Should I share psychic’s Sylvia Browne’s 2020 Prediction?

Should Christians pass around the posts about self proclaimed psychic Sylvia Browne “predicting” the coronavirus in 2020?  I have been seeing several Christians (many close friends whom I love) sharing this post. Can I ask you to reconsider?  First, the prediction is vague on purpose and doesn’t really match up to the coronavirus. It did […]

When Does Life Begin?

On the pro-life vs pro-choice debate (and I’m not sure if I can call it that anymore as some are changing the definitions of those phrases to fit their needs)….. Before you come up with a view one way or the other, you have …. have…. have… to ask yourself….. when does life begin? If […]

In Another’s Eyes….

Several years ago, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood had a hit song talking about how significant others saw a couple who were tempted as better than they really are. There are many ways that we are impacted by how other’s see us and how we see them. Sometimes it’s in a positive way where someone […]

How to Leave a Church

Often times, I have addressed church hurt and pastor hurt over the years. Many have stories of being hurt over the years and I am one of them who has a couple stories under my belt. For some, they have experienced a messed up pastor or church. Others just simply had a different way of […]

Psalm One

Psalm One – ESV “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord,     and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by […]

Forward Marion!

Many of us love Marion. We love the people, the history, the properties and the potential of Marion. No doubt Marion is on the grow. We’ve turned a corner. We are excited about what lies ahead. What lies ahead is an opportunity unlike anything seen since the “Front Porch” speeches of President Harding. People came […]

Is My Daddy in Heaven?

My wife sent me a video today that is moving around the internet. In watching it, it was a touching moment from a couple days ago where a little boy asks the pope if his father is in heaven. His father was an atheist but had all four of his kids baptized into the catholic […]

Bill Would Improve Palliative Care, Establish More Fulfilling Lives for Ohioans

The love and support Ohio families show to one another is unlike any other. Families share memories of countless holidays and adventures spent together throughout life. Nothing should interfere with the special bond families have, especially when it comes to hospice care. It can be devastating when a loved one becomes diagnosed with a serious […]

Breaking the Silence: Sexual Abuse and Human Trafficking Conference

The numbers of real lives impacted from sexual abuse are astounding. What is more heartbreaking is when you realize a real person with real hurt is tied to every number. That is why we are bring international speaker and author, Nicole Braddock Bromley to Marion for a time of sharing and hope for those impacted […]

Power Remains with the People this Constitution and Citizenship Day

Emerging from the Constitutional Convention in 1787, Benjamin Franklin was asked by a bystander, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” Franklin readily replied, “A republic, if you can keep it.” As we celebrate Constitution and Citizenship Day, we do well to reflect upon Franklin’s poignant words. They reflect something fundamental […]