God’s Kids Korner: Sunday is Father’s Day

God’s Kids Korner: Sunday is Father’s Day

You probably realize that this Sunday is Father’s Day, right? Do you realize we all have two Fathers: God, our heavenly Father and our earthly F...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: Concerning sparrows and men

Search the Scriptures: Concerning sparrows and men

The old world sparrow, also known as a true sparrow, is a small brown and grey seed-eating bird and is one of the best known of birds in all the world...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Hold strong when you are pressured

Hold strong when you are pressured

Christian people have the potential of being most spiritually equipped when it comes to dealing with any conflict, confrontation, or calamity that com...

June 10th, 2021 |  



God’s Kids Korner: Soccer goals, life, and the Bible

God’s Kids Korner: Soccer goals, life, and the Bible

I bet a lot of you play soccer. It is a very popular sport all over the world and here locally for kids to play on teams in the spring and fall. The a...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Selecting songs for Sunday morning

Cross Words: Selecting songs for Sunday morning

The songs we sing on a Sunday morning influence what we believe about God. They communicate God’s Word. They preach. And because of this, we mus...

June 10th, 2021 |  


‘We all want to return to normal’

Kids fear some crazy things. I remember as a child being afraid of the green giant on the side of a box in my bedroom closet. That fear vanished as I ...

June 9th, 2021 |  


One reader’s take on ‘Political Kryptonite’

Dear Editor,As a lifelong West Virginia democratic voter, I am very concerned about the decline of the democratic support at the state and local level...

June 7th, 2021 |  


The ‘OVP COVID Update’ — the end of an era

The ‘OVP COVID Update’ — the end of an era

This week marks a milestone in what has been a trying last 15 months for so many, including those of us in the world of local journalism.Friday, June ...

June 4th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: In both theory and practice

A Hunger for More: In both theory and practice

There is a difference between our culture’s idea of what it means to live life well and what the Bible says about it. For example, the Bible adm...

June 3rd, 2021 |  


Don’t stay down with the downs

Don’t stay down with the downs

The perspective our lives is often seen in terms of ups and downs. Times are that we are “up” emotionally. Things are going well. We have ...

June 3rd, 2021 |