Showing gratitude to God sounds like an easy task, right? But sometimes it’s not. Sometimes we are going through hard times and being grateful is that last thing on our mind. Sometimes, during the season we all share what we are thankful for, the only thing we can focus on are those faces we no ... Read More about 5 Simple Ways to Show Gratitude to God
Finding joy in the trials of life - who does that? James 1:2 isn’t exactly a coffee-cup Bible verse. It’s not one we put on t-shirts or even weave into beautiful song lyrics. In fact, sometimes we kind of squirm when it comes up. Let’s go ahead and get it out there. James 1:2-4 in the ESV ... Read More about Finding Joy in The Trials of Life
When we hear the word gratitude the image that comes to mind is someone showing appreciation to another person or being grateful for what they have. Many of us were taught at an early age to “mind our manners” and a lot of that was remembering to say thanks. As we got older, we are constantly ... Read More about What the Bible Says About Gratitude
A Bible study from The Walking Dead? Isn't that a zombie show? Well, yes it is. But a lot can be learned about our lives as Christians from the battles fought and won on this show. It is a fight between good and evil but not always in the way you would think. Are Christians fighting the wrong enemy? ... Read More about Are Christians Fighting the Wrong Enemy?
The Fall season is upon us and before you know it the holidays will be here. One of the lovely things about this season is that we have plenty of opportunities to show hospitality to strangers without it necessarily seeming awkward or out of place. Hospitality is basically the friendly and generous ... Read More about 6 Ways to Practice Biblical Hospitality on Halloween
There is a fair amount of controversy about whether Christian families should celebrate Halloween. Whether or not you choose to observe this specific holiday, we are called to behave like Jesus in our communities every day, including Halloween. In fact, Christian parents can use Halloween as a tool ... Read More about Christian Parenting on Halloween: An Opportunity For Teaching Kids About Community