Strickland named interim leader at Multnomah University as Lockwood retires

PORTLAND — Effective Nov. 2, Wayne Strickland is serving as interim president at Multnomah University. Because of health issues, Daniel Lockwood, who has served...

Retracing of pioneer route highlights faith role in history

    By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher MOUNT HOOD — As pioneers made the long and hard trek into the Oregon Country those many years ago, a specific...

Billy Graham My Hope America campaign enlists hundreds of Northwest churches

Hundreds of churches in the Northwest are joining more than 25,000 nationwide to take part this month in what will likely be the last...

McMinnville aviation museum adds a chapel to its campus

  By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher McMINNVILLE — A visionary attitude by local businessman Del Smith resulted several years ago in what is now one of Oregon’s top...

New initiative at Portland mission helps homeless

  PORTLAND — Portland Rescue Mission is responding to increased homelessness with an expanded program to fast-track homeless men toward permanent employment and housing. As of...

Gift from car dealer allows Gresham expansion for Salvation Army

GRESHAM — A large gift from a family that runs a car dealership here is ensuring that the Salvation Army will be able to...

An overcomer to tell his story at Vancouver prayer breakfast

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Born in New Jersey in 1976. Jon Sheptock began life with circumstances that most would consider big disadvantages. But today, he...

Prayer held for imprisoned pastor

Across America, about 70 prayer rallies took place Sept. 26 in support of Pastor Saeed Abedinim an American citizen imprisoned for a year in...

Opposition forces Kleins to relocate bakery to home

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher GRESHAM — Months of opposition to a Christian couple from those in favor of gay marriage have forced that couple to...

Vancouver breakfast will proceed

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Although there was some uncertainty in recent weeks due to fiscal challenges, an annual big prayer breakfast here will go ahead...