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Editor’s Letter: Be Ye Bringers of Light

Be Ye Bringers of Light | by Angela Errett | 2020 is proving to be a new dimension in human existence. It’s as if we are standing on the beach as the sand begins to drain between our toes. Another wave of events unfolds. Back and forth, it goes. Up over our toes, then back out to the sea of unknowns.

It’s A New World

It’s A New World | by Angela Errett | “Those who choose to believe Truth, as written and given by God, can rise above the horizontal plane held by the principalities, the rulers of this world, by choosing…

The Banquet is Prepared–Dance With Me

The Banquet is Prepared-Dance With Me | by Angela Errett | God is so loving to those who chose Him! I so enjoy it when He speaks through songs to me. This time, as I sat to start writing, the song “Dance With Me” by the Orleans began to play in my head. Of course, I looked up the words (even though I knew most of them)…

God, Lighten Our Eyes

There are days when I am just going along, trying to complete the tasks before me, when I am stopped in my tracks. God has a way of moving and speaking like no other! He is the God of all creation, and when He speaks, He requires honor! Stop what...

The Way Out… Is Foolish to the World

The world has now entered a phase of reckoning. Will the world accept the payment for sin? Or will the world continue to spiral out of control, into chaos, to save face, go down with the ship, and cling to their own idols and self-made religion that unequivocally denies God? ...

Are You Prepared?

Listen For That Still Small Voice This particular writing has been long and laborious for me. The weight of its content is not lost on me, and it has been a work-in-progress over the last few months. I share the words given to me. I also share scriptures that came...

The S e p a r a t o r

“All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.” Matthew 25:32 (NIV) About a year ago, I heard in the Spirit that the earth was entering into a season of separation. Not just...

Glory Magazine Statement on Covid 19

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I Remember My People

Mountains seen from Bear Rocks Preserve Monongahela National Forest West Virginia. Image: Bigstock.com I write this with trembling as it is God whom I fear and only Him shall I answer to. These past few months have been very taxing for me as I can feel a spiritual war raging....

After the Valley

You must be willing to enter the valley before being seated at the table. By Angela Errett Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a...

Turn to the Kingdom Way of Life

When working on what to write about for this issue, nothing was happening and it was past my deadline–but God! As I sat watching TV, I was overcome with a need to write. I grabbed my notepad, which I try to keep close by at all times, and began to...

Editor’s Letter: Winds of Change

Change always blows in and blows out. It comes, never giving way to time but to the purpose of God. It goes into the face of all that we know and forces us as humans to move or…

REVEALING God’s Glory Jun-Jul 2020

Here is my personal pandemic story, which brought me encounters with angels. I had not been feeling 100% for a couple of months, and then…

Editor’s Letter: Taking Ground

First, the articles you are reading in this issue were all composed before the Covid 19 Pandemic declaration on March 11, 2020. And because of this new reality, the April-May 2020 issue of Glory Magazine will be available on our digital platforms to comply with the Covid 19 Federal Guidelines....

Having Ought Against Any

Who doggies! There is some supernatural correction beginning to take place in the Body of Christ. Pardon my use of the southern vernacular, but ya’ll better pull them boots on, jump in the pit, and prepare for some muddy people to get clean! Including me because this lesson is a...

REVEALING God’s Glory Apr-May 2020

Whatever you do, do it from the heart, as something done for the Lord and not people. Colossians 3: 23 NKJV by Al Tucker On this first day of March, I am like an excited child who cannot wait for Christmas morning to arrive. You see, I am waiting on the...

An Easter Worldview

Worldviews are fascinating. Everyone has a worldview, whether they know it or not. One’s prime worldview is a collection of subordinate worldviews about specific issues, beliefs, and values. An individual can have conflicting sub-views in their personal set, and what one would call a general Christian worldview may not be...

Dear America…

The past few weeks have placed our world in a tailspin. Uncertainty has swept through every aspect of our ‘normal’ lives. Just three short weeks ago, we had no understanding of the invisible beast that was beginning to rear its head–the coronavirus. I’m a small business owner, and I have...

Choose Faith and Pray

With all the chaos happening in the world right now, we are getting a glimpse of the spiritual warfare playing out before our eyes. But believers, we are not of this world, we have been separated out for the purposes of God. With that said, fear and chaos do not...

A Vested Interest

By our created nature, people are wired to have interest in stuff. That interest becomes invested when there is a special connection with the item of attention. That attention may be long term or short term with varying degrees of concentration. Vested interests may be significant, beneficial or even entrusted. Human...

It’s The Little Things

Ever get so caught up in trying to do the ‘big things’ in life that the smaller things we deem less ‘important’ take over? For example, you work hard and get to a point where you can afford some extra luxuries in life, but you still can’t seem to get...

REVEALING God’s Glory Feb-Mar 2020

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways submit to Him and He will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3: 5-6 NIV by Al Tucker “Jesus wants you for a sunbeam.”  Oh, how I would cringe on a Sunday...

Out the Window

The sky was overcast, and a slight chill would hit your face as the breeze circled its way through the trees. The cars whizzed by without any thought of those sitting in the restaurant. Blue vehicles, green cars, gray cars, delivery trucks, white cars, all colors of cars, made the...

A Jazzy Little Christmas

Praise ye the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary: praise him in the firmament of his power. Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness. Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp. Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise...

Awake and Arise!

God is Calling The Church Higher   Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth. John 17:17   Last time I checked, the only qualification to be a Christian (a follower of Christ) is to receive the gift of salvation from God Himself. Once that commitment has been made, and...

Who is the Enemy of God?

For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. Romans 8:6-7 Our battle is truly a spiritual one. It’s a battle taking place above...

What’s Going On…

Being a Christian means more than attending a good service, having a fish emblem on your bumper, and volunteering for everything the church does. I am not trying to single out any one event here, but how confident are we that the matter was taken before the Lord before it’s...

Emmanuel: God With Us

Christmas does not stop at the manger. For many, the Jesus experience is just a warm and fuzzy feeling of a newborn in a cradle. For others, it is the wonder and amazement that God would humble himself and enter into our physical world as a baby, exactly the same...

REVEALING God’s Glory Dec-Nov 19-2020

As the holidays approach, I often think back to a Christmas in the late 1940s when I was about five- or six-years-old living in post-WWII England.  It was a time when things were very tight from a materialistic perspective, and everyday folks were still living on “ration cards.”   This...

Joy to the World

Where has the time gone? It seems each year goes by faster and faster, just like the newness of our latest technology gadgets. But each passing moment allows us another chance at doing better, being better, and being closer to our Maker. Each day enables us to consider what is...

Summersville Outpouring Revival Dates

In the October - November 2019 issue of Glory Magazine, we inadvertently printed the Summersville Outpouring Revival to occur in October. Please accept our deepest apologies for the error. The correct November dates for the revival are: Friday, NOVEMBER 8th at 7pm Saturday, NOVEMBER 9th at 12 pm & 7...

Mountain State Celebration Launches in North Central WV

On Tuesday, October 8th, a large group of Pastors and community leaders representing various denominations gathered at the Bridgeport Conference Center for the official start for planning the Mountain State Celebration with Will Graham to be held April 24-26, 2020 at Fairmont State University’s Feaster Center. [caption id="attachment_3867" align="alignright" width="225"]...

A Walk in the Garden

I was as light as a feather… As the Father called me toward him, in His brilliant raiment of white and shining gold, there were no worries, no restraints. I was choosing the more needful thing. As He calls, He speaks my name in a low whisper. “I do a...

The Next Generation

Creating Community & Spreading Positivity I DO A NEW THING: CHILDREN ARE THE FUTURE GenerationNXT is a nonprofit religious organization founded in 2018 and based in West Virginia. Their mission is to provide a safe environment for kids to teach basic morals and principles. Through their clubs, they hope to...

Whom God Helps

Lazarus House Opens to Offer Real Solutions I DO A NEW THING: FAITH TAKES ACTION The name Lazarus means ‘whom God helps’ and is a form of the Hebrew name Eleazar. There could be no more fitting name for the newly opened recovery house in Buckhannon–the Lazarus House. On July 1st...

A Walk Through the Spirit Realm

A Personal Account - Joel Randolph, Author/Evangelist  I DO A NEW THING: BE FILLED AND OBEY   A few years ago, I met a beautiful couple, Joel and Anita Randolph, at a friend’s annual gathering. Just from our brief conversations, I got a sense that there was way more to...

God Will Provide

Central WV Center for Pregnancy Care Receives a Permanent Home I DO A NEW THING: RECEIVE THE GIFT Many times we wonder if provision will come. Those feelings of fear and doubt are ever-present daily, but God! He is our provider, and that provision comes through those choosing to do...

Now It Springs Up

Every once in a while a universal truth springs up from a specific framework of Scripture, for example. Forget the former things;     do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing!     Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am...

Blessed, Five Years In

It’s hard to believe it has been five years since we started on our journey to producing Glory Magazine. From the first vision God gave us until today seems like a lifetime ago.  When we began, we didn’t know how it would be accomplished and who would want to read...

REVEALING God’s Glory Oct-Nov 2019

By Al Tucker Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation, old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. 2 Corinthians 5:17 KJV One early winter a couple of years ago, a feral cat showed up in our shed.  She was very wary and would...

Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil

By Angela Errett
The Kingdom has a governing body, built by God, who knows the truth about good and evil–abundance and lack.

Water, like air and blood, is necessary for life and all three flow. Man can create none of them; he can only manage them. They are fruitful when they are placed inside of boundaries but can be destructive when they breach their confines. In other words, they get out of balance…

The Blind Shall See

Philip Dunn Miraculously Healed of Blindness The Lord openeth the eyes of the blind: the Lord raiseth them that are bowed down: the Lord loveth the righteous: ~Psalm 146:8 Let’s take a journey. Where were you in 2003? Did you have time to look up at the clouds passing by...

Perspective

By Angela Errett What kind of person are you? Are you a glass-half-full or a glass-half-empty variety? How you answer this question can help reveal your belief system or perspective. Moreover, once you have self-reflected and honestly answered it, are you willing to change it for the better if needed?...

REVEALING God’s Glory Aug-Sept 2019

Secluded path in Dolly Sods Wilderness. © Backyard Photography, Alan Tucker By Al Tucker The most famous comedian of the early 1900s was W. C. Fields, a vaudevillian, who starred in both silent and early talking movies as well as the Broadway Theater.  He was the lead comedian in the Ziegfeld...

Are You Sure?

By Bob Jacobus Recently the 11-year-old grandson was baptized. Caleb received the Lord before his fifth birthday and was evangelizing his little sister when she was about 3. The family was going to an amusement park, and the back-seat conversation went something like this; big brother asked little sister if...

Round the Bend at 12 a.m.

By Angela Errett Sally grew up in a small West Virginia town where everyone knew each other. The courthouse was in the middle of town, and the adjacent fire hall doubled as the event center. When she was three years old, her parents held her birthday party there, and all...

REVEALING God’s Glory Jun-Jul 2019

By Al Tucker I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation. Philippians 4:12 Several years ago, my wife and I traveled back to my wife’s hometown to do some work on my mother-in-law’s house. Mom had passed the year prior, and we were fixing the...

The Scapegoat Disorder

By Bob Jacobus Whether one embraces a spiritual world or not, the principle of the Scapegoat exists. A popular word processor lists stooge, victim, accused, culprit, and fall guy as synonyms. Associated verbs according to a thesaurus are blame, incriminate, condemn, accuse, reproach, censure, and single out. All these words...

All Consuming Fire

God is an all-consuming fire. Hebrews 12:29  The Church, those called out, have grown weary. They have seen the rise of a culture of death overflow in every aspect of society, and it is getting harder and harder to bear. Is there anything left that can be done and is...

A Promise to Astrid

JC Films’ A Promise to Astrid, was mainly filmed in Bridgeport, WV, and is based on the true story told in the award-winning book of the same name by Mike Tourville. The book is available online and at Amazon.com. The story is a heartwarming tale of how Astrid, a woman...

Why I Celebrate Easter

Why celebrate someone’s death? It seems like an odd question doesn’t it? However, it’s not strange for those of us who believe in God. Believers are by nature to act contrary to what the world says is wise. The Bible tells us that the things of God are as foolishness to the world.

A Place of Refuge – The Opening of the Northern Appalachian Teen Challenge Facility

Nestled in a curve along Good Hope Pike in Clarksburg, the newly finished Northern Appalachian Teen Challenge women’s facility is destined to become a beacon of hope for young women across the region. The center recently opened and is now preparing a way for women under the influence of addictions...

REVEALING God’s Glory Apr-May 2019

By Al Tucker In my last reflection, I shared some of my journey of trying to move from a casual to a more intimate relationship with Jesus. Rather than specifying a list of to-do resolutions for 2019, I’ve decided to follow the Apostle Paul’s reminder to the church in Corinth,...

Just Because

One of the neatest outreaches from a local body is the “Just Because Ministry” at Breath of God Worship in Buckhannon, West Virginia. The premise is simple; wrap a $50 bill, short explanation card, and contact card with a modest ribbon, then give the packet away at God’s discretion. The...

Don’t Participate in Satan’s Dream

Lucifer had a dream. A dream hidden in his innermost being, to be worshipped as if he were the one true God. His ‘self-talk’ convinced him he could be above the established law of Heaven: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word...

Seed of Salvation

One can be absolutely sure of one’s salvation; however, not everyone who thinks they are ok with God is saved. God plants seeds in one’s heart that grow into salvation with time. Jesus firmly and with measured gentleness expressed this in the parables. He also stated without reservation this great...

REVEALING God’s Glory Feb-Mar 2019

By Al Tucker The Christmas tree is down, the decorations put away, resolutions made, and in some cases broken already. That would be me most years in mid-January. I can’t remember past resolutions, but I’m sure they were about doing something healthy such as exercising; going someplace special to play...

Whom Do You Serve?

Here’s a question for you. What’s the difference between a noble man and a rich man, and can they be one-in-the-same? A noble man is someone who possesses great qualities, an excellent person, honorable, honest, unselfish, generous, and self-sacrificing — a person who belongs to a hereditary class. A rich...

Celebrate His Birth… Anticipate His Return

This time every year the world celebrates the birthday of Jesus Christ. Some know what the celebration is about and what it implies, others do not. Believer or non-believer it doesn’t matter; the holiday season is because of Him and not the other way around. The coming of the Messiah...

CLAIMING WEST VIRGINIA FOR CHRIST

A JOURNEY OF PRAYERS Many movements have happened across our nation over the years and one of the most influential events still spoken of today is the Azusa Street Revival. The Revival took place in Los Angeles, California, and ran from 1906 to about 1915. Its profound impact on the...

Christmas Time

Jocelyn was eight years old the Christmas her wish came true. Jocelyn was an only child who dreamed of playing with a sister or brother someday. One summer afternoon, she decided to send a letter addressed to Santa Clause, Box 1, North Pole USA without her parents knowing it. By...

REVEALING God’s Glory Dec-Jan 18-19

by Al Tucker Each October, like many photographers, I enjoy making a pilgrimage to Dolly Sods in Tucker County. This rugged terrain has a natural beauty that is unmatched in any other place along the East Coast. Blueberry plants turn a crimson red amongst the flag pine trees, verdant laurel...

We Are At War – Peace Will Follow

    From the very first scene in the movie Dunkirk, you know you are watching a war movie. The intense music that drones along from moment to moment leaves no doubt of the atmosphere the movie makers want you to experience. The lead character Tommy is continuously moving forward...

Buckhannon Photo Club Cover Photo Contest Winner Announced

    Glory Magazine hosted the first ever cover photo contest for members of the Buckhannon Photo Club. The theme of the photo was to reflect the beauty of West Virginia and what they felt contributed to the state motto of “Almost Heaven, West Virginia.” Entrants did not disappoint and...

Understanding the Authority of the Believer

    In today’s period of history, the last days of the Church Age, it is important to understand the workings of the Authority of the Believer in Christ. This short essay will not cover every aspect; however, it will provide enough information so that one might move toward being...

REVEALING God’s Glory – Oct-Nov 2018

  by Alan Tucker Sharing God’s glory through photos of his magnificent creation is a real joy. About ten years ago I decided to create a calendar that I called Al’s Almost Heaven Calendar, depicting the beauty of West Virginia. I gifted it to family and friends. Several people saw...

Buckhannon Photo Club Cover Photo Contest Winner Announced

Glory Magazine hosted the first ever cover photo contest for members of the Buckhannon Photo Club. The theme of the photos was to reflect the beauty of West Virginia and what they felt contributed to the state motto of "Almost Heaven, West Virginia." Entrants did not disappoint and a variety...

The River Within

Have you ever sat and pondered the fact that you are made mostly of water? How can that be? Water may be a physical element that flows but, just like the universe, there is something that keeps it together in us. Something also keeps the seas from going no further;...

Left of Center

Rolling down an unmarked road in North Carolina, it occurred to me that even though there was no yellow center line, people still knew where the boundary was and what they should be doing as they operated their vehicles. Hum… and THAT got me thinking. Lesson one: boundaries • Lesson...

Making Good on a Bad Dream

by Bob Jacobus   People have dreams, some good and some bad. Knowing how to deal with a bad dream in the proper fashion will bring rest and peace to one’s soul and spirit. Dreams can come from 3 places: Heaven, Hell or from within. A bad dream, a fearful...

REVEALING God’s Glory – Aug-Sept 2018

[caption id="attachment_3173" align="alignleft" width="400"] Turks Cap Lily[/caption] One of my great joys is tending my garden. This past week, our daylilies and Asiatic lilies have been at their peak, painting our backyard with every color of the rainbow. That beauty coupled with the sweet aroma is truly a revelation of...

David Wells Feature Artist

[caption id="attachment_3075" align="alignleft" width="199"] Submitted Photo.[/caption] To say that David Wells is an exceptional musician and artist would be an understatement. His passion for playing flugelhorn and trumpet, being a full-time instrumentalist, and traveling the country performing and speaking, comes from a deep well within him. He has a God-given...

Worthy, Holy, Risen

  By Bob Jacobus Message delivered at Breath of God Worship, Buckhannon, WV, April 15, 2018.   Worthy, Holy, Risen… These three words form a music-like cord that describes the beauty of the Lord. His Glory. They point towards who He has been, who He is, and who He always...

REVEALING God’s Glory – Jun-Jul 2018

[caption id="attachment_3092" align="alignleft" width="400"] © Alan Tucker, Backroads Photography[/caption] We welcome Alan Tucker as a new contributor to Glory Magazine where he will be ‘Revealing God’s Glory’ through his God-given talent and passion for photography.   A few weeks ago during my evening prayers, I asked God to reveal to...

Be Excellent

By Angela Errett Today it seems as though the word excellent has been lost from our vocabulary. It has been diminished, moved to the back of the line, and cheapened to the point of changing to the opposite of its intended meaning or cast as a ‘bad’ thing. What is...

The Golden Rule

  Roby was about seven years old when his grandfather told him all about Jesus. Up to that point, his parents would read him bedtime stories including the children’s version of “Adam and Eve,” “Noah’s Ark,” “David and Goliath,” “Jacob’s Ladder,” “Baby Jesus,” and others. But this Sunday evening was...

Missouri Solution

  Conclusion to Missouri Allegory from the Feb-Mar 2018 edition of Glory Magazine. There was a man in Missouri who had a fancy for mules. His name was Joshua Ell, and he was one fine man. He could read, he could write, he could do anything any man could do....

Understanding a Personal Vision

When thinking of a vision, many have the idea that it must be some kind of trance experience. People often have personal visions and do not realize how common they are; it is one of God’s ways of participating in man’s everyday life. Three elements contribute to a reliable interpretation...

A Prophetic Word

Also see: A Bag...A Box...A Bow...and a Solo Revelation won’t come through old mindsets and traditions. It is our responsibility in the Body of Christ to be vessels that continuously increase in the knowledge God has hidden for us, by learning and growing through seeking His Kingdom. New, exciting, and...

A Bag…A Box…A Bow…and a Solo

The following fictional story is a modern day parable so the message may be clearly understood. Any semblance of factual companies is not intended.   God is doing a new thing! A-Tone Corporation, a manufacturer of digital products, is preparing for the worldwide release of its newest masterpiece–the Solo smartphone....

Missouri Allegory

There was a man in Missouri who had a fancy for mules. His name was Joshua Ell, and he was one fine man. He could read, he Could write, he could do anything any man could do. Joshua also had a special gift, he could be sympathetic with any living...

Learning the Voice of the Shepherd

One could open this article with a dramatic statement such as, In this day and in this hour, it is so essential to know the voice of the Good Shepherd. However, every day and in every hour of our lives, we need to hear His voice clearly. Events in our...

Get Out Of Egypt This Christmas

Personal journeys are hardly ever understood until years later and only after a significant amount of reflection occurs. And even then revelation may not come. This is a story about realizing how on a day-to-day basis each one of us could be unknowingly choosing to remain where it is comfortable,...

Walking Dead

    How gangs, drugs, prison, and cancer was no match for our mighty God when it came to Carlos Reyes. He went from walking dead to walking among the living.   [caption id="attachment_2847" align="alignleft" width="400"] Evangelist Carlos Reyes and his wife Dian. Submitted photo.[/caption] Carlos was born on the...

4th and One

  During the fall football season there are many 4th down and one-yard situations. The story of a young man attending a Christian School represents a 4th and one of a prophetic nature. The student’s name is Barry and he liked to play football with the “guys” at lunch. Big...

The Seed

As a child, one of my favorite stories in the Bible was Adam and Eve. It was comforting to know that God made them, and if He made them, He made me! Over the last six months or so, I have prayed and asked God for revelation knowledge in the...

Longing To Fish

Being one of six siblings–four boys and 2 girls–and the youngest son, Clifford could just tell he was his mother’s favorite. Though his mother loved them all, she seemed to dote on him a little more. She was always holding his hand when they walked, and on Sunday’s he would...

The Gift, a Grant, and Intercession

One of the most fearful passages in the Bible is Hebrews 6:4 through 6:6. It is impossible for those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, who have shared in the Holy Spirit, who have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers...

Feature Artist: Eric Phillippi

The music of Eric Phillippi can best be described as, a worship experience through music artistry. Eric grew up in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. His father pastored a small Methodist Mission Church where for 7 years they lived on a Cherokee Indian reservation. It was a place full...

So, Are We Special?

      By Angela Errett Ask just about anyone that knows something about Jesus, and they would agree that His grace helps believers to act differently than the world. Being ‘special’ is a gift. A gift that God transferred upon believers through His Son. However, with a perception of...

Declaring the Beauty of the Lord

  Born in Devon, England, or ‘glorious Devon’ as the locals know it, Alan Tucker was a quintessential English boy who loved the outdoors, and was a choirboy in the local church. His family, knowing the opportunities available across the pond, decided to move to the United States in 1954...

Feature Artist: Heartstrings Gospel Band

It's About Christ From the first note on the debut album from Heartstrings Gospel Band, “It’s About Christ,” you are engaged in a wonderful journey of discovering the group’s love for Christ. Founding member Janessa Wilson, who plays guitar, fiddle, and does lead vocals, can’t remember a time when she...

Time For Corporate Repentance

  By Bob Jacobus It is quite frustrating to know and understand we are on the verge of a super-significant move of God and not see it. As individuals, those who walk in the kingdom of God have experienced a personal day of salvation of which repentance is a prerequisite....

Get Ready for Rain

Surely there will come a day when all who know My name will call upon the rain. Whenever you are down, you will be lifted on high. Raise a joyful sound to the Lord and have My name on your tongue for I shall make a way where there was...

The Challenge of Christianity

by Bob Jacobus There are many issues to ponder about Christianity; I believe the primary challenge of Christianity is how to communicate the message of the gospel. How often has the phrase “preach the gospel” been used? Even people who do not participate in any faith will recognize that phrase....

Do We Really Believe…We Are In Christ?

What does it mean to walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit? Those who believe in Christ Jesus are in Christ Jesus? Sounds like a bunch of gobblety-gook doesn’t it? There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the...

The Treasure

by Angela Errett In a small town, nestled in a valley between three mountains, a farmer named Nirel and his wife Carmela live a quiet country life on their seventy-acre farm. Their three-story brick farmhouse with a tin roof, and wood slate barns, painted in fire engine red, looked as...

Living In The Glory

  Jesus spoke about the kingdom of God repeatedly during his time here on earth. From reviewing the scriptures, anyone can see that the kingdom is of great importance. It is of such great importance that Jesus says to “Seek ye first the kingdom of God.” (Matthew 6:33) So how...

Two Inheritances

  by Bob Jacobus As Christians, we are involved in two spiritual inheritances–both are glorious. Ephesians 1:14 speaks to an inheritance that belongs to the believer, our relationship with Christ Jesus. Later in this chapter, verse 18, Apostle Paul prays that the eyes of our hearts be opened so that...

Choose Your Adventure

Here is an uplifting thought–right now, this very second, you are closer to your destiny. For a follower of Christ, that means one second closer to glory. Hallelujah! But, here is a sobering thought, are you one second closer to fulfilling God’s purpose in your life? Many will say, I...

Pattycake Christianity – When The Routine Needs Renewed

Remember the Mother Goose rhyme “Pattycake, Pattycake, Baker’s Man?” It is an old English nursery rhyme first found in the play The Campaigners from the 1600s. It then appears in Mother Goose’s Melody in 1765. There are a few versions, but one thing is overtly apparent, it later became a...

Rising Out Of The Ashes

    Today, more than ever, there is a growing number of people who are bound in solitary prisons in their minds. They are held captive by vices that have come into their lives either through no fault of their own, by the hand of another, or by some of...

Seeking God

  Katherine, the youngest of twenty kids, grew up poor and did not attend church. Her father was the son of a preacher but chose not to continue in the church. In first grade, Katherine came down with pneumonia and was unable to walk. She loved school, but because of...

My Grill Is My Pulpit

READ THE BACKSTORY HERE At the age of seven, Brian Coleman got saved. After his parents had been divorced, Brian stayed with his mother, but on the weekends he would visit with his grandma. He loved to go to her house, and they would go to church on Sunday’s. One...

Feature Artist: The Click Family

(l-r) The Click Family is Alexis, Jaden, Linda, Jason, and Anthony Click  By: Click Family Ministry Jason and Linda Click and their three children, who reside at Quiet Dell, West Virginia, just south of Clarksburg, make up the Christian band, The Click Family. They minister in music at churches and...

To Zambia With Love

At Rapid 14, the 14th turn past Victoria Falls in Zambia, there’s a base camp situated on the edge of the gorge along the Zambezi River. It is the International Headquarters for Overland Missions, founded in 1999 by Philip and Sharon Smethurst. For the last eight years, Jacob and Jessi...

Damascus Road – A Journey Overcoming Addiction

  We have all heard the stories, about famous people or possibly someone in our own family, of how their problems were not solved at the bottom of a bottle or at the end of a needle. The spirit of addiction, in whatever form it chooses to manifest as in...

Beyond The Fog

  October 6, 2016 | Angela Errett On my way to church one morning, my husband and I were admiring the dense fog that was lying just among the trees, rising gracefully as the sun’s rays were peeking over the mountain. The top of the fog bank was brilliant white,...

Journey To Chestnut Mountain

  In 2005, the lives of the Finn family changed forever. Steve Finn, Executive Director for Chestnut Mountain Ranch in Morgantown, was born in West Virginia and his family has a long history in the state dating back to the 1700s. His father tragically passed away and at the age...

The Taylor Brothers Oct-Nov Feature Artist

    [caption id="attachment_2083" align="alignleft" width="300"] Logan and Lewis Taylor.[/caption] Lewis and Logan Taylor have been inseparable since their youth. At an early age, both felt a call to serve the Lord, and that desire has only grown over the years. Growing up in Elkview, West Virginia, and attending Elk...

Happy New Year: Rosh Hashanah. Are You Ready?

Are you ready?   We are about to enter into what the Jews call “the Days of Awe.” At sundown on Sunday, October 2, 2016, the celebration of the first of the High Holidays, or Yamim Noraim (literally Days of Awe), will begin with Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah means “head...

Brian Duckworth of Taylor Made Aug-Sept Feature Artist

Growing up in a small town in Taylor County, West Virginia, Brian Duckworth and his six siblings were raised listening to country, bluegrass, and gospel music. His passion for music began very early on. His family would gather on the back porch with their single mother and a guitar singing...

A Heart For West Virginia

[caption id="attachment_1974" align="alignleft" width="800"] Mud left on the baseball field on Bakers Island, Webster Springs.[/caption]   June 29th, 2016  | Angela Errett My heart breaks at the site of utter devastation in the southern part of my beloved state of West Virginia. Tragedy, in a multitude of disguises, has sadly...

The Lordsmen June-July Feature Artist

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF WORSHIP   The Lordsmen are celebrating 50 years of worship in 2016. They were originally an all-male quartet established by a group of five young men who met in St. Albans, West Virginia at refrigeration school in 1966. Today they consist of Debbie Petry, alto, Tony...

Awakening In The Mountains

    We recently spoke with Pastor Mitch Bias from Regional Church of God in Delbarton to find out more about the West Virginia Revival. The church regularly conducts revivals but this year something would change. In January, after praying about whom to bring in as the speaker for the...

Glory In The Mountains of WV

  There is no coincidence that West Virginia has the most prophetic moniker out of all 50 states, “Almost Heaven.” In recent weeks, West Virginia gained attention from national news proclaiming revival in the mountains. We are seeing an outpouring of God's Glory on the state and the nation. There...

Prayer Event Fans Flames In Elkins

[caption id="attachment_1831" align="aligncenter" width="600"] L-R: Dylan Dilly, Jacob Vandevender. Back row: Daniel Rubianto, Randy Ellis, Youth Pastor at Summit Church; Elkins Mayor, Van Broughton; Levi Dilly, and Dylan and Levi's father Shawn Dilly.[/caption]     On Friday, April 29, 2016, My Heart Ministries hosted an expanded "Prayer at the Pole"...

Boldly They Came

On Saturday, April 16, 2016, over 400 women representing 92 churches and 9 states, gathered for the “Come Boldly to the Throne of Grace; A Resurrection Celebration for Women” at the Bridgeport Conference Center in Bridgeport, West Virginia. The ladies began arriving at 8:00 a.m. As volunteers greeted them, they...

My Story of America

    Best-selling author, radio host, and inspirational speaker Dr. Michael T. George tells stories of ordinary people’s lives where they experience extraordinary events. These stories laced with heartaches, trials, and obstacles, also reveal hope, success, great love, and life-affirming change through God. Michael grew up in a small town...

Josh Oldaker April-May Feature Artist

  "We need a healing in the church.We need to get outside the four walls of the building that we sit in and go out into the world and share. It’s time to be bold. It’s time to take a stand."   As a young boy, Josh Oldaker was intrigued...

Backstory: The Making of Swiss Family Balli

  Three filmmakers—Rose Ann Cowger, Janet Fliegel, Brad Rice—set three goals for themselves after deciding to make the documentary Swiss Family Balli. Its heartfelt inspiration was the journey of Rose Ann’s family from Switzerland to the beautiful, rugged mountains of Webster County, West Virginia. The three goals were to honor...

Render The Hearts – February-March Feature Artist

Render the hearts of this people insensitive, their ears dull, and their eyes dim, otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts, and return and be healed. Isaiah 6:10 NASB   In the sixth chapter of Isaiah, the prophet recounts a vision, and...

City Night Tour

After the hustle and bustle over the holidays, we are finally able to put a few thoughts together about one of the events we attended in December. The City Night Tour headlined by Finding Favour with Bonray and Brianna Caprice was held at the Lewis County High School auditorium. The...

Tim Timmons Visits Buckhannon

    On Saturday, December 5th, The Way of Holiness Church in Buckhannon, WV, hosted singer/songwriter Tim Timmons for the day. The full schedule included a special Cancer Survivors event at 2:00 pm and a Men’s “Standing Firm” event at 3:30 pm. The evening concluded with a concert at 7:00...

WV Gospel Quartet is December-January Feature Artist

[caption id="attachment_1553" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Left to right: Sam Zicafoose, Michael Roach, Stanley Herrod, and John Woodson. Photo: WV Gospel Quartet.[/caption]   Southern Gospel music is undoubtedly one of the most iconic forms of American music, and has influenced every musical genre in one way or another. You can hear its...

Beating Hearts Tour Enlivens Shinnston, WV

The Beating Hearts Tour featuring Newsong, Mandisa, Danny Gokey, and the up-and-coming band Reno wowed the sold-out audience at Jewel City Church in Shinnston on Thursday night. [caption id="attachment_1534" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Reno opening the show.[/caption] The evening started with a brief introduction by Senior Pastor Robert Shingleton and the tone...

Great Night for a Premier – Swiss Family Balli

  Deep into the fall, with temperatures in the low 40’s and nature displaying her array of woodland colors, a quaint theater nestled in a valley in Cleveland, WV, was host to the premier of Swiss Family Balli. The documentary focuses on the life and history of the well-known Balli...

Do You Believe in Miracles?

[caption id="attachment_1453" align="alignleft" width="960"] Zach at the field where he was struck by lightning. Photo credit: Zach Sandy.[/caption] Zach Sandy shares how he was raised from death's grip after a direct lightning strike.   What is a miracle? A miracle is an event that takes place and cannot be explained...

October-November Feature Artist: Kelly Coberly

Born in Harrisonburg, VA, Kelly’s family moved to West Virginia when she was only two weeks old. Her father was in a bluegrass band and her grandparents owned a recording studio. She traveled regularly with her family to fairs and festivals and knew at an early age she wanted to...

Super Blood Moon Eclipse Coming Sunday 9/27/15

[caption id="attachment_1412" align="alignleft" width="700"] Image: Bigstock.com[/caption] This is no ordinary lunar eclipse. This moon has the honor of three names: supermoon, 4th blood moon, and Harvest Moon. It will be visible in parts of Europe and Africa and all across North and South America. The moon is referred to a...

Walk For Christ

[caption id="attachment_1382" align="alignleft" width="225"] Pastor Ed McDaniels[/caption] On Sunday, September 13th, area churches joined together for the third annual Walk For Christ held in downtown Buckhannon, WV. The event was started by Pastor J. Edward McDaniels from Christian Fellowship Church. Pastor McDaniels first witnessed an event a few years ago...

Stand For…

On Wednesday, September 9th, we were blessed to have approximately 35 people stop by the “Stand For Israel – Stand For Life” rally at Jawbone Park in Buckhannon, WV. The two-hour event held from 4 pm – 6 pm was filled with prayers for Israel in light of the recent...

A Celebration Of Jesus

[caption id="attachment_1311" align="alignleft" width="800"] Frank Cappa performing at the 2014 Jesus Fest on the Star Furniture Stage. Image courtesy of Jesus Fest.[/caption] JESUS FEST - AUGUST 7-8-9 A National Day of Prayer event in 2005 was attended by two men, B.K. Vanhorn and Frank Jarman. Both were willing servants of...

August-September Feature Artist: My Only Safe Haven

  [caption id="attachment_1295" align="alignleft" width="800"] Left to right: lead vocals, Kayla Saunders; keyboard, Taylor Ray; drummer, Brian Sexton; guitar, Preston Belcher; guitar, Caleb Bolen.[/caption]                               A chance viewing of a video posted online by Kayla Saunders...

Gospel Sing Spirits Not Dampened

  Elizabeth, WV – June 20, 2015 What a blessing is was to attend the Free Gospel Sing in Elizabeth, WV, on Saturday, June 20th. Due to rain–thanks to tropical depression "Bill"–event coordinator Mike Sams scrambled but, with relative ease, was able to move the event to the local high...

Outdoor Gospel Sing June 20th, Elizabeth, WV

  In July 2014, summer was in full swing and everyone was going about their busy lives. At 4 am one morning, everything changed for Mike Sams. That morning was special. That morning was a gift from above. Mike was awakened by God and given what he could only describe...

Let Jesus Be Your Station

In our last issue, we interviewed the band Spoken For. In that interview Corey Brooks spoke about how a DJ from Summersville, WV, played an un-released song at the right time, and in the process unknowingly was influential in helping a community heal. We caught up with radio personality J....

June-July Feature Artist: Shaffer Band

  [caption id="attachment_1130" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Mike Hymes, Cassie Shaffer-Hymes, Dave Shaffer, and Trish Shaffer. Photo credit: Shaffer Band.[/caption]   Read Full Magazine Performing comes naturally for this family group. In his younger days, Dave Shaffer, who plays piano, guitar, and does harmony vocals, played in a “rock and roll” band....

Bright Side Tour Lights Up Elkins

  On Friday, May 1, the campus of Davis and Elkins College welcomed the Bright Side Tour featuring OBB, Jonathan Thulin, and Abandon. The event sponsored by Air1 radio station, the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church, and the Campus Activities Board helped to start the Deja vu Festival weekend. [caption id="attachment_1076"...

Spoken For Set To Make Their Mark

April-May Feature Artist: Spoken For   [caption id="attachment_986" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Corey Brooks and T.K. King of Spoken For. Image: Spoken For[/caption] Read full magazine With a new name and a new direction, Spoken For is set to make a mark in contemporary Christian music in a meaningful way. Corey Brooks...

Yes and Amen: Four Blood Moons Encore Presentation April 9th

  [caption id="attachment_827" align="alignleft" width="300"] Image: 4BMProductions, Four Blood Moons Movie Promotional[/caption] ENCORE PRESENTATION APRIL 9   On Monday we had the pleasure of going to the Four Blood Moons event in Clarksburg, WV. Anticipation was high while the crowd grew in the ticket line. As we took our seats 40...

Red Skies At Night

    [caption id="attachment_839" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Sunset over the mountains in Elkins, West Virginia. Image: bigstock.com[/caption] Many people know the old adage “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight; Red sky in the morning, sailor’s warning,” but did you know it actually comes from the Bible?   Sailors and farmers used...

Four Blood Moons Movie Takes Center Stage in One-Night Theatrical Event

  [caption id="attachment_827" align="alignleft" width="1200"] Image: 4BMProductions, Four Blood Moons Movie Promotional[/caption] On March 23, 2015, at 7:30 pm, John Hagee will be bringing his top-selling book The Four Blood Moons: Something is About To Change to the big screen. The highly anticipated movie looks back in time 500 years...

Color Me Red With Love

  With Saint Valentine’s Day fast approaching, the color of red is everywhere. From cards, teddy bears, and chocolates, to flowers, t-shirts, and mugs, red embellishes them all in a variety of hues. The word “Love” adorns necklaces and bracelets in all their rhinestone beauty. Valentine’s Day is always full...

February – March Feature Artist: Tracy Miller

February - March 2015 Tracy Miller   Tracy Miller was born singing and doesn’t remember a time in her life when she wasn’t. Both her mother and father would say that she sang before she talked, and she began performing with them in church around the age of two. She...

Dec 14 – Jan 15 Feature Artist: Soldiers of the Cross

Dec 2014 - Jan 2015 Soldiers of the Cross   Kevin Johnston, upright bass; Ernie Johnston, mandolin; Chad Lewis, banjo and guitar; Dan Blake, guitar.   Psalm 98:4 explains exactly what the four members of Soldiers of the Cross, based out of Buckhannon, WV, are all about. These “good ole...

If We’re Honest Tour Stops in Elkins, WV

Wow... After attending the If We're Honest Tour on the campus of Davis and Elkins College on Saturday, October 25th, wow sums it up! The evening started with us making our way into the lobby of the Harper-McNeely Auditorium to find Jon Bauer, one of the evenings performers, finalizing the merchandise...
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