religious freedom

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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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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When speaking to groups around the nation, Stephen regularly hears the myth that Christians can’t bring their Bibles to school and/or even talk about Christianity on campus. Please help us dispel this myth. We encourage everyone to participate in Bring Your Bible to School Day this October 3th. Bring it. Share it. Live it! It’s your......

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Prepare the Way Ministries is partnering with Alliance Defending Freedom for two important events in Bend, Oregon on May 14 and 15. Click here for details of the Tuesday May 14 dessert where you’ll hear from Neville Verster, the National Director of ADF’s Ambassadors program. He’ll be discussing some important work ADF has been doing......

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