Search the Scriptures: The gift of His inspired word

Search the Scriptures: The gift of His inspired word

One of the greatest gifts God has given to men is that of His inspired word. It is able to build us up (cf. Acts 20:32) and save us (cf. Romans 16:16)...

January 30th, 2020 |  


I will not be silent!

I will not be silent!

I wrote the following for my boys recently.Was observing Psalm 30 when I noticed some applicable contrasts with it concerning my health these last fiv...

January 30th, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: Our use of labels

A Hunger for More: Our use of labels

A few years ago, my wife, Diane, crafted a homemade cookbook to give to a young couple preparing to soon marry. Members of our church family each cont...

January 30th, 2020 |  



God’s Kids Korner: Just be happy!

God’s Kids Korner: Just be happy!

What makes you happy? There are a million different answers depending on whom you ask that question. We all want to be happy, and God wants us to be h...

January 30th, 2020 |  


Keeping Ohioans safe on the road

Keeping Ohioans safe on the road

Every day, Americans take more than 1.5 million motorcoach trips, and parents sending their children on field trips or on the road to away games shoul...

January 28th, 2020 |  


A response to The Last Full Measure

A response to The Last Full Measure

Amid all the accusations, misrepresentations, half-truths, and outright lies in today’s political environment, it’s important that we be r...

January 28th, 2020 |  


Mr. Naismith would be smiling

Mr. Naismith would be smiling

James Naismith would be smiling. He died in 1939, but wherever he is, if he was watching the youth basketball game on Saturday morning, he would have ...

January 27th, 2020 |  


What were they thinking?

What were they thinking?

As one occasionally thinks of one’s mortality, the thought “What was I thinking?” will often come to mind.Like, “what was I th...

January 27th, 2020 |  


Reader says ‘Thank you good Samaritans’

Dear Editor,I am writing to thank Gallia County residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children around the world. The generosity of ...

January 27th, 2020 updated: January 27th, 2020. |  


North and south, right and left

Summer, 1863. The Civil War was raging. Fear raced through Indiana and Ohio like wildfire when General John Hunt Morgan crossed the Ohio River with hi...

January 25th, 2020 |