James 1:2-4 ESV Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. This verse can stand alone. No commentary or life application sermon is needed. No pulling it to… Read More Truths to Hold on to as we are Refined Through Adversity in The Church
There’s too much fear in the world. Open the headlines and this will be blazing before your eyes. Fear of intolerance, fear of society, fear of strife, fear of injustice, fear of loneliness, fear of people, and the fear of what is right will all grip your hearts and make you want to run away.… Read More Looking Past the Unknown: Settling in Truth
Do you try to swim upstream? It’s a bit like driving uphill on rough terrain against traffic. Not only are you going the opposite of the crowd, you are getting trampled on by adversity in the process. The next thought would be is to second guess if we are even called to go with the… Read More Are You Swimming Upstream?