The times (and toys), they are a-changin’

The times (and toys), they are a-changin’

Apparently, one of my mom’s favorite toys as a child were her jacks.She once showed me how she was the jacks champion of her class, bouncing the...

August 29th, 2018 |  


‘Annoyingly positive’ about Point

‘Annoyingly positive’ about Point

There seems to be something new, yet distantly familiar in the air in Point Pleasant. It is something that has been missing from this community for qu...

August 27th, 2018 |  


Overeating and stress

Overeating and stress

The dog puked on your new shoes. The car had a flat tire on a major highway. The in-laws showed up unannounced and the house is mess. Ahhh! Stress rus...

August 27th, 2018 |  



Suffer the children

We need a march of ministers, not a national military parade. We need a parade of pure-souled priests and a rally of righteous rabbis. Not a national ...

August 27th, 2018 |  


Reader followed the laws to citizenship

Dear Editor,As a former immigrant and now a legal citizen of the United States, I am reacting to contributing columnist Jerry Turner’s article p...

August 24th, 2018 |  


Give up pop? Easier said than done

Give up pop? Easier said than done

Dr. Melissa Martin’s column (“A soda-saturated society,” Aug. 21) raises some serious concern about consumption of soft drinks and i...

August 24th, 2018 |  


Search the Scriptures: Passive faith achieves nothing

Search the Scriptures: Passive faith achieves nothing

A popular passage for many to lift from the Bible, and quote is the one found in Jeremiah 29:11 – “For I know the plans I have for you, de...

August 23rd, 2018 |  


Which way should you go?

Which way should you go?

Remember the cartoon when the hound hunted Bugs Bunny? Bugs would don a sketchy disguise, which would confuse the dog. As the dog would pace and sniff...

August 23rd, 2018 |  


A Hunger for More: Look to God for help and healing

A Hunger for More: Look to God for help and healing

When I was leading a mission team on an international trip in an area of the world much hotter than our own, I came down with a severe cold (oddly eno...

August 23rd, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: This is too hard! John 6: 60, 66

God’s Kids Korner: This is too hard! John 6: 60, 66

With the school year just starting, I’m sure you all will be learning and doing many new things. That can be a lot of fun, but it can often be h...

August 23rd, 2018 |