Returning to normal, not a great idea

Returning to normal, not a great idea

I see a lot of comments on social media about being glad when we can return to normal.I am not certain that is a worthy aspiration. Our normal consist...

May 2nd, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: Matters great and small

Search the Scriptures: Matters great and small

Have you ever wondered why one of the miracles God chose to perform through His prophets was that of making an axe-head float?If you are not familiar ...

April 30th, 2020 |  


Graciously use the power of the front

Graciously use the power of the front

Several months ago, I made a trip to the eastern panhandle to visit with one of our boys. Going into town, I made a stop at my favorite grocery store ...

April 30th, 2020 |  



Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, X

Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, X

God’s silent handiwork in Esther becomes ever clearer in chapter 4 as we see how He, in His providence, places Esther in a position for a purpos...

April 30th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Three things to remember

God’s Kids Korner: Three things to remember

Lisa TerKeurst is one of my favorite Christian authors. She has written many, many books. I recently came across hers suggestions for three things tha...

April 30th, 2020 |  


Pajama confusion during pandemic

Pajama confusion during pandemic

My cerebral cortex is getting mixed up on daytime pajamas vs nighttime pajamas. During the waking hours, my attire is yoga pants, sweatpants or scrub ...

April 30th, 2020 |  


R.I.P. Brother Reid, Brother Statler

R.I.P. Brother Reid, Brother Statler

The Mel-O-Dee restaurant once sat where Frisch’s now sits on Rombach Avenue. Owned by Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Fuller, the popular drive-in was the ma...

April 29th, 2020 |  


Shortages bring about other shortages

Shortages bring about other shortages

It seems to me that the current virus crisis has given rise to shortages in a number of products — you know, hand sanitizers, disinfecting spray...

April 28th, 2020 |  


Joy of re-discovering re-reading

Joy of re-discovering re-reading

If there is a silver lining to our current situation, it might be that our lives have slowed down. With the absence of our “daily grind” (...

April 28th, 2020 |  


Reader sounds off on ‘State bankruptcy! Really??’

Dear Editor,I see that United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is suggesting bankruptcy for state and local governing agencies who are ex...

April 28th, 2020 |