July 23, 2021 - Chinese free speech advocates escape persecution

By China Aid Association China Aid Association welcomes the safe arrival of Wang Jingyu and his fiancé, Wu Huan, to the Kingdom of the Netherlands where they have applied for political asylum after enduring persecution in China, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Turkey, and Ukraine. Mr. Wang, a permanent resident of […]

July 21, 2021 - Portland entrepreneur charged with Covid relief fraud

By US Attorney, Oregon District Press Release, An indictment was unsealed in federal court today charging a Portland entrepreneur with fraudulently applying for and converting to his personal use loans intended to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Peter Peacock Blood, 57, has been charged with two counts of […]

July 19, 2021 - Insight behind the Caribbean crisis headlines

By Randy Alcorn, Eternal Perspectives Ministry Ministry headquartered in Sandy, Oregon COVID and the resulting economic devastation have taken a horrible toll on many poorer countries around the world. The following report from my friend Kurt Nelson with East-West Ministries, about a country in the Caribbean (specific name withheld for […]

July 16, 2021 - Blindsided: From family tragedy to triumphant love

By Side Door Communications His story made international headlines. In April of 2017, while volunteering at a track and field meet, Ethan Roser, a 19-year-old freshman soccer player and aspiring pastor at Wheaton College, died in a freak accident. Because of the nature of the accident, the media, from the […]

July 14, 2021 - Could Oregon churches see challenges on vaccine rules?

By JOHN FORTMEYER, Christian News Northwest Subscribe SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Christian legal rights agency based here recently made it unmistakably clear it stands ready to challenge Oregon state authorities regarding possible new COVID-19 limits on church attenders. During a 90-minute Zoom video call with hundreds of church leaders nationally […]

July 12, 2021 - Was the purity culture movement a mistake?

By Randy Alcorn, Eternal Perspectives Ministry Ministry headquartered in Sandy, Oregon A reader asked me, I see a lot of people pointing out the harm done by the “purity culture” of the 90s and early 2000s. But it seems like it’s easy to throw out the baby of purity with […]

July 9, 2021 - For first time, public prayer denied at US Capitol on 4th

By Christian Defense Coalition A Christian minister was denied the right to conduct a peaceful prayer vigil and worship service at the Capitol after he was told his permit would not be processed because the U.S. Capitol grounds were “restricted.” Rev. Patrick Mahoney applied for a permit from the U.S. […]

July 7, 2021 - Supreme Ct. passes on WA Christian florist case

Alliance for Defending Freedom, The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom General Counsel Kristen Waggoner regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Friday not to review the Washington Supreme Court’s decision against floral artist Barronelle Stutzman in Arlene’s Flowers v. State of Washington and Arlene’s Flowers v. Ingersoll: […]

July 5, 2021 - Ministry returns to Uganda as border opens

Corban University Salem, oregon He was greeted by a chorus of children’s voices calling out, “Uncle Greg, Uncle Greg!” As they ran forward, ushering him into a home which had become so familiar to him the past few years, they showed all that they had learned since he had been […]

July 2, 2021 - Congressman threatens to pull church tax exempt status

By Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a threat to the Catholic Church’s tax-exempt status: Rep. Jared Huffman is a Democrat from California, an atheist, and an anti-Catholic bigot. He showed his real colors when he recently tweeted the following: “If they’re […]