We acknowledge that the source of goodness in our lives lies at least partially outside ourselves: other people, nature, and ultimately God.
Are you the first to give sincere congratulations? Do you think to thank God for what happens to you?
Whatever may be going on around us, Psalm 107 suggests what should be happening inside us.
Friendship, encouragement, and gratitude are words that should go together... within the church especially.
Two months after the eruption stopped, evangelicals work to cover the basic needs of those affected and to support local businesses. Authorities have publicly recognised them.
The things for which we are grateful, are a helpful reminder to us in those darker moments that things can and are positive too.
You cannot say you are a follower of Jesus if your life does not show the gratitude that always characterised the Master.
Evangelicals in Portugal, Germany and Italy strive to be salt and light and build bridges with society through their socio-political work.
I want to make more of my time as far as reading is concerned. A lot of that motivation has come from taking a couple of hours to organise my shelves.
Costa Rican evangelical leaders gathered to thank God for two hundred years of independent life and to pray for the country.
May we preach so that our listeners walk away pondering the character, the heart, the goodness, the grace of God.
When we thank God in all circumstances, we learn to overcome them.
No matter what sort of bad habit we are fighting against, God shows us how to break it.
In a year shaped by the pandemic, our daily news website continued to offer cultural analysis from a Biblical perspective. Visits grew 22% as people from all over the world accessed Evangelical Focus contents.
All of the different things that Christmas brings can be really hard for children with special needs to cope with.
In 1870, an American missionary founded the first Baptist church in Madrid. Swedish missionaries started work in the Mediterranean region. “We can only thank God for his faithfulness”, the Evangelical Baptist Union of Spain says.
The future both of Germany and of the EU has no guarantee without a restored transatlantic relationship of trust and cooperation.
We must thank God for nature, for other people, each of the parts of our body; and give thanks to God for who he is.
“We are deeply gratieful and are praying for you [...] Your invisible work existed and will exist beyond the coronavirus”, the letter says.
God said that our mind should be full of everything pleasant (Phillipians 4:8).
The first Sunday of reopening was May 24, but several churches waited another week. “Returning was a mixture of feelings between joy and pain”, church members said.
“Religious communities have been very responsible and very problem-conscious”, the spokesman of the German government said. The Austrian Chancellor gave “a special thank you to the churches”.
“Faith shows that there is more than the current situation”, Bavaria's Prime Minister Markus Söder, said during the “Germany prays together” online event.
The Brazilian FC Liverpool goalkeeper won the Yachine Trophy, as the best goalie of the year. “God is good”, he posted on Instagram with a photo with the award.
How can Christians think about decluttering, our values, and our relationship with the things which surround us?