The Secret to Happiness

The Secret

I Thessalonians 5:16-18 says,

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

Most Americans define themselves as distinctly unhappy. Why is that and what can be done about it? Is there really a “secret” to happiness? In this sermon clip from the Course Corrections series, Greg explores one small tweak that may have the biggest impact in our lives – gratitude.

If you’d like to listen to the entire sermon, you can do so here.

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Gratitude

“When we learn to read the story of Jesus and see it as the story of the love of God, doing for us what we could not do for ourselves–that insight produces, again and again, a sense of astonished gratitude which is very near the heart of authentic Christian experience.” N.T. Wright Image by Joshua Earle

Lighten Up: Gratitude

Here’s a 6 minute meditation on gratitude by Louie Schwartzberg. Take our word for it. It’s worth the time.

Lighten Up: What Are You Most Grateful For?

Taking time for gratitude is good for your soul. Try it!  

Good Gifts

Every good thing in our lives is an unmerited gift from God. This includes your specific skills, strengths, and talents. Here Greg discusses the importance of recognizing that our gifts are on loan from God, and we are entrusted with them to be a blessing to others. Click here to view the complete sermon and other resources.

With Gratitude

On this Thanksgiving, I would like express my profound gratitude toward all of you. I am blessed by all who frequent this site to read our posts, listen to our podcasts, and take advantage of other resources. Thank you! I feel it’s a privilege to attempt to answer the many questions I receive, and I’m…

Lighten Up: Gratitude