In our country, you're free TO say whatever you want. But has your heart been freed FROM saying whatever you want? Pastor John opens James 3 to talk about your tongues control issues, the state of our hearts, and how our hearts can be tranformed by heaven.
Many people just sit there when they could just do it. Pastor John opens James 1-2 to talk about what God does that enables us to act upon His Word, what it looks like when the church doesn't "do", and how often we can't do.
Life is always a battle. That's not all it is but the battles always there. So how do you walk through life's trials with wisdom, confidence, and purity? Pastor John teaches through our second sermon in our series through James.
Chad looks at how knowing yourself and your flaws, and listening to how othes experience you, can lead to growth.
Words and messages are everywhere. How do we use wisdom with what comes out of our mouths and what comes into our ears? In the second sermon in our series, Pastor John shows how wise words are sifted, gives practical examples of wise words, and points to ultimate wisdom in Jesus.
Pastor John opens a new series in Proverbs focused on social wisdom. While we are more connected to others and have more information than any other civilization in history, we struggle with wisdom in our relationships. We need to return to the basic, simple wisdom of how to be a friend.
Many Christians live their life expecting it to be a story full of glory. When it isn't, we are often confused and frustrated. As Peter wraps up his letters to the exiles in Asia Minor, Pastor John explores Jesus' glory story and how we walk through it.
In emergency situations, there are certain things you must do to survive. Pastor John opens ch. 4 to show Peter's three tips for surviving as a follower of Jesus in a culture that doesn't like Christians.