Rev. Austin Miles column
Rev. Austin Miles has broken many major stories including the required study of Islam in the public schools, and reviews books, movies and concerts which brought him an award from University of California at Fullerton for Critical Review. He was a writer/researcher and technical consultant for the multi-award winning series "Ancient Secrets of The Bible," which debuted on CBS TV and has been in constant re-runs since.

Brain-bending: atheist and Christian views on life compared
Rev. Austin Miles
April 23, 2014

Are Christians and atheists at opposite ends of the pole or is it a simple matter of up and down? Is one system at the top of the pyramid or the bottom of . . .

Easter special--how Jesus might look back at the cross
Rev. Austin Miles
April 19, 2014

Note to Readers: When this story was first written in the late 1990s it immediately hit a responsive chord, was published world-wide, and has been an annual . . .

Fed's attempted Nevada land grab a test
Rev. Austin Miles
April 17, 2014

CLARK COUNTY NEVADA – This past week the government attempted to hijack The Cliven Bundy Ranch, a family farm that had been in existence for 140 years . . .

Rev. Austin Miles
April 13, 2014

Why is the world in such incredible disarray and chaos? Simple. According to an explosive book, it is due to the deliberate skillfully managed disinformation . . .

Doc sez "I correct God's mistakes" (?)
Rev. Austin Miles
April 8, 2014

BUSAN, South Korea – This is the most arrogant statement ever uttered by any human being not caught up in Noah's flood but no doubt would have been . . .

Noah's ark hijacked by atheist pirates
Rev. Austin Miles
April 3, 2014

LOS ANGELES, California – It is time to deal with Hollywood producers who misappropriate biblical names to deceive believers in God to trust that their . . .

God's Not Dead a Hit--with ALL
Rev. Austin Miles
March 31, 2014

BRENTWOOD,California (3/29/14) – The last time I heard applause during a film was for Donald O'Conner's wonderful "Make 'em Laugh" number to cheer up his . . .

God now a physicist hacker???
Rev. Austin Miles
March 25, 2014

STANFORD UNIVERSITY, California (3/24/14) – Reading the news is a unique adventure these days. It can be a bit entertaining to maybe nibble on, but . . .

Phenomenal young Phantom star
Rev. Austin Miles
March 11, 2014

ANTIOCH,California (3/9/14) – Many Phantoms of the Opera have graced the world stages. The youngest actor of all to play that demanding role just took his . . .

Roadshow gets audience IN THE MOOD
Rev. Austin Miles
March 8, 2014

ANTIOCH,California (3/5/14) – Leaving my home outside New York to come to Antioch, California to visit minister-author Ron Partain, I was surprised by a . . .

Talking parrot solves murder case
Rev. Austin Miles
March 6, 2014

AGRA, India (3/4/14) – It was not a stool pigeon that brought about the undoing of a murderer, but a talking parrot named, Hercule. Recently in India, . . .

The prayer of a clown
Rev. Austin Miles
February 22, 2014

WEST ASHEVILLE, North Carolina – Have you ever heard someone say this about an individual? "Ah, he doesn't have a prayer." That could be about someone . . .

Sochi's heartless killing of dogs - U.S. Olympian takes stand
Rev. Austin Miles
February 16, 2014

SOCHI, Russia – It was shocking to learn that Russian authorities have ordered that all stray dogs in the vicinity of Olympic Village (which includes many . . .

MilesTones - naked church bares more than souls
Rev. Austin Miles
February 13, 2014

BUT FIRST – Minister's Puzzling Black Eye. I wanted to wear dark glasses to church this last Sunday, but Shirley said that wearing them would just call . . .

Flags at half mast--full honors funeral for K-9
Rev. Austin Miles
February 7, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Pa (1/7/14). The humanity of dogs was spectacularly confirmed this morning when a full fledged funeral was conducted for Rocco, a K-9 Officer . . .

TVs Animal Planet - cruel fakery for money
Rev. Austin Miles
February 6, 2014

Animal lovers rejoiced when the new network, Animal Planet, made its debut. It originally showed the beauty of the animal world with such personalities as Steve . . .

No animals harmed in filming?
Rev. Austin Miles
February 2, 2014

At the end of films using animals, a comforting notice is flashed on screen with an American Humane Association's (AHA) "No Animals were Harmed" credit. Those . . .

MilesTones: Global warning certainty - newspapers' usefulness - end of life decisions
Rev. Austin Miles
January 26, 2014

The Dotted Lines: As you know, California is experiencing its greatest drought in history. It is so dry out here that we received a letter from L.A. and the . . .

MilesTones - Vital recall notice
Rev. Austin Miles
January 22, 2014

(Note to readers: This recall notice should be instantly and earnestly acted upon since it affects the very lives and being of of every living thing on earth.) . . .

Auctioning a license to kill!
Rev. Austin Miles
January 18, 2014

"Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself." James Anthony Froude . . .

Indiscriminate police killings of family dogs
Rev. Austin Miles
January 16, 2014

Outrage is growing over the shootings of beloved family pets by police officers who have stormed into homes, oft times with a wrong address, and quickly kill . . .

Wild animal hospital unlike any other
Rev. Austin Miles
January 7, 2014

WALNUT CREEK, Ca. The word undoubtedly had spread through the woods that our backyard was animal friendly territory. Many visitors have come through including a . . .

BREAKING! The Mark Now implemented!
Rev. Austin Miles
December 28, 2013

"No one could buy or sell unless he had the mark, which is the name of the beast or the number of his name. Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding . . .

Part 3 - Conclusion-Tchaikovsky
Rev. Austin Miles
December 27, 2013

Part 2 covered the desperate fight Tchaikovsky had against his sexual orientation. We now cover the one woman that the composer deeply loved and might have well . . .

Santa's surprising origins
Rev. Austin Miles
December 24, 2013

MYRA – (Editor's Note: This story was first published on December 20, 2001. It has been picked up and re-published all over the world every year since, . . .

Part 2--Tchaikovsky's torment
Rev. Austin Miles
December 23, 2013

Part one left off with the torment of the death of his mother that he talked about openly. Now we come to the torment that he could not speak of openly, . . .

Tchaikovsky--the conflicted genius
Rev. Austin Miles
December 21, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO. As Christmas approaches, it is to be noted that a couple of days ago, December 18th to be exact, was the day in 1892 that The Nutcracker Ballet  . . .

It's true--a sow's ear into a pink purse!
Rev. Austin Miles
December 20, 2013

BETHLEHEM. There are those who uglify the world. (That sentence introduces a new word, courtesy of MilesTones.) They uglify cities, roadways, the neighborhoods . . .

When you have wronged someone
Rev. Austin Miles
December 16, 2013

(Below is a very personal message from Rev. Austin Miles that will surprise many. And this is a public apology to the memory of the late Rev. Len Evans)  . . .

BOOK REVIEW: The New Sociology of Knowledge
Rev. Austin Miles
December 11, 2013

Those with a scholarly bent are invited to an intellectual barbeque prepared by Transaction Publishers. Here is where the definitive books on every issue of . . .

MilesTones - Macy's-kinky boots and Santa
Rev. Austin Miles
December 2, 2013

NEW YORK, NEW YORK.(12/1/13) So what does transvestites in kinky boots have to do with Thanksgiving and Macy's Department Store? Let's begin with the history of . . .

Ugg Boots-fur-suffering and Lady Gaga
Rev. Austin Miles
November 28, 2013

Warning to readers. There are specific references to the fur and UGG Boot businesses and how those furs are obtained. Even though extremely disturbing, this . . .

So you want to be a celebrity
Rev. Austin Miles
November 18, 2013

There was a time when being a celebrity was a highly privileged position. Those in that category were treated like royalty and respected. They were under strict . . .

MilesTones - playing billiards with David Hume
Rev. Austin Miles
November 12, 2013

I became obsessed with the idea of playing a game of billiards with the late philosopher David Hume. But how? I stopped in the Los Medanos College Laboratory . . .

MilesTones - trillion dollars no big deal for Obama +
Rev. Austin Miles
November 6, 2013

To put that amount of money into seconds brings it into focus. A million seconds is 12 days, while a billion seconds is 31 years. A trillion seconds, now hold . . .

MilesTones - A new and improved Ten Commandments
Rev. Austin Miles
November 1, 2013

Jerry Newcombe's current story, A Secular 10 Commandments ( index.php/more/469 ) unlocked the recesses of deep thought from years . . .

Sticker shock! A BillionBucks to PROMOTE Obamacare +
Rev. Austin Miles
October 30, 2013

While the Obama Administration pathetically pleads the need to "cut back" on government spending due to the orchestrated shutdown, Mr. Obama, to sincerely . . .

MilesTones - Obama dictates "girly hats" for military
Rev. Austin Miles
October 28, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. Earlier we reported that Nancy Pelosi, determined to ramrod through the 2,014 page Obamacare Bill that nobody had read, famously said, "Look, . . .

MilesTones - cocked eyebrow tidbits
Rev. Austin Miles
October 24, 2013

ANTIOCH,Ca. (10/22/13) Outrage arose yesterday during a walk while encountering a young woman named Erika with her dog, Nala. the outrage was not at . . .

MilesTones - Washington Redskins name flap resolved +
Rev. Austin Miles
October 19, 2013

Carol Lee Olson, the popular Senior Columnist for the Contra Costa Times just forwarded a news item of interest: Team Folds Under Pressure And Changes . . .

BOOK REVIEW - The Disunity of American Culture
Rev. Austin Miles
October 14, 2013

Philosopher Immanuel Kant was so startled by reading David Hume's "An Inquiry Concerning the Human Understanding," that 'it awakened him from his dogmatic . . .

Nobel Prize to deny God? Yep
Rev. Austin Miles
October 10, 2013

STOCKHOLM – Another strange Nobel Prize has just been awarded, this time to two scientists whose goal it was and is, to deny God. The atheists have . . .

Why study philosophy?
Rev. Austin Miles
October 8, 2013

Philosophers are usually pictured as bearded older men. Perhaps the enthusiastic acceptance of this writer into the university course was to give the class some . . .

Bob & Geri Boyd--voices of clarity amidst chaos
Rev. Austin Miles
October 1, 2013

IRONY: The U.S Dept. of Agriculture is distributing the greatest amount of free meals and food stamps ever, to 40 million people. Meanwhile, the National Park . . .

Church bombing in Pakistan followed by earthquake - coincident?
Rev. Austin Miles
September 26, 2013

PESHAWAR, Pakistan 9/25/13) It is time for Muslims to get a clue. As the attacks on America and especially upon Christians and their churches by Islamic nations . . .

MilesTones - Rev. Austin Miles remembered
Rev. Austin Miles
September 22, 2013

It was expected. Today, September 22, 2013, the bridge was crossed by the widely published writer, author of three books and host of the website: www . . .

MilesTones - new scientific explanation for human origins
Rev. Austin Miles
September 19, 2013

According to scientific geniuses (who poo-poo Creationism), human life did not originate from God or even the Big Bang, get this..."by a dirty . . .

Track chaplain sounds off about street racing
Rev. Austin Miles
September 18, 2013

ANTIOCH,California (9/16/13) Three nights ago, Friday the 13th, a tragic event took place. Tragic because it took the life of a teenager. On Hillcrest Avenue . . .

Social injustice because someone succeeds?
Rev. Austin Miles
September 16, 2013

Social Justice means that people who work and succeed must accept that they are selfish and be compelled to share their wealth with those who do not. It is . . .

Heroes of 9/11 - including spectacular 4 legged one
Rev. Austin Miles
September 12, 2013

NEW YORK CITY (9/11/13) When the surprise unprovoked attacks exploded on September 11, 2001, many could not help but snatch some of the feelings President . . .

Did the Bible predict 9/11? Must we forgive?
Rev. Austin Miles
September 10, 2013

NEW YORK CITY (9/9/13) The surprise attacks on September 11, 2001 spawned many questions, debates, theories and 'what ifs' from a bewildered America. Those . . .

MilesTones: Wild West-new bridge-global warming-looking up
Rev. Austin Miles
September 7, 2013

The reason for no columns during the past 2 weeks – MilesTones was stuck in San Francisco traffic. When the first cars went over the new Bay Bridge they . . .

Do dogs go to heaven?
Rev. Austin Miles
August 29, 2013

This thought cannot help but seep in when a beloved dog dies. The probing question cannot be restrained, nor should it be. And knowing what The Bible says . . .

BOOK REVIEW: Restricting Freedoms
Rev. Austin Miles
August 23, 2013

When everybody has freedom, nobody has freedom. The above thought, long held by this reviewer, is evident in the new Transaction Publishers release,  . . .

BREAKING! Verdict In for Rev. Austin Miles
Rev. Austin Miles
August 14, 2013

DANVILLE, California 8/13/13. It has been an agonizingly tough week waiting for the jury's decision. The evidence concerning me is solid and would be difficult . . .

Left brain vs. right brain dilemma
Rev. Austin Miles
August 9, 2013

Critical thinkers, take note as we begin with caution. Neurosciences recognize that their discipline, the study of the nervous system headquartered in the . . .

In search of our closest relatives
Rev. Austin Miles
July 31, 2013

It must be true. It is taught in all university anthropology classes, high school biology classes and declared on The History Channel and documentaries . . .

BOOK REVIEW: The Genesis One Code
Rev. Austin Miles
July 26, 2013

To be let down, especially with planted expectations, is disconcerting as well as disappointing. (PR Firm) notified us that their book The Genesis One Code . . .

Do animals grieve? You bet!
Rev. Austin Miles
July 22, 2013

WALNUT CREEK, Ca. It must be remembered that animals feel the exact same things, physically and emotionally, that humans feel. That includes dread of pain, . . .

U.C.Berkeley does not actually exist! (?)
Rev. Austin Miles
July 16, 2013

BERKELEY, California. Dilbert is a comic strip that can not be taken for granted. Each day the reader will be hit with an unexpected zinger that can . . .

Do God and evolution mix?
Rev. Austin Miles
July 12, 2013

Martinez Hewlett, a molecular virologist professor from the University of Arizona, gave a lecture titled, "A God For Evolution," at Los Medanos College's Little . . .

Is critical thinking no longer P.C.?
Rev. Austin Miles
July 6, 2013

In days long past they were called, "Philosophers." The term engendered respect toward those hearty individuals upon whom the title was bestowed. A . . .

Joel Osteen with Nik Wallenda at Canyon Walk
Rev. Austin Miles
June 26, 2013

Nik Wallenda is a true megastar. Not for effectively portraying others on the big screen, but by simply being himself. He is a highly skilled performer . . .

"The Serpentine Wall" outs separation myth
Rev. Austin Miles
June 17, 2013

The grossly manipulated "Wall of Separation between Church and State" is the most colossal fraud ever perpetrated upon The United States of America.  . . .

Big Bang created us? Surprise ending!
Rev. Austin Miles
June 11, 2013

The theory of gasses forming in the spacial universe that clashed and exploded, resulting in the earth, life, the human body including the intricacies of the . . .

Freud's faulty marriage concept
Rev. Austin Miles
June 5, 2013

Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychiatry based every relationship and experience on sex...not sex fulfillment, but suppressed sex in everything. Yep, It is a . . .

MilesTones: operatic cat photo delights world
Rev. Austin Miles
June 2, 2013

WALNUT CREEK, Ca. Carol Lee Olson, a columnist for the Contra Costa Times (published in Northern California) provided the photograph taken by cellphone that . . .

Glaring omission in Memorial Day services
Rev. Austin Miles
May 27, 2013

BRENTWOOD,California-Memorial Day-2013. It was not deliberate or intentional. This writer just became aware of it on this Memorial Day while preparing a . . .

Actress Christine White dies at 86
Rev. Austin Miles
May 21, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. Actress Christine White died on April 14, 2013 at Brinton Woods Nursing Home in Washington, D.C. but news of her passing was delayed until a . . .

IRS targeting not new says minister
Rev. Austin Miles
May 20, 2013

The IRS bullying tactics currently in the news is not a new thing. This individual, targeted by the U.S. version of the KGB, learned that the IRS is totally . . .

Book sales surged after "Lincoln"
Rev. Austin Miles
May 16, 2013

Hollywood films eject a powerful impact that influences the world. As incredible as it may seem, sometimes that influence is for the good. To prove that . . .

The empty cupboard and a mother's faith
Rev. Austin Miles
May 9, 2013

The sights and sounds of Christmas were everywhere, twinkling lights in windows, music of the season in the background along with the sounds of happy children. . . .

CAUTION! Death panels launch PR campaign
Rev. Austin Miles
May 6, 2013

WALNUT CREEK,CA – Obama supporters huffed, puffed and jeered when Sarah Palin suggested that the new Obamacare plan would have death panels to decide . . .

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