As we all know, COVID has reshaped our behavior in many ways. Although some businesses are reopening, many individuals continue to work from home and most normal activities remain on hold.

Sitting in close proximity to another person and exposing one’s open, maskless mouth to an instrument that will spray saliva into the air is likely not an experience people are happily anticipating in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. As businesses open back up and stay-at-home orders are …

Two years ago when Nancy and I were in Israel, we visited the Golan Heights. From the peak of Mount Bental we saw stunning vistas stretching deep into Syria and Israel and all the way to Lebanon. These hills to the east of Israel have been strategically important and the Israelis annexed the…

Rotary newsMichael Sean Williams, a member of the Rotary Club of Warren County, was recently honored by Rotary District 7570 as the recipient of this year’s David Moreman Encouraging Youth Award.

ShowerA card shower is planned for Mickie and Bonnie Kline, who will celebrate their 51st wedding anniversary Saturday. Cards may be sent to 831 Clary Road, Strasburg, Virginia 22657.

As we continue to go through this pandemic together, most of us are eagerly looking forward to an end to stay at home orders and business closures. The reality, however, is beginning to sink in that even when that does occur, it will likely be some time before things return to normal.

Praise God for mothers! This Sunday we recognize and celebrate the special role that God assigned to all mothers and highlight this crucial individual in all of our lives. Not a single one of us is alive today without her love and sacrifice in caring for us for nine months inside her body an…

The following nonprofit organizations are in need of financial and/or material help due to the COVID-19 pandemic:

The following nonprofit organizations are in need of financial and/or material help due to the COVID-19 pandemic:

As a pastor, I’ve had many questions come my way about the coronavirus. Is this the beginning of the Tribulation Period? Is God trying to get our attention? Why is this happening? And many others like them. While it’s impossible to give definitive answers to some of these, others are quite evident.

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STEPHENS CITY — A community staple will reopen for business on May 1.