Talking Points

Philippians 4:6 “Do not be anxious about anything but in everything by prayer and petition with thanksgiving present your requests to God.” Talking points. We hear them on the news all the time. Surrogates of politicians saturate the media with carefully crafted statements in order to sway people to their Continue Reading…

Killing Gratitude

Romans 1:21 “For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.” As we approach this Thanksgiving season, protests, strife and anger saturate the world. Fear, violence, and terror run Continue Reading…

The Grateful Instead

Psalm 100:4 “Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.”  Thank goodness! Thank my lucky stars! Thank heaven! Expressions we often hear from those who experience something good in their lives. We humans are designed to give thanks. Gratitude surges Continue Reading…

Thanksgiving at L’Abri

John 14:23 “…My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.”  One of my fondest memories of Thanksgiving occurred while I was living, ironically, in another country when Chip and I were students at L’Abri studying under Francis Schaeffer. Nestled in the Continue Reading…