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  • Bible references
    Religious phrase atheists unknowingly use everyday
    There are numerous references and associations to a deity (or God) that people in society are wholly aware of, such as the seasonal greeting of ‘Merry Christmas’ or the ‘God bless you’ phrase when someone sneezes. It is...
  • The Jesus Code, by O.S. Hawkins
    'The Jesus Code,' by O.S. Hawkins
    When O.S. Hawkins, retired pastor, now president of Guidestone Financial Resources, noticed Jesus used a question and answer format in the Gospels in the same way He used parables to teach biblical concepts. That's when the idea for The Jesus...
  • Cross light
    In the First Amendment religion means Christian sects
    Wow, that is a bold and arrogant assertion! It is no surprise that a narrow minded, bigoted, Christian would make that claim even though Christian, Christianity, or Jesus Christ is never mentioned anywhere in the Constitution. This is why no one...
  • Gay music director forced to resign from church decides not to sue archbishop
    Gay music director forced to resign from church decides not to sue archbishop
    Homosexuality continues to be a major issue in Catholic Church organizations, especially when it comes to employment. On Friday, music director Jamie Manzi-Moore became the latest person employed by a Catholic Church to be let go because of his...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Monday, September 29
    Command that these stones become bread
    Today’s bible study is from the Gospel of Matthew 4:3-4: Now when the tempter came to Him, he said, “If You are the Son of God, command that these stones become bread." But He answered and said: It is written, 'Man shall not...
  • Obama winning hearts and minds
    Is Obama downplaying the danger for Islam?
    Yes, he is. The President is going far out of the way to avoid indicting Islam as a source of evil. Why is he doing that?He was indoctrinated as a child in Islam and knows that not all Muslims are bad.To condemn all people of a faith that exists...
  • Mormon students protest BYU beard ban
    Mormon beard ban: Brigham University LDS students protest antiquated law
    A ban on beards at Brigham University has some Mormon students up in arms over the aged dress code. The campus-wide beard ban sparked a protest to get LDS college officials to rethink bans on facial hair. BYU students point out that the second...
  • Pope Francis
    Pope Francis fires bishop for covering up sex abuse
    Pope Francis fired Bishop Rogelio Ricardo Livieres Plano of the diocese of Ciudad del Este in Paraguay reports the Washington Post today. Livieres Plano is being accused of helping to cover up sex abuse in the Catholic Church, as well as...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Friday; September 26
    Resist the devil who walks among us
    Today’s bible study is 1 Peter 5:8: Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Resist him, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are experienced by...
  • Noahs Ark, People's Climate March, NYC, September 21, 2014
    Days of Awe: Where we fit in the scheme of things
    I've been playing a mental game.A couple of numbers have been gnawing at my mind.There are 7 billion people alive today. How many homo sapiens have ever walked the earth in the 200,000 years since homo sapiens first appeared (becoming more...
  • The meaning of the shofar
    The meaning of the shofar
    Dear LA Teacher,Today is Rosh HaShanah, the Jewish New Year. All of LAUSD schools are closed for the holiday. I would like to know what universal message does this day off have for all of us—Jews and non-Jews?LA High School StudentDear LA...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Thursday, September 25
    Don’t put your trust in uncertain riches
    Today’s bible study is 1Timothy 6:17: Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy.This scripture passage is from the first...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Wednesday, September 24
    Nicodemus asks: How can a man be born when he is old?
    Today’s bible study is John 3:4-5: Nicodemus said to Him, "How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born?” Jesus answered, "Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is...
  • Mystical Paranormal Fair now offering classes through online academy
    Mystical Paranormal Fair now offering classes through online academy
    Patti Starr's monthly metaphysical fair, the Mystical Paranormal Fair is now offering online classes through their online academy, Mystical Paranormal Academy.The Mystical Paranormal Academy is offering online classes from five of the MP Fair...
  • 'Hope for the Caregiver: Encouraging Words to Strengthen Your Spirit,' by Peter Rosenberger, Foreword by Ken Tada,
    'Hope for the Caregiver,' by Peter Rosenberger, Foreword by Ken Tada,
    Peter W. Rosenberger, Nashville radio host and 28-year caregiver for his double-amputee wife Gracie, releases Hope for the Caregiver, Tuesday, September 16. With authenticity and a "goofy sense of humor," he "condenses a lifetime of...