Popular author shares vision of Easter ‘Cross Walk’ in Portland

  By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher CLACKAMAS — Next Easter weekend, Portland and vicinity could be impacted by the message of the Cross of Christ like never before, Bill...

Mission ConneXion Northwest returns next month to Vancouver for 11th run

  VANCOUVER, Wash. — Famed author, radio speaker and Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias will speak next month as one of the Northwest’s largest annual Christian...

Washington brings same-sex marriage to the Northwest

  OLYMPIA, Wash. — The numbers tell the story, and it is clearly one for the history books, regardless of how one feels about the...

Pastors try some Pulpit Freedom

21 churches in region join more than 1,500 nationally Pastors at 21 churches in this part of the Northwest were among 1,586 pastors in all...

Lomax endorses YMCA emphasis on the C

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher PORTLAND — A longtime prominent name in the Northwest’s sports community says the local YMCA’s efforts to energetically represent Christ to a...

Two kinds of mission combine in new Cityteam strategy to reach Northwest

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher PORTLAND — For many people, the word “mission” sparks images of missionaries spreading the gospel of Christ in overseas lands. Picture,...

University grapples with sensitive topic of openly gay students

NEWBERG — It is, as one George Fox University administrator summarized to the Newberg Graphic newspaper, “a very touchy issue” with which the school...

900 at breakfast hear of hope brought to victims of sex trafficking

By ANN STAATZ VANCOUVER, Wash. — Greg Romine moved out of his alcoholic father’s home when Romine was 15. He rented a migrant worker cottage by...

Vote on marriage quickly looms in Washington state

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher OLYMPIA, Wash. — When the ballots are officially tallied here, will Washington have followed the lead of 32 other states and voted to...

Portland-based church sued for $5.25 million over alleged abuse

PORTLAND — A 30-year old Oregon woman last month filed a $5.25 million lawsuit against the Apostolic Faith Church, a Portland-based worldwide Pen-tecostal missionary...