Are we truly glorifying God?

Are we truly glorifying God?

There is a hymn that is sung, “We will Glorify,” the lyrics of which, begin as follows: “We will glorify the King of Kings, we will ...

February 9th, 2017 |  


The works of God

The works of God

I went to elementary school for two years with a kid by the name of T. W. Taruthers during the fifth and sixth grades. He was a tall kid for his age, ...

February 9th, 2017 |  


St. Valentine

St. Valentine

Next week has a very special day coming. Do you know what it is? That’s right, Valentine’s Day. If a person is your Valentine that means t...

February 9th, 2017 |  



The color of love

The color of love

Pulling tiny candy hearts with messages out of a box was a delight when I was ten. I’d pick one and guess what it said, believing that if I gues...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Keep Bob Evans a local presence

Keep Bob Evans a local presence

Announcement of the ownership change of Bob Evans Farms Inc.’s restaurant and food retail divisions late in January prompted immediate questions...

February 6th, 2017 |  


The ‘fun house’ of mixed messages

The ‘fun house’ of mixed messages

If ever there was a snare into which men and women like you and me will blunder over and over again, it is the tendency to listen to the distortions a...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Let your light shine!

Let your light shine!

Our Bible verse this week is from Matthew 5: 14-16. It tells about how we should live our lives. It says we are to be the light of Christ to the world...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Just give me one more chance!

Just give me one more chance!

Our youngest son, Jamin, is in law school at Liberty University, and lives in an off-campus apartment, which means that he typically cooks his own mea...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Kicking against the goad

Kicking against the goad

We read, in the book of Acts, concerning the conversion of Saul of Tarsus, that man who would go on, in time, to be known as the apostle Paul. Saul ha...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


The thrill of losing

The thrill of losing

Misplacing my house keys after a recent trip out west wasn’t the relaxing homecoming I’d expected. I’d looked through all my handbag...

January 30th, 2017 |