Saturday, November 17, 2018

Downtown parking lot repaved

Crews from Wayne Asphalt from Fort Wayne were busy this week repaving the First United Methodist Church’s parking lot at the northwest corner of...

A Joyful Noise: Greater than gold

In Jesus’ parable of the stewards with different “minas,” a type of currency, the foolish servant hides his investment in a napkin. But if Jesus...

A Joyful Noise …THE GIFT

THE GIFT Simon felt glass crunch under his foot. He saw a shattered Christmas bulb. And he smiled. He twisted his heel, giggling as he grinded the sky-blue...

Tribute Quartet in Bluffton Saturday, Aug. 11

The Tribute Quartet will perform in concert Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Gospel Barn of Bluffton.  The new location of the Gospel...

To sing at gospel concert fund raiser

Members of the Matt Drayer family will be among the musical entertainers as the Friends Who Care Cancer Relief Foundation group presents the 6th...

A Joyful Noise … HIDDEN HEROES — PART TWO

HIDDEN HEROES — PART TWO Editor’s note: See the Saturday, April 7, column for part one Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall...

Presbyterians and Knights of Columbus members join in Great Day of Sharing

By BARBARA BARBIERI On Sunday morning  members of the First Presbyterian Church of Bluffton were joined by members of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: DON’T WASTE YOUR WILDERNESS

DON’T WASTE YOUR WILDERNESS Although I love my days off — turning off the alarm before going to bed, choosing all my activities for the...

Zanesville News: 10-09-2017

By the time you read this Kenny and I and our daughter Robin will be back from vacation. I don’t look forward to reading...

A Joyful Noise … 02-10-2018

PRAY, O CHURCH God has already answered every prayer anyone can ask. It just depends on the definition of the word “answer.” When people, for instance, pray...