A tumbler into mad-cap cup lunacy

A tumbler into mad-cap cup lunacy

The fanciest cup I ever owned as a single man was made by Tupperware. It was really sturdy plastic. It kept drinks cold for as long as needed. I had a...

September 3rd, 2019 |  


Reader wonders ‘what if?’

Dear Editor,What if?The “what-ifs” in life can be troubling for the mind. What can you do when another is suffering and there is nothing y...

September 3rd, 2019 |  


National Preparedness Month: ‘Prepared, Not Scared’

National Preparedness Month: ‘Prepared, Not Scared’

Are you prepared for a disaster? September is National Preparedness Month. The theme for 2019 is “Prepared, Not Scared”. Disasters are a t...

September 1st, 2019 updated: September 1st, 2019. |  



Paul E. Elkins

PATRIOT — Paul E. Elkins, age 66, of Patriot, Ohio, died surrounded by family on August 25, 2019.A gathering of friends and family will take pla...

August 29th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: In the waiting room, Part 1

Cross Words: In the waiting room, Part 1

“Have a seat. We’ll call for you shortly,” they say. Open a magazine or two. Ruffle through the newspaper. Scroll through Facebook. ...

August 29th, 2019 |  


Spiritual vitality dies when a church sits on it backside

Spiritual vitality dies when a church sits on it backside

Is your church actively administering the Gospel and evangelizing the name of Jesus Christ? With this in mind, church groups sometimes manifest signs ...

August 29th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Always the Same and Never Leaving

God’s Kids Korner: Always the Same and Never Leaving

This week, we are reading in the last chapter of Hebrews — Chapter 13. The book of Hebrews was written to new Christians and wanted them to unde...

August 29th, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: The ‘why’ of serving God

A Hunger for More: The ‘why’ of serving God

Carl (not his real name) looked at me in disgust. “What do you mean I shouldn’t expect to be thanked for my gift? Or that I shouldn’...

August 29th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: On the heart

Search the Scriptures: On the heart

When the apostle Paul stood before the Athenian Areopagus, and proclaimed God to them, he taught, “the God who made the world and everything in ...

August 29th, 2019 |  


Adolescent diabetes is more aggressive

Adolescent diabetes is more aggressive

Type 2 diabetes differs from Type 1. Type 1 usually refers to the disease that shows up in less than 10% of all cases of diabetes. It used to be calle...

August 29th, 2019 |