Rev. Austin Miles, a chaplain in Northern California is a writer and historian. He is the author of Santa's Surprising Origins, a story that received worldwide circulation and resulted in him being cast in the 2004 Hallmark Christmas Movie titled, Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus. He played the mall Santa who magically received the gift of sign language.

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Saturday, December 16, 2017

ReligionCOACH DAVE DAUBENMIRE on Christian Ethics

Is It Ever OK For A Christian to Lie?
by Dave Daubenmire

That is a question that I was asked on my internet show this week. The knee jerk reaction of most people I talk to is a without-hesitation “no.”

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

ReligionJERRY NEWCOME on Charlottesville

Some Good News Out of Charlottesville
By Jerry Newcombe, D. Min.
12/13/17

Bad news gets press. “If it bleeds, it leads.”Good news tends not to spread as well and as far. We all know about the horrible events of August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, where protests and counter-protests over the city’s plan to tear down a statue of Robert E. Lee ended in violence and a woman’s death. It was a low spot in the year. It was a low spot in recent American history.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

ReligionThe Power of Persuasive Doubt

BIRMINGHAM 12/4/17—Destroying reputations, families, and careers has become a spectator sport. As noses become longer by telling fibs about people, ears become garbage cans that receives every nasty accusation tossed in that trash can. And garbage stinks. The more you are around rotten garbage the more YOU stink.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

ReligionJERRY NEWCOMBE on Making Sense of The World

Are More Americans Turning to the Stars Instead of to the One Who Made the Stars?
By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
11/29/17

Many Americans, declares an article in the New York Times (11/24/17), are “Leaning on the Stars to Make Sense of the World.” Personally I’d rather “lean” on the One Who made the stars to make sense of the world. He has revealed Himself not only in the stars, but much more clearly in His Word.

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

ReligionProper Punishment for False Accusers

Below is the solution for dealing with crimes committed by vicious tongues firing off words as weapons. The tongue can be so volatile, with the ability to destroy so many lives, even starting wars, that an entire chapter of The Bible, James 3, was devoted totally to that troublesome untamed slippery organ.

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