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  • 10 Commandments
    What Cumberland Presbyterians believe
    So you think I should read about the doctrine of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church do you? Really?Fewer than 1% are likely to take a serious look at one of the most fantastic encapsulations of God being at work in his creation. TheCumberland...
  • South Dakota
    Experience the Best Teacher? God's Word is the Only Teacher
    During a business seminar at the John S. Knight Center in Akron, Ohio one of the speakers said, “it is said that experience is the best teacher, I say that someone else's experience is the best teacher.” This sounds like advice...
  • What is the Bible really?
    Bible Framework: Is the Bible one book or sixty six books?
    New Tribes Mission, a missionary network sponsoring evangelists in countries all over the world, has pioneered a new kind of missionary teaching. Rather than starting with the concept of Jesus and his crucifixion, they begin at the beginning....
  • Joy to the world
    Biblical joy versus pragmatic happiness, and the winner is
    There was a time in Akron that the pursuit of vocation was the premier pastime for most men. The pursuit of pleasure has become the meridian for modern man. The purpose for work has shifted from the joy of a job well done to creating a large...
  • Our Legacy
    Book review: Our Legacy, the History of Church Doctrine
    Summary:Our Legacy is a book that looks at Christianity’s views on things like the trinity of God, who Jesus was, the authority of the Bible, and how people are saved. It traces these concepts from the infant church, a generation after the...
  • Gloom
    The doctrine that man is basically good prevails, religionists are defeated!
    “Ladies and Gentlemen, the time has come to boldly embrace destiny. The evolution of man has been retarded by those superstitious religionists long enough. It is incomprehensible how so many people are still captured by the false hope and...
  • Pastor Patricia Fitzhugh
    Thank Heaven for Teachers
    "Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." This popular scripture found in II Timothy 2:15 teaches the value of learning to the Christian. Knowledge of the...
  • James Madison in the Henry Ford
    The unalienable right to life is in jeopardy as a result of modern doctrine
    Of those unalienable rights enumerated in America's charter the right to life is the one that is most defended by the Christian community. Even so, you will find that many of those who are fighting for the right to life do not believe it to be...
  • Protests
    Christian response to Westboro
    This morning was the big Westboro Baptist Church protest outside of Hilliard schools. The school district’s stance was to ignore the protesters and said that if students who got involved with demonstrations on either side, they would face...
  • Global Doctrine
    A Global Doctrine
    All over the world humanity, whether we admit it or not, responds or reacts in some way to the issues of interfaith. There are those that make a public spectacle out of themselves in the name of righteousness to prove that only they are right,...
  • A basin for baptizing
    Baptism and the "Fundamentals"
    In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, modernism began creeping into the churches and there was a rise in growing cults (such as Mormons and Jehovah's Witnesses). To combat these, a movement began - lead mostlyby Prebyterians - during...
  • Tea Bag
    The Call for a Christian TEA Party
    The election on November 2 resulted in a significant revolution in American politics, as a broad background of voters came together and elected a historical slate of candidates, many of whom were affiliated with the TEA party.The “TEA”...
  • Chicken
    Chickens and theology
    Two weeks ago, I had the privilege of pet-sitting out in the country. Of the vast array of critters under my care, my encounter with the chickens stands out the most in my mind. Despite frequently thinking about how good they would taste battered...
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    New released air force doctrine on cyberwar
    Texas is part of the Air Forces master plan to defend us against a cyberwar. A new Air Force manual has been released publically that makes for some interesting reading dwells mostly on protecting U.S. military computer networks and makes little...
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    Thomas Aquinas on situational ethics
    Are there moral absolutes? What about the Donner Party for example? If we are in a life-and-death situation, isn’t something even as despicable as cannibalism justified? The question behind the question is this: how does the context of a...