Resources by Topic: Gratitude

The Town of Thanks

The Town of Thanks

What would happen to a community if everyone stopped being grateful? Explore that situation in a dramatic Thanksgiving parable. Read or Listen →

Thankful When It's Difficult

Thankful When It's Difficult

Thanksgiving. The word brings up images of family gathered around a table ready to dig into a feast. But the real test of thanksgiving comes in hard times. Read or Listen →

Whine or Worship

Whine or Worship

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Gratitude matters. Few things are more becoming in a child of God than a grateful spirit. And conversely, probably nothing makes a person more unattractive than the absence of gratefulness. I’ve found that in every difficult circumstance, I can respond in one of two ways: I can whine, or I can worship. Whining is a lot easier ...
Necessary Component

Necessary Component

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Where do you think gratitude ranks on the list of Christian virtues? It seems like we often treat having a thankful attitude like it’s not in the same category as other, more important aspects of Christianity. And yet . . . Gratitude is far more significant than its lightweight reputation would suggest. What might appear to be ...
A Journey to Joy

A Journey to Joy

Gratitude isn’t a feeling. It is a choice. It’s one you can exercise every single day. Learn to choose gratitude—your journey to joy. Read or Listen →

A Picture of Contentment

A Picture of Contentment

Sometimes getting what we want isn’t enough to make us content. What we have, there’s always that unattainable something that’s out of our reach. Read or Listen →

A Trusting and Selfless Heart

A Trusting and Selfless Heart

Would you know how to spot contentment if you saw it? Nancy will explain how selflessness and a God-centered focus leads us right into the lap of contentment. Read or Listen →

The Results of Discontentment

The Results of Discontentment

Have you ever longed for something, gotten it, only to find you really wanted something else instead? That feeling could best be described as discontentment. Read or Listen →

Why Be Thankful?

Why Be Thankful?

Have you ever watched a child’s awe over a simple flower or bug? Would you like to rekindle that sense of wonder in yourself? Read or Listen →

Gratitude and Peace

Gratitude and Peace

Ingratitude isn’t that bad compared to other sins, right? Not according to Nancy. Learn what the Bible has to say about ingratitude. Read or Listen →

Abounding in Gratitude

Abounding in Gratitude

We’ve been blessed with access to more knowledge about the Bible than any culture in history, so shouldn’t we be grateful? Read or Listen →

Time for a New House, Please!

It started out innocently enough. My sister and her husband were moving to a different state and I went to stay with them for a week to help them pack . . . …

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Surprised By Weeds

I’ve battled a fair amount of weeds in my flower garden this year, but the greater battle by far has been with the weeds I’m discovering in my own heart. …

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