Staying silent doesn’t work

Staying silent doesn’t work

I heard about National Suicide Prevention Week for the first time almost exactly four years ago this week. I was barely two weeks into my first semest...

September 11th, 2019 |  


The making of a military family

The making of a military family

I have always had the greatest respect for the men and women who currently serve, or have served, our country in the military.In November 2005, Ray So...

September 9th, 2019 |  


Suicide Awareness Month

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., and it is the second leading cause of death in young people ages 10-24. The Gallia CitizenR...

September 9th, 2019 |  



Life is a garden

Life is a garden

We work our whole life tilling the ground and planting the seeds - seeds of love, hope,respect, and family. Seeds of truth, commitment and honor. We w...

September 9th, 2019 updated: September 9th, 2019. |  


National Pain Awareness Month

National Pain Awareness Month

Pain. We know that we feel it, but what causes us to feel it?When we are in pain, it’s because the sensory nerve fibers in our bodies transmit p...

September 7th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: A spiritual harvest

Search the Scriptures: A spiritual harvest

As the weather changes, and one season rolls over into another, we are ever reminded of the steady progression of time. Summer turns into Fall, Fall b...

September 5th, 2019 |  


Hold your block for victory

Hold your block for victory

It is football season to the delight of many. Football talk abound these days about team prospects, particularly for our local high schools and favori...

September 5th, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: A servant of the Living God

A Hunger for More: A servant of the Living God

“Passing alongside the Sea of Galilee, Jesus saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. And ...

September 5th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: Three reasons why God keeps you waiting

Cross Words: Three reasons why God keeps you waiting

Hey there! Are you still in the waiting room? If so, I have good news. This week, I’m continuing my “In the waiting room” series on ...

September 5th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: The cost of discipleship

God’s Kids Korner: The cost of discipleship

There was a large crowd that was accompanying Jesus towards Jerusalem in Luke 14:25-35. While coming to Jesus was a great first step to hearing His Go...

September 5th, 2019 |