Worth the Risk: Exploring Thanksgiving


Lead Pastor Jeremy Flanagan challenges us to consider what risks are worth taking the Gospel to new grounds. 

 

Reference Links

Details about the first Thanksgiving

https://www.history.com/news/first-thanksgiving-colonists-native-americans-men

 

The story of Squanto

https://historyofmassachusetts.org/squanto-the-former-slave/

 

National holiday and the “Mother of Thanksgiving”

https://www.history.com/news/abraham-lincoln-and-the-mother-of-thanksgiving

 

Plymouth started the great migration

https://historyofmassachusetts.org/the-great-puritan-migration/

 

Difficult path to religious freedom in America

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/americas-true-history-of-religious-tolerance-61312684/

 

Next Steps

- Read Psalms 100. It is five verses of thanksgiving for what God has done for us.

- Ask what God would have you to do that requires taking new ground in your life. Make the decision to step out in faith and let God give you something new to be thankful for in 2022.