• Sunday Life Groups at 9:00am (on break, resuming Sept 8); Sunday Worship Service at 10:30am

        I Am Thankful

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        God is good to me. I am grateful.

        Not that I measure up to God’s commands in the Bible, which say, “give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1 Thessalonians 5:18), and, “giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Ephesians 5:20). However, I am thankful.

        I am thankful for (in no particular order) …


        • The four seasons
        • My wife
        • My children
        • My parents who surrounded me with prayer, the Bible, and the gospel of Jesus
        • Our dog (arf!)
        • The colors of autumn
        • The gift of health
        • Forgiveness of sins through Jesus
        • The promise of eternal life
        • Journey Church
        • The Central District of the Evangelical Free Church of America … our district
        • Godly people who have influenced me over the years
        • Fishing
        • The beauties and wonders of the outdoors
        • A cup of fresh-brewed hot tea with my bowl of cereal (yum!)
        • Food
        • Good stories
        • The privilege of preaching
        • Your support and encouragement
        • The ocean
        • Music
        • The staff I get to work with daily
        • The many, many volunteers at Journey Church who do the work of ministry
        • God’s leading into the Journey Vision
        • My siblings
        • The Bible—what a treasure!
        • Snow (what?! Yes, snow)
        • Jesus
        • The love of God
        • The indwelling Holy Spirit
        • Beauty
        • Laughter
        • Smiles
        • Conversations with Sue Ann
        • The blessing of education
        • The unflagging personal support of our elders
        • The Body of Christ global
        • The five senses
        • Indoor plumbing
        • Clean water


        Thank you, God!





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