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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  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 a person’s life, whether it […]

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  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, and the land below it […]

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  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 of 13, his mother, in […]

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    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 Valley Christian School, both enjoyed listening to Christian music, especially Southern Gospel. Their […]

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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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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 songs from Loretta Lynn, Conway […]

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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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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 Petry, lead vocal, Craig Petry, […]

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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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