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Thankful Thursdays


Starting today, I will be posting three things that I’m thankful for each Thursday because I have so much to be thankful for! God has blessed me so abundantly with so many good things. Psalm 69:30 says, “I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving.”

So how can I not try to express my thankfulness to God? So here we go!

1. I am thankful for my mom. She has a way of getting me going until we’re both laughing so hard that we are crying and can’t catch our breath.

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November 2011 Ministry Update


It’s almost Thanksgiving! I so look forward to this time of year, when we can gather together and remember to thank the Lord for all that He has blessed us with. And I feel SO incredibly blessed! I leave for India in the very near future, and I am so humbled that I get to do this! God is so amazing and gracious! And I so appreciate all of your prayers and support for my trip. You are truly a blessing to me!

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins


I really enjoy making these muffins! They are perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas. And they are so yummy that they disappear quickly.

A couple of handy notes:

1. You will need a rather large bowl to mix the batter in, because one batch makes 3-3.5 dozen muffins.

2. You may want to substitute plain applesauce for the oil (it is a 1:1 ratio) if you do not want to use that much oil. It works – I’ve made them both ways. (more…)

David’s Psalm of Thanks


Recently I was reading in 1 Chronicles 16 where King David wrote a psalm of thanks to God. This occurred as a response to the Ark being brought to Jerusalem. With Thanksgiving being only less than a week away it is good to dwell on things to be thankful for. And even though the author lived thousands of years ago, it still has bearing on our lives today because God does not change – He is everlasting!

7 That day David first appointed Asaph and his associates to give praise to the LORD in this manner: (more…)

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