Temptation is a problem word

Temptation is a problem word

This week, I’d like to talk about a big word — temptation.Temptation, or being tempted, is when you want to do something even though you k...

February 11th, 2016 |  


Leadership in church is solely for God’s glory

Leadership in church is solely for God’s glory

Isn’t it wonderful to know that God, in His great care to provide all that is necessary for His people to know Him and live fruitfully (2 Peter ...

February 11th, 2016 |  


Does He know you love Him?

Does He know you love Him?

The radio personality asks concerning that special someone, “Do they know you love them?” He adds, “As the big day approaches, make ...

February 11th, 2016 |  



Protecting Ohioans from lead poisoning

Protecting Ohioans from lead poisoning

The water crisis in Flint, Mich., is attracting a lot of attention lately — and rightfully so.But while we work to help the people of Flint, we ...

February 10th, 2016 |  


Lights not needed to learn something new

Lights not needed to learn something new

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.I’ve been writing in the dark since my hand could hold a pencil.So when my senior Engl...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Myths about local health departments

Myths about local health departments

Editor’s note: This is the first of what will be a continuing series of weekly columns provided by the Meigs County Health Department.It is my p...

February 6th, 2016 |  


It’s just the beginning

It’s just the beginning

Have you ever had a day that was so wonderful that you wanted it to last forever?I am sure you probably have. Maybe you were at an amusement park or a...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Knock and the door will be opened

Knock and the door will be opened

In His Sermon on the Mount, Jesus had quite a bit to say about the goodness of God and God’s willingness to provide for His children.Jesus spoke...

February 4th, 2016 |  


The firecracker story must be true

The firecracker story must be true

I related last week how my brother, Chris, told our son, Ron, a story about me. Chris told how I disobeyed our dad by buying fireworks and setting the...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Christians flirt with spiritual danger

Christians flirt with spiritual danger

Several years ago my family and I were driving in southern West Virginia near the college campus on which I worked.As we turned with the road in one o...

February 4th, 2016 |