On the biggest cheat day of the year
Plan a "Pie Squad Party"
Consider delivering homemade pies to every church member who is homebound or affected by trial in this season. Each member of the group signs a greeting card to leave with the pie, and after spending a few minutes to encourage and pray for them, team members gather back at the a home to enjoy the town's biggest homemade cobbler.
Book I am reading on Politics
The events of the mid-term elections have motivated me to dig deeper into God’s Word to find truth, hope, and perspective about how the Christian can and should be involved in politics as salt and light — this encyclopedic resource by theologian Wayne Grudem does not disappoint. Grab it and read chapters 1-4, if nothing else. https://www.amazon.com/Politics-According-to-Bible-audiobook/dp/
Playlist for Thanksgiving
These piano instrumental hymns make a great playlist for your day on Thursday, and any time: https://open.spotify.com/album/2iunug3kpWRMfPC9DncJis#login
If you want something a little more upbeat: https://open.spotify.com/album/1QQdLKPpc9Sqh8Ovb69RIt
Triumph in Christ
This Sermon has ministered to me more than almost any other message since becoming a Christian. It’s always timely, especially if you are discouraged. John MacArthur on 2 Corinthians 2:14-17: https://www.gty.org/library/sermons-library/47-11/restoring-the-disheartened-pastors-joy
This article has needed to be written for a long time, and it delivers… and encourages: https://www.challies.com/articles/to-the-impetuous-and-impulsive/
Spurgeon’s Advent Readings
Our family loves this volume. We think you will too. https://www.amazon.com/Joy-World-Daily-Readings-Advent/dp/1973345544