A School For The Spiritually Blind

By Kevin Burton    If you are a regular Page 7 reader, you have heard me talk about my days at the Ohio State School for the Blind.    I didn’t want to be there at first, but grew to where I didn’t much want to be anywhere else.    Well I now think it …

So, Whatever Happened To Sin?

by Kevin Burton    Welcome to the ninth installment of our series Ten Questions from the Bible.  No humans are involved in today’s question except as witnesses.    This question comes from Jesus Himself, to God the Father.    The gospels of Matthew and Mark record the question. Here is Matthew 27:46 in the KJV. …

Simple Easter Message Is For Every Day

by Kevin Burton    Profound as the Easter message is, it’s also very simple.    Did you catch it Sunday?    Dane Massey is a guest blogger on Page 7 from time to time.  He is formerly the pastor of Mulvane Christian Church and is now in ministry in Houston. His Easter message Sunday contains …

“Easter Song” Celebrates The Resurrection

by Kevin Burton    Easter songs are not nearly as ubiquitous as Christmas songs. But here’s a shoutout for an absolute gem of a song associated with Easter.     The Contemporary Christian group 2nd Chapter of Acts recorded Easter Song in 1974.  It was written by band member Annie Herring, composed in three-quarter or waltz …

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 …

A Love You Can Count On Forever

by Kevin Burton    We’ve had some fun looking at Valentine’s Day this week from different angles.  The big day is finally here!    Depending on your circumstances Valentine’s Day is a magic carpet ride, butterflies in your stomach, a pain in the heart, maybe a pain in the neck.    It may be sweet …

Many Reasons To Memorize Bible Verses

by Kevin Burton     One excuse I finally stopped allowing myself: I’m not good at memorizing Bible verses.       I’m still not good at it, but I’m doing it and have started reaping the benefits.       Why should you bother memorizing scripture when it’s a close as your Bible or Bible ap?  Why …

What Was Pilate Really Asking Jesus?

by Kevin Burton    Remember the days when playing solitaire on computer was a wonder?  We had just advanced to the point where getting online didn’t mean tying up your phone line.     After that there was no holding us back!    Solitaire was as far as my father stretched his computer skills. He had …