September 28, 2020 - Trump’s Court pick religious ties to Oregon

By Faith News Note, This weekend, President Trump picked Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg as the next United States Supreme Court Justice. Wall Street Journal Reporter Peggy Noonan wrote in detail about the Judge and her connection to a popular group called People of Praise. During […]

September 25, 2020 - Church survey: Big change in giving

National Association of Evangelicals A new survey of churches across America reveals a turnaround for church financial health — halting a downward trend in offerings caused by COVID-19. The findings are welcome news for churches as the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) launches the second annual Bless Your Pastor ( […]

September 23, 2020 - Two sides of Portland: Prayer rallies? Bible burnings?

Christian News Northwest, Subscribe Is it the one that is now nationally infamous as the site — at press time for this newspaper — for nearly 100 consecutive evenings of protests, often riotous and violent, in the downtown core? And where now God’s Word has been publicly burned? Or is […]

September 21, 2020 - Good cops speak out. Can we afford to lose them?

Randy Alcorn, Eternal Perspectives Ministries Nanci and I were both born in Portland, Oregon. She was raised there, and I grew up in the Portland suburb where we now live. If you’ve seen the news, you know about the nightly riots and looting and protests against the police in downtown […]

September 18, 2020 - NETFLIX underage film deserves DOJ probe

Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights Cuties is wrong on every level. It is soft-core child porn masquerading as a coming-of-age story. According to Bernadette Brady-Egan, the Catholic League’s vice president who reviewed the movie, there is “no redeemable reason to watch it.” She added that “at no point […]

September 16, 2020 - Wildfire stories: Survival, bravery, close calls

As fires raged across the Western states, devouring millions of acres of timberland and killing nearly 30 people, stories of heroism and close calls emerged. Running out of gas with flames at your back A Portland-area family camping at Detroit Lake State Park southeast of Salem with their friends received […]

September 14, 2020 - Wildfire charity overload shows Oregon love wins

Photo; Salvation Army evacuation site at Clackamas Mall where the donated items were five feet tall. By Faith News Note, Volunteers went to three different wildfire evacuation sites in Portland on Saturday and all three were overloaded with donations — to the point where they simply could not accept them.  […]

September 11, 2020 - Education Dept. issues rule on religious liberty on campus

By Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new Trump directive on religious liberty: For many years now, I have said that there is more free speech allowed in your local pub than there is on your local college campus. Ditto for […]

September 9, 2020 - Seattle barricades religious event, ignores other crowds

Faith News Note, Fox News reports that Seattle shut down a public park ahead of a planned religious event by Christian musician Sean Fuecht at Gas Works Park. The City said they closed the park due to anticipated crowds. At the same time, Seattle allowed anarchist protestors to congregate on […]

September 7, 2020 - $1.6 million elder abuse case

By US Attorney, Oregon District Press Release, A Portland couple with previous fraud convictions was sentenced to federal prison today for defrauding a local elderly couple of approximately $1.6 million in a scheme lasting more than two years, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams. Ronnie Stevens aka Tim Ephrem, 51, […]