Taking out the trash can give us the space we need to remember how much God has blessed us. Watch and remember to give thanks to God for the messy blessings in your life. But please…don’t eat the pie from the trash.
What does it look like to be truly full? One family lets us in on their fullness at Thanksgiving dinner. Includes 4 endings for your church to choose from!
In this humorous yet sentimental Thanksgiving video, we are reminded that no matter how messy our lives get, we should always be thankful for God’s goodness.
How often do we sit in the seat of thanksgiving throughout the day? What does it mean to “give thanks in all circumstances”? And who are we teaching to say thanks along with us?
Thanksgiving is a time for family and for taking the time to count our blessings. But sometimes during the chaotic holiday, moms would just be thankful to get things back to normal.
Thanksgiving’s famous “Odd Couple,” a pilgrim and a turkey, remind us that we always have something to be thankful for even when we feel like our lives aren’t going anywhere.
There are many ways to count your blessings this Thanksgiving, even in song. In this video, The Skit Guys illustrate the importance of doing a quick inventory of all you have to be thankful for this year.
Today let us enter His gates with Thanksgiving and His courts with praise. Let us sing to God with our whole hearts. Let us give thanks out of gratitude and worship Him with everything we are.
A spin on the old Frankenstein movie, a thankful believer is led to a “torture chamber” by Igor, but cannot be swayed to crack under the pressure. This script is perfect to segue from Halloween/Fall Festival into Thanksgiving.
Betsy and Susie give Willie a lesson in what the Bible says about being grateful.
From the stress of choosing just the right gift to the fireworks that wake your sleeping baby at midnight, we all agree: Holidays can be complicated. That’s why we love the simplicity of Thanksgiving- just a day to enjoy the presence of others, eat delicious food, and give thanks to the One from whom all blessings flow.
Using text from 1 Thessalonians 5 (rejoice always, pray continually, & give thanks in all circumstances), this poignant Thanksgiving sermon illustration video focuses on being thankful for the small and the simple. We see a young woman rise from her bed, travel to work, run errands, and return home on an ordinary day. She leaves thank you notes to God in each location. In the end, she describes in her journal how all of these things, though typically unremarkable, are profound blessings.
Using scriptural examples from Daniel 6:10 and Philippians 4:6, this mini-movie explores the inseparable connection between prayer and thanksgiving. Great for services around the Thanksgiving Holiday or any sermon dealing with the topics of prayer and thankfulness.
It can be difficult to offer thanksgiving to God when all we see are hardships in our life. But, we can be sure that God is working for our good during these times. Each of us should strive for the kind of character and spiritual maturity that offers thanksgiving to God, even in the midst of difficulties. Encourage your congregation to lift up thanksgiving to God in and thru all things, not just the good times. This thought-provoking video will compliment your thanksgiving message or work well when you are preaching about hardships and difficulties in life.
“What if we said thank you for what we’d miss the most? For what we’d give first to those who live without?” This brief Thanksgiving video uses humor and warmth to remind us to give thanks for the gifts others in the world don’t take for granted.
Rick and Toodie Narraway learn to give thanks “in all things.” Great illustration for a Thanksgiving message/discussion.
This Thanksgiving, take some time to reflect on everything God has done. Thanks Him for His grace, His love, His forgiveness and faithfulness. Thank Him for hearing our prayers, for sending His Son and for changing our lives. God is worthy of our praise…offer it to Him this Thanksgiving.
Scripture is filled with Thanksgiving, Thankfulness is something we are all called to. Thankfulness for our families, our church, our work and every aspect of our lives. Most importantly, we are called to be thankful to God. Thankful for His grace, His love and His promise of eternity. This Thanksgiving…Give thank to God for all He has done.
This Thanksgiving, welcome people to church by letting them know they are among friends and are accepted, cared about and loved.
A responsive reading praising God for who He is and all He has done for us as we celebrate Thanksgiving.
A script on being thankful in culture of consumption. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas discuss which is the best holiday on a radio program.
Thanksgiving is a day for us to remember all the great things of God. His grace and mercy. His love for His creation. His Son, sacrificed in our place. As Christians we have much to be thankful for. Let’s honor God with an offering of Thanksgiving.
Mrs. Wilfor is busy taking complaints when a person arrives to give an unexpected praise report.
At the very center of Thanksgiving is a heart of worship. A heart that honors, worships and cries out, to The Father, from an overflow of gratitude.
When Mike and Jami sit down for their Thanksgiving dinner, Jami’s prayer reflects more of a what they don’t have than what they do.
Bob’s writing thank you notes, but totally missing the point. Are we being intentional with our thanks?
All of us have a tendency to take for granted the small things in life. We focus on the things we want instead of the incredible ways that God has blessed us. Which is why Thanksgiving has become a holiday celebrating gluttony, instead of a holiday celebrating God’s goodness and blessings. In this mini-movie, we see people who are thankful, in spite of very difficult situations. And, we are reminded of what Thanksgiving is all about. This powerful mini-movie works great during your Thanksgiving service or the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving.
At Thanksgiving, people inside and outside the church ask the question, “What are you thankful for?” As we look at all the things we have been blessed with, we must ask ourselves, “Have we missed the point of Thanksgiving?” Is Thanksgiving about our blessings or is it more about the one who has blessed us?
Psalm 107:1 - Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
To be truly grateful, one must not simply feel gratitude but actually express it. Set against the backdrop of a fall setting and uplifting acoustic music score, this Thanksgiving prayer not only expresses genuine thanks for all of the blessings we enjoy, but it also inspires us to turn that gratitude into action by reaching out to those in need all around us.
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the frustrations of life. Sometimes a gentle reminder is all we need to be truly thankful.
With contemporary music and graphics, this mini-movie will inspire your congregation to worship God with Thanksgiving. God has done so much, and we have so many reasons to be thankful. This Thanksgiving, remind your church of all the amazing ways that the Lord has blessed us. Celebrate God’s power, goodness, and grace this Thanksgiving! Use this contemporary video for your Thanksgiving service or in the days leading to Thanksgiving.
With gorgeous late-fall images, this brief Thanksgiving worship starter asks, “Shouldn’t we wait and see what winter brings before offering our thanks to God?” Of course not! We give thanks not only for what God has given already but without fear of what might come. Courageous faith propels our gratitude to the God who will not fail to provide.
William Bradford, transported through time, explains the history and importance of the Mayflower Compact…and the importance of being united. This script is perfect for a Thanksgiving event or even a July 4th celebration at your church.
It’s so easy to be thankful for all of our blessings, but what if we actually put shoes on our gratitude and took it out for a walk?
This high energy Thanksgiving worship introduction features a mix of scripture from the Psalms as well as inspirational words about giving thanks to God for all his incredible works. Features stylized falling leaves in a variety of fall colors, distressed textures, and dramatic camera movements timed to an energetic soundtrack.
This is the Spanish version of A Prayer of Thanksgiving. With Autumn themed visuals, this prayer offers thanks to God for life and breath, family and friends, the beauty and mystery of creation, and ultimately His Son Jesus Christ. Perfect as an intro or closing to your Fall and Thanksgiving themed services and events.
It’s so easy to be thankful for all of our blessings, but what if we actually put shoes on our gratitude and took it out for a walk? Watch this new video from the Skitzy Chicks and then go put some feet to your faith!
It’s easy to become so focused on the “next step” in life that we miss out on the amazing life that is happening all around us. Perfect for Thanksgiving, The Cure encourages your community to be thankful for the miracle of now.
Written by Ann Voskamp, author the 60 week New York Times bestseller, “One Thousand Gifts, A Dare To Live Fully Right Where You Are”, a farmer’s wife and mother of 6, who believes that when we’re looking for joy, we will always find it hiding in our gratitude — not in some other elusive place or thing, but in our thanks. She writes about the grit & and the mess & the real soul cures on one of the top 10 most visited Christian blogs on the internet: www.annvoskamp.com www.annvoskamp.com & would love to connect on Twitter @AnnVoskamp.
This word painting by orator and artist Eric Samuel Timm is the concise element challenge and equip your audience for practical thankful living 365 days year. Every person can live thanksgiving 365 days a year by remembering these simple ways to turn everyday into ThanksLIVING.
This prayer of thanks is perfect as an intro or closing to your Fall and Thanksgiving themed services and events.