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  • Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Roy Fowler on Nov 18, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 13,105 views

    91% of Americans have turkey for Dinner. And so... I was thinking about Butterball Turkeys for some reason I know not why. Did you know they have an online help page? Well I went to that computer page and I found some of the problems that people have with cooking turkeys. You may be flabbergasted ...read more

  • Canadian Thanksgiving  PRO

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Oct 1, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,998 views

    CANADIAN THANKSGIVING The first North American Thanksgiving is traced back to 1578 when the English navigator Martin Frobisher held a formal ceremony in what is now called Newfoundland. We don’t believe this is when the kissing-of-the-cod tradition began, but there was indeed a great party to give ...read more

  • Thanksgiving List  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 11, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 6,809 views

    THANKSGIVING LIST Here is a list of things housewives are most thankful for: "For automatic dishwashers because they make it possible for us to get out of the kitchen before the family comes back in for their after-dinner snacks. For husbands who attack small repair jobs around the house ...read more

  • A Refugee For Thanksgiving  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 16, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,294 views

    A REFUGEE FOR THANKSGIVING In her book entitled "It’s Not in the Ministry Manual," Mary Ann Cejka relates a time when her students welcomed a refugee for Thanksgiving dinner one year. The following is an excerpt from this story: , taken from the Fernando did not look like what I thought a ...read more

  • The First Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Nov 18, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 5,553 views

    THE FIRST THANKSGIVING Let's consider the first Thanksgiving in America. It was in the fall of 1621, one year after the Pilgrim’s landed. There was great affliction in their voyage. 102 Pilgrims the left Holland, stopped briefly in England before sailing to America. They were at sea for 66 ...read more

  • Thanksgiving Dinners

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 18, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,957 views

    “Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve ...read more

  • Thanksgiving Joke

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Nov 19, 2019
     | 6,141 views

    A lady purchased a parrot whose previous owner had taught him profanity and decided that she would reform him. The parrot learned a number of Christian words and Bible verses to replace the cuss words. However, the owner caught him cussing one day and grabbed him and said, "I'll teach ...read more

  • Thanksgiving Turkey

    Contributed by Roy Fowler on Jun 18, 2020
     | 1,978 views

    We are celebrating this week; its Thanksgiving in our Country. I hope Americans truly understand why we have this great country and where the many blessings come from. I hope we are giving to God what is God's. 91% of Americans have turkey for Dinner. And so... I was thinking about Butterball ...read more

  • Thanksgiving At Plymouth ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 17, 2009
     | 5,061 views

    Thanksgiving at Plymouth Colony Think of that little band of people who crossed the Atlantic in a boat that was 26 feet by 112 feet and landed on the New England coast during a bitter cold winter. At times that first year the daily ration of those who were well was only five grains of corn. In ...read more

  • Thanksgiving Day

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 20, 2017
    based on 2 ratings
     | 9,039 views

    “An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on ...read more

  • Thanksgiving Humor!

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Nov 7, 2022
     | 2,117 views

    A lady purchased a parrot whose previous owner had taught him profanity and decided that she would reform him. The parrot learned a number of Christian words and Bible verses to replace the cuss words. However, the owner caught him cussing one day and grabbed him and said, "I'll teach you ...read more

  • Thanksgiving Gags

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 18, 2012
     | 5,203 views

    THANKSGIVING GAGS Some of you might want to add variety to your Thanksgiving dinner conversation for those of you who are mischievous: • During the middle of the meal, turn to mom and say, "See mom, I told you they wouldn't notice that the turkey was four months past its expiration date. You were ...read more

  • A History Of Thanksgiving ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 22, 2008
     | 6,169 views

    A HISTORY OF THANKSGIVING DAY In 1604 King James came to power in England. We hear his name often, as the most trusted version of the English Bible was translated during his reign – the King James Version. He was relatively tolerant of other religious opinions, except those that openly criticized ...read more

  • Thanksgiving Is Approaching. Have You Considered ...

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Nov 18, 2011
     | 2,974 views

    Thanksgiving is approaching. Have you considered how privileged we are here in America? Statistically, 3,000 Calories are consumed by the average person at Thanksgiving dinner. 45 million turkeys will be eaten this Thanksgiving. 50 million pumpkin pies are eaten at Thanksgiving, 40 million ...read more

  • Shedding Light On Thanksgiving  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 17, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,134 views

    SHEDDING LIGHT ON THANKSGIVING The Associated Press, New York, carried this short piece on the first Thanksgiving: "This time of year, classrooms across the United States are filled with tales of the first Thanksgiving feast. But children might not be getting the whole story, says Kenneth C. ...read more

  • It Was Thanksgiving Season In The Nursing Home. ...  PRO

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Oct 30, 2003
    based on 13 ratings
     | 7,209 views

    It was Thanksgiving season in the nursing home. The small resident population was gathered about their humble Thanksgiving table, and the director asked each in turn to express one thing for which they were thankful. Thanks were expressed for a home in which to stay, families, etc. One little old ...read more

  • Thanksgiving Is Nothing If Not A Glad And ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,680 views

    Thanksgiving is nothing if not a glad and reverent lifting of the heart to God in ...read more

  • In Experience, Thanksgiving And Praise Weave ...

    Contributed by John Harvey on Nov 12, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,938 views

    “In experience, thanksgiving and praise weave themselves in and out of one another and become part of ...read more

  • Thanksgiving Is Nothing If Not A Glad And ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
     | 3,886 views

    Thanksgiving is nothing if not a glad and reverent lifting of the heart to God in ...read more

  • How The Masai Tribe Demonstrates Thanksgiving ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 18, 2009
     | 4,281 views

    How the Masai Tribe Demonstrates Thanksgiving with Humility The Masai tribe in West Africa have an unusual way of saying "thank you." Translators tell us that when the Masai express thanks, they bow, put their forehead on the ground and say, "My head is in the dirt." When members of another African ...read more