Release the power within the rock

Release the power within the rock

I poured the orange juice on the potted plant with the most regal of intents. The vitamin packed liquid would provide the plant with a ton of nutritio...

June 19th, 2017 |  


Like it or not, Mothman is part of us

Like it or not, Mothman is part of us

Seth Breedlove’s new documentary, “The Mothman of Point Pleasant,” currently streaming on Amazon, is a refreshingly low-keyed examin...

June 16th, 2017 |  


We churchmen need to do better

We churchmen need to do better

The Father Day’s observance should be more than a general June Sunday celebration. Rather, it should also call us men who are a part of the chur...

June 15th, 2017 |  



Something called grace

Something called grace

*This story is adapted from John 8:1-11.The bruises on Rahab’s arms ached as rough hands dragged her mercilessly through the dusty streets. But ...

June 15th, 2017 |  


The first commandment with a promise

The first commandment with a promise

Father’s Day Ephesians 6: 1-3This coming Sunday is Father’s Day – the day we say thank you to our fathers, grandfathers, step-father...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Re-identify – Don’t force it

Re-identify – Don’t force it

Water drips from the leaves of a tree, landing on the pages of my journal.The grass gently sways to the rhythm of the wind. Birds sing in the backgrou...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Blinders help us see clearly

Blinders help us see clearly

I ran with my eyes closed the other day. Yep! Just for a few feet, but it seemed like a mile. The parking lot I was jogging through was empty—no...

June 12th, 2017 |  


Protecting our children from predators

Protecting our children from predators

As a father, it’s devastating to hear of children who have been victimized by predators, whether they be strangers or trusted coaches or mentors...

June 12th, 2017 |  


The ‘Queen of Racine’

The ‘Queen of Racine’

A few months ago, I received an email from someone about a gentleman born in Point Pleasant who had become a famous rock climber. He was so famous, hi...

June 9th, 2017 updated: June 10th, 2017. |  


Enjoying the Great Outdoors from inside

Enjoying the Great Outdoors from inside

Calendar-wise, it’s not yet summer but might as well be. Everything’s in bloom, sun block advisories are the norm, and the pleasant aroma ...

June 9th, 2017 |