God’s Kids Korner: Love came down at Christmas

God’s Kids Korner: Love came down at Christmas

First and foremost, I want to wish all of you a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS! Because of the holiday and newspaper printing schedule, this is coming to you a ...

December 21st, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: Jesus is Light

A Hunger for More: Jesus is Light

The coming of Jesus was, in more ways than one, an invasion of radiance that still shocks the cosmos with the brilliance of infinite, holy love. Just ...

December 17th, 2020 |  


Just settle down

Just settle down

Sometimes the Ratchet gets wound up, particularly here at Christmas. It is not necessarily about me taking my meds. But, this time of year it is about...

December 17th, 2020 |  



God’s Kids Korner: Be prepared for Christmas with peace and joy

God’s Kids Korner: Be prepared for Christmas with peace and joy

I hope you remember we have been talking about the Gift of the Spirit the last few weeks from Galatians 5: 22-23, “But the fruit that the Spirit...

December 17th, 2020 |  


Cross Words: Christ is born in Bethlehem

Cross Words: Christ is born in Bethlehem

Most of us are familiar with the birthplace of Christ.“O little town of Bethlehem, / How still we see thee lie! / Above thy deep and dreamless s...

December 17th, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: Jesus is the Word

Search the Scriptures: Jesus is the Word

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through ...

December 17th, 2020 |  


What can we say about 2020?

What can we say about 2020?

What can we say about 2020? It has really been a year! Some have seen greatness, others sadness. Some people have experienced both. Like many others, ...

December 14th, 2020 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Assistance with repairs to failing sewage treatment systems

Meigs Health Matters… Assistance with repairs to failing sewage treatment systems

Since 2016, the Meigs County Health Department with financial assistance from the Ohio EPA and the Ohio Water Development Authority has assisted 72 ho...

December 11th, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: ‘In a world full of sheep, be a lion’

Search the Scriptures: ‘In a world full of sheep, be a lion’

Someone has said, “In a world full of sheep, be a lion.”The statement is pithy and catchy, appealing to our desire for individuality, not ...

December 10th, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: Finding peace at Christmas

A Hunger for More: Finding peace at Christmas

The holiday season is generally a time when we expect to feel something a little warmer, a little happier, and little more hopeful than what we have i...

December 10th, 2020 |