A God Who is Knowable — Psalm 19:1-14

Summary of Psalm 19: Psalm 19 is a celebration of divine revelation and humble human response.  We should take from this Psalm comfort in the fact that we serve a God who is personal and cares enough to make Himself known. Verses 1-6 poetically celebrate general...

Confession & Revival — James 5:1-20

Chapter 5 Verse 1: It is important to remember that James was writing to refugee Christians chased from their homes in Jerusalem.  Now they were starting over in new countries.  They had to take bottom of the totem pole jobs; jobs where they would be taken advantage...

Becoming More Educational With Our Order of Service

What is the most common, most read, and sometimes most expensive publication of a local church?  Answer: the bulletin.  If this is the case, then it stands to reason we would want to get the most bang for our buck (and the most sanctification from our publication)....

Christian Conflict — James 4:1-17

In your preparation for this lesson there is an excellent article by Ken Sande entitled “The Heart of Conflict” that walks through this passage.  It is an excellent, insightful, and practical article on conflict resolution. You might also want to read my blog...

The Words of the Wise — James 3:1-18

Chapter 3 Verses 1-12: “The Power of the Tongue” James places a large emphasis on sins of the tongue.  Both James and Jesus identify the connection between our words and our heart (Luke 6:45), that they say a clean tongue would produce a clean life.  Consider the...