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 their ancestors, educate, and entertain. […]

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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 the commission the Lord awarded […]

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  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 influence in songs by many artists on contemporary Christian music stations today. We had the pleasure of sitting down with the West Virginia Gospel Quartet […]

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  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 family. The Balli’s emigrated from […]

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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 through scientific or natural means. It is a wonder to the world but, to all those who believe, a beautiful gift from God. […]

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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 pursue a singing career. Kelly’s […]

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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 while in Florida where many people were walking down the street praying. […]

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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 God and did not believe in coincidence. B.K. was a God-fearing man serving on the Clarksburg City Council, and Frank was the director of the Clarksburg Mission. […]

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Buckhannon, WV – June 21, 2015 Another day and another wonderful experience celebrating the Lord! This morning we were doubly blessed to be able to attend Father’s Day services at South Buckhannon Mission Church in Buckhannon. All the fathers in attendance were celebrated and we were blessed to listen to a wonderful sermonette by Pastor Ed Lowther. […]

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