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  • The reformed bookshelf
    Samuel Rutherford quotes from 'Lex, Rex' questions 2 & 3
    Samuel Rutherford's 'Lex, Rex' is one of the most influential documents on the founding fathers. Because of this the Akron religion and politics examiner started you on a journey through each question asked throughout this document...
  • Not for nothingness
    Not for nothingness
    H. L. Mencken, the inimitable essayist, critic, newspaperman, iconoclast, skeptic, and gadfly, died on January 29, 1956. Mencken once wrote: "When I die I shall be content to vanish into nothingness...No show, no matter how good, can...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Friday, January 30
    A proverb is a kernel of wisdom waiting to be opened
    Today’s bible study is Proverbs 3:7-8: Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil. This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones.We have been taught to shun evil since we were small children, both at...
  • Jeffrey Farber
    Farber’s Not the Putz, His Character Is in ‘Wait, Wait, Don’t Kill Me!’
    Jeffrey Farber is naturally inclined to making audiences laugh instead of cry, and having them smile rather than feel uncomfortable. It’s why he doesn’t use the fact that he’s lived through pancreatic cancer as an icebreaker at...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Thursday, January 29
    The beauty of a gentle spirit is worthy in God’s sight
    Today’s bible study is 1 Peter 3:3-4: Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes. Instead, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Wednesday, January 28
    Is it wrong to discipline our children?
    Today’s bible study is Hebrews 12:11: No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.This is a verse that most of us will find...
  • Islam vs Infidels
    Are Muslims a Religion of Peace?
    The Qur'an calls its way “the paths of peace” (Sura 5:16) and the very word 'Islam' connotes peace or submission, but does the religion teach Muslims to be peaceful? The goal of the Qur'an is to make people realize the...
  • 'The Grand Paradox: The Messiness of Life, the Mystery of God and the Necessity of Faith,' by Ken Wytsma
    "The Grand Paradox" explore Christianity's Paradox "to Live is to Die."
    Ken Wytsma, author, pastor and founder of The Justice Conference explores "the art of living by faith" in The Grand Paradox releasing Tuesday, January 27. Faith isn't an easy journey, writes Wytsma because "life is messy and God...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Tuesday, January 27
    Paul teaches followers the gift of righteousness
    Today’s bible study is Romans 5:15: But the gift is not like the trespass. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man, how much more did God's grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to...
  • Namadi Sambo jeered for mangling Islamic prayer
    Nigerian VP jeered for mangling Muslim prayer (Video)
    A video going viral on YouTube derides Nigerian Vice President Namadi Sambo for mangling the elementary Islamist prayer ofFatiha, recorded at a recent official event.According to an article published by the Nigerian News Agency NAIJ on Jan. 25,...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Monday, January 26
    The bible charges us to suffer for Christ
    Today’s bible study is Philippians 1:29: For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him.Since most of us were little children, we learned that much has been granted to us through...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Friday, January 23
    Psalm 82 lays the foundation for mission work
    Today’s bible study is Psalm 82:3-4: Defend the cause of the weak and fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed. Rescue the weak and needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.The psalms are among the most beautiful...
  • There must be no contention among religions
    Since when did religion become a bad word?
    The New Message from God is a religious movement based upon the revelations of Marshall Vian Summers, considered by practitioners to be a Messenger from God. The following is a revelation given to Marshall Vian Summers onJuly 20, 2009, inAntakya,...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Thursday, January 22
    Have your treasures been smashed or stolen?
    Today’s bible study is from the Gospel of Matthew 6:19-21: Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and...
  • Clouds
    Who is Allah?
    The Arabic word for God (i.e. Allah) is formed by adding the word for "the" (Al-) to the word for "God/God" (ilah). So the Arabic word "Allah" is not a name, but literally means "The God" or "The One...