A Joyful Noise … DYING TO LIVE

DYING TO LIVE “Bluffton today is bearing a heavy burden of grief.” Friday, 108 years ago, two cars on the Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley traction...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: 01-06-2018

PLANS FOR A NEW YEAR I noticed several people posting comments about leaving the drama and negativity of 2017 behind them, choosing to live 2018 with...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: THE POWER OF ONE

THE POWER OF ONE Since my recent move from living in the country to a small home in town, I’ve learned a few things: burning...

The Christianaires to perform Saturday

The Christianaires will perform in concert Saturday, Nov. 3, at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Ossian at 201 S. Jefferson St. They...

A Joyful Noise … Dead Reckoning

I try not to advocate for causes in this column - to carry a banner of social justice or equality or fairness. But I can...

Time to Takea Devotional Break: 02-17-2018

LIKE MY DAD This past week I spent several hours reminiscing about family while cleaning out dresser drawers in preparation for the possible move...

A Joyful Noise … A FATHER’S LOVE

A FATHER’S LOVE The New Testament authors used the same Greek syllable to start two words: “pateo” and “pater.” But they should have nothing in common...

A Joyful Noise …Bah Humbug

In the almost 173 years since Charles Dickens’ published “A Christmas Carol,” authors, actors and others have adapted or parodied it more than 60...

Wood to serve as Park Church pastor

Park United Brethren in Christ has a new pastor. Dennis R. Wood will serve as the full-time pastor of the church. His first Sunday leading...