What Is Happening In Our Trials?

When a Christian experiences trials, God is working in the heart. He is revealing himself as a generous Father and strengthening us for enduring faithfulness. Our joy comes from knowing God’s purpose and relying on his promise as we walk through our trials. Text: James 1:1-18

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A Man With A Changed Heart

A close look at the life of James shows us that though he was the half-brother of Jesus and leader of the church in Jerusalem, it was a resurrection encounter with Christ that changed his heart. James introduces himself as one who moved from unbelief to faith, and from selfish ambition to service to God […]

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A Book For Your Heart

A close reading of James shows us that every topic mentioned in this little book relates to the heart. Humility of heart before God is the foundation for living as a follower of Christ. Text: The Book of James

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Growing in Grace in 2019

Everyone is growing, but in what direction? Who or what is shaping our growth? We must be wary of the things that pull us away from the only thing that can grow us rightly: the grace of God in Jesus Christ. The same grace that makes us legally right with God is the same grace […]

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Finally

The promise of the new heaven and new earth is not a new plan of God. It is the fulfillment and finality of God’s eternal plan for his kingdom. In light of this promise, we live now as God’s kingdom people by faith, hope, and love. Text: Revelation 21-22

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