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  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Friday, November21
    Reading beneath Paul’s sarcasm
    Today’s bible study is1 Corinthians 4:12: We work hard with our own hands. When we are cursed, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it.This verse is the very essence of true apostleship and, perhaps, definitions of what all Christians...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Thursday, November 20
    Jesus will return with violence and vengeance
    Today’s bible study is from the Gospel of Luke 21:25-28: There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars. On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea. People will faint from terror,...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Wednesday, November 19
    Humility brings out the best in us
    Today’s bible study is Proverbs 11:2: When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.When I was a child, my mother was a great one for quotations. One of her favorites was, ‘Pride goeth before a fall.’...
  • Pope Francis, Satan and Children
    Pope Francis, Satan and Children
    Many people have high hopes that Pope Francis will bring true reform to the Roman Catholic Church. They seem to want to believe he will put an end to the antiquated man-made dogma masquerading as God’s Word that calls for such things as...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Tuesday, November 18
    Dealing with suffering in the face of hostility
    Today’s bible study is 1 Peter 3:9: Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.When someone criticizes us, calls us names,...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Monday, November 17
    Exorcising the storm demon
    Today’s bible study is from the Gospel of Mark 4:39-40: He got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Quiet! Be still.” Then the wind died down and it was completely calm. He said to his disciples, “Why are you so...
  • Christmas Tree Lighting
    Time to call a Christmas Tree what it is, a Christmas Tree
    While perusing the Long Island PrimeTime Hewlett/Woodmere edition, released this past Saturday, the Long Island Catholic Examiner noticed an advertisement for the Green Acres Mall second annual “Tree Lighting Ceremony,” taking place on...
  • Stephen Colbert
    Klingenschmitt, state rep-elect who says Obama is possessed, attacked by Colbert
    Gordon Klingenschmitt, a newly-elected Colorado Republican Representative, asserts that President Barack Obama may very well be possessed by demons, according to a Talking Points Memo article on Thursday. The state lawmaker who is about to...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Friday, November 14
    It hurts when dishonest people betray our trust
    Today’s bible study is from the Gospel of Luke 16:10: He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.We all know people who have been dishonest. The dishonest...
  • Qatar prepares for the World Cup
    World Cup 2022 in Qatar raises questions about treatment of gays
    Qatar’s Sports Minister Salah bin Ghalem bin Nasser al-Ali has said that gays will be allowed at the World Cup in 2022, but will be subject to the same regulations as alcohol, according to the AP on Wednesday. He said that “creative...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Thursday, November 13
    Paul offers words of encouragement and hope
    Today’s bible study is Hebrews 6:10: God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help themPaul’s letter to the Hebrews is actually a se.ies of small...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Wednesday, November 12
    James teaches the healing power of prayer
    Today’s bible study is James 5:16:Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.This seems to be a familiar and comforting verse for many...
  • Woman claims Monster energy drinks are made by the devil in this video
    Are Monster energy drinks made by Satan?
    A video of a woman making the case that Monster energy drinks are the work of the devil is going viral and raising an uproar from both Christians and Satanists alike. What's it all about?In the video, uploaded to YouTube on Nov. 9, an...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Tuesday, November 11
    I am waiting for something
    Today’s bible study is from the Gospel of Mathew 24:36: But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.The verses of the gospels are generally quite familiar and easier to understand...
  • Retired 96-year-old pastor loses credentials after performing gay son’s wedding
    Retired 96-year-old pastor loses credentials after performing gay son’s wedding
    Another Pennsylvania pastor has lost his credentials after officiating his gay son’s wedding. According to a report by the Associated Press on Sunday(Nov. 9), 96-year-old retired pastor Chester Wenger of East Lampeter Township had his...