December 6, 2023 - Chavez-DeRemer: Boost SNAP Recipients’ Access to Healthy Foods

Rep. Lori Chavez-DeRemer (OR-05) Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Lori Chavez-DeRemer (OR-05) recently joined Rep. Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) to introduce bipartisan, bicameral legislation that seeks to boost access to healthy foods for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. Currently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) does not gather data […]

December 4, 2023 - Beware of these holiday scams, tricks

AG Rosenblum Urges Oregonians to Watch Out for Scammers this Holiday Season By Oregon Attorney General Press Release,  For many Oregonians, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the perfect time to check items off their holiday shopping lists. For others, it’s an opportunity to trick people out of their money […]

November 28, 2023 - 60 Years Later, C. S. Lewis’s Voice Still Speaks

Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry Based in Oregon I shared these reflections on my Facebook page , but I wanted to also share them on my blog and add some other important things about C.S. Lewis. Wednesday, November 22, flooded me with memories of exactly 60 years ago, as a […]

November 27, 2023 - 4,000 Ukrainians find refuge in Oregon

By Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation Since Russia invaded their homeland in February 2022, nearly 6 million Ukrainians have fled the carnage, seeking asylum in other European nations and throughout the world.   About 4,550 have settled in Oregon, struggling to survive with little money and few possessions.   More […]

November 21, 2023 - Project Love Represents Jesus

By Carmen Prada, October 18, 2023 NW Adventist Newsletter article, On July 22, 2023, Monroe Adventist Church (WA) collaborated for the first time with Project Love, a felt-needs event held at New Hope Fellowship. Twice a year, local groups come together to freely offer much-needed items to families and individuals […]

November 20, 2023 - Joni Eareckson Tada on Suffering, Sorrow, Wheelchairs and Eternal Gratitude

By Joni Eareckson Tada, Randy Alcorn Randy Alcorn of Eternal Perspectives Ministry Based in Oregon Jesus promised that in Heaven, those who endured difficult things on Earth would be comforted for them (Luke 16:25). The comfort implies memory of what happened. If we had no memory of the difficult things, […]

November 15, 2023 - Life Impact of a First Mission Trip

By Bill MacLeod, Director, MissionConnexion MissionConnexion hosts conferences in Oregon and nationwide In the fall of my second year of college, I had a weekend job from 12:00 AM (midnight) to 8:00 AM sitting behind a desk and buzzing people in the front door of a high-rise apartment building in […]

November 13, 2023 - Oregon man gets 10 years for 1,000 illicit images

By Oregon US Attorney Office Press Release, A Jackson County, Oregon man with a lengthy criminal history was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison today for distributing child pornography online using Tumblr, a microblogging and social networking website. Thomas Ray Taylor, 50, a resident of Eagle Point, Oregon, was […]

November 5, 2023 - Corrosive Quest for Respectability

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry Note from Randy: Something is seriously wrong when Christians crave cultural popularity and acceptance. That’s why I greatly appreciated the points made in this article by Brett McCracken, a senior editor and director of communications at The Gospel Coalition. May it remind us that God […]

November 1, 2023 - Oregon business owner left $3 million for orphans in Israel

By Oregon Small Business Association Foundation, A Prineville lumber mill operator and real estate developer bequeathed $3 million to help Jewish orphans in Israel, a gift likely to be needed as fighting continues in the Middle East between Hamas and Israel, according to Central Oregon Daily News. Marvin Harris, who […]