Vector-borne diseases on the rise

Vector-borne diseases on the rise

Vectors are organisms that transmit pathogens and parasites from one infected person (or animal) to another, causing serious diseases in humans. Accor...

June 29th, 2019 |  


Watch that last step!

Watch that last step!

Last Sunday morning, we had a baptizing at the church I pastor, Hope Baptist, in Middleport, Ohio. It was a memorable experience. As I descended caref...

June 27th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: Pure heart, pure words, pure actions

Search the Scriptures: Pure heart, pure words, pure actions

Jesus taught, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God (Matthew 5:8).”This blessing, one of the beatitudes introducing the L...

June 27th, 2019 |  



A Hunger for More: ‘Declaration of Independence’

A Hunger for More: ‘Declaration of Independence’

“My country, ‘tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing: Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims’ pride, From ever...

June 27th, 2019 updated: June 27th, 2019. |  


God’s Kids Korner: Commitment, not excuses!

God’s Kids Korner: Commitment, not excuses!

In Luke Chapter 9, verses 57-62, we read about Jesus and three men who said they wanted to become followers of Him. One day, as Jesus was walking alon...

June 27th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: You have a part to play

Cross Words: You have a part to play

Do you remember doing plays as a child? I sure do. In the second grade, my class had all kinds of plays. We had decorations. We invited our parents. A...

June 27th, 2019 |  


Finding perfect quote

Finding perfect quote

Recently, I had reason to be searching through my quote books for the perfect quote that fit for a couple who were soon to be celebrating their 60th w...

June 27th, 2019 |  


Making soggy dirt fluffy

Making soggy dirt fluffy

This spring season has brought huge amounts of rain just when we’re all eager to put out vegetable gardens and flowers. No one likes to plant in...

June 24th, 2019 |  


The helplessness of man

The helplessness of man

Since the dawning of time it has been man who slayed the dragons, planted, cultivated and harvested the crop to provide for the family. It has been ma...

June 24th, 2019 |  


Melissa Martin column: Ohio’s suicide rate alarming

Melissa Martin column: Ohio’s suicide rate alarming

Suicide is tragic and traumatizing. But, prevention, intervention, and postvention need to be consistently discussed in homes, schools, and communitie...

June 22nd, 2019 |