Church bells and cockleshells—hear your own message

Church bells and cockleshells—hear your own message

A huge conch shell adorned my dresser for years. I’d packed it safely home from a beach trip. It whispered when I held it to my ear, but the mes...

November 21st, 2016 |  


A Hunger for More

A Hunger for More

It happens at some point for most parents, that harrowing moment when a child presumed to be safe and sound is not where he or she is expected to be. ...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Search the scriptures

Search the scriptures

It is a truth of life that our disposition is determined more by our inward man than by our exterior circumstances.Consider two friends, working at th...

November 17th, 2016 |  



God’s Kids Korner

God’s Kids Korner

Many countries throughout the world still have kings and queens. If you are their son or daughter, then you are a prince or princess and will someday ...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Like it or not, God is involved

Like it or not, God is involved

I did not like it when Mr. Obama was elected president of the United States. It was not because his race is black. The teachings of Jesus Christ leads...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Get dizzy – spin into your possibilities

Get dizzy – spin into your possibilities

Twirling around again and again until I was so dizzy I’d collapse into the crunchy leaves below me. That’s how I spent much of my playtime...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Their view

In today’s era, especially in the past 25 years, we have witnessed the deterioration of our long established culture and true morals of our belo...

November 14th, 2016 |  


Their view

There is a dangerous situation developing in the area of 27th Street, here in Point Pleasant. For the past year or so our neighborhood has been held p...

November 14th, 2016 |  


Their view

In today’s era, especially in the past 25 years, we have witnessed the deterioration of our long established culture and true morals of our belo...

November 11th, 2016 updated: November 11th, 2016. |  


From Flanders Fields to the Ohio Valley

From Flanders Fields to the Ohio Valley

For my first column as editor of Ohio Valley Publishing, I initially considered writing about the fallout from the recent presidential election, but l...

November 11th, 2016 |