Honoring our fallen — and why

Honoring our fallen — and why

As we gather this weekend and on Monday to observe Memorial Day, the stated purpose is to pay tribute to fellow Americans who gave their lives in defe...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Thinking of ourselves as God thinks of us

Thinking of ourselves as God thinks of us

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end” (Jeremi...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Listening to others

Listening to others

The epistle of James was written by James, the brother of Jesus. James had not been a believer in his brother before the cross, but saw his brother ri...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Do you think you could swim pulling 600 pounds?

Do you think you could swim pulling 600 pounds?

Terry and I took another road trip recently to get away for a couple of days. After some time by ourselves, part of the plan was to go to Williamsburg...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Five-Finger PrayerJohn 17: 1-26

Five-Finger PrayerJohn 17: 1-26

Jesus prayed to God a lot. In Chapter 17 of John, Jesus is once again praying to His Father in heaven. Jesus knew that His arrest, trial, and crucifix...

May 25th, 2017 |  


A commitment to the truth

A commitment to the truth

A survey I read some time ago of 35,000 Americans indicated that large numbers of Christians do not believe that their faith is the only way to heaven...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Do you see what I see?

Do you see what I see?

Interviewing witnesses to ghostly sightings at an office building in southern Ohio this week I was reminded our eyes do not dictate what we see—...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Their view

I’ve been meaning to write this column for years.The inspiration will invariably come some warm May evening as I am standing in the lobby of a d...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Locally, CDBG has proven its worth

Locally, CDBG has proven its worth

Community Development Block Grants, a funding source for everything from rent assistance for low-income folks to infrastructure improvement, is okay f...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Loving Jesus – John 14:21

Loving Jesus – John 14:21

Do you love Jesus? It’s easy to say yes, but let’s think about that question for a second. How does Jesus know that you love Him? What can...

May 18th, 2017 |