How did this landscape disaster happen?

How did this landscape disaster happen?

As a landscaper specializing in “makeovers” (rebuilding existing landscapes) I often find myself looking at landscape disasters, trying to...

February 1st, 2020 |  


It’s like ‘Groundhog Day’ all over again

It’s like ‘Groundhog Day’ all over again

So this Sunday is Groundhog Day and the Super Bowl combined.When you get to be my age, every day seems like the movie “Groundhog Day” beca...

January 31st, 2020 |  


Protection, not politics

Protection, not politics

For years, I have believed that people with preexisting conditions should be able to obtain health insurance that meets their needs.This is a long-hel...

January 31st, 2020 |  



Cross Words: An unlikely time to worship

Cross Words: An unlikely time to worship

I don’t always feel like worshiping God. But worship is more than a feeling. Just ask Job.“There was a man in the land of Uz whose name wa...

January 30th, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: The gift of His inspired word

Search the Scriptures: The gift of His inspired word

One of the greatest gifts God has given to men is that of His inspired word. It is able to build us up (cf. Acts 20:32) and save us (cf. Romans 16:16)...

January 30th, 2020 |  


I will not be silent!

I will not be silent!

I wrote the following for my boys recently.Was observing Psalm 30 when I noticed some applicable contrasts with it concerning my health these last fiv...

January 30th, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: Our use of labels

A Hunger for More: Our use of labels

A few years ago, my wife, Diane, crafted a homemade cookbook to give to a young couple preparing to soon marry. Members of our church family each cont...

January 30th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Just be happy!

God’s Kids Korner: Just be happy!

What makes you happy? There are a million different answers depending on whom you ask that question. We all want to be happy, and God wants us to be h...

January 30th, 2020 |  


A response to The Last Full Measure

A response to The Last Full Measure

Amid all the accusations, misrepresentations, half-truths, and outright lies in today’s political environment, it’s important that we be r...

January 28th, 2020 |  


West Virginia legislators, residents should all oppose HB 4025

The West Virginia House of Delegates is considering House Bill 4025, sponsored by Delegates Brandon Steele, R-Raleigh County, and Tony Paynter, R- Wyo...

January 28th, 2020 |