Be God’s Gift to a Service Industry Worker (5)

Be God’s Gift to a Service Industry Worker (5)

One of the more difficult aspects of working in the service industry (waiter, housekeeping, drive-thru cashier, etc.) is the way other people don’t even acknowledge your humanity. It is normal for people to receive their services (which are often exemplary) without even stopping their conversation with someone else. Or worse, on their cell phone. Being a gift to service worker is […]

Blue Skies and 3 Motors – Not Feeling Like a Gift for a While (4)

Blue Skies and 3 Motors – Not Feeling Like a Gift for a While (4)

So this happened… My wife was sick. My son was sick. My daughter was not feeling well. Needless to say, nobody was feeling like a light in the darkness, God’s gift to the world — including me! With no joy and solely in fulfillment of my responsibilities, I took the dog for a walk. As I walked I began to […]

Parable of the Talents: Will You Believe that You Are God’s Gift to the World. (3)

Parable of the Talents: Will You Believe that You Are God’s Gift to the World. (3)

Description In this parable, a master gives three servants significant sums of money to invest during his absence. When he returns, two have ventured into the marketplace while one hid the money in fear. At first glance, this parable seems like it’s about production. But it’s not. It’s about the servants’ relationship with their master. The master trusted all three […]

Bring Your Thanks to Others as God’s Gift to the World (2)

Bring Your Thanks to Others as God’s Gift to the World (2)

The Apostle Paul wrote to his fellow Christians in Philippi: I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, — Philippians 1:3 (ESV) You have real power to affect someone’s day — maybe even their life — just by expressing your thanks. Think about how good it felt to you when someone thanked you. Today, be that for someone […]

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