Search the Scriptures: Of joy and sorrow

Search the Scriptures: Of joy and sorrow

The night that Jesus was born in Bethlehem, it is well known that an angel, appearing to shepherds, proclaimed, “I bring you good news of great ...

December 23rd, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: The greatest gift

God’s Kids Korner: The greatest gift

MERRY CHRISTMAS! By now, I bet all of you are anxious to open your presents and celebrate the holiday this Sunday. But I hope in all your excitement, ...

December 23rd, 2021 |  


On the topic of Intergenerational Connection

On the topic of Intergenerational Connection

As we soon approach the two-year mark of the coronavirus pandemic, we note all of the ways we have adapted and adjusted while understanding some of th...

December 17th, 2021 |  



Search the Scriptures: A hero for the ages

Search the Scriptures: A hero for the ages

It has come to the attention of certain modern parties that the cultural and historical heroes of yore frequently have a certain amount of cultural ba...

December 16th, 2021 |  


How firm is your belief about Christmas?

How firm is your belief about Christmas?

I remember distinctly when as a kid I quit believing in Santa Claus. Dad had put my brothers and me to bed this one Christmas Eve. But, we were too ex...

December 16th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Finding praise in ‘Mary’s Song’

God’s Kids Korner: Finding praise in ‘Mary’s Song’

Can you believe Christmas is just about a week away? There have been lots of parties, Christmas cards, decorating, goodies to eat, and gift exchanges ...

December 16th, 2021 |  


‘Season’s readings at your library’

‘Season’s readings at your library’

GALLIPOLIS — For those who enjoy getting in the holiday spirit by reading holiday-themed books, Bossard Library has a sleigh full of selections ...

December 13th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures:

Search the Scriptures:

There is in Christianity a singular necessity, so vital to the enterprise that the entire movement is named after it and that fundamental ingredient i...

December 9th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Time for a change!

God’s Kids Korner: Time for a change!

God sent a man named John to tell the people that a very special person was coming to help those who needed help. The person coming was Jesus, GodR...

December 9th, 2021 |  


Why Merry Christmas?

Why Merry Christmas?

That question occurred to me recently. From a Google search, this is what I found: “The greeting dates back to at least 1534 in London, England....

December 9th, 2021 |