Time to Take a Devotional Break: Who do you really trust?

I’m amazed by the amount of signage visible along the interstate. Exits are usually clearly marked, along with information about the types of services...

First Baptist Church to celebrate 175th anniversary Oct. 16

By JOE SMEKENS Once upon a time . . . .  some 175 years ago, the city of Bluffton was a mere village of 200...

Time to take a devotional break: Down with the bad, up with the good

Last November I discovered that the result of breaking a bone can be re-learning to correctly use your repaired limb. During one physical therapy...

Hold on to your hat, it’s the year-end softball game!

Editor’s Note: Gloria is on vacation this week, her mother, Dorcas Raber, is filling in. Batter up! The last day of school had finally come. In...

What’s Up! 03-06-2017

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

Prom Dress Exchange 2017

Bluffton High School students from left, sophomore Paige Schwieterman, sophomore Ellie Longenberger, and senior Cassie McFarren show off some of the dress selections at...

Basketball competitions may let players wear religious headgear

By BRIAN MAHONEY and DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writers NEW YORK (AP) — The international group that governs basketball is close to eliminating a longstanding ban...

Church News Briefs: 8-5-16

‘We’ve got your back’ event is Saturday at 4-H Park First Church of Christ will play host to its annual “We’ve Got Your Back” backpack...

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...

A Joyful Noise: 12-3-16

ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE At 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. today, a family in Indianapolis will turn artificial snow into a cooked goose. Others will travel...