How Complaining Damages The Church
August 29, 2021 • Sean Gasperetti, Stephen Marti • James 5:9
Complaining is generally unhelpful, but it's especially toxic when it's Christians complaining about one another. Why? Pastors Sean and Stephen unpack the implications of James 5:9, revealing how the way we communicate about one another directly impacts the family - a reality Jesus will hold us accountable to.
Planning With A Big "IF" In Mind
August 8, 2021 • Bob Stone • James 4:13–17
Many people live as if they were the final authority in their life. “We have a right to decide our own destiny and choose what is best for us”...so the line goes. In the Christian community of believers, sometimes our actions and attitudes are not much different. How should a Christian's life differ from his non-Christian counterpart?
The Critical Spirit
August 1, 2021 • Sean Gasperetti • James 4:11–12
God didn’t give us the law so we could beat it over the heads of our neighbor. He gave us the law so we could stay close to him by doing what it says. So that, in turn, we would express and reveal his love to others as his ambassadors, not as his security guards.