Luis Palau diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer

PORTLAND — The news announced in an email Jan. 18 got right to the point, hard as it was. “We need to share some important...

Missions event draws big turnout

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher TUALATIN — With popular speaker and best-selling author Francis Chan proving an especially big draw on opening night, Mission ConneXion...

Huckabee rallies thousands to ‘do something’ for cause of life

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher SALEM — Mike Huckabee spoke in general terms, but then in very specific terms, as he sought to prod...

Warner Pacific becomes university, slashes tuition by nearly a fourth

PORTLAND — A college since its founding in 1937, Warner Pacific last month became a university instead. The Portland-based Christian school of about 1,400 students...

Appeals court upholds ruling against former bakery owners

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher SALEM —  A Christian couple from Sandy recently lost a significant battle in their protracted legal war with Oregon government...

New U.S. director for Alpha course describes ministry’s rapid growth

PORTLAND —  Even though the Alpha course began in “secular, post-Christian” Europe, it has become a global phenomenon in drawing people to Christ, Alpha’s...

Annual pro-life rally in Portland set Jan. 14

PORTLAND — The thousands of Christians who gather in the elements each January to express their deep concern over abortion deaths got a reprieve...

Encouragement to authors given at Corvallis event

CORVALLIS -- Kevin Ferguson of Willamette Valley Christian Supply moderated a panel of Northwest Christian authors Dec. 14 at the Corvallis bookstore. Taking part...

True reconciliation comes only through God, retired police officer emphasizes

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher PORTLAND — One of the best illustrations of Larry Anderson’s message at the annual Christmas event for Portland Business Luncheons...

3 Huckabee events aim to boost petition drive

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher Concerned Christians who are persistently working to see state funding of abortion halted in Oregon are bringing a nationally famed...