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 … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

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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 […]

Choose Friends Wisely

“Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.” Proverbs 13:20 Recently, my family and I were on a trip for my grandson’s first birthday. While we were there, we thought we would visit a church close to his home for a Sunday morning gathering. The pastor was preaching […]

Random Acts of Kindness

This guest column was written by Bob Goyer, Community Relations Director of Kingston Residence of Marion Think about the last time someone did a random act of kindness for you. It probably put a smile on your face. While we may be busy in our daily lives, there’s a very deserving group who would appreciate […]