A casual luncheon chat focuses on faith

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher Photo by COEISHA WALTON PORTLAND — Traditionally, the featured speaker at the annual Christmas event of Portland Business Luncheons stands on...

Church throws a party for Luis Palau’s 85th birthday

Two years ago, Luis Palau was facing the end of his life from 4th-stage lung cancer. But several weeks ago, the international evangelist celebrated...

Human rights advocate will address life rally in Salem

SALEM —  For the first time since 2011, an annual statewide rally to express deep concern over the millions of lives lost to abortion...

Street preacher sues city over rights violation in park

PORTLAND — The Portland city government acknowledged recently that a street preacher’s civil rights were violated in a city park, and he is now...

Unity emphasized at Alpha program promotional dinner

TIGARD — With a mix of both Protestants and Ro-man Catholics as featured speakers, a promotional dinner here last month for the global evangelistic...

Digital tech comes to Salvation Army Red Kettles

PORTLAND — As America moves toward becoming a cashless society, The Salvation Army is making it easier for donors to give back during the...

Retiring YMCA leader honored for his strong focus on the ‘C’

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher PORTLAND — In his 34 years with the Young Men’s Christian Association,  the past 15 as local president and CEO,...

Tualatin church to host 18th run of Mission ConneXion next month

TUALATIN — The importance of a unified effort in reaching a spiritually needy world for Christ will be emphasized as one of the Northwest’s...

Monthly worship held at ‘the gates of hell’

7 cities see 'church' services next to abortion facilities EVERETT, Wash. — This city 28 miles north of Seattle is one of several locations nationally...

Healed from quadriplegia, Sunset Presbyterian pastor tells breakfast crowd of his miracle

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher HILLSBORO — When Pastor Steve Ruetschle talks about the difference the prayers of God’s people can make, he’s not just giving...