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!
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.
One of the most important roles of a Father is leaving a legacy. Their children will never stop looking to them for that guidance. And the greatest legacy of all is passed on when dads look to their Heavenly Father to guide their family.
Today, we say “Thank You” to our Dads. They’ve picked us up, when we’ve fallen. Held us when we were scared and loved us, even when we let them down. Most of all, we thank them for being an example and showing us Jesus in their lives. Happy Father’s Day Dads!
La fuerza de un padre se ve en sus brazos extendidos.
New! A Father’s Strength
The strength of a Father is seen in his open arms. Offer the dads in your church a blessing for them to openly receive.
New! We Honor The Brave
America is known as the land of the free and the home of the brave. But, the preservation of that freedom requires great sacrifice. This Memorial Day, honor those who sacrificed all protecting our freedom and mourn with those left behind. Their legacy of freedom lives on. Use this Memorial Day mini-movie during your service to thank God for the men and women who gave all defending our nation. Honor the brave this Memorial Day.
America was built on the lives of heroes. Men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Americans, whose courage became the thread binding the fabric of our Nation. Today we honor those who gave everything. Today, we honor the American Soldier.
They’ve prayed with us and for us. And they’ve been an amazing example of God’s love for us. Praise God for moms!
Sometimes it’s hard to find the words to express just how grateful we are for our Mom. She’s taught us, fed us, nurtured us and disciplined us all because she loves us. “Dear Mom” is an open letter of thanks to all the Mom’s who ever got up in the middle of the night, sat through a baseball game, fed a hungry group of teenagers or hugged us when we had a broken heart. Sometimes the only thing left to say is thank you.
As much as we love dad, there’s just something special about mom. Get a laugh out of your church with this video for Mother’s Day.
God sees every unseen thing that moms do each and every day, and rejoices over the heart underneath it all. Welcome ALL moms into your church on Mother’s Day with this inspirational mini-movie.
Thanksgiving Day is only once a year, but thankfulness is something we can cultivate every moment of every day if we are intentional about it. This sermon illustration is perfect for Thanksgiving services, or any sermon that focuses on gratitude.
The table is more than a place to eat- it’s a central location for much of our lives. This celebration of gratitude is perfect for Thanksgiving, communion, or any message that focuses on gratitude.
Our moms take care of us. Our moms encourage us. Our moms comfort us. “Mom!” is a humorous and heartfelt attempt to express our gratitude and love for the woman who gave so much of herself.
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.
There’s nothing like becoming a parent to give you perspective and appreciation for all of your dad’s sacrifices through the years. “I’m Sorry, Dad” is a comical, yet heartfelt, apology and expression of gratitude that’s perfect for Father’s Day.
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.
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.
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.
We all agree that thanking God is good. So why don’t we do it more? This brief, reflective Thanksgiving video points to our pride, forgetfulness and fear and then calls us to renew our thankless hearts in gratitude once more.
One family stops to count their blessings and as they do, realize that they each have a lot to be thankful for. This video is great for your Thanksgiving services.
Thanks. Hopefully, that’s something we say a lot throughout our day…and when you read through the Psalms you see that word show up a lot. This video, beyond being a great way to kick off your worship service, focuses our attention on the who of our thankfulness: God.
Are you a thankful person? Most would say yes, but real gratitude shows up in our lives. This brief video describes people who live thankful lives and asks us to think again about our own heart response to God’s good gifts.
Our world teaches us that we don’t have enough and we’re entitled to more. We often look to God with our problems and difficulties and forget to be grateful for all that he has already given us.
Who knew a giant, talking turkey could have so much wisdom? Take a look at this humorous illustration of what happens when we say the words but miss the actual meaning of Thanksgiving.
As moms, all we want is to have happy and healthy kids who love and appreciate us. (And maybe a spa day and a little bling every now and then.)