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 Schwertfeger have dedicated their lives […]

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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 of the year” and is […]

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  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 become a way of life in the Mountain State. From its inception, those people who have chosen to call it […]

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    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 Spring Revival, Pastor Bias felt […]

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    On Friday, April 29, 2016, My Heart Ministries hosted an expanded “Prayer at the Pole” event at Wimer Field in Elkins, WV. My Heart Ministries is a product of a call on Dylan Dilly’s life to serve the Lord. Just a few weeks ago, Dylan and a couple of his friends started gathering […]

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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 reunited with their sisters in […]

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  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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  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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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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