191: Friendsgiving: Making Room At God’s Table

Thanksgiving meals give us an opportunity to turn strangers into friends and friends into family. Who will you invite to be part of your family this year?

This week on the Lifeschool Podcast, Caesar’s wife, Tina, joins him and Heath and teaches you how to include others from outside your immediate family in a new tradition–Friendsgiving. Let’s start making room at God’s table!

There may be no more appropriately suited time of year than Thanksgiving to express our gratitude for all that God has blessed us with in this life. And no better way to express our thankfulness than by sharing it with others.

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • Why it may be time to rethink who we include in our understanding of “family”.
  • Who to invite to your “Friendsgiving”.
  • How to deal with your family members who are less excited about having “strangers” at their table this year.
  • How to express thankfulness around the table without it being weird or forced.
  • Tips for putting on an easy and stress-free Friendsgiving meal that everyone enjoys.

Get started here…

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From this episode:

“Don’t worry about trying to pull off the ‘perfect’ dinner! A place at the table and flexibility are the key things to remember. When you open up a space at your table for someone, it is like they are being invited to ‘God’s table’… because, in fact, they are!”


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