Suspended Sentences

I’m a big believer that the church has a responsibility at the right time to speak into matters of public political debate. We do this since we’re a part of the community, just as others are and our voice represents a significant segment of the population. But more than that we presume to know the […]

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Oprah’s “God of Love” Doesn’t Love Enough

Preached James 4:1-12 this last Sunday (audio to follow soon). James includes this statement… James 4:4-5 You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world means enmity against God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God. Or do you think Scripture says without reason that he jealously longs for […]

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The Four Courtrooms of James 2:1-13

I preached through James 2:1-13 this past Sunday and was struck in my preparation with the repeated use of the theme of the courtroom and the law by James. 4 times, the theme is used and they show the progression of argument that James makes. James2:3 If you show special attention to the man wearing […]

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