Thankful Thursday

20 Now to Him who is able to [carry out His purpose and] do superabundantly more than all that we dare ask or think [infinitely beyond our greatest prayers, hopes, or dreams], according to His power that is at work within us, Ephesians 3:20 Amplified Whenever I have shared a season of worry or disappointment, my […]

“Gratitude Changes the Game” – Podcast Conversations with John and Lisa Bevere

In the United States, millions of Americans are celebrating Thanksgiving this week. What should be a time of celebratory gratitude is often filled with immense stress and anxiety. Sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? And yet, because our misplaced appreciation and thankfulness has morphed into running to the grocery store to pick up everything to […]

Thankful Thursday: “A Personal Daily Rededication of This Temple”

I am a true creature of habit. It’s one of the greatest ways to organize my day and roll it out with fewer distractions and less to think about. Just follow the ingrained recipe and voilà, mission accomplished, almost in cruise control. About a year ago, I was scrolling through the Beth Moore collection of […]

Gratitude is More Than ‘Thank You’ by Guest Writer: Shelley Farrar-Coleman

 In every way and everywhere we accept this with all gratitude. Acts 24:3 (ESV) GRATITUDE – the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness As I sat down to write this piece, I must share with you that I am in the middle of a tremendous storm. Whew! I […]

Testimony Thursday by Guest Writer: Blakni Riley

Death is inevitable. Pain feels insurmountable. Grief is survivable I know. It sounds counterintuitive to everything we know. We use words like, “I would never survive that.” Or maybe, “I can’t live without you.” Tossed flippantly, we coast through life without much regard or awareness of life. That is until we are faced with a […]