Birthday Celebrations

Birthday Celebrations

Read: Psalm 71:5-18 | Bible in a Year: Leviticus 1-3; Matthew 24:1-28 By You I have been upheld from birth . . . My praise shall be continually of You. — Psalm 71:6 I used to love birthdays. I can still remember standing excitedly on our front porch waiting for my friends to show up for my 5th birthday party. I wasn’t just excited about the balloons, the gifts, and the cake. I was happy that I was no longer only 4! I was growing up. As I’ve gotten older, however, …

Battling Distractions

Battling Distractions

[cs_section id=”” class=” ” style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; ” visibility=”” bg_color=”hsl(0, 0%, 100%)” parallax=”false”][cs_row id=”” class=” ” style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; ” visibility=”” inner_container=”false” marginless_columns=”true” bg_color=”hsl(0, 0%, 100%)”][cs_column id=”” class=”” style=”padding: 0px; ” bg_color=”hsla(0, 0%, 100%, 0.74)” fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”” text_align=””]Read: Luke 10:38-42 | Bible in a Year: Exodus 19-20; Matthew 18:21-35 Every day I drive the same highway to and from the office, and every day I see an alarming number of distracted drivers. Usually they’re talking on …

Answer The Cry

Answer The Cry

[cs_section id=”” class=” ” style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; ” visibility=”” bg_color=”hsl(0, 52%, 36%)” parallax=”false”][cs_row id=”” class=” ” style=”margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; ” visibility=”” inner_container=”false” marginless_columns=”true” bg_color=”hsl(0, 0%, 100%)”][cs_column id=”” class=”” style=”padding: 0px; ” bg_color=”hsla(0, 0%, 100%, 0.74)” fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″][cs_text id=”” class=”” style=”” text_align=””]When my grandchildren were young, my son took them to see the stage production of The Lion King. As the young lion, Simba, stood over his father, King Mufasa, who had been killed by his evil uncle, little Simba, …