May 31, 2023 - Corban top award: CEO of Illuminate Literary Agency,

By Corban University, Corban University is proud to announce that this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award is Jenni (Marken) Burke (’04). Jenni is the owner and CEO of Illuminate Literary Agency, a premier literary agency with a reputation for elevating the publishing careers of emerging leaders and national […]

May 29, 2023 - Church faces $2M fine over radio station

By Oregon Small Business Association, The Eastside Free Methodist Church of Salem could face a fine of up to $2.3 million after the Federal Communications Commission used direction-finding equipment to identify an illegal FM radio station broadcasting from property the church owns in Portland, according to In a letter, […]

May 24, 2023 - Will we lose our individuality in heaven?

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry While teaching my Eternity 101 class, I answered the question, “Will We Lose Our Personalities in Heaven?” Below is my response, followed by an edited transcript: Our friends each have certain mannerisms—a unique combination involving their sense of humor, personalities, and certain ways and […]

May 22, 2023 - Oregon’s faith communities take action, seek legislative solutions to housing crisis

By Oregon Ecumenical Ministries, Press Release PORTLAND, Ore. – Together, ministry partners are putting their faith into action to help solve Oregon’s houseless crisis by encouraging lawmakers to pass legislation to convert underutilized property owned by faith communities and other entities into affordable housing and secure historic investments for youth […]

May 17, 2023 - 25 years for man who exploited minor

By Oregon US Attorney District Press Release, (3/8/23)—A New Smyrna Beach, Florida man was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for video recording himself sexually abusing a child he met on social media and sharing the abuse video with others online. Michael Wayne Lyon, 39, was sentenced to 25 […]

May 15, 2023 - Church blocked from serving homeless, responds to Kotek plan

By Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation, A Brookings Episcopal Church faces fines of up to $720 a day for feeding homeless people at its church in a residential area at the same time Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek has promised to look into providing more shelters in rural areas for people […]

May 10, 2023 - Losing Christ in Christianity

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry . Note from Randy: I love this article by Greg Morse, staff writer for Desiring God. How easy it is to fall into a Christian life of drudgery where we wearily put one foot in front of another, thinking, “I’m going to try my […]

May 5, 2023 - New documentary on Asbury

By RedeemTV, RedeemTV, a subsidiary of Christian History Institute and Vision Video located in Worcester, PA, announces the release of a new documentary Asbury Revival: Desperate for More, which documents the events of the Asbury University Christian Revival on Feb 8, 2023, that continued for 16 days. Redeem TV and […]

May 2, 2023 - 43 Oregon events to honor National Day of Prayer

By Oregon Faith News Note, Here are the list of public events honoring National Day of Prayer in Oregon.  More info on Day of Prayer here. 1. 9th Annual Oregon Prayer Breakfast 2/6/23 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Willamette University Rose Garden Salem, OR   2. National Day of Prayer […]

May 1, 2023 - Are we hearing God’s voice … or just ourselves?

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry We are not always great at often talking to God (at least I’m not!), but I think we are even worse at listening to God. Of course, if we think we can’t hear God’s voice, at least in the figurative sense, why would we […]