$$$ to Christian colleges targeted in LGBTQ lawsuit

EUGENE — A federal lawsuit filed here several weeks ago could pose a major challenge to Christian colleges and universities across the nation, and...

Seattle Pacific University faculty clash with school’s board over hiring policy

SEATTLE — The ever-expanding societal struggle over gay rights has hit one of the Northwest’s leading evangelical Christian universities with full force. Seventy-two percent of...

Concerned Christians put immediate focus on new Portland abortion clinic

PORTLAND — Concerned Christians who had prayed and held vigil for years against the loss of unborn life at the Lovejoy Surgicenter here were...

‘Offensive’ word prompts Wheaton to remove plaque honoring Portland’s Elliot

CHICAGO, Ill. — A 64-year-old plaque honoring famed missionary martyr and Portland native Jim Elliot and another of the five missionaries killed in 1956...

Luis Palau: 1934-2021 — Oregon’s famed evangelist impacted millions globally

PORTLAND — The evangelistic work of the Portland-based Luis Palau Association will proceed with the same fervency displayed for decades worldwide by Palau himself,...

Popular healthy food advocate offers life tips to Christian chefs

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher CANNON BEACH — Bob Moore said at the outset that he hoped what he had to say didn’t sound like a...

Study based on interviews of pastors shows hits, misses in local evangelism

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher PORTLAND — What is working in reaching the spiritually lost in the Rose City with the gospel of Christ? What is...

Two stand ready to minister in Oregon, Washington Capitols

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher All Frank Carpenter and Greg Wooldridge need to launch their respective new Christian outreaches is a couple of literal open...

Famed evangelist Luis Palau dies of cancer at age 86

An update to the story below -- Luis Palau passed away March 11.  There will be coverage in the April edition of CNNW.    PORTLAND —...

Pastors warned about impacts of federal actions

By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In near-weekly video chats coordinated by a Christian legal rights agency based here, hundreds of pastors are being advised...