Monthly Archives: January 2015

This Doesn’t Have to Happen

I heard another heartbreaking story about a person who let their secret life manifest and overtake their life, in effect ruining it forever short of the grace of God. Too many times we’re hearing this about pastors, business leaders, spouses, friends. We all have three lives: a public life, a...
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Do You Engage in America’s Favorite Pastime?

“Daddy, I want to read this story  about not worrying,” Nathan told me this as I walked into his bedroom to read him a Bible story. Many nights, Nathan will request a certain story to be read from his Bible, which was my Bible as an Elementary school student.  It...
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I Thought It Was Just On the Surface

Two weeks ago,  I took a pretty intense fall. It was more of a face dive, actually. I was near the start of a 30 minute run when a knot in my shoe became a raveled mess. With no advance warning, it got caught in my step I went from...
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Abide. Invite. Silence. And Togetherness.

What does it mean to ‘abide’? I ask this question because Jesus tells His followers to do just that.  Abide.  Look at John 15:4-5. “Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless...
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Classic High School Basketball Games Currently Airing

THROWBACK 44 IS BACK! Due to overwhelming response in the past, TV-44 and WOSN are again bringing back classic high school basketball games during their special series, Throwback 44. This year’s televised Throwback 44 season began January 12 with the 2002 contest between Shawnee and Van Wert. In that game,...
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Order Your Copy of the OMEA District III Honors Festival

ORDER OMEA DISTRICT III DVDs & CDs HERE. TV-44 Rebroadcast times: Saturday, January 17 at noon Saturday, February 7 at noon. Meanwhile, purchase your own keepsake copy, or purchase one for a family member out of the viewing area. DVD: $25 Blu-Ray DVD $30 Audio CD $10 Shipping and Handling...
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Lost, Loved, or a Lighthouse?

L.I.M.A “Lost in Middle America.” That’s what some have said “Lima, Ohio” stands for.  My pastor, Doug Boquist corrects people.  He’s been here in Lima for nearly two years and says we need to make it, ‘Loved in Middle America.’ I like that.  It’s our choice what we make of...
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Event Coverage/Interview Request

For interview or media coverage consideration, please submit the following information. For event coverage, TV-44 requests information submitted at least 3 weeks in advance. TV-44 is unable to cover all events or comply with all interview requests but will review all submissions and will keep information on file for a...
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Everyone in the World Is….

I pulled up to the stoplight at Eastown Rd. and Elm St. in the FCA/F.A.S.T car and glanced out my window to the car to my left.  A man in his 50’s nonchalantly looked over me at gave me a thumb’s up.  The light changed and we both drove off....
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Are You Ready For a New Start?

“I wanna start again.” Do you ever feel that way?  Annie did.  Not the Annie with red hair that was an orphan on the big screen in 1982.  I’m talking about the Annie that was a foster-kid with dark hair in the recent Will Smith production. My wife and I...
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