The Passing of the Torch

It is a weakness in our society today that there is something of a generational divide, with few opportunities existing for regular, meaningful interaction between those in different stages of life. However, this is a strength of the church, and one like ours with people of all ages who gather together as one community around…

Being Missional at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time of year when we can invite others into our homes and share a bit of our lives. It’s a great opportunity to talk about God’s faithfulness and goodness in your life over the last year. Check out this article from Verge for some additional ideas for how to be looking outward during…

Leaves of Thankfulness

In 1 Thessalonians 5:18, Paul instructs us to: Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. That can be difficult sometimes. Before Thanksgiving, our church took time to write on leaves various things for which we are thankful. Those leaves have now been placed on one of the…

Sunday Leaves

This past Sunday, we had a chance to write down things we are thankful for. Jeneil Russell shared her experience with the leaves of thankfulness on her blog, Rhema’s Hope. Check out her thoughts here. Here are our Sunday leaves!  

The Thanksgiving Table

Take a look at today’s post by Sarah Bartley.   My Uncle Tom was capable of making anyone he met feel special. Holiday celebrations were often at his (and my Aunt’s) home. I would arrive to find him taking coats, pouring drinks, and giving out hugs and kisses. He would wrap his big arms around…

Something to Praise

Many of us are moving through every day life – in the midst of pain and joy and sorrow and satisfaction – thinking “there’s got to be more to life than this.” Whether one believes in Jesus or not, we all recognize that we need more gratitude in our world. For those who are Christians,…

True Thankfulness

Today’s post was written by Natalie Crowson. With Thanksgiving close at hand we can all come up with plenty of things we’re thankful for. Family, friends, employment, sunsets, the beach, campfires, and of course, chocolate. These are good things and it is right to pause and recognize what wonderful gifts they are. It’s even more…