Manna: God’s bread

Manna: God’s bread

The Bible has two parts of the same book: the Old Testament and the New Testament. The Old Testament tells the story of God’s people before Jesu...

September 21st, 2017 |  


The dual divinity and humanity of Jesus

The dual divinity and humanity of Jesus

One of the great “mysteries” of Christianity is the dual divinity and humanity of Jesus the Christ. The New Testament is quite forward in ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


We are too quick to call foul

We are too quick to call foul

Charlie Burgoyne of Franklin, West Virginia, is the father of our daughter-in-law, Holly Branch. Charlie is really a great guy. As an avocation, he se...

September 21st, 2017 |  


It’s a heart workout

It’s a heart workout

The heart is a muscle. When’s the last time you worked out your heart?The stronger your heart, the better prepared you are when difficulty comes...

September 21st, 2017 |  


God both knows and cares about your needs

God both knows and cares about your needs

Every so often, I will have a conversation with someone who is especially frustrated with financial struggles and is not afraid to say so. It is not h...

September 21st, 2017 |  


U.S. Congress must work with president on tax reform

U.S. Congress must work with president on tax reform

Americans deserve a tax structure that is both simple and fair. The brunt of the burden shouldn’t sit on the middle class, especially not here i...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Thrill of letting go

Thrill of letting go

My harness strapped around my torso, I leaned back onto my heels, gripped the handle above my head and looked across the horizon of New River Gorge to...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Road Bond Special Election, follow up

Road Bond Special Election, follow up

On October 7, 2017, you will be asked to vote “for the amendment” or “against the amendment”; the language on the ballot will ...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Talking the bond vote

Talking the bond vote

Since interim sessions have begun, and we’re approaching the October 7 vote to possibly approve a $1.6 billion road bond, I feel it’s a go...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Celebrating diverse ideas

Celebrating diverse ideas

Two local gatherings that wrap up Sunday have a common basis in history, but celebrate widely different ideas and thought in our society. Not a bad th...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |