Gifts From God That Keep On Giving

by Kevin Burton    In the old days at the school for the blind in Ohio, semester break meant Christmas, time off, and gifts.    Regular Page 7 readers know I am legally blind and have had longtime hobbies and vocations in the blindness field. So I know a thing or two about blindness.    …

A Little Good News Is Good For The Heart

by Kevin Burton    And all my floors do is squeak. Check this out:    Researchers in Switzerland are developing floors that use your footfalls to generate energy.    They have improved their “nanogenerator” with the use of a silicone coating and embedded nanocrystals to produce “a device that was 80 times more efficient, enough …

A More Important Kind Of Wrestling

by Kevin Burton    The end of classes for the day at our Earthly School for the Spiritually Blind does not end all activities.      For an after-school extra-curricular activity we take you to wrestling practice.    I was a wrestler in high school. At the time I had little or no comprehension of the …

The Church Has Forgotten God Is Sovereign

by Dane Massey      (Dane Massey is the former Pastor of Mulvane Christian Church. He is now in ministry in Houston, Texas.)      It has been said that there is nothing wrong with modern Christianity that a good dose of the Sovereignty of God wouldn’t fix.    For such a dose, let’s turn to the …

God’s Obstacle Course Makes Us Stronger

by Kevin Burton    Back in the day at my school for the blind the Phys Ed teachers would create an obstacle course for us.     If memory serves, they timed us on how fast we could get through it.    We had various challenges. It might be climbing a rope, walking a balance beam …

The Bible Warns Against Unequal Yokes

by Kevin Burton    This week in the last of our series Ten Questions from the Bible you get five for the price of one.  We’re looking at the issue of being “unequally yoked” from II Corinthians.    The apostle Paul asks five questions, which are essentially the same:     “Be ye not unequally yoked …

To Know Christ Is Not A Part-time Pursuit

by Dane Massey       (Dane Massey is the former Pastor of Mulvane Christian Church. He is now in ministry in Houston, Texas.)      How would you describe your journey to know Christ in two words?    Did you come up with “sustained passion”?     Many of us can’t claim that.  In fact, far too many …

How Will You Answer God’s Invitation?

By Kevin Burton    On this, the fifth installment of our 10 Questions from the Bible series, you get two for the price of one, sort of.   The first question is perhaps the most important in all the Bible. It is asked by a jailer to those noted earthquake singers Paul and Silas. The …