Risk leaving your ‘comfort zone’

Risk leaving your ‘comfort zone’

When I was about nine years old, I happened to run across a book by Walter Farley called “The Black Stallion” in my elementary school libr...

June 29th, 2017 |  


A final note

A final note

As a final note on this years legislative session, the good news is the legislature has passed a budget to avoid a government shutdown. This year̵...

June 26th, 2017 |  


Store the fat, relish the dessert

Store the fat, relish the dessert

I was fork-deep into my second piece of carrot cake and a few sips into my cabernet. I deserve this indulgence I thought, the buttercream icing caress...

June 26th, 2017 |  



Amazing response to tough situation

Amazing response to tough situation

Just when the world seems to be tottering on the brink of chaos, people do and say some amazing things to remind us that maybe there’s some hope...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


God cares for you: Matthew 10: 24-39

God cares for you: Matthew 10: 24-39

First, I have some fun “body” facts for you this week. There are 206 bones in the adult body; each of our hearts beats about 35 million ti...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


When there is trouble, there is help!

When there is trouble, there is help!

If your experience is like mine, it seems that trouble of one variety or another is often manifested, and we are left to deal with it. That is why the...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Finding treasures

Finding treasures

There is a certain theme we find within the preaching of Jesus: a theme of treasures of the heart. Just about everyone has such treasures. For some it...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


‘Cainitic spirituality’

‘Cainitic spirituality’

Many Christians today, it seems to me, live a life of wandering. They wander from teaching to teaching, apt to drift to what sounds most like what the...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Rest – No exceptions!

Rest – No exceptions!

It’s an exception, I know, to the “re—” rhythm. But certainly not to life.If you desire to come closer to God, rest is unavoid...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Letter to the Editor: Outsiders looking in

Dear Editor,We recently stopped in your town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia and was pleasantly surprised. We were greeted on the street walking towa...

June 21st, 2017 |