Nov. 3 religion briefs
published: 11/2/2012 2:34:21 PM
Couple speaks on their years among Muslims Patrick Ray, an assistant professor of civil engineering at George Fox University, and his wife, Becky Ray, an international public health consultant, are the featured speakers for the penultimate presentation in the school’s “Islam and the West” series.
Kenyan native will give progress report at Newberg church
published: 11/2/2012 2:30:35 PM
In rural Kenya, nutrition education has nothing to do with laying off the Doritos. The peasant farmers in Chwele, where Grace Kuto grew up as an orphan, don’t have supermarket aisles packed with everything from junk food to organics.
No fiction necessary for these storytellers
published: 11/2/2012 2:30:02 PM
A boy hunting in the rain for his runaway mother, a little girl begging her daddy not to leave the family, a homeless boy trying to look normal while scrounging for food money.
Faith and sexuality panel draws huge crowd at university
published: 11/9/2012 3:19:12 PM
Darleen Ortega had a Saul-to-Paul conversion at George Fox University in the 1980s, when a beloved professor came out to her as a lesbian.
Nov. 10 Pastoral Pondering: Become the person God describes in the Bible
published: 11/9/2012 3:18:41 PM
There are several places in the New Testament (1st Timothy 3 and Titus 1), where God lists the character traits he wants to see evident and growing in the lives of the men and women he desires to use to lead and serve.
It’s a shame — but you might not know it
published: 11/9/2012 3:18:21 PM
The word is familiar, but Amy Kopsa insists many people don’t know what it is — or the problems it causes:Shame. “It often goes unidentified,” said the Newberg area therapist, who defines shame as “a nagging feeling of not being worth anything.
Nov. 10 religion briefs
published: 11/9/2012 3:16:44 PM
Male quartet featured at Sunday service The Liberty Quartet will perform at the Sunday morning worship service at Newberg Nazarene Church, 23177 N.
Nov. 17 religion briefs
published: 11/16/2012 2:23:05 PM
Church offers free Thanksgiving meal
Newberg Community Kitchen will provide a free Thanksgiving dinner from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at Newberg Christian Church, 2315 Villa Road.
Nov. 17 Pastoral Pondering: All apologies, but it does matter how you pray and who you pray to
published: 11/16/2012 2:24:13 PM
A recent USA Today/ Gallup survey found that nine out of 10 Americans believe there is a God and over eight in 10 believe God answers prayer.
Series ends with positive, respectful take on Muslims
published: 11/16/2012 2:27:38 PM
If you don’t know Islam well enough to be tempted to become a Muslim, you don’t know it well enough to be a missionary to Muslims.
That’s what a mentor told Mathias Zahniser years ago when he was on a mission in Egypt.
Nov. 24 religion briefs
published: 11/23/2012 12:26:57 PM
Handbell concert coming next week
First United Methodist Church, 1205 Deborah Road, will help kick off the Christmas season with a handbell concert at 4 p.
Nov. 24 Pastoral Pondering: The complexion of the country is changing, but God cares little
published: 11/23/2012 12:28:13 PM
There has been a great deal of discussion and no small amount of handwringing over the demographic changes in the United States electorate and the related shift of political power away from white people after the elections earlier this month.
Noted sales expert Jeff Schneider slated to speak at CCCNW
published: 11/23/2012 12:29:31 PM
Jeff Schneider, an old dog in the sales world, is prepared to reveal a few new tricks at the monthly meeting of the Christian Chamber of Commerce of the Northwest.
Kindling the desire to help others
published: 11/23/2012 12:32:10 PM
After moving to Newberg from Colorado during his freshman year, Austin Gallegos’ family found itself homeless before living for nine months at the Love INC community shelter.
‘Simply Christmas’ on tap
published: 11/30/2012 4:35:29 PM
Newberg Christian Church kicks off the holiday season Dec. 8 with “Simply Christmas,” an activity-packed festival. Doors open at noon and the event continues all day with a variety of live Christmas music featuring local school groups, a 25-booth bazaar, petting zoo, children’s crafts, photos with Santa and a live nativity scene.
The Community Cantata Choir making its rounds for Christmas
published: 11/30/2012 4:36:49 PM
The Community Cantata Choir is helping to bring the holiday season into full swing with its 2012 tour through the Willamette Valley, which got underway Friday with a performance at First Presbyterian Church in McMinnville.
Dec. 1 - Religion in Brief
published: 11/30/2012 4:38:32 PM
Church hosting Zoo Lights trip tomorrow Newberg Christian Church, 2315 Villa Road, will host a trip Sunday to the Oregon Zoo to see the Zoo Lights holiday installation.