Why Give Thanks?

Why Give Thanks?

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Our mothers pounded it into our heads: always say "please" and "thank you." Does it really matter? Certainly, our world could use some manners. Civility is harder and harder to find. But is thankfulness just about being polite? This week, we will dig into the prophet Zechariah's description of the importance of thankfulness (Zechariah 7:11-14). It's not just for the third Thursday of November. See you Sunday! Hear this message at NHBC Media
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How It Works

How It Works

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Some 450 years before the first helicopter would take flight, Leonardo da Vinci was already designing how it might work. His "aerial screw" probably would not have worked had he actually built it - the weight necessary for such a machine would have been far too great for it's "wings" to have lifted it off the ground. Still, Leonardo had the right idea for how the concept would work. Allowing our faith to work through our actions is a vital concept every believer needs to know, as the prophet Zechariah describes in this week's passage, Zechariah 7:8-10. Join us this week as we discover specific ways we can live out what we know in Christ. See you Sunday! Hear this message at NHBC Media
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No Limit

No Limit

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When I was in seminary, I lived in the dormitory, but they did not have a cafeteria. We also were not allowed to have refrigerators or hotplates in our rooms. This limited our in-house food options to cereal with instant dry milk. For an actual meal, we learned which nights different restaurants had all-you-can-eat options at a discount. Tuesday night was pizza at Mr. Gatti's. Thursdays was all-you-can-eat hot rolls at a local family diner. If nothing else was available, there was always Pancho's, a wonderful Mexican chain restaurant that provided flags at each table. If you ran out of food, simple run your table's flag up its little pole and another chimichanga would instantly appear, followed by an endless supply of sopapillas. It wasn't exactly health food, but at…
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