Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving? For many of us, it is a day of feasting, family, and football. Followed by Black Friday, more football, and Christmas decorating. Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States and Canada, celebrating the harvest and other blessings of the past year. Americans generally believe their Thanksgiving is… Continue reading Give Thanks
In American culture, we have an entitlement problem. It creates envy when others seem to be fairing better than we are. They call it "privileged." We feel that we are owed the American dream; when we don't get it we are disillusioned, angry at the world, and even God. "What separates privilege from entitlement is… Continue reading Gratitude Changes Everything
We all need to use our gifts in service of the church. If you let your gifts lie dormant in the Church, you are hindering the body of Christ. The Apostle Paul metaphorically uses the human body to illustrate how the Church needs every person to complete the gospel mission. "Now if the foot should… Continue reading Don’t Lie Dormant in Your Faith.