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Breaking News: 7,500-Acre Fire 50% Contained

Thanks to our hard working firefighters and emergency personnel, the 7,500 acre fire in Collier County is now 50% contained. There is still a lot of work to be done, but thankfully the worst seems to be over. According to NBC2 "more than 120" state and county firefighters are working to help further contain the fire. 3 homes have been lost, and hundreds of acres have been scorched. Please pray that emergency personnel are able to quickly…

Kristian Stanfill and Passion Prepare for Roadshow

The Rock and Worship Roadshow will be in Salem on Saturday March 18. Helping lead us in worship that day will be Kristian Stanfill and Passion. Kristian shared with us how they prepare for a tour like Roadshow. "We know that even as we rehearse God can use what we're doing with His power. When you go on a tour like this you have all different kinds of people in the room. You have people…

Did Steven Curtis Chapman Really Wear a Speedo on a Date?

Steven Curtis Chapman was in Oregon for the Rock and Worship Road Show on March 18! He also has a new book coming out called Between Heaven and the Real World, with a chapter called "Red Lobster and Blue Speedo." Steven explains that chapter in this interview, "I tell the beginnings of my love story with my bride, my wife Mary Beth.  That was about 33 years ago when we were first meeting one another, how…

5 Things You’ll Never Forget About Night to Shine

Night to Shine is a prom for people with special needs ages 14 and over! The vision is to provide an unforgettable night full of faith, hope, and love for the amazing people with special needs including people with disabilities that may be physical, mental, or psychological. Here are 5 things about Night to Shine that you will never forget!   1.) Seeing their face light up as they find the perfect dress! That moment you…

How to Make a Difference as a WAY-FM Volunteer

It's important for people to be involved in something they're passionate about.  Amazing things happen when a group of people all share that same passion - they share a common cause, a goal to push toward.  Individual lives and even entire communities can be changed in the process!  The camaraderie that comes about by doing life together can grow into friendships that last a lifetime. If you love WAY-FM, why not join a group of…

Hometown Hero – An Incredible Rescue

Our Hometown Heroes are normal people that have gone above and beyond to impact the lives of others. This month, our hero's actions saved a life. Here is part of the nomination we received from Anita: I want to enter Branden as a Hometown Hero. He heard my friend's car accident and went to help. Below is an excerpt from my friend's husband's caring bridge post: My daughter Elia remembers the crash in vivid detail.…

Ryan Stevenson Talks About His Heart Change

In 2010 Ryan Stevenson was in a really low place, dark place. “I had just lost my mom to cancer. I was just emotionally and spiritually spinning out of control. I felt like I was going crazy and a different person living a double life.” A friend recommended he check out Heart Change Ministries. After the 4 days of workshops Ryan felt completely different. “It showed me a God who loves me just as I…

Keep Portland Warm Update

As of today, 3-13-17, we have collected and distributed about 1,500 blankets! With the weather being so cold, you have literally saved a life with each blanket donation. Every Friday night the team at Blanket Coverage Ministry is out on the streets of Portland building relationships and providing warm blankets and food to those living on the street. THANK YOU for helping Keep Portland Warm this winter.  We will keep collecting blankets through the end March…