James, the half-brother of Jesus, taught a Roman world teetering on violence to take a step back and gain some perspective.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Sunday, September 17, 2017
In the Parable of the Sower Jesus explains why many reject his discipleship. The problem isn't with the message of Christianity but with the human heart. Which of four conditions is your heart?
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
In our first lesson through the Epistle of James (Jacob) we learned that he was a younger half-brother of Jesus who became a leader of the Jerusalem Church. We examined how to have pure joy in the middle of testing.
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Jesus was all about his Heavenly Father's business; his first priority was to his Father's will. When his earthly family came once to take him home he used an analogy to describe his true disciples.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Last night First Church overwhelmingly voted to create a new full-time staff position of Children & Families Pastor; I am so proud we launched out in faith! Now comes the sifting through resumes and finding the candidate the Holy Spirit has for us. Pray for us. It's exciting!