Religious rights fight now shifts to courts

  PORTLAND —The effort to guarantee religious freedom for Oregon businesses and individuals to not serve same-sex weddings will be pursued through the courts, rather...

No surprise: Gay marriage made legal in Oregon

PORTLAND— It was, it seemed, only a matter of time. With legal barriers steadily falling one by one in neighboring states — including even largely...

Crossing Portland

Dozens carry symbol of hope to heart of city A torrential rainfall broke just in time on Saturday, April 19 — the day before Easter...

Biz coach inspires 1,000 at breakfast

  By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher PORTLAND — A local resident who is nationally known for helping transform how people lead and live life offered some ideas...

Transgender student alleges George Fox bias on housing

  NEWBERG — A “transgender” student — who has medically, socially and legally sought to transition from female to male — has filed a federal...

Leader of Illinois university selected to serve as Multnomah president

  PORTLAND —The Rev. Dr. Craig Williford, most recently president of Trinity International University in Illlinois, has been selected as Multnomah University’s next president. Williford will...

Re-creation of tabernacle to stop by Newberg

  NEWBERG — Messiah’s Mansion, a full-scale model of the ancient tabernacle built in the wilderness by the Hebrew nation will be on display and...

Protesters to target Seaside conference on sexuality issues

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher SEASIDE — Concerned North Coast Christians who object strenuously to teens being exposed to the content of a statewide conference here on...

U.S. Christians need to be informed, involved and bold, says Boykin

By JOHN FORTMEYER CNNW publisher BORING — To help solve the nation’s many problems, it is essential that American Christians be informed and involved —and do it...

Oregon pastors called this month to be Watchmen on the Wall

For the fourth time since 2009, a key leader in a national Christian organization is this month touring Oregon to awaken pastors to the...