With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you have two options for bringing the turkey home to the table: You either head off to the grocery store and buy the biggest turkey they have on the rack, or you can be ...Read More »
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The Pilgrims’ First Thanksgiving Meal Included … Seal & Eagle?
The first Thanksgiving – at least, the one involving the Pilgrims — is believed to have occurred over a period of three days, sometime between Sept. 21 and Nov. 9 in 1621. The feast occurred on a Pilgrim plantation at ...Read More »
What The Bible Says About Enjoying Big Thanksgiving Meals
Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works. —Solomon, Ecclesiastes 9:7 Food from Trees God planted a Garden in the land of Eden. In it He ...Read More »
What Can We Learn About Thanksgiving From The Old Testament?
MRS. HOWELL: But sugar beets come in cans! GILLIGAN: No, no. First you have to plant them in the ground. MRS. HOWELL: Oh, please, don’t be silly. I’ve seen them in their natural habitat, a Super Market. —Gilligan’s Island, “Pass ...Read More »
The Pilgrims’ Story: Separating Fact From Fiction
Schoolchildren all across America are learning about the Pilgrims this month, but for many of them it’s the politically correct version – sanitized of anything that might offend. On this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio, you’ll hear the ...Read More »
Why Should I Give Thanks When I Don’t Feel Blessed?
How has God been good to you today? This year? Ever? Perhaps you recall specific blessings. Maybe no particular evidences of goodness come immediately to mind. Or perhaps you feel distracted by the cares of this life. Today’s passage from Psalm ...Read More »
Time For A New American Thanksgiving
With President Obama and the Clintons now dust in the wind, what do Americans need more than anything else to “reboot” this great nation? What’s the secret sauce that could get us going again and make the biggest difference at ...Read More »
The Pilgrims: What The History Books Often Get Wrong
In 1607 English settlers founded Jamestown – a full 13 years prior to the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth. Why, then, do the Pilgrims dominate history lessons? On this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio we take a look at ...Read More »
Returning To The True Meaning Of Christmas
Christmas tree lots and stores open weeks prior to Thanksgiving. Then we get Black Friday, and then Cyber Monday. In the midst of it all, people get pushed and trampled for chasing deals. Then there’s the balloon yard decorations that ...Read More »
Putting The ‘Thanks’ Back Into ‘Thanksgiving’
In the U.S., we start at an early age learning about the Pilgrims crossing the sea to escape religious persecution and landing in what is now Massachusetts. We learn about their hardships and troubles and how the native Indians helped ...Read More »