Leaving an impression

Dear Editor,I have been gone from Meigs County for many years but I will always be grateful to the following personnel. I should have publicly thanked...

March 11th, 2017 |  


A reader and the ‘ROAR bill’

Dear Editor,The Rural Ohio Agricultural Revitalization Bill. (We call it the ROAR bill).The purpose of this piece of legislation is to ensure that Rur...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Not so permanent record

Not so permanent record

In this information heavy world we live in, where knowledge of others can be found through a simple on-line search, or just from scanning the informat...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Loving people in my busy world

Loving people in my busy world

“Owe nothing to anyone—except for your obligation to love one another. If you love your neighbor, you will fulfill the requirements of God...

March 9th, 2017 |  


How well do you judge God?

How well do you judge God?

We who are associated with the Church often stipulate how wrong it is to judge other people. When the Lord mandated in the Sermon on the Mount that we...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Becoming illuminated

Becoming illuminated

A distinctive effect of the presence of light is that it reveals whatever it shines upon. At the risk of “over-stating the obvious”, the o...

March 9th, 2017 |  


You Must Be Born Again!John 3: 1-17

You Must Be Born Again!John 3: 1-17

This is the second week of Lent, and our Bible lesson today is about a man named Nicodemus. Nicodemus was a very religious man and was a leader of the...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Power Up Off-The-Grid

Power Up Off-The-Grid

When the electric kicks off, the lights of imagination flip on. From wind storms and ice storms to life storms, when the going gets dark, the highly-m...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Trust harder than you try

Trust harder than you try

Twenty minutes - that’s how long I’ve been sitting in front of a computer screen trying to think of something to write. To be honest, I...

March 2nd, 2017 updated: March 3rd, 2017. |  


The purest picture of love

The purest picture of love

In our society, the word “love” has become such a distorted thing that it is not even recognizable. What do some call “love?” ...

March 2nd, 2017 |