Cross Words: Worship opens a door to discipleship

Cross Words: Worship opens a door to discipleship

As followers of Christ, we’re called to make disciples. But I wonder how often we view our worship through the lens of discipleship. How does ou...

October 10th, 2019 |  


Times may change, but the need to support a free press has not

Times may change, but the need to support a free press has not

Once upon a time, having a job at a newspaper meant working in one of the most imposing buildings in town, inhaling the acrid aroma of fresh ink and t...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Health Literacy: What does that even mean?

Health Literacy: What does that even mean?

The term ‘health literacy’ means how well a person understands basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health dec...

October 5th, 2019 |  



Cross Words: Pause the music for a moment

Cross Words: Pause the music for a moment

“By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion. On the willows there we hung up our lyres. For there our captors...

October 3rd, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: A path that leads to heaven

Search the Scriptures: A path that leads to heaven

One of the great promises of Scripture is that which says, “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be ope...

October 3rd, 2019 |  


Foremost we should consider what God thinks

Foremost we should consider what God thinks

“Life Chain” is a local event slated in Pomeroy for Oct. 6. It involves a coordinated emphasis across the United States advocating that li...

October 3rd, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: A mustard seed faith

God’s Kids Korner: A mustard seed faith

One day, Jesus was talking to His Disciples when one of them turned to Him and said, “Lord, increase our faith.” Jesus answered and said, ...

October 3rd, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: Turn our eyes to Jesus

A Hunger for More: Turn our eyes to Jesus

In the midst of turbulent times, we are easy prey to discouragement, cynicism, fear and hatred. Images constantly flash in front of our eyes of violen...

October 3rd, 2019 |  


Winter care for summer bulbs

Winter care for summer bulbs

Our readers repeatedly ask for information on how to care for their summer bulbs.For information on dahlias, cannas and gladioli’s, you don̵...

October 3rd, 2019 |  


Ways of remembering

Ways of remembering

One day last week as I left the house to take my usual morning walk, I realized I had not written down the time I left the house. I write down the tim...

October 3rd, 2019 |