Supporting communities during a pandemic

In the middle of this public health crisis, I am in constant communication with Governor DeWine, Ohio Health Director Dr. Amy Acton, and other health ...

March 21st, 2020 |  


Blessings and jars of pickles

Blessings and jars of pickles

How are you?My former boss, and general manager of The Daily Sentinel, Charlene Hoeflich, made a habit out of greeting visitors to her desk with that ...

March 21st, 2020 |  


When to call 911

When to call 911

911 is an emergency management system that allows callers to obtain assistance and is most efficient way to dispatch police, fire or medical emergency...

March 21st, 2020 |  



Sharing a Bible-based view

Sharing a Bible-based view

Once again, God is trying to get our attention.We—-the people of the church, in particular—-need to be mindful of that. If you read the Bi...

March 19th, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: Of snakes and such

Search the Scriptures: Of snakes and such

There are some who think that faith in Christ demands that they handle snakes as part of their worship services. These individuals believe that if the...

March 19th, 2020 |  


Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, V

Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, V

Some might think Esther is a book without God. After all, God’s name has yet to be mentioned in the text. And it never will be. Instead, there&#...

March 19th, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: Love others as Jesus has loved you

A Hunger for More: Love others as Jesus has loved you

Nothing shows us what is really important in life as does an imminent tragedy. Nor is there anything that show us what is really true about ourselves ...

March 19th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: When we are afraid or worried

God’s Kids Korner: When we are afraid or worried

I know this last week has had many changes for you that you may not completely understand. That is OK because we adults have also had many changes we ...

March 19th, 2020 |  


School disruption leads to party times

School disruption leads to party times

With the schools closed and students having online instruction and the Covid-19 virus causing so much schedule disruption I naturally turned my though...

March 18th, 2020 |  


Are you under the lion’s paw?

Are you under the lion’s paw?

How does it feel to be under the lion’s paw? Are you feeling frightened, depressed, angry, powerless, hopeless? Many of us are experiencing thos...

March 18th, 2020 updated: March 18th, 2020. |