Light the pilgrimage to your potential

Light the pilgrimage to your potential

Before technology made it possible for an entire set of lights to stay lit when a single bulb burned out, my uncle spent hours trying to find that one...

December 18th, 2017 |  


What does God want from you during the holidays?

What does God want from you during the holidays?

One imagines that there were more than a few Israelites who considered the prophet Isaiah a kill-joy and something of a Scrooge. It was a time of cele...

December 14th, 2017 |  


What is your favorite part?

What is your favorite part?

After all these years, the Biblical Christmas account still brings joy and inspiration to me. But, one part of it in particular has developed as my fa...

December 14th, 2017 |  


‘Jesus Joy’ in our hearts

‘Jesus Joy’ in our hearts

For the third Sunday of Advent this week, our journey continues with the Star of JOY. We sing Christmas hymns like “Joy to the World” and ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


His lights in the world

His lights in the world

Of all the family Christmas traditions that we celebrate, my wife’s cookie baking is perhaps my favorite. Sadly, no matter how many she bakes, w...

December 14th, 2017 |  


It’s time to make a shift

It’s time to make a shift

Worry and worship share the same characteristics: deep thought, unshakeable focus, surrender, and devotion. The only difference between worry and wors...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Sanctify your cyberspace

Sanctify your cyberspace

Long before texts and social media, elevators were the most common place that people would infiltrate another’s personal space bubble. Most onco...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Asthma: What you need to know

Asthma: What you need to know

We have all heard of Asthma, maybe even had someone close to us affected by the condition. As a child you may remember a classmate in school having to...

December 9th, 2017 |  


A first time experience

A first time experience

Many young people in Southern Ohio learn to deer hunt at an early age: a rite of passage. As a young person in Gallia County, I spent many hours on sp...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Biblical wisdom still applies today

Biblical wisdom still applies today

Some things never seem to change, human nature among them.In 1919, a year after the end of the horrific first World War, Rudyard Kipling published his...

December 7th, 2017 |