Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It's like Christmas without the pressure of gift giving. It's simple and spiritual. We stop and give thanks to our Maker for His blessings to us. This year some of our family, about 30 of us, will gather to enjoy a time of prayer and fellowship around the family table. … Continue reading This Thanksgiving, I’m thankful I am not them.
I am thankful for a wife who will kayak through storms with me and smile about it. I am thankful for three daughters who really should be named “Justice”, “Compassion,” and “Delight.” I am thankful for a 93 year old grandmother who encourages me. I am thankful for parents who love Jesus. I am thankful … Continue reading An Expression of Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is “as American as apple pie” some might say. However, giving thanks is a much older practice than America itself. Giving thanks is the genuine response of disciples of Jesus Christ offered to our gracious Redeemer. Giving thanks is an abounding act of worship for Christians. Consider the words of Paul to the church … Continue reading I am not thankful! (…enough)