April 17, 2024 - A special church birth story in Gresham

By Gemedi Geleto, NW Adventist, Reviewing the abundant blessings the Lord bestowed on their church in 2022 and 2023 has filled the members of Oromo Adventist Church with gratitude, joy and praise to God. As a result of baptisms held in 2022, the Oromo congregation welcomed 24 new souls into […]

April 15, 2024 - Heaven and Earth Part of the Same Universe?

  By Doreen Button Eternal Perspectives Ministry Based in Oregon April 4, 2024 Question from a Reader: I am preparing to lead a study on Randy’s book Heaven and ran into a couple of issues unnoticed at my first reading. The first has to do with his use of the […]

April 10, 2024 - Eucharistic revival in Springfield, Oregon

EUCHARISTIC REVIVAL IN SPRINGFIELD, OREGON By Archdiocese of Portland Staff Fr. Mark Bentz, pastor of St. Alice in Springfield, OR, discussed the importance of Eucharistic devotion being at the heart of his parish’s spiritual and community renewal. Fr. Mark earned a Sacred Theology Bachelor at the Catholic University of Louvain […]

April 8, 2024 - Oregon Food Bank Amicus brief in Landmark Supreme Ct Case

Oregon Food Bank Files Amicus Brief in Support of Rights for Unhoused Individuals in Landmark Supreme Court Case By Oregon Food Bank, Oregon Food Bank Joins Medical Professionals, Legal Experts, Academic Leaders, Faith-Based Organizations, Advocates and Members of Congress to Urge an End to the Criminalization of Homelessness   Portland, […]

April 3, 2024 - What I’ve learned since Nanci’s homegoing two years ago

Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry Based in Oregon   March 28, marks two years since Nanci entered the presence of Jesus, after a four-year battle with cancer. I’ve been reflecting on what God has been teaching me since her death and its first-year anniversary. Google “Grief recovery,” and there are […]

March 31, 2024 - Full page Oregonian ad honors Easter

By Oregon Faith News Note, Once again the retail chain, Hobby Lobby, placed a full page advertisement in the Oregonian.  This time to celebrate Easter with a message “Saved by Grace” and a scripture John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that he gave His only begotten Son, that […]

March 27, 2024 - McMinnville Greets Airshow Guests

By Glen Westlund, NW Adventist A deep, loud varoom with a trailing swoosh descended from the sky. I reached up to cover my ears but could not remain long in that position. A Blue Angel streaked by as I returned my focus to the job at hand. I was one […]

March 24, 2024 - Oregon assisted suicide up 30%

By Oregon Right to Life Oregon saw a massive increase in physician-assisted suicide deaths and lethal prescriptions in 2023, according to the Oregon Health Authority (OHA)’s 26th annual report on the state’s “Death With Dignity Act” (DWDA). The Wednesday report shows an almost 30% increase in physician-assisted suicide prescriptions and […]

March 20, 2024 - Author Q & A on Heaven, dating, fear, death

Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry Based in Oregon Randy visited Shepherd’s House Bible Church in Arizona and spoke at their college/young adult ministry, The Fold. He answered questions about many topics including Heaven, the love of money, dating and how to be a young Christ follower. See a list of […]

March 18, 2024 - Legislature Greenlights Summer EBT for 294,000 Oregon Kids

By Oregon Food Bank, Portland, OR — Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon and Oregon Food Bank celebrate a significant milestone in the fight against childhood hunger. With recent legislative approval, Oregon is poised to participate in the Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer (Summer EBT) program starting this year, ensuring vital support […]