10 Bible verses about thanksgiving and praise

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Bible Verses This week I am going to do things a little differently. Instead of selecting only one verse of encouragement, I have selected ten Bible verses about thanksgiving and praise to share. 1 Chronicles 16:34 “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.” Psalm 100:4 “Enter his gates

His Encouragement: We have an advocate

Reading Time: 4 minutes A careful reading of the Scriptures paints a very different picture of God than many of us are familiar with. 1 John 2:1 gives us a glimpse into the final judgment. There is an accused, an accuser, a judge, an advocate, and the entire universe is watching with bated breath to see what happens…

The secret to great hospitality

The Secret to Great Hospitality

Reading Time: 4 minutes What do you think of when you hear the word hospitality? Perhaps you recall a pleasant memory of a particularly fond visit with a family member or friend who seemed to have a special gift for making guests feel welcome and comfortable. On the other hand, maybe you want to invite family and friends over, but your life is so hectic and your house a total disaster and you’d feel ashamed if anyone saw it. But what if I told you that the secret to hospitality has nothing to do with your ability to keep a spotless magazine-cover home, buy fancy decor, or cook gourmet meals? Come learn the secret to great hospitality.