Churches enlisted to help block Planned Parenthood in Salem-Keizer schools

SALEM — Churches throughout Salem and Keizer are being asked to get involved in a grassroots efforts to keep Planned Parenthood from teaching classes...

Expansion to double capacity for mission site for men in recovery

  PORTLAND — Home Builders Foundation and Portland Rescue Mission on Sept. 12 hosted a kickoff event for the Next Step renovation project. The expansion to...

Encountering the True Light in a House Full of Stories One Night

The Schauermanns of Astoria do not observe Halloween, but they do see Oct. 31 as an opportunity to share the Gospel in a most...

Salvation Army temporarily closes its Family Store in Salem

SALEM — The Salvation Army will temporarily close its Family Store at 162 N.E. Lancaster Drive effective Sept. 28, with a yet-undetermined re-open date. All...

Woman who killed daughter will spend rest of life in state mental care

BEAVERTON — A Sherwood woman who last year killed her 11 year-old daughter — a student at a Christian school in Newberg — will...

Song ministry moves this month into its 65th year

SALEM —Ernest Friesen was a local lumberman, musician and choir director who in 1948 recruited two of his Salem Box Company workers to start...

Prayer walkers to blanket Clark County, Wash.

Believers throughout Clark County, Wash., will engage in prayer-walking the week of Sept. 10-16. They will be praying through neighborhoods and at key locations...

Dozens of churches get behind “Seven” prayer for Portland

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher PORTLAND — A concentrated prayer effort for the Rose City and surrounding area began about four years ago with one Beaverton church,...

A House of Restoration enters a new phase

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher SHERWOOD — Cozily tucked up among a peaceful expanse of trees near the border between Washington and Yamhill counties, a two-story, 44-year-old...

Lawsuit alleges monopoly on local Christian concerts

PORTLAND — A Vancouver, Wash., agency’s complaint against America’s biggest Christian broadcaster over alleged anti-competitive practices locally has garnered attention in national news. ABC News...