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 |  



Federal education is failing our children

Federal education is failing our children

As a product of America’s public school system myself, I know the critical role public education plays in the lives of children, and preparing t...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


Free tax help: Get your maximum refund

Free tax help: Get your maximum refund

Last month federal tax filing season opened, and Ohioans need all the information available for them to get as much of their hard-earned money back in...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


Meigs gas prices too high

Dear Editor,As a local reader of the Daily Sentinel, one piece in the paper caught my eye on Jan. 26 regarding Ohio gas prices continuing to fall as t...

February 2nd, 2016 |  


The river runs through my blood

The river runs through my blood

The river runs through my blood.Partly because my great-grandfather was a riverboat captain, partly because Grandpa Happy seemed drawn to it like a fr...

February 1st, 2016 |  


Strongly consider including Jesus in your life

Strongly consider including Jesus in your life

For a moment, consider Jesus’ call for you to follow Him as Lord of your life.For a minute, consider how you’d respond if He came to you, ...

January 28th, 2016 |  


‘I can’ is better than ‘I can’t’

‘I can’ is better than ‘I can’t’

“I just can’t do it!”Have you ever said that? I’m sure you have because we have all said that at one time or another. Maybe yo...

January 28th, 2016 |  


Bible provides keys to sober thinking

Bible provides keys to sober thinking

There are two different Greek words which are typically rendered by the English word, “sober,” or a variation thereof.The first of these, ...

January 28th, 2016 |