Beautiful Mess ~ The Story of Diamond Rio with Tom Roland

From all the years of struggling to make it in the industry, through the years of success and on to the difficulties of their last five years, this book shares it all. The six members of Diamond Rio share with Tom Roland the individual journeys that brought them together...

Casino Gambling in Ohio (and everywhere)

I wasn’t sure what to share in our church newsletter this month, but I just saw the poll on the news concerning the upcoming election. The latest poll has 59% of Ohioans in support of Casinos coming into our state. The commercials are finally convincing people, and the opposition...

Fearless by Max Lucado

I’ve always said that Max Lucado has a knack for saying things I already know in a way that makes me feel as though I’ve never heard it before. He’s gifted at making me look at old truths in a new way and this book is no different. I...

Touch These Ones I Love, Lord – LYRICS

I’m surrounded by a sea of pain a host of hurting lives Overwhelmed by all the suffering I feel helpless and unwise Lord, I’m ready for a miracle, I want to see your face Reveal to us your majesty, your glory and your grace CHORUS Touch these ones I...

Notes from the Tilt-A-Whirl by N. D. Wilson

Nathan David Wilson unites the theology of God, speaker of Life into creation, with poetic prose and imagery that will be difficult to be rivaled. He paints a picture with words and allows the reader to contemplate how the seasons that God speaks each year in nature are significant...

Amos – BC Prophet or Prophet of today?

What if when Amos said Zion (Jerusalem) he also meant Washington DC?   Could Mt. Samaria compare to New York City?  Are the foremost men of the most powerful nation the President and Congress?  I’m continually amazed at how unconcered the majority of the world around me is with these...

Daniel – Man of Integrity and Faith

Most of us know the stories of Daniel.  We heard them when we were small.  The captivity, the fiery furnace, the lion’s den.  But just in case, let me give you a quick recap. About 2600 years ago, 600 years before Christ was born, the nation of Israel, the...

Your Pastor’s Lacking Talents

I’m really tired of hearing “my pastor doesn’t . . .”  or “my pastor isn’t”  Must that person who delivers a sermon each week also have every spiritual gift and talent known to mankind?  How about making a list of all the things our pastors ARE or DO?  Maybe you...

The Shack – June 9, 2009

Click here to get your copy of The Shack While I see the problems that many could have with this book, I have a feeling that not a few people are going to be completely shocked by my response.   This is the picture of God I’ve seen for years...

That will be the Day – Lyrics

When every song has been written  When every story has been told When every question has been answered When every heart has heard. Then, we will see His glory  We’ll know the fullness of His grace Then we will hear Him clearly  ‘Cause then, we’ll meet Him face to...