By David Lose on Nov 17, 2012
Other than saying, "We ought to be thankful," what is there to say?
By Ray Hollenbach on Oct 23, 2014
Everyone knows they're supposed to be thankful on Thanksgiving Day, but the heart-attitude won't kick in by magic; it has to be cultivated.
By David Lose on Nov 18, 2014
Here's the problem: Thanksgiving--that is, the genuine expression of gratitude--can't be forced.
By J. John on Nov 21, 2014
A British pastor reminds us, "Thanksgiving is more than an American holiday; it's a Godly holiday, as well."
By David Lose on Nov 26, 2014
This is the way thanksgiving always works--in giving thanks for a gift given, we are blessed again.
By Kent Woodyard on Jun 17, 2016
My article last week focused on a particularly negative reaction I received to a blog post about online giving. That response – and them is understanding it belied – galvanized me to talk about generosity,stewardship, and all things giving even more than I had before.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Aug 15, 2016
Here are 7 things bad leaders say. I only know this, because, over the years, I’ve caught myself thinking or even saying some of these things.
By Josh Reich on Aug 25, 2016
Most of the time on blogs like mine or other leadership and ministry blogs you read about how tough ministry is, how difficult people can be and how hard it is to be a leader. All those things are true.
By Charles Stone on Sep 6, 2016
Recently our church staff held our annual in-house evaluation retreat when we reviewed the prior year’s goals and plans. God had given us a good year and we wanted not only to discuss how we could improve, but rejoice in His blessings.
By Mark Looyenga on Nov 22, 2016
Again and again in Scripture, biblical characters experience contentment amidst struggle or difficulty in ways that go beyond just circumstance.
By Ray Hollenbach on Nov 24, 2016
A simple prayer is taking root in me, teaching me the deep wisdom of gratitude, and changing my life.
By Lance Witt on Feb 20, 2017
No matter what has happened in the past or what your ministry situation is today, you can have a rich, meaningful life.
By Trevin Wax on Mar 28, 2017
What if the biggest danger ahead for Christians today is something we don’t expect, but should?
By Lance Witt on Apr 24, 2017
As pastors we need to do a better job with the discipline of “sanctified lingering”.
By Lance Witt on Nov 6, 2017
Does gratitude flavor your life? Are the words that flow from your lips and the thoughts that race through your mind marked by gratitude?