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We are excited to partner with Christian Educators Association International (CEAI) in putting on a LIFT America event for public school employees here in Bend this fall. Do you work in the public school system? Do you know anyone who does? This LIFT event is for you! Lasting Impact Fellowship for Teachers events are happening around......

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This week the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision ruling that the government was wrong to punish Jack Phillips, a Colorado cake artist, for operating his business in a way he felt was consistent with his Christian beliefs. In 2012, when Jack was asked to design a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, he......

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The pro-life movement has garnered a lot of attention within the last few decades. As more scientific evidence comes to light in support of life, a Biblical worldview on the inherent value of human life from womb-to-birth continues to be upheld. Yet despite the everyday victories we see, there are still fights that must be......

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Students need to know false beliefs to defend against them Can students be an ambassador for Christ without knowing the truth about the false ideas of the culture? “We’ve got to make sure that we understand the false ideas so that we do not become victims to that false belief and buy into it. The......

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Join thousands of Christians across the United States this Thursday, May 3rd to pray for our nation. The roots of the National Day of Prayer go back to the founding of our nation. George Washington started an important tradition of Presidents proclaiming national days of prayer. In 1798 President Washington said, “Whereas it is the......

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Stephen will be a keynote speaker along with Alan Shlemon of Stand to Reason this weekend at a mini-apologetics Conference Saturday night and Sunday morning at SouthWest Hills Church in Beaverton. With the worldview confusion that is so prevalent in the body of Christ today, we encourage everyone, young and old, to take time to......

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Joe Kennedy is a beloved coach, community leader, and a devout Christian. He coached football in Washington state for Bremerton High School from 2008 to 2015, but is most well-known for being “on the defensive lines” in a church/state battle concerning a coach’s ability to pray. He had a tradition of praying on the 50-yard......

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Any volunteers willing to help with the David Crowder concert’s child sponsorship program, ChildFund? This show is at Bend Senior High School on Wednesday, April 18th. We are looking for volunteers 16+ (14-15 with an adult) to help with the sponsor of the tour, ChildFund. Volunteers will need to arrive at 5PM and will get to see most of the show for FREE! HOW TO SIGN......

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Next year during Oregon’s Battle of the Books, 3rd-5th graders will be encouraged to live, breath and study a book with references to “p0rn,” “going all the way,” and sex-change operations (see references below). At the heart of the battle is this issue: many educational entities at the state and federal level are pushing a......

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Following a phenomenal Christian Youth Summit, with over 500 attendees representing nearly 100 churches across the Pacific Northwest, we wanted to list some Christian ministries with opportunities to connect and grow with other believers. Pastor Stephen Williams gave a closing encouragement at the Summit to be plugged in with other solid Christians who would “wrestle......

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