Giving thanks to those in our church

Giving thanks to those in our church

I know you all remember that Halloween is in October, but October is also designated as “Pastor Appreciation Month.”Many churches around t...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Time for fishing not over yet in W.Va.

Time for fishing not over yet in W.Va.

There is still time for some fishing.Even as the leaves are flying and the smell of autumn is in the air, there is still some great fishing to be had ...

October 21st, 2015 |  


Editorial: Will next US president be a hawk?

Editorial: Will next US president be a hawk?

I don’t know who is going to be elected president of the United States in 2016, but I can tell you this: he or she will be much more hawkish tha...

October 20th, 2015 |  



Creating safe learning environment for W.Va. students

Creating safe learning environment for W.Va. students

Last week, I joined administrators, teachers and student advocates from across the state to recognize National Bullying Prevention Month in the Mounta...

October 20th, 2015 updated: October 20th, 2015. |  


Whisper of fall leaves still has appeal

Whisper of fall leaves still has appeal

Even though colorful leaf bags today are more attractive than the black trash bags I filled when I was a kid, the appeal of the leaves themselves hasn...

October 19th, 2015 updated: October 20th, 2015. |  


Is it time to switch our national anthem?

Is it time to switch our national anthem?

WASHINGTON — Once again, the loser is … “The Star-Spangled Banner.”In this exciting season of presidential debates, baseball p...

October 16th, 2015 |  


Working to solve climate change

In 2011, former West Virginia United States Sen. Robert C. Byrd said, “To deny the mounting science of climate change is to stick our heads in t...

October 16th, 2015 |  


God’s blessings sometimes more profound than we think

God’s blessings sometimes more profound than we think

The story is told about a man whose house started to be surrounded by floodwaters. His opportunity for escape on foot was soon swamped. But, he prayed...

October 15th, 2015 updated: October 15th, 2015. |  


There is unity through doctrine of Christ

There is unity through doctrine of Christ

It is self-evident that the religious world is filled with division.While some mock Christianity for the division that plagues believers in the gospel...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Serving God isn’t about winning ribbons, trophies

Serving God isn’t about winning ribbons, trophies

As you probably know, whenever there is a contest, the person who finishes in first place is usually awarded some sort of a prize like a blue ribbon, ...

October 15th, 2015 |