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 J. John on Nov 12, 2020
"In giving thanks to God, there should be no motive other than pure gratitude."
By Ray Hollenbach on Nov 22, 2021
Thanksgiving sermons can sometimes sound like such a scolding, but guilt is a terrible motivation for giving thanks.
By David J. Lose on Oct 15, 2020
Other than saying, "We ought to be thankful," what is there to say?
By Ray Hollenbach on Oct 23, 2020
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 Christine Hoover on Nov 22, 2017
"In all things, imitate and anticipate the final Thanksgiving table and a place where all our longings will finally find their home."
By Sermoncentral on Nov 21, 2018
The Christian life, from the beginning to end, is a life of extraordinary grace. Saying "thank you" just makes sense.
By Peter Mead on Aug 18, 2021
How God works despite us and our preaching (and we need to be thankful for that!).
By Sermoncentral on May 10, 2022
This is the focus of all Satan’s massive, multifarious strategies: to dis-courage us through dis-belief in God’s promises.
By David Fitch on Oct 29, 2021
There are better compliments than "I really enjoyed your sermon."
By Sermoncentral on Nov 21, 2020
Jonathan Edwards has a word for our time that could hardly be more pointed if he were living today. It has to do with the foundation of gratitude.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 23, 2020
Thanksgiving has a centuries-old history. Here's what great minds (old and new) have said about giving thanks.
By Peter Mead on Feb 7, 2019
On the dashboard of our ministry life, we need to have a light that flashes when we are preaching flat. What causes it? What should we do?
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?
By Douglas Wilson on Dec 22, 2017
A father who wants to lead and disciple his family needs to remember that the one thing he must cultivate is heart loyalty. He must, of course, connect that loyalty to scriptural and worthy objects, but if he does not have heart loyalty, childrearing will simply be one grief replaced by another.