We are a traditional, Bible-believing church, committed to upholding the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Our services are a time to worship God through music, be encouraged by testimonies of God working in lives today, and hear practical, relevant, Bible-based sermons. We hope you can visit us at one of hundreds of locations around the world.
A new edition of our magazine is now available and the cover article, "Cross-Cultural Christianity," gives Biblical advice to maintain unity in a multi-cultural congregation. Other topics include a teaching about waiting on God, the testimony of a Hawaiian couple freed from addictions to drugs and alcohol, the opening sermon from the 1920 Portland Camp Meeting, and more. Click here to read it online now!
Today's devotional gives practical ways to apply God's Word to your life. The Sunday School page has all the lessons for the upcoming week. The World Report shares news from our churches around the globe. Find even more online resources in the Library.
If the books of the New Testament were arranged according to their dates of composition, the book of 1 Thessalonians would come first. Paul the Apostle wrote the epistle about A.D. 50 or 51, some t...
Every morning at 5:30 while the oatmeal cooked, Dad would pray, and these were not quiet prayers. Even when my older brother and I moved to the opposite end of the house, we could still hear him pray.Del Barrett
Music has been a joy in my life. Songs have been my prayers, testimonies, and praises to God, and they have healed my heart when it was broken.Del Barrett
My wife of forty-three years died from cancer. Her sickness and treatments were a long valley, but God was with us. After her passing, I found a note she had written that said, “If what I am going through will make me a better person, I don’t want to waste it.” That has been my prayer as well.Del Barrett
The media center gives you access to the live webcast and video archive of the services held at our headquarters church in Portland, Oregon. The podcast library includes playlists with sermons from recent meetings, special events, and some favorites from the past.