God provides comfort in times of despair

God provides comfort in times of despair

The one tremendous catalyst for joy in the life of a follower of Jesus is the realization that the very things in our lives that seem to hold only bit...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Greatest of freedoms is in Jesus

Greatest of freedoms is in Jesus

All the flags we will see this week remind me we will celebrate a very important holiday on Monday.How many of you know what holiday we will celebrate...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Getting GPS directions makes traveling in life easier

Getting GPS directions makes traveling in life easier

Terry and I recently went on a road trip together to Sandwich, Ill., which is located close to Chicago.It was the farthest west that the two of us had...

June 30th, 2016 |  


A light that won’t be hidden

A light that won’t be hidden

Jesus wanted His followers to influence the world.“You are the salt of the earth,” He told them. (Matthew 5:13) He then added, “You ...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Watch out for the little ones

Watch out for the little ones

It is that time of year again. The hills are alive with the lush green vegetation and berries of all sorts and flavors ripening every day.It also mean...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


Jeffrey E. Turner

THURMAN, Ohio — Jeffrey E. Turner, 48, Thurman, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2016, at his home. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Friday, July 1,...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Seeing homeless people in Hawaii was unexpected

Seeing homeless people in Hawaii was unexpected

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Homeless in Hawaii.The lady had obviously wet herself. She was sitting on a bench in downtow...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Whay kind of heart do you have?

Whay kind of heart do you have?

It’s probably a very safe thing to say that this is definitely a generation that has heart.Yes, sir! We’ve got heart! Pass the warm fuzzie...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Jesus spoke well-seasoned words

Jesus spoke well-seasoned words

Jesus had high expectations of His followers.“You are the salt of the earth,” Jesus told them, indicating the influence He expected them t...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Don’t make excuses when it comes to Jesus

Don’t make excuses when it comes to Jesus

Have you ever made an excuse for something like why you were late for an appointment, why you didn’t have your homework, or why something wasn&#...

June 23rd, 2016 |