Sermons on Thankfulness

In Everything Give Thanks

            I heard recently about a man who had a habit of grumbling and complaining about the food his wife put on the dinner table every night.  But, before the family ate the meal, he would say a prayer and give thanks.  One evening, after his usual combination of complaint and then prayer, his daughter…

A Response of Thanksgiving

            As I’m sure you know, this week is Thanksgiving and I hope that you will spend some time thinking about the importance of giving thanks to God.  Before I begin my lesson, though, I want to share with you a brief video of what Thanksgiving is all about, at least in the eyes of…

An Attitude of Gratitude

In his popular book, “The One Minute Manager”, Ken Blanchard recommends that leaders develop the practice of what he calls “one-minute praising”.  The idea is that you try to catch your employees doing something right.  Now, we’re all used to bosses who catch us doing something wrong.  But it’s rare to be praised when we…