In honor of the American holiday and tradition of Thanksgiving, Adam and Thane share their thoughts on this cherished time of the year.

From the biblical basis for it, to their own personal struggles within it, they talk through many practical ideas of how we can cultivate a heart of gratitude, not just once a year. And if you want to know their special surprise, make sure you tune in to the end of the episode!


“Out of the act of giving thanks, we experience the emotion of thankfulness.”  – Adam Setser

“Being intentional takes effort.”  – Thane Ringler

“Hope produces faith, whereas expectation produces entitlement.”  – Thane Ringler

Show Notes:

Hope vs. Expectation – Thane’s Blog
For All Seasons Interview
A Place of Healing – Joni Eareckson Tada
Up & Comers T-Shirt on Cotton Bureau



1:30 – Thanksgiving Eating
3:00 – Biblical Principle of Thanksgiving
8:20 – Where We Are At Personally
12:15 – Contentment as a Part of Gratitude
14:45 – The Tension within Contentment
17:00 – Benefit of a Day of Thanksgiving
19:30 – Being Filled with Hope
26:30 – Exciting New Update!