Lessons in Gratitude: Even in Struggle, We are Thankful
Paul does not say, “Give thanks FOR all circumstances”. He says “Give thanks IN all circumstances”. Obviously, there is a big difference between the two, but gratitude is God’s practical antidote to unhappiness. In this post, Amy uses the examples of Corrie Ten Boom and the Apostle Paul to challenge us to be both honest and grateful in our daily spiritual walk.
A Week of Thankfulness: Biblical Hope (Take Five)
As we enter into Thanksgiving week in America, we want to focus on recognizing Biblical hope and giving thanks to God for his faithfulness. It’s hard to have real hope or a thankful heart without trusting Jesus to fulfill our needs and encourage our walk. Let’s use today’s Trochia Take Five to focus on these Biblical truths and cultivate a grateful attitude toward God.
My Challenge: Pray for and Thank your Pastor
Today, I want to propose something counter-cultural: I want to challenge myself and you to pray for and appreciate our pastors. I'm not talking about unearned accolades for celebrity pastors or unchecked sin, but real, thoughtful gratitude and prayer for the pastor who serves your community.