Tag Archives: thanksgiving

Thanksgiving for New Humans

remembering where our blessings come from and then sharing them with others

“Choosing Bread for Thanksgiving”

Message Manuscript for “Choosing Bread for Thanksgiving” John 6:24-35 Delivered to VOA Holiday Service Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Audio version is here. In case you haven’t noticed, the Christmas season has already begun. I’m not one who tends to get cranky about the commercialism of Christmas or one who believes there is a conspiracy out […]

“Bearing Thanks” Sermon

“Bearing Thanks”   1 Samuel 1:4-2:10 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, November 18, 2012   Like for Charlie Brown and gang, we often think of Thanksgiving as unbearable.  Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are built up to be the most joyful times of the year, although we know that they don’t always end up being […]

Psalty Hatfields and McCoys

Psalm 138 I recently watched the History Channel’s Hatfields and McCoys show, starring Kevin Costner. It was a three-part series about the feuding family who quickly became a household name for familial rivalry and violence. The show depicts the decade long war as the result of the two fathers from each family, dating back to […]

How to Make a Sacrifice

The Psalm for this Sunday, Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22, is a testimony of praise in worship for God’s redemptive help, especially for Israel in the past as they rebelled and suffered in the wilderness.  The psalmist called out for the congregation to give thanks to God, remembering that God was good and loving. Read the Psalm […]