8 Lessons Learned on My 50th Birthday

8 Lessons Learned on My 50th Birthday

A global pandemic never factored into my imagination when I envisioned my 50th birthday. Quarantine certainly changed my plans as the half-century mark of my life arrived but having my two adult sons with me is a greater gift than I could ever want. I’ve been told...

What Can Birthdays Teach Us About Advent?

One of the perks of growing older is that you not only get to celebrate a lot of people’s birthdays but also many birthdays of the same people. It’s quite an experience to remember a person’s first cake-in-the-face birthday party while celebrating a...

Spirit for All

A sermon delivered by Michael Cheuk, Pastor, Farmville Baptist Church, Farmville, Va., on May 27, 2012. Pentecost Sunday Acts 2:1-21 Several years back, Jim Garrison, a dear friend of ours, celebrated his ninety seventh birthday.  Beth posted on her Facebook page a...

Birthdays Keep Coming, While the World Keeps Reeling

With nearly a decade of weekly column writing this one is unique. This is the first time I ever wrote one on my birthday. About six o’clock this morning, 77 years ago, I was born out on Seventh Street in Brownwood, Texas, U.S.A. It was a Sunday and I was the...