The Spiritual Discipline of Gratitude

The Spiritual Discipline of Gratitude

Gratitude as a Discipline There are many disciplines in the Christian life. When you start to quantify them you usually get into trouble. Of all the disciplines that can be practiced and demonstrated in the Christian life I believe gratitude is the single most important discipline. Gratitude is the byproduct of something we can’t produce ourselves. Gratitude is something we feel when we have been given what we don’t deserve. Gratitude happens when we experience grace and it happens with... Read More
Thank You, Orange Leader

Thank You, Orange Leader

Dear Orange Leader, What time is it where you are reading this? 11 p.m.? 6 a.m.? 3:30 p.m. on a Saturday? Whatever time it is, you’re likely reading this letter in between emails to parents, volunteers or staff. Maybe you’re reading it at the end of the night after you’ve edited curriculum, or first thing in the morning before your co-workers begin vying for your time. Whatever time it is, wherever you are and whatever kingdom-representative, very important thing you just... Read More