An autumn Saturday routine

An autumn Saturday routine

My father looked at me strangely when I pounded my fists on the family room floor, upset about something I saw on the television during an Ohio State ...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Health effects of wood smoke

Health effects of wood smoke

More Ohioans have switched to completely heating their homes with wood within the past 10 years. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administrati...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Internet access for rural Ohio

Internet access for rural Ohio

Most Ohioans can get access to a steady, fast internet connection at work or home. Unfortunately, for Ohioans living outside our big urban areas, broa...

December 7th, 2019 |  



Search the Scriptures: Know that Jesus is an anchor

Search the Scriptures: Know that Jesus is an anchor

Translators sometimes say that one of the trickier words in the Bible to translate is the Hebrew word “chesed,” which is used almost 250 t...

December 5th, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: God has blessed you

A Hunger for More: God has blessed you

It’s an odd time of year. Officially, as we head into the holiday season, we have high expectations for good feelings that somehow are supposed ...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: Jesus understands temptation

Cross Words: Jesus understands temptation

Christmas is a time to celebrate the coming of God into our world. Theologians call it the incarnation. It’s a fancy word representing both the ...

December 5th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Love came down at Christmas

God’s Kids Korner: Love came down at Christmas

This Sunday is the second Sunday of Advent. Remember from last week, we talked about Advent being the weeks before Christmas when we prepare ourselves...

December 5th, 2019 |  


If it’s not one mouse …

If it’s not one mouse …

Over the past 20 years (!) I have written volumes about computers and other unfathomable gizmos. I got five articles out of buying one new cell phone ...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


Christmas trees you can plant

Christmas trees you can plant

Many families we know have a yearly ritual of planting a live tree each Christmas, creating terrific windbreaks or landscape plantings that increase t...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


A morning of joy and thanks

A morning of joy and thanks

Since Thanksgiving Day this past Thursday, several people have asked me about the operation at Wendy’s that prepares and distributes 2,000 meals...

December 2nd, 2019 |