A New Beginning

2016 was a good year for those who succeeded in their endeavors, and that same year was a good year for those who failed. Whichever...

At Christmas and Always

By Joseph J. Mazzella I have always loved Christmas music and I don’t just listen to it in December either. I have been known to...

Mary, Did You Know?

‘Tis the season for bad theology. The popular song “Mary, Did You Know?” is a good example of why theology is important. This song...


By: Pastor/Teacher James R. Paxton Time magazine came out today and on the front page of their publication used the phrase “the divided states of...

Troubling Times

 By Joseph J. Mazzella At the conclusion of this last political election ending with my beloved country being more divided than ever, a friend wrote...

Echo From the HIlls

This is the anniversary of an infamous day in our American history; the day that Pearl Harbor was bombed. I was only six years...

Reader submits old football photos

Dear Editor, I believe the photos attached are of the Clay HS Football team circa 1947-48.  My father, Woody Wolfe, was the coach at the...

The Trinity

The God of the Bible is the Triune God, He is God in three persons. The study of God is the highest pursuit that...


 By Joseph J. Mazzella When I was younger I was entranced with stories of magic. I devoured books where wizards and warriors battled the powers...

Please Pray

By: Pastor/Teacher James R. Paxton If we want our nation to be all that it can be:  if we want it to be all it...


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