God is a beacon during dark, scary times

God is a beacon during dark, scary times

Several years ago, as some have heard me tell the story, I had the opportunity to go with several teams of college students to the Middle East to do s...

March 10th, 2016 |  


The best gift was costly one for Jesus

The best gift was costly one for Jesus

We read in John 12: 1-8 that one day Jesus went to the city of Bethany.That was the city where a man named Lazarus, whom Jesus had raised from the dea...

March 10th, 2016 |  


Tell the fear in your head to buzz off

Tell the fear in your head to buzz off

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Bees have always scared me.Seems there was always a hornet or wasp nest dangling from the co...

March 7th, 2016 |  



It’s ‘March Madness’ at Social Security

Basketball fans are gearing up for March Madness, which will culminate when the final four teams in the NCAA fight for the title of national champion....

March 5th, 2016 |  


Meigs Health Matters

Meigs Health Matters

The Meigs County Health Department’s Food Safety program conducts a board range of activities to minimize food-borne illnesses.Our primary activ...

March 5th, 2016 |  


Christians should enjoy great opportunities

Christians should enjoy great opportunities

As we click through various “news stories” on the web or watch them on our televisions, and lest we despair as we hear or read of new prob...

March 3rd, 2016 |  


The lost Son is inspiring story

The lost Son is inspiring story

I know most of you have seen flyers for lost pets or maybe you have lost a pet yourself.I feel sad for these people. I can’t imagine having my p...

March 3rd, 2016 |  


Is there room for you in House of God?

Is there room for you in House of God?

David, concludes the 23rd Psalm thusly, “surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the...

March 3rd, 2016 |  


Bipartisan anti-heroin plan helps women, babies

Bipartisan anti-heroin plan helps women, babies

The stories behind the heroin and prescription drug epidemic are heartbreaking. The numbers are shocking, with more than 100 Americans dying from over...

March 1st, 2016 |  


Revitalizing Ohio neighborhoods

Revitalizing Ohio neighborhoods

The housing crisis and the Great Recession that followed took a devastating financial and psychological toll on a generation of Ohioans.One of the mos...

March 1st, 2016 |