covid19

The Oregon Supreme Court did not rule in our favor recently (Central Oregon Daily News article). In essence, the Supreme Court ruled that the governor’s power to declare an indefinite general state of emergency trumps the Oregon statute that specifically deals with public health emergencies (that happens to have a 28-day time limit and/or Constitutionally......

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Late last night, the Oregon Supreme Court issued a stay (hold/pause) on the ruling by the Baker County Circuit Judge that struck down all of Governor Brown’s unconstitutional emergency orders. The Oregon Supreme Court will likely decide this case either late Friday or next week. Given that several of the justices on the Oregon high......

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Huge win for churches, ministries, businesses and the people of the great state of Oregon! Bend, OR – Prepare the Way Ministries and Bend Community Church, along with churches, businesses and individuals across Oregon, applaud the decision out of the Baker County Circuit Court today declaring that Governor Kate Brown violated the Oregon Constitution in her......

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Prepare the Way Ministries and Bend Community Church Join Pacific Justice Institutes’ Lawsuit Against Oregon Governor Kate Brown for Closing Churches Indefinitely and Not Adhering to State Constitution Bend, OR – Prepare the Way Ministries and Bend Community Church joined a Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) lawsuit in a court case that claims Oregon Gov. Kate......

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While strolling down the aisles of a packed Lowes the other day, it occurred to me: how can Lowes, Home Depot, not to mention liquor stores and pot shops, be deemed “essential” by Gov. Kate Brown during this COVID-19 pandemic, but churches are not? At the heart of the debate about churches being allowed to......

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We would cherish your prayers as Stephen Williams is interviewed by KTVZ News Channel 21 tomorrow concerning the lawsuit that Pacific Justice Institute recently filed on behalf of Bend Community Church, Prepare the Way Ministries and churches/individuals across Oregon. The complaint, filed in Baker County, challenges Gov. Kate Brown’s recent unConstitutional executive orders. The main......

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We want to encourage you all with this video of Stephen and his daughters singing It Is Well and sharing some of their favorite Scriptures during this time of fear in our culture:...

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Families and couples are facing very unique circumstances in this time, spending most of their time at home together. This can be both a blessing and a challenge. Many ministries are providing extra resources to equip Christians. Here are some of our favorites. Focus on the Family has a #ThriveAtHome campaign. They have a variety......

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We are all facing challenging times. To say that life has changed recently is an understatement. But one thing that has not changed is God. His love for His people has not changed. His call to make disciples has not changed. But HOW we do that as the body of Christ has changed dramatically. We......

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We are going to LIVE STREAM this event. Click this link and SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube Channel and stay tuned for details. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPkaJzUYeFhQNpj4SUejp6A Sadly, Gov. Kate Brown banned all gatherings larger than 250 and the host church is not comfortable with hosting any size group at this time. We trust that God will work all things......

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