Working Faith

Patience! Patience! Patience!

August 28, 2022

By nature, we are all living for today. The ability to wait, plan or tolerate trials to gain greater character is really hard in our American culture. The book of James says, however, that patience is the key to character. The chapter even goes “back to the future” to gain a greater understanding of how to be patient with our money and with others. Join us in James chapter 5 as we learn the four major ways of gaining greater patience in our lives.

He is Near

August 21, 2022 • Ken Mitchell • James 4:11–17

God wants to be in our lives.  He wants to be more than a God that “just saves” us from our sins. He desires to be intimately involved in all we do… including our future plans.  But to have this type of relationship with God, it requires some simple steps so that He can “draw near” to us.  Listen and evaluate the four steps James lays out in his book on how to be closer to God… follow them and experience an amazing walk with God as he seeks to bless your life.

The Greatness of Grace

August 14, 2022 • Ken Mitchell

There is so much coming at the Christian in the world today. American Christianity might call it "temptations, trials, or weaknesses"... sometimes with the people we trust we may dive deeper into the addictions and habits that come our way. James the brother of Jesus talked more in tune with the rest of the disciples in suggesting some of our struggles with has to do with "spiritual battles." Come discover how he suggests we might battle against the spiritual warfare that comes our way.

How To Be Wise In What I DO

August 7, 2022 • Ken Mitchell

God highlights many things in our lives… especially through the work of the Holy Spirit. But he also uses the powerful creative writing of the authors of the New Testament. Listen in as the brother of Jesus encourages us to grow in the gentle wisdom from God and why it’s such an important part of his book in helping us overcome the trials of life.

My Big Fat Mouth

July 24, 2022 • Ken Mitchell

Words are powerful. They can beat us down and lift us up. They wound and they heal. And the right words at the right time can be exactly what we need to hear—or what we need to say. Join us in the book of James as he teaches us in chapter 3… how to tame our tongue!

How To Revive Our Walk With God

July 17, 2022 • Ken Mitchell

Revival is an old word gone "good!" It's a reminder to the Christ follower why we live, how we should live and how as brothers & sisters of Jesus Christ we should follow the "Royal Rule" to love one another and the community around us. The book of James in chapter 2 outlines 6 simple steps in bringing revival back into our hearts.

James' Golden Rule

July 10, 2022

When Jesus walked the earth, he challenged his disciples with this word called “Love.” But the kind of love Jesus talked about was costly and frankly challenging. It requires us to look deep into our lives to see where we need to grow. Jesus’ younger brother James took this to heart and had much to say about this “golden rule” called love.

Hearing the Voice of God

June 26, 2022

We have all been around a Christ follower who was just different than most Christians. They seemed like they knew God and didn't just know about Him. Essentially we conclude that they hear to voice of God as if he were speaking to them! James tells us in his book that everyone can be this way. Everyone can have the same access to hearing from God as these special people in our lives. Listen and learn about the 5 simple steps of how we all can hear the voice of God.

Faith's First Steps

June 12, 2022

In our culture today we all have something to say, we all have an opinion, we all have a post… everybody is talking but nobody’s listening! The book of James redefines leadership. The major premise of the book is that leaders listen! Listen in as we learn from James how to listen better!

God's Wisdom

June 5, 2022 • Ken Mitchell

All our lives we have been told to be wise in the way we act. Our parents would teach us wisdom when it comes to dating, safety, education and even the strategies of baseball. But what exactly is wisdom? Where does it come from? What does it look like? Join us in the book of James chapter 1 as we look at exactly what God's wisdom looks like.

The ABC's of Overcoming Trouble

May 29, 2022 • Ken Mitchell • James

A faith that isn't troubled by troubles is a faith in Christ alone.

A Faith Not Troubled By Troubles

May 29, 2022

What do you have to rely on when life gets tough? The book of James in the Bible encourages us all that there is something guaranteed to hold us up when things become uncertain: our faith in Jesus. Walk through with us as we dive deeper into a faith that actually works when life doesn't!