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Famed evangelist Luis Palau dies of cancer at age 86

An update to the story below -- Luis Palau passed away March 11.  There will be coverage in the April edition of CNNW.    PORTLAND —...

Pastors warned about impacts of federal actions

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In near-weekly video chats coordinated by a Christian legal rights agency based here, hundreds of pastors are being advised...

‘God’s work’ made visible in Salem

SALEM — Tyrone Spates doesn't get paid to stand daily on a busy Salem intersection here proclaiming the love of Jesus, but he considers...

Ministry near campus helps Oregon State students stay connected to Christ, church

CORVALLIS — LifeWay Research recently found that 66 percent of teenagers who regularly attend church no longer attend by age 22. Commonly cited reasons...

Pro-life rally postponed out of security concerns

SALEM — Just five days after the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. was stormed by political protesters, the sponsor of a longtime annual pro-life...

College revises speech policy after Students for Life lawsuit

SALEM — Settling a lawsuit filed by a pro-life student group, Chemeketa Community College here has agreed to change its policies so that all...

Online-only version of Mission ConneXion draws thousands

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher PORTLAND — One of the Northwest’s largest annual in-person Christian events remained very large last month in its 19th run,...

Western Seminary provost selected for president’s post

PORTLAND — A veteran Christian educator and pastor this month becomes president of Western Seminary, which is a longtime fixture in the Rose City...

States back off limiting turnouts at church events

Churches across Oregon and Washington will no longer face civil or criminal penalties for hosting gatherings that exceed numerical restrictions aimed at limiting the...

New facility designed to address a big need

George Fox building will house healthcare-oriented programs   NEWBERG — George Fox University recently secured an important approval on a new healthcare-oriented study program that starts...