James 5:13-16 and the five W’s of prayer

James 5:13-16 and the five W’s of prayer

Have you ever thought about being a news reporter?Did you know that the people who write those stories have a special way of deciding how to write the...

September 24th, 2015 |  


This spat got me some spam

This spat got me some spam

Pardon me for airing out home matters, but Terry and I have been spatting. I really am not quite sure what happened. We have not talked it out yet, bu...

September 24th, 2015 |  


GOP debate nothing more than ‘Reality TV’

If last week’s Republican presidential candidate debates demonstrated anything to America, it’s that it needs much work to do.The debate w...

September 22nd, 2015 |  



Campaign designed to welcome Pope Francis

Campaign designed to welcome Pope Francis

People of all faiths, and Catholics especially, look forward with great joy to Pope Francis’s visit to the United States from Sept. 22 through S...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


This fall, ease into retirement … online

Sept. 23 marks the first day of fall. During this season, many people reflect on the gradual passing of time as green leaves turn gold and pine needle...

September 19th, 2015 |  


God is always on time for us

God is always on time for us

I’ve come to the conclusion that there are really only two kinds of people in the world: “early people” and “late people.̶...

September 17th, 2015 |  


To be first, you must first be last

To be first, you must first be last

Jesus and His disciples were walking along the road one day when Jesus heard them arguing among themselves. When they arrived at the house where they ...

September 17th, 2015 |  


It’s unhealthy to be spiritually overweight

It’s unhealthy to be spiritually overweight

Has it ever occurred to you that you may be weighing more spiritually than you should?Well, consider the contrast. Most folks tip the scales more than...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Walking in the sins of Jeroboam

Walking in the sins of Jeroboam

The Kingdom of Israel, in the Old Testament, went through several stages.It began with the Age of the Judges, when Israel was a loose conglomerate of ...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Zoning and mobile-home parks in Ohio

Zoning and mobile-home parks in Ohio

In 1987, the village of Lodi, near Cleveland, passed a zoning ordinance that impacted the use of property in mobile-home parks. Two companies — ...

September 15th, 2015 |