Coping with the big ‘C’

Coping with the big ‘C’

According to the statistics, more than 14 million people are living with cancer today in the United States. Something like 39 percent of all men and w...

November 14th, 2017 |  


The illusion of armed salvation

The illusion of armed salvation

This time, the “the fire and the fury” of American mass murder erupted in church. Twenty-six people were killed, including children, one o...

November 10th, 2017 |  


A haven in the opioid crisis

A haven in the opioid crisis

Our nation is experiencing an opioid crisis. Currently more than 2.5 million Americans are addicted to either opioid pain relievers or heroin. Accordi...

November 10th, 2017 |  



Some candy can send some people to the hospital

Some candy can send some people to the hospital

Can eating too much black licorice really cause heart problems?In some cases, for some people, yes.Halloween may be over, but some of the candy gather...

November 10th, 2017 |  


All kinds of things make holiday meals unforgettable

All kinds of things make holiday meals unforgettable

The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays usually sneak in through the back door. This year it’s worse than ever. The best of intentions — &...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Savoring salt rising bread

Savoring salt rising bread

Editor’s Note: While regular columnist Gloria Yoder is taking a week off to settle in with her two new foster children, I reached out to Susan S...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Selling Ohio products abroad and creating jobs

Selling Ohio products abroad and creating jobs

Every additional day that Congress waits to appoint board members to the Export-Import Bank could mean lost contracts for Ohio businesses and lost job...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Are we in a Post-American Era?

Are we in a Post-American Era?

As Donald Trump made his way to Beijing, we need to know that he is dealing with a Chinese leadership that is much more self-assured about its interna...

November 9th, 2017 |  


This fall was a major trip for me

This fall was a major trip for me

This past week the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage said to me rather casually, “I guess you know today is November?”She’s always ...

November 9th, 2017 |  


God’s plan of salvation part 2

God’s plan of salvation part 2

Last week, I shared about GPS — God’s Plan of Salvation. And I want to continue that thought this week too. Why? Because where you spend y...

November 9th, 2017 |