Thou Shalt Not...

Mar 21, 2014
City of Sandpoint

A little-known display of the 10 Commandments in North Idaho has attracted the attention of a couple of national legal organizations.  The issue involves a stone monument in a city park in Sandpoint.  It has similarities to a controversy over a war memorial in Coos Bay, Oregon.

Church Dress

Sep 13, 2013

If you attend church services, your motivation is probably spiritual. But as a child, Northwest Public Radio commentator Corinna Nicolaou’s desire to go to church had less to do with God, and more to do with ribbon and tulle.

A Portland man is suing the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church for sexual abuse he claims he suffered at the hands of a now-deceased Eugene pastor.

Pastors Use Pulpits To Ease Election Day Rancor

Nov 5, 2012
Photo by York Minster / Creative Commons

In this election, religion has sometimes played a divisive role. But on election night, churches throughout the Northwest — and the country — will try to use their pulpits to ease the rancor of politics. Deena Prichep explains.

BOISE - Religions frequently struggle to find a balance between the spiritual and material world. To some people Heaven and Earth often seem at odds. Today, though, many faith-based organizations are finding that the garden. In this installment of Edible Idaho, correspondent Guy Hand looks at Northwest churches that believe good soil can nurture the human soul.