29 Reasons to Be Thankful

 

It’s my birthday.  So blessed today.  A little bit older and so much more blessed.  29 reasons to be thankful today:

  1. Jesus Christ doesn’t want to be a part of my life, he IS my life (Col 3:4).
  2. I have the most loving and consistent wife a man could ever ask for.
  3. Obadiah continues to amaze me with his energy, humor, and zeal for life.
  4. Eli is finally home, and I am so proud to be his father.
  5. Our entire extended family is so supportive of this Agnew clan.
  6. We have a budget workday all day in the office today (“in everything, give thanks”).
  7. Our worship team is getting ridiculously better and better.
  8. The “Overcome” album is bringing me to tears with such sonic goodness and spiritual truth.
  9. Working on a plan to impact this community with the CD release.
  10. I got a role in the movie “Courageous.”  Will explain soon.
  11. Nagoya for lunch.
  12. OG got a temp job.  So proud of him!
  13. Website almost ready to launch.
  14. I bought an old set of golf clubs and am ready to whack something.
  15. God has proved himself so faithful to our family this year.
  16. God has proved to challenge our family this year.
  17. My C-Group is getting what it means to be the church.
  18. The Word of God is living and active.
  19. I have some of the most serious accountability in my life (mentor, accountability partner, C-Group).
  20. I enjoy my wife now more than ever.
  21. My boys ran into my room to sing happy birthday to me this morning.
  22. My boys cried when I left to go to work today.
  23. I work on a staff with no drama.  Kingdom commitment.
  24. I don’t go to church, I am a part of an amazing church.
  25. I got done with school in this last year.
  26. Oneness. Unity. Family.
  27. Shocked at how “Coming Home” has blessed people.
  28. Just received a random message from someone I don’t know who said Freshman 15 changed their life.
  29. Jesus isn’t through with me yet (Phil 1:6).

20 thoughts on “29 Reasons to Be Thankful”

  1. Amy Hill Cromer

    Happy Birthday Brother. You are such a blessing and inspiration to so many! Thank you for serving GOD whole-heartedly​! Love you!

  2. Jill Burretto Bryant

    Travis, this is a FANTASTIC list! Makes me want to make one of my own!! Can't wait to hear what #10 is all about

  3. Amy Hill Cromer

    Happy Birthday Brother. You are such a blessing and inspiration to so many! Thank you for serving GOD whole-heartedly! Lov

  4. Anna Key Williams

    What a wonderful birthday list! You live an amazing life that inspires me to do better in mine. Happy Birthday to a wonderful friend that I have known "forever&

  5. Catherine Eddleman

    Happy birthday, dear brother in Christ. Counting blessings is way more fun then counting birthdays! (You'll appreciate this most when the candles on your birthday cake set off your smoke alarm.) t

  6. Teresa Fulford Wilson

    Happy Birthday Travis. May our precious Lord bless YOU with many more years to bless US with your wonderful

  7. Happy birthday, dear brother in Christ. Counting blessings is way more fun then counting birthdays! (You'll appreciate this most when the candles on your birthday cake set off your smoke alarm.) tee-hee

  8. Happy Birthday Travis. You are one of the most amazing men I know and I love you and your family more and more everyday. The boys have such a wonderful father and mother and it shows in their giggles, smiles and joy.

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