Portland rally looks at many challenges to religious liberty

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher PORTLAND — Four women — all nationally known to Christians for their faith-oriented stance on traditional values — updated several hundred...

Salem mission moves steadily toward project

SALEM— Less than a year has passed since Union Gospel Mission of Salem launched a campaign toward a major expansion, and already more than...

Newberg congregation steps in to fill a church gap in nearby Carlton

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher CARLTON — At the invitation of its denominational state organization, a Newberg church is expanding with a second campus into...

To combat homelessness, Medford OKs car camping in church lots

MEDFORD — Re-sponding to a growing problem of homelessness here, the City Council last month OK’d — with stipulations — car camping in church...

Right-to-life rally emcee charges media with bias

PORTLAND — The communications director for Oregon Right to Life (ORTL) isn’t mincing words about what she perceives as an intentional local media bias...

Palau sees setback in his cancer fight

PORTLAND — Portland-based international evangelist Luis Palau and his family got some difficult news last month about his now-yearlong fight against stage 4 lung...

Creation Northwest canceled again this year, but aiming for 2020

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher For a second year in a row, the Pacific Northwest will have to get by this summer without one of...

Thousands at Mission ConneXion hear that outreach is indeed ‘Worth It’

  By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher TUALATIN — One of the larger crowds in the 17-year history of Mission ConneXion Northwest were reminded last month of the...

‘Hateful’ — or not?

Sign gets evangelistic outreach permanently banned from taking part in Ashland parade ASHLAND — A local Christian outreach is now banned from taking part in...

Region seen as potential focus of spiritual revival

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher TIGARD — When people are most convinced they don’t need God, He can do some of His best and most...