Time to Take a Devotional Break: 03-18-2017

IDENTIFYING MARKSSeveral years ago, I taught a lesson on descriptive language to one of my classes. In order to help them translate what their...

A Joyful Noise … 03-11-2017

TIME FOR A STORYBefore Hoosiers again sacrifice an hour at the altar of Daylight Savings Time, I present a parable that — I hope...

N-B sets Holy Week information deadline of April 5

The News-Banner will publish a roundup of Holy Week services — Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter — on Friday, April 7. The deadline for...

What’s Up! 03-06-2017

Chester Center Church Revival March 9-11Chester Center Church will sponsor a Revival with a different Preacher every night from March 9-11 beginning at 7...

Time to take a devotional break: Crockpot vs. microwave faith

During this week’s educational inservice, the topic of grit and determination in academics was raised. Anyone who has worked with young people in the...

Zanesville News 02-27-2017

by Melba EdwardsNo one has come forward to head up Homespun Day so as such there will be none. However Melba Edwards, Kenny Edwards...

A Joyful Noise … 02-25-2017

WHAT A PLEASUREAccording to the bag and rudimentary calculations, the average “Flamin’ Hot” Cheeto puff weighs approximately 1.33 grams.By that measure, then, I’ve thrown...

Time to take a devotional break: 2-18-17

IF WORSHIP WERE SOMETHING ELSE“You enter a door where smiling faces greet you. Beyond it is another dimension. A dimension of sound, sight, mind,...

McNatt Church will start Sunday evening worship service

The Church at McNatt (also known as McNatt United Methodist Church) will start a Sunday evening worship service this Sunday, Feb. 19.The 6 p.m....

Cathedral returned to Russian Orthodox control

By IRINA TITOVAAssociated PressST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Thousands of people in Russia’s second-largest city held competing demonstrations Sunday for and against the return...