Battle for world-class education for WV students

On Friday, the West Virginia House of Delegates took an important step to ensure that the standards which determine what our students need to learn ar...

February 26th, 2016 |  


Is voter ID a good idea?

Legislation to require voters to present identification, House Bill 4013, has passed the House of Delegates and is now pending in the Senate.West Virg...

February 26th, 2016 |  


Legislative update for week ending Feb. 20

Legislative update for week ending Feb. 20

It has been a busy week at the Legislature as we continue to work through the governor’s budget for 2017 and fill holes in the 2016 budget that ...

February 26th, 2016 |  



Your extra day to leap into retirement

It’s leap year and that means one thing — you can add one extra calendar day to your February schedule. Many people are preparing for the ...

February 26th, 2016 |  


A special assignment for Leap Year Day

A special assignment for Leap Year Day

We read in the Old Testament in Isaiah, Chapter 55, Verses 8 and 9 this week, “My thoughts are not like yours, says the Lord, and My ways are di...

February 25th, 2016 |  


It’s good to be wheat in the kingdom

It’s good to be wheat in the kingdom

There’s a popular saying which goes, “Sitting in a church pew doesn’t make you a Christian any more than sitting in a garage makes y...

February 25th, 2016 |  


God serves as beacon in difficult times

God serves as beacon in difficult times

When I was 11 years old and living in a rural part of West Virginia, I and my younger brothers were walking home one day along a mile-long strip of di...

February 25th, 2016 |  


Commune with God to combat commotion

Commune with God to combat commotion

People often live in the swirl of incessant commotions.Commotions are subtle energetic situations that keep us spiritually distracted and emotionally ...

February 25th, 2016 |  


Working together to combat substance abuse

Working together to combat substance abuse

Substance abuse is one of the greatest struggles our state has ever faced, and it is destroying the lives of far too many of our family members, frien...

February 24th, 2016 |  


The most important person you’ll ever talk to

The most important person you’ll ever talk to

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.“Who’s the most important person you will ever talk to?” I ask my sophomor...

February 22nd, 2016 |