Holiday Road Episode 8: Halloween Scrooge

trickortreat.jpgYou can learn a lot about generosity and gratitude from a night out trick-or-treating with your kids.  In this episode you will meet the Halloween Scrooge and a couple of ridiculously generous people who put him to shame.

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Here are a few Bible verses from this week’s episode:

God loves a cheerful giver.  – 2 Corinthians 9:7 (NIV)

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. – Matthew 6:21 (NIV)

For more fall-themed devotions, check out my book, Tales from the Leaf Pile, available on Amazon in paperback or ebook.

 

Holiday Road Episode 6: True Colors

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One of my favorite parts about autumn is the changing colors of the trees.   If you take a closer look at this process, you’ll see that God has hard-wired into creation a beautiful picture of the spiritual life.

In today’s episode we’ll take a look at how and why the leaves change color and what the Bible has to say about how God works through the hard stuff in life.

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For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long.  Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever! – 2 Cor 4:17 (NLT)

If you want to learn more about the science behind the changing fall colors, you can read more about that here and here.

For more fall-themed devotions, check out my book, Tales from the Leaf Pile, available on Amazon in paperback or ebook.

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Holiday Road Episode 5: Finding the Perfect Pumpkin

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In today’s episode we’ll talk about how a trip to the pumpkin patch with a couple of preschoolers can teach you a lot about the grace of God.  If you’ve ever felt left out, overlooked or abandoned, this is a story you need to hear.

You can listen here in iTunes.

Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes. God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure. – Ephesians 1:4-5 (NLT)

You did not choose me, but I chose you. – John 15:16a (NIV)

For more fall-themed devotions, check out my book, Tales from the Leaf Pile, available on Amazon in paperback or ebook.

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