Sun, Jan 14, 2018
Duration: 46 mins 40 secs
We kick off our series in Isaiah with an overview look at this long and complex book.
With all of it's detail and nuance, thankfully we can see it's overriding theme being about God as our King .
The question remains though, what kind of King is he. Our overview will help answer that.
Sun, Dec 31, 2017
Duration: 42 mins 44 secs
Looking ahead on New Year's Eve to 2018, we discuss what definitions of success we are using and how we can be all God wants us to be as a church.
Sun, Dec 24, 2017
The Christmas story is told through the eyes of the angel.
This recording also includes our Kid's Choir special music.
Sun, Dec 17, 2017
Duration: 20 mins 47 secs
The story of Christ's birth told through the eyes of the Innkeeper on that fateful night.
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
Duration: 20 mins 56 secs
Some of my best friends have been dead for hundreds of years.
That sounds strange, I know, but I'm talking about the prophets.
During these dark days, I relate to those faithful, suffering servants. I cling to hope because they did and because they offer promises of a coming King.
Sun, Dec 03, 2017
Duration: 39 mins 32 secs
James concludes his letter with this section on the importance of prayer for the Christian community.
If our faith is working faith, it will make prayer a top priority.
Sun, Nov 26, 2017
Duration: 31 mins 23 secs
They say patience is a virtue. It is, but it is a really hard virtue to master.
Working faith will give us patience, especially in hard times. James describes the patience we need when we suffer by giving us three examples to emulate - the farmer, the prophets, and Job.
Sun, Nov 19, 2017
Duration: 32 mins 45 secs
James drastically changes his tone in chapter 5 as he lambasts the rich and wealthy for their crimes against God's people.
It's an encouraging passage as well as one that gives us pause. Ultimately, we need to remember to trust God's justice and live in light of his judgment.
Sun, Nov 12, 2017
Duration: 30 mins 31 secs
Planning is good, but presuming is bad. God wants us to take the right approach to planning our calendar and scheduling our life.
Sun, Nov 05, 2017
Duration: 36 mins 28 secs
Working faith and worldly desires don't mix.
James calls out his audience for following their worldly desires and warns them of the consequences.
But more than just giving them a stern lecture, he earnestly calls them to repentance and invites them down a better path - the path of humility that leads to God's grace and favor.