Time to Take a Devotional Break: NIGHT DRIVING & SALVATION

NIGHT DRIVING & SALVATION The older I get, the less I enjoy driving after dark. Even when the oncoming vehicles have set their lights to an...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: MAKING GOD WAIT

MAKING GOD WAIT We live in a time of instant gratification — one-click ordering, overnight delivery, and even...

A Joyful Noise: CHALMERS AND IDOLS

“Bummy, we make lousy idols.” I paused. I was quietly reading the comic strips, waiting for Garfield to attack his food dish, when my friend...

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...

Musiclectics to sing at Saturday gospel fundraiser

Among the vocal groups to sing at the Friends Who Care Cancer Relief Foundation’s Gospel Concert and Auction fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 13, will...

Kruse will be speaker for mayor’s prayer breakfast

Mitch Kruse, an author and host of a devotional TV show, will be the ...

A Joyful Noise … UNDER CONTROL

Perhaps amusement parks close during the winter not to avoid the bitter weather’s hassles, but to avoid its competition. After all, no roller coaster can...

Thanksgiving Dinner served at First Reformed Nov. 22

Final preparations are underway by volunteers at First Reformed Church for the annual Thanksgiving dinner. Church members will be serving lunch from 11 a.m.-1...

Calderon to present piano recital at First Baptist on Sunday

A doctoral student at Ball State University in Muncie will present a recital Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Bluffton. Gabriela Calderon Cornejo, a...

A Joyful Noise … PRECIOUS MEMORIES

PRECIOUS MEMORIES More than 10 years ago, niece Rachel opened her “Slurpee Drink Maker” for her birthday. In the grainy picture that captured the momentous moment,...