Relax and maintain your balance

Relax and maintain your balance

I am one who likes to fill my schedule with activities. Are you like that?The demands of family, school, church and other activities often make for a ...

October 27th, 2022 |  


Opposites and the gift of love

Opposites and the gift of love

Speaking of gifts from God, Paul has several lists. One of the most familiar is in 1 Corinthians 13: Faith, hope and love: The “greatest” ...

October 27th, 2022 |  


Church Brief: Concert at Port William Church

Concert at Port William ChurchA sacred concert will be provided by Mark Ringwelski at the Port William Church at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, October 30.The chu...

October 27th, 2022 |  



Poll: Games, prayer and a Hail Mary

Dolores Mejia thought the Chicago Bears could use a Hail Mary.In fact, she said the prayer several times as she watched the 1986 Super Bowl, pairing t...

October 27th, 2022 |  


Bran muffins and spiritual health

Bran muffins and spiritual health

The husband and wife were each 85 years old and had been married for 60 years. Though they were far from rich, this elderly couple managed to get by b...

October 20th, 2022 |  


Words, and ‘The Word’, are gifts

Words, and ‘The Word’, are gifts

In every job in which I’ve been privileged to serve, language has been a critical tool. Writer, editor, preacher: I’ve lived by words (and...

October 20th, 2022 |  


Church Briefs: Free community dinner at Blanchester Grace UMC

Free dinner at Blan’s Grace UMCGrace United Methodist Church in Blanchester will host a free dinner for the community from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday,...

October 20th, 2022 |  


CHURCH BRIEFS

Soup and sandwich supper servedA Soup and Sandwich Supper will be held 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 in the Social Room at Springfield Friends Meeting...

October 13th, 2022 |  


Significance and winning the race

Significance and winning the race

One week ago, I had the very exciting privilege of serving as a Guardian for a Navy veteran who served in the military during the Korean Conflict.We w...

October 13th, 2022 |  


Our rights that are granted, given

Our rights that are granted, given

The lawyer asked Jesus, “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” (Mark 10:17ff)In God’s “grace (gift) economy”, it̵...

October 13th, 2022 |