Concert to benefit Brigid’s Path

VANDALIA — The Stillwater Adventist Church is hosting their 8th Annual United We Service benefit concert on Saturday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m. Thi...

August 6th, 2018 |  


First Baptist Church changes to First Light Church

First Baptist Church changes to First Light Church

VANDALIA — A church right in the heart of Vandalia with a familiar name is changing their name. First Baptist Church is now called First Light C...

July 18th, 2018 |  


St. Paul to host Vacation Bible School

St. Paul to host Vacation Bible School

BUTLER TWP. — Send your children to St Paul’s Vacation Bible School to an opportunity to visit Nazareth and to explore the life and times ...

May 20th, 2018 |  



Beware of an apathetic Christmas

Beware of an apathetic Christmas

One of the well known parts of the Christmas story is the visit of the Wise Men to see the new born Messiah. These men were likely from Persia and the...

December 20th, 2017 |  


A Reformer made strong in weakness

A Reformer made strong in weakness

I often feel quite weak in my faith. I have been a Christian for nearly 50 years and in the ministry for around 35 years—but still, I often feel...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Sola Scriptura, Scripture Alone, was central to Reformation

Sola Scriptura, Scripture Alone, was central to Reformation

This month we remember the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. I think it is an anniversary worth remembering. There are things that we take for gra...

October 12th, 2017 |  


History, monuments, and the Bible

History, monuments, and the Bible

Coach Wittenberg taught the U.S History class I took in high school. That is when my love for history began. He knew how to make history interesting&#...

August 25th, 2017 |  


St. Paul to host Vacation Bible School

St. Paul to host Vacation Bible School

BUTLER TWP. — From Monday June 12 through Friday June 16, St Paul Lutheran Church on Dog Leg Road in Butler Township will be having their Vacati...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Easter: The resurrection of the King

Easter: The resurrection of the King

Spring is here. Most of us are probably excited about that. While I’ve enjoyed a break from mowing the lawn, I’m looking forward to warmer...

April 16th, 2017 |  


The Waldensians and the Word of God

The Waldensians and the Word of God

October 31, 2017 is the 500th anniversary of the day when a monk named Martin Luther nailed 95 Theses, or points for discussion, on the castle church ...

March 29th, 2017 |