October 25, 2021 - Our most destructive assumption about Heaven

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry Ministry based in Sandy, Oregon Of all the misconceptions we have about Heaven, which is the most destructive? That’s a difficult and important question to tackle. Once, while preaching about the New Earth, I cited passages about feasting together in our resurrection bodies. Afterward, […]

October 21, 2021 - Bestselling novel made into film: Redeeming Love

EPIC news release, Nthibah Pictures, Mission Pictures and Pinnacle Peak Pictures announce the release date of the highly-anticipated film REDEEMING LOVE, distributed by Universal Pictures in U.S. and Canadian theaters for January 21, 2022. Directed by D.J. Caruso (xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE), it stars Abigail Cowen (“Fate: The Winx […]

October 20, 2021 - 5 keys to retain, revive volunteers in your ministry

Adapted for the NW Baptist Witness NW Baptist Witness blog   With summer nearing its end and people wrap up vacations before heading back to school and work, church leaders gear up for the new church-year – with many of the usual needs to enlist teachers and volunteer workers for […]

October 20, 2021 - Thousands reached in Eastern Oregon event

By Luis Palau Ministries, Join us in praising God for how He moved in Hermiston! After years of active preparation and prayer, thousands of followers of Jesus throughout Umatilla and Morrow Counties in Eastern Oregon came together for Greater Hermiston CityFest with Andrew Palau, leading up to a free evangelistic […]

October 18, 2021 - NW charity battles right to hire by their faith

By Christian News NW, Subscribe Seventeen states, 20 current and former Washington state legislators, and numerous legal scholars and faith-based organizations have submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking it to take the case of a Seattle faith-based ministry to the homeless. The Washington Supreme Court said Union Gospel Mission […]

October 15, 2021 - Court asked to protect clergy prayer for the condemned

By Beckett Law, A Texas death row inmate is asking the Supreme Court to protect his first freedom in his last hour. In Ramirez v. Collier, John Henry Ramirez has appealed to the Court to allow his spiritual advisor—a Southern Baptist pastor—to pray over him in the execution chamber. The […]

October 13, 2021 - Portland church builds mini-houses in parking lot

By Faith News Note, The Bridgeport United Church of Christ in northeast Portland is creating a 10-unit village in its parking lot to serve the city’s homeless. Although the city passed a law in April relaxing zoning restrictions to allow construction of more housing the homeless, an Oregon House Bill […]

October 11, 2021 - Dangers of being a highly online Christian over local church

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry Ministry based in Sandy, Oregon From Randy: Brett McCracken, senior editor for The Gospel Coalition, wisely writes, “If you have two hours on a Sunday morning to spend somewhere, don’t spend it browsing or any website (however helpful it might be). Go to […]

October 8, 2021 - Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

By Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what will be celebrated on Oct. 11th: In 2019, the National Education Association (NEA) announced that it “believes that the history of colonization needs to be recognized and acknowledged in every state.” To that end, […]

October 6, 2021 - Many Christians seeking legal help over vaccine mandate

By Christian News Northwest Subscribe Americans alarmed about government mandates on the COVID-19 vaccine are contacting Christian legal rights agencies in droves for free help. Already a highly charged issue, worries over required vaccines intensified after President Biden on Sept. 10 announced all employers with more than 100 workers must […]