And the award goes to …

And the award goes to …

Surprisingly, this will be the second week in a row that I have started typing my column while watching television.Last week, everyone was anticipatin...

February 11th, 2020 |  


New meaning for Valentine’s Day

New meaning for Valentine’s Day

The festival of Lupercalia was a Roman celebration, and I am told that while it survived early Christianity, Pope Gelasius replaced it with St. Valent...

February 10th, 2020 |  


Perennial gardens step by step

Perennial gardens step by step

For the home gardener, the term Perennial means a plant with stems that usually die back in winter and a root system from which new foliage and flower...

February 10th, 2020 |  



Making it easier to afford a home

Making it easier to afford a home

Right now, many Ohioans are struggling to make ends meet. Even people with supposedly-middle-class jobs don’t feel stable. Wages have barely bud...

February 8th, 2020 |  


The ‘Love Story’ lie

The ‘Love Story’ lie

It’s hard to believe it’s been 50 years since the classic movie, “Love Story” first hit the silver screen in 1970. If you̵...

February 7th, 2020 updated: February 7th, 2020. |  


Search the Scriptures: Training for the big event

Search the Scriptures: Training for the big event

One of the staples of modern film is that of the training montage. If you are unfamiliar with the term, a training montage is that moment of a movie w...

February 6th, 2020 updated: February 6th, 2020. |  


God’s Kids Korner: Let your light shine!

God’s Kids Korner: Let your light shine!

Our Bible verses this week are from Matthew 5: 14-16. They tell about how we should live our lives. They say we are to be the light of Christ to the w...

February 6th, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: That amazing grace

A Hunger for More: That amazing grace

It frequently happens that I come into contact with people whose marital relationships have been painfully fraught with turmoil, confusion, and mistru...

February 6th, 2020 |  


If playing church is OK for you, have fun while you can

If playing church is OK for you, have fun while you can

The one Psalmist does not use the term “playing church,” but what he wrote suggests it rather clearly. God gets weary of people attempting...

February 6th, 2020 |  


Cross Words: A personal plea for holiness

Cross Words: A personal plea for holiness

I would be concerned if, when getting out of bed each morning, I had no thought of communing with God. If the demands of my day kept me from He who al...

February 6th, 2020 |