Patience Lets God Be God And Work In Us

by Kevin Burton    We sometimes have guest bloggers on Page 7. Maybe this should have been one of those times. Why?    We’re talking patience, not necessarily my strong suit. You could ask my wife about that.    The apostle Paul listed some elements in Galatians 5:22-23. They are evidence of a life being …

Reality From Twila Paris, “All About You”

by Kevin Burton    The starting pitcher in a major league baseball game sometimes gets to pick one or more songs to be played over the stadium’s PA system. Did you know that?    I knew that but it wasn’t at the front of my mind one day, and it led an odd but cool …

Fruit Of The Spirit: The Peace Process

by Kevin Burton    Faith is not a force in and of itself, nor is it even a virtue until it is aligned with the perfect object of faith.    Faith is complete trust, but complete trustworthiness in the object of faith is the key to arriving at peace.   We’re in a series from …

Fruit Of The Spirit: Joy In Serving God

by Kevin Burton    The fruit of the Spirit is the outgrowth of a life surrendered to Jesus Christ and in consistent pursuit of His will.      Last month we went to Galatians 5:22-23 to look at that fruit (“Shopping For Fruit With Paul In Galatians,” June 12). We return to our series today to …

Let God Design Your Business Plan

by Kevin Burton    Did you ever go to God for a business loan?     Well God’s blessings are for keeps, so it wouldn’t be a loan. But you know what I mean. Ever take your plan to God to get His endorsement?    So it’s like saying to God, “Father, I read here in …

The Bible Tells Us To Guard Our Hearts

by Kevin Burton    The good and bad diet and exercise habits that help determine how strong your physical heart is, have their equivalents in the spiritual realm.    That’s why the Bible warns us to guard our hearts.    “Watch over your heart with all diligence, for from it flow the springs of life,” …

Understanding The Love Of God

by Dane Massey      (Dane Massey is the former Pastor of Mulvane Christian Church. He is now in ministry in Houston, Texas.)      I’ve set out many times to love God more earnestly or to focus on loving my neighbor only to drift away into other matters.  Why?         Because loving God and loving …