God provides comfort in times of despair

God provides comfort in times of despair

The one tremendous catalyst for joy in the life of a follower of Jesus is the realization that the very things in our lives that seem to hold only bit...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Greatest of freedoms is in Jesus

Greatest of freedoms is in Jesus

All the flags we will see this week remind me we will celebrate a very important holiday on Monday.How many of you know what holiday we will celebrate...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Getting GPS directions makes traveling in life easier

Getting GPS directions makes traveling in life easier

Terry and I recently went on a road trip together to Sandwich, Ill., which is located close to Chicago.It was the farthest west that the two of us had...

June 30th, 2016 |  


A light that won’t be hidden

A light that won’t be hidden

Jesus wanted His followers to influence the world.“You are the salt of the earth,” He told them. (Matthew 5:13) He then added, “You ...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Jeffrey E. Turner

THURMAN, Ohio — Jeffrey E. Turner, 48, Thurman, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2016, at his home. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Friday, July 1,...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Veterans signs not wanted in Gallipolis City Park

Dear Editor,My late mother-in-law, Coell Wetherholt, spoke loudly and clearly that the Gallipolis City Park should have no other structures other than...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Seeing homeless people in Hawaii was unexpected

Seeing homeless people in Hawaii was unexpected

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Homeless in Hawaii.The lady had obviously wet herself. She was sitting on a bench in downtow...

June 27th, 2016 |  


‘Hillbilly Hot Dog’ and a heaping helping of grace

‘Hillbilly Hot Dog’ and a heaping helping of grace

During one of my recent evangelistic meetings, my son and I were staying in one of the most unique areas a person could ever find.Our hotel was in Gal...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Whay kind of heart do you have?

Whay kind of heart do you have?

It’s probably a very safe thing to say that this is definitely a generation that has heart.Yes, sir! We’ve got heart! Pass the warm fuzzie...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Jesus spoke well-seasoned words

Jesus spoke well-seasoned words

Jesus had high expectations of His followers.“You are the salt of the earth,” Jesus told them, indicating the influence He expected them t...

June 23rd, 2016 |