles […]

February 18, 2019 - Rep. Lewis: Simple law fix to restore people’s hearing

Oregon Optimist blog, Representative Rick Lewis, R-Silverton, has proposed legislation that will change the number of hearing aids Oregon Health Plan (OHP) grants. Patients who were granted only one hearing aid, every five years, will now have the hope and ability to hear in both ears. Hearing aids have been […]

February 15, 2019 - Catholics urge removal of Rep. Omar

By Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Rep. Ilhan Omar’s status as a congresswoman: I stand with my friend Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America, calling for Rep. Ilhan Omar to be removed from House committee assignments. Rep. Omar […]

February 13, 2019 - Ex-Foster Care President stole $1M

Oregon US Attorney Office Press Release, A federal jury found Mary Holden Ayala, 59, of Portland, guilty of stealing nearly $1 million from an Oregon foster care agency, money laundering and filing false personal income tax returns. From at least 2008 to 2015, Ayala, a longtime Portland resident, served as […]

February 11, 2019 - Church holds gun control rally

By Faith News Note, More than a hundred people gathered recently at Augustana Lutheran Church in Portland for an interfaith rally and jazz concert to support new gun control measures. Speakers and musicians highlighted the Lift Every Voice event, which is advocating for passage of two legislative bills to ban […]

February 8, 2019 - India persecution hits record high

By Persecution Relief Christians in India have not faced this level of persecution since India gained it’s independence 70 years ago. Since 2016 Persecution Relief has registered & supported more than 1200 persecution cases including more than 8 men & women who have been martyred for the sake of the […]

February 6, 2019 - Palau receives more bad news. Prayers requested.

By Luis Palau Association, It’s been a few months since we’ve given you an update on Dad. Thank you for your continued prayers. He just went in recently for new blood work and scans to check on progress. Sadly, the news was not what we had hoped. Although his blood […]