Search the Scriptures: Where can we find joy?

Search the Scriptures: Where can we find joy?

Where does true joy come from?Many in the world pursue joy through pleasure, excess, mind-altering substances, material possessions or a narcissistic ...

March 18th, 2021 |  


When there is trouble, there is help

When there is trouble, there is help

In the past year, if your experience is like mine, it seems that trouble is often manifested with which to deal. That is why the Word of God is such a...

March 18th, 2021 |  


Fifth Sunday of Lent: God knows our hearts

Fifth Sunday of Lent: God knows our hearts

There is a very well-known verse in the Old Testament book of Psalms that I would like us to think about this week. It is Psalm 51:10, “Create i...

March 18th, 2021 |  



Cross Words: Christ-centered, congregational singing

Cross Words: Christ-centered, congregational singing

I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my five years of leading worship. My voice has cracked. My guitar pick has broken. My pickup battery has died. I&...

March 18th, 2021 |  


Why promote tourism, then add water pollution

There are some things that are just quintessentially West Virginian: Pepperoni rolls, potholes, bright orange cones on every major roadway as soon as ...

March 12th, 2021 |  


A year like no other

A year like no other

One year ago this week the way we lived our lives changed.From the closure of businesses, schools, government offices and more, to the cancellation of...

March 12th, 2021 |  


A government website is not public notice

West Virginia elected officials — at the state, county, city and school board levels — must give local residents “public notice̶...

March 12th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: God is a rock in the midst of uncertainty

Search the Scriptures: God is a rock in the midst of uncertainty

We live in a world filled with constant change, uncertainty and instability.Fires, floods, pestilence, war, weather, and other momentous events can de...

March 11th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: Sin separates us from God

A Hunger for More: Sin separates us from God

The idea of sin is not something that our society deals well with. We have a divine call to live, not according the impulses of the flesh or the compu...

March 11th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Grace through faith

Cross Words: Grace through faith

To embrace the beauty of life, we must first face the reality of death. Last week, we acknowledged the pathway of death. From the moment we take our f...

March 11th, 2021 |