Fighting meth, cocaine resurgence

Fighting meth, cocaine resurgence

Here in Ohio, we are finally making progress on stemming the tide of opioid abuse that’s been hitting our communities hard. In fact, from June o...

July 6th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: ‘Blessed are the peacemakers…’

Search the Scriptures: ‘Blessed are the peacemakers…’

Before His death, Jesus told His apostles, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not you...

July 4th, 2019 |  


When we honor God most

When we honor God most

The United States of America is absolutely the greatest country in the world! One may take issue with decisions out of Washington, D.C., or one may ta...

July 4th, 2019 |  



God’s Kids Korner: Sent out by Jesus

God’s Kids Korner: Sent out by Jesus

In our Bible lesson today from Luke 10: 1-20, Jesus sent out workers to tell others about God. He sent them out in pairs to precede Him teaching in th...

July 4th, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: You can live in true freedom

A Hunger for More: You can live in true freedom

Freedom is such a wonderful thing, especially if you live within it in such a way that it fosters an ever-expanding experience of the implications of ...

July 4th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: My Fitbit taught me a lesson

Cross Words: My Fitbit taught me a lesson

Jogging is one of my favorite pastimes. Headphones on ears. Music higher than it should be. And something to track my mileage. Now, like most things, ...

July 4th, 2019 |  


Our legacy of liberty

We charge you, King George, with “a long train of abuses” designed to “establish an absolute tyranny over these states.” Our 1...

July 2nd, 2019 |  


Celebrate now, mow later

Celebrate now, mow later

According to the car thermometer, it is currently 90° outside. The big thermometer on our deck says 98°.I’m comfortably inside in the ...

July 1st, 2019 |  


Watch that last step!

Watch that last step!

Last Sunday morning, we had a baptizing at the church I pastor, Hope Baptist, in Middleport, Ohio. It was a memorable experience. As I descended caref...

June 27th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: Pure heart, pure words, pure actions

Search the Scriptures: Pure heart, pure words, pure actions

Jesus taught, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God (Matthew 5:8).”This blessing, one of the beatitudes introducing the L...

June 27th, 2019 |