GOP needs leaders, broad vision

If you are old enough to remember when the Republican Party bragged of having a “big tent,” with room for many people with diverse views, ...

November 28th, 2015 |  


Are you ready For Christmas?

Are you ready For Christmas?

If you check the calendar, there are only a few weeks until Christmas!Are you ready for Christmas? That is a question we hear quite often these days, ...

November 26th, 2015 |  


Celebrate, be thankful for providence of God

Celebrate, be thankful for providence of God

God is the smartest person I know.He has everything figured out. He knows the ins-and-outs ahead of time. The most important matter is that He knows h...

November 26th, 2015 |  



Be thankful for Godly contentment

Be thankful for Godly contentment

The Scriptures teach, “Now godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry noth...

November 26th, 2015 |  


Get a new, thankful perspective with God

Get a new, thankful perspective with God

With the Christmas season now having “officially” begun, we may be expecting the holidays to be an occasion of joy and refreshing, althoug...

November 26th, 2015 |  


Demand drives Thanksgiving bargain blitzes

As more big-box retailers offer Black Friday bargains a day early, many Americans fear the Thanksgiving holiday is being co-opted and commercialized.R...

November 25th, 2015 |  


Conquering the mountain in increments

Conquering the mountain in increments

An Ohio farm girl’s 1895 ride over a mountain is a metaphor for why we’re thankful for being Americans.In a letter back home to her parent...

November 25th, 2015 |  


Sights unseen right before your eyes

Sights unseen right before your eyes

The full moon hung low over the island like a crystal ball ready for my hands to wrap around.It was midnight and I was alone on the beach. The outline...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Protecting Ohioans from predatory loans

Protecting Ohioans from predatory loans

Right now, there are more payday lending stores in the United States than there are McDonald’s or Starbucks locations.This industry continues to...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Building a foundation for those in need

Building a foundation for those in need

Earlier this fall, I worked alongside fellow Ohioans with Habitat for Humanity to build a home for Air Force veteran, Mark Jones, in Nelsonville.It wa...

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