FAITH JOURNEYS

Psalms 124:1- “If it had not been the LORD who was on our side — let Israel now say — if it had not been the LORD who was on our side, when our enemies attacked us, then they would have swallowed us up alive.” Read more

LOCAL PERSPECTIVES

As I jump into my truck every afternoon and head home after work I pass by a vast number of people. Read more

FAITH JOURNEYS

Our beloved nation remembered the 20th anniversary of the catastrophic events of 9/11 and prayed for the 2,977 victims and over 6,000 injured. It’s the deadliest terror attack in the history of the world. Read more

BARRACKVILLE COLUMN

A friend dropped off some milkweed pods to my neighbor and we were discussing the best places to plant them. Milkweed are used to attract monarch butterflies to your garden. Read more

FAITH JOURNEYS

John 6:1-15: The multiplication of loaves is the only miracle of Jesus narrated in all the four gospels with similar details and feeding the five thousand from five loaves. Being consistent with one of the major themes of the Gospel of John, let me focus on “abundance”: abundant life, which … Read more

LOCAL PERSPECTIVES

In a time when many of us — school systems and families included — are looking anxiously for things that we can control or ways that we can cope and stay resilient, I think of the advice of retired Navy Seal Adm. William H. McRaven in his book “Make Your Bed.” Read more

FAITH JOURNEYS

Proverbs: 22:1-2, 8-9: “A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold.” Read more

MANNINGTON COLUMN

Good morning Mannington. Labor Day, the last day for picnics and considered the end of summer, will be Monday, Sept. 6. Read more

FAITH JOURNEYS

“You disregard God’s commandment but cling to human tradition” Mark 7:8 Read more

LOCAL PERSPECTIVES

Now Hiring…..Now Hiring for all positions…….See inside for open positions. Read more

LOCAL PERSPECTIVES

Spenser is Staff Sgt. Spencer Powell. And as we worked together this week, layers of who he is peeled away as we talked while we stuffed backpacks for Marion County school children. Read more

FAITH JOURNEYS

Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters — yes, even their own life — such a person cannot be my disciple. And whoever does not carry their cross and follow me cann… Read more

WHITE HALL COLUMN

It has been a crazy week! One minute it’s 80 or 90 degrees, and it’s beautiful and the humidity is so high it’s hard to breathe, and the next minute it’s pouring down the rain. It seems like most of the time it only rains long enough to get you soaked. Read more

LOCAL PERSPECTIVES

In February 2020, the World Health Organization officially named a virus COVID-19. By March, the world came to a standstill. The coronavirus began spreading throughout the country. Health care agencies, hospitals, health departments and medical experts started scrambling to learn about this … Read more

FAITH JOURNEYS

Genesis 12:1 & 4: Now the Lord said to Abram, ‘Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless y… Read more

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