Too many sleepers in the church

Too many sleepers in the church

Over the years, I have noted several sleepers in the church.The first one I encountered was Mr. Bassinger. I started singing in the choir at Southside...

October 13th, 2016 |  


Election letter deadlines set

Deadline for original letters regarding the Tuesday, Nov. 8, general election will be Wednesday, Nov. 2, at noon.Last date for print publication of or...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Trump supporter: ‘Let’s end this train wreck’

Dear Editor,Donald Trump has put forth an agenda of growth, opportunity and security.His tax reform simplifies and cuts taxes and oppressive regulatio...

October 12th, 2016 |  



Use caution around dead, dying ash trees

As fall color moves across the state, more hikers and hunters will be spending time in Ohio’s forests. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources ...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Holding Wells Fargo accountable

Holding Wells Fargo accountable

Last month, we learned that Wells Fargo defrauded tens of thousands of customers, opening as many as 2 million unauthorized accounts and saddling vict...

October 11th, 2016 |  


Appetite for living doesn’t include constant noise

Appetite for living doesn’t include constant noise

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.I plopped into my seat at a popular chain restaurant, eager to catch up with the family memb...

October 10th, 2016 |  


His silence is merely a moment of mercy

His silence is merely a moment of mercy

In the long and tortuous hours between His betrayal by Judas Iscariot and the moment in which He finally breathed His last breath, the quiet and calm ...

October 6th, 2016 |  


Have patience and wait on the Lord

Have patience and wait on the Lord

Patience, we are told, is a virtue. Also, good things come to those who wait.The Bible most certainly commends patience to us. God is the God of patie...

October 6th, 2016 |  


Remember to be like the thankful leper

Remember to be like the thankful leper

Our Bible story for this week is from Luke 17: 11-17. It is about 10 lepers.Do you know what a leper is? No, it is not an animal with spots on it; tha...

October 6th, 2016 |  


It is useless to give up on God

It is useless to give up on God

“Preacher, I just do not have confidence in God anymore!”It has been over 30 years ago, but I have not forgotten the sound of pain contain...

October 6th, 2016 |