Articles in Category: Street & Gang Violence
More than 20,000 first responders work in the tri-county Portland area: police, fire fighters, emergency medical and corrections personnel. They go into places and communities where most of us fear to tread. They respond to tragic accidents and fires. Every day they deal with issues of mental illness, misfortune, abuse, or unspeakable crimes.
National initiative focuses on providing mentorships for at-risk youth in schools.
Pastor George Merriweather explains how a group of Portland pastors are owning the growing issue of gang violence in their city and confronting it through, "Prayer, Care, Share and There."
During the summer months, City Bible Church partnered with Responder Life Ministry to build a top of the line, exclusive lounge for all law enforcement officers.
Portland Pastor Mark Strong's new book focuses on a prevalent and pressing issue: fatherlessness.