Knowing the psalm, or the Shepherd?

Knowing the psalm, or the Shepherd?

One Sunday morning in January of 1994, I stopped at a convenience store to fill up the car with gas. While there, I noticed a very rare scenario for J...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Navigating the drive-thru revelation

I am not your average candidate to be a pastor of a church. I do not have biblical studies or seminary credentials. I actually have a bachelor of fine...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Church Briefs: Clothing Benefit for Ho Ho Shop

Benefit the Ho Ho ShopA Clothing Benefit for the children of Ho Ho Shop will be 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31 at the St. Columbkille Catholic Church...

October 29th, 2020 |  



Barn raising and Burden Bearing 101

Barn raising and Burden Bearing 101

A few months ago, my bride and I were back in Ohio to escort our granddaughter back to her home. She had just spent about six weeks with us in Florida...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


Are you continuing to grow?

There are certain times in our lives that are built for reflection — birthdays, weddings, funerals, graduations.Election times should bring abou...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


‘Dan, Dan and Dan’: New Vienna Community Church sets fall revival

‘Dan, Dan and Dan’: New Vienna Community Church sets fall revival

“Dan, Dan and Dan” will headline Fall Revival at the New Vienna Community Church. Evangelist Dan Cook will preach the morning and evening ...

October 21st, 2020 |  


When things just don’t add up

When things just don’t add up

In the fall of 1996, OSU played OU in football. These two teams were great rivals, and they were vying for the bragging rights in the state… of ...

October 15th, 2020 |  


Altering perspective of an altar

Have you ever wondered why most churches have a place designated at the front of the church that they refer to as an “altar”?If you were r...

October 15th, 2020 |  


Black churches mobilizing voters despite virus challenges

NEW YORK (AP) — For the Rev. Jimmy Gates Sr., the 2008 presidential election year was one to remember — and not just because it yielded a ...

October 15th, 2020 |  


Striving to set a better example

Parenting through a pandemic hasn’t been easy. Some of us have engaged in some version of homeschooling or tutoring, changed our sports routines...

October 8th, 2020 |