Light a Candle

Have you brought out your advent wreath yet this year? The kids in our church family this past Sunday all made these great little advent wreaths with battery operated candles inside of them. This coming Sunday our worship on Sunday will focus on the different candles in the advent wreath with special music. But ifContinue reading “Light a Candle”


One thousand and ten. That is a number I’ve been looking at for a few weeks now. It’s the number that’s posted on the traffic alert sign on 76 coming and going to the office. While I’m driving this number blinks at me, one thousand and ten, men, women and children killed on Ohio roadwaysContinue reading “1,010”

Rachel Weeping on Christmas

“A voice was heard in Ramah,     weeping and loud lamentation, Rachel weeping for her children;     she refused to be comforted, because they are no more.” Matthew 2:18 This is one of the Christmas stories that is rarely told. This was the fulfillment of the prophecies from the prophet Jeremiah, somewhere between 600 years before the ChristContinue reading “Rachel Weeping on Christmas”