TGIF reframed to consider trust, gratitude, inspiration and faith. Explore the questions on the blog post. #trust #gratitude #grateful #faith #inspiration #sarathomas Sara Thomas
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TGIF, Week 10 & 11

March 15, 2019TGIF This is a two for one week. Last week while I answered my TGIF questions, I never posted here. It's all good.As a reminder, here are the questions I'm responding to every week: ❶ What am I TRUSTING? ❷ For whom…
Advent Fail or Christmas Promise? Sara Thomas
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Advent Fail or the Promise of Christmas?

The day was dark and dreary. The lights on the tabletop Christmas tree bounced off the wall. As I sat at the kitchen table with my Cricut machine and a plan for Advent, the world of possibilities seemed endless.'Tis the season for merry…
Awaken Change Sara Thomas
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No One Likes to Awaken Change

No one likes change. And certainly, no one likes to awaken change. If you do, you're probably not telling the truth about the motivations behind the change.We have routines, habits, and expectations. Some of these routines, habits, and…
awaken faithfulness sara thomas
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Awaken Faithfulness

What did you do today? If your day is just beginning, what's on your calendar for today?Guess what? Whatever consumed your day - there is an opportunity to be faithful right in front of you.In each of our interactions and commitments,…
awaken wisdom sara thomas
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Awaken Wisdom

Oh boy! Who am I to write about wisdom? Really, who are any of us? Maybe that's why the focus is on what it means to awaken wisdom. Afterall, we're still in the process of becoming who God wants us to be, right?Confession, Questions,…
awaken your calling sara thomas
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Awaken Your Calling

If I've learned anything about what it means to awaken your calling, its that I'm still learning. This will come as no surprise as you read on.Before we jump in, here's how I define calling: Your calling is where your talents and your…
awaken to light sara thomas
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Awaken to Light

We started a new series over at Transforming Mission, Awaken to God's Presence. We're reading Scripture, reflecting on a focus word, and responding to a question.From time to time throughout this series, I'll offer reflections on the focus…
awaken joy sara thomas
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Awaken Joy

We started a new series over at Transforming Mission, Awaken to God's Presence. It starts today with Epiphany. We're reading Scripture, reflecting on a focus word, and responding to a question.From time to time throughout this series, I'll…
where did you grow up
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Where did you grow up?

While at a meeting recently, we were asked to place ourselves in a group based on the church size where we grew up. Here were the choices, as I remember them:a small church (fewer than 50 people) mid-size church a larger suburban or…
Misssional Approach to Discipleship
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Missional Approach to Discipleship

A missional approach to discipleship. What does that mean to the every day person heading off to work or school? Or perhaps you are working at home (with children or without kids)?Missional can mean many things. You might think missional…