21stCentury

  • Forward Church working to bring people closer to Jesus

    CLARKSBURG — Forward Church, formerly known as Stealey Assembly of God, is working to continuously move toward the future that God has planned and share the good news with the community around them. Pastor Mark Greaver said the name change came a little out of the blue, but the...
  • Fox Wins Legal Battle Over The Title of ‘Empire’

      With references to Aqua’s “Barbie Girl” and OutKast’s “Rosa Parks,” the 9th Circuit discusses how artistic relevance factors in trademark claims over expressive works. Fox Television has scored a big win at the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that will give entertainment companies room to pick titles of...
  • BURNING QUESTION: Is church still relevant today?

    When I was young, church attendance was an important part of an individual’s and a community’s life. But recent history reveals that church attendance is in decline in North America. I suppose there are many reasons for this. I could point to several factors that attribute to this decline....
  • Are ministries reflecting society more than Jesus?

    When we look at the state of many churches in this country, we see a reflection of American values and a rejection of Christian values. I am not talking about benevolence to the poor. Christians individually and collectively give countless resources to people in need. Nor am I speaking...