One of the marvelous things about the Bible is the way that it all ties together, though it was written by 40 or more different men, across a span of hundreds of years. Consider for example the person of John the Baptist.
One reason people stay on an emotional edge so frequently is because they are overly concerned about what other people may be thinking about them or what other people may be actually saying about them.
As we enter once again another presidential election process, we can expect that one message that some will toss about is that of “positive change.”
You remember from our story last week about Thomas that Jesus appeared to the disciples several times after Easter. At first, the disciples were afraid. They thought they were seeing a ghost.
Benjamin Franklin famously wrote in a 1789 letter about the U.S. Constitution that “in this world, nothing can be certain, except for death and taxes.”He should have added procrastination to the list.
GALLIPOLIS — April 14 is both Ex-Spouse Day and the eve of tax day.
Could there, truthfully, be any question as to whether crochet art is making a comeback?
Have you ever been told something and you just couldn't believe it was true?
Many Christians say that they want to have a more meaningful spiritual life and yet invest no significant effort in the cultivation of that deeper life.
During the Easter weekend, Terry and I considered that this Easter would be the first in which none of the boys would be home.No daughters-in-law. No grandchildren. Just Terry and me here at the house.
Jonah was sent to the nation of Assyria, to preach, after some prodding, in their capital of Nineveh. His message was simple, “Yet forty days and Nineveh will be overthrown.” (cf. Jonah 3:1-4)
The good news is that West Virginians lead the nation in at least one positive health care statistic. Our residents are more likely than those in most other states to have filled out an advance directive such as a living will or medical power of...
Earlier this month I traveled our state, meeting with workers and businesses about the future of U.S. trade policy. Ohioans are sending one message, loud and clear: the last thing we need is another NAFTA.
Victims of sexual assault whose attackers were never caught or even identified deserve the chance to heal and to have confidence those attackers will face justice.
More than 100 countries will participate in World Book Day on April 23, encouraging people to explore the pleasures of reading.
Jesus Christ died on a Friday about 3 p.m. Although I regret that He necessarily died on the Cross, I am thankful for His Death, exclusively so because He died for me. I bear reasons for thankfulness for His Death.
A long time ago (in a galaxy far, far away), while I was still a college student, I gave being a salesman a shot.
In Luke 13, we read, “There were present at that season some who told Him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. And Jesus answered and said to them, 'Do you suppose that these Galileans were worse...
Last week, we celebrated Palm Sunday, and you may remember that we were all waving palm branches and shouting, “Hosanna, blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna, Hosanna!”
Giving our children a healthy start in life begins with healthy pregnancies.
Today is one of those days that qualify in my mind as a pseudo-holiday, a day where no one gets a day off that's still one of the spokes in the wheel of labor and no one gets a gift or a fancy meal in a high-end restaurant.
One of the reasons I was sent to Washington was to work every day on behalf of Ohio's small business owners, families, and seniors — to ensure that the federal government is working for them.
Clink, clink, clink. Is it the sound of coins being counted out or is it that of links of a chain rattling together?
Though we don't often think of it as such, the human body is a marvelous machine, a machine being an instrument or device able to apply mechanical energy, that is: do work.
There is a recognized certain class of people associated with the church known as “C & E Christians.”
Matthew 13 contains a number of parables of Jesus, in which the Lord describes the Kingdom of Heaven, using common illustrations.
What an awesome moment when one's heart yields to the invitation of God and sets out on the greatest journey of all with the Creator of the Cosmos!
God (the God of Israel, the Father of the Lord Jesus Christ) created the earth. He created mankind. He established His pre-eminent truths and principles consistent for existence and for the good of man.