A Faith That Works
The Book of James is a powerful and intensely practical how-to manual for the Christian life. In this short letter, we learn how God has equipped us to face anything that comes our way with purpose, confidence, courage and hope.
Week 3 Message • February 16, 2020 • Rusty Coram
Temptation is something we all face and many of us struggle with in one form or another. There are deliberate steps we can take to help ourselves and others. As our faith is strengthened by endurance, we gain the self-control to remain strong.
A New Operating System
Week 4 Message • February 23, 2020 • Rusty Coram
You can’t just read a how-to guide to fix a problem. You have to follow the steps and put in the work. The same is very true for our Spiritual lives. Don’t just read the Bible – do what it says. Staying humble and focusing on God can help temper our anger and other character struggles.
Taming Our Tongues
Week 6 Message • March 8, 2020 • Rusty Coram
Words really matter. We can ask forgiveness for the hurtful things we say, but we can never take them back. At the same time, we can choose to speak love and life into people and circumstances. We have to make it a habit to think before we speak.
How to Measure Success
Week 8 Message • March 22, 2020 • Rusty Coram
Success is a very subjective thing. Together, we could easily make a long list of attributes and possessions that are evident in a “successful” person. Learning the difference between what’s temporary and what really matters in God’s eyes is crucial for us.
Patience and Perspective
Week 9 Message • March 29, 2020 • Rusty Coram
If there’s one thing we’re really good at, especially as Americans, it’s complaining when things don’t go our way. Seeing the world through another set of eyes and experiences can be life-altering. It’s a great way to level set our own expectations. Perspective is key!
We’re in This Together
Week 10 Message • April 5, 2020 • Rusty Coram
God cares for us in many ways. Both by His power and through the body of Christ. We’re all unique creations who together can be a powerful force for good. It’s mission critical that we continually reach out to Him in prayer - as a team and on our own.