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Hard Times, Great Joy.

James 1:1-18

Trials, Temptations, Perfect Gift, & Crown of Life

June 6, 2021 • Curtis Hall

When we face trials, we have the tendency to think, we are going through trials because God is distant. Or when we are facing trials we think — not only is God distant, but we must not be God’s people if we are facing hardships. This isn’t true. We have all faced trials and it’s easy to wonder if God is near. He is near and He does care and will use your trials for His redemptive purposes in your life. We count it as joy because we are already loved by Him — already a part of God’s family.

Whether Rich or Poor

May 30, 2021 • Sean Gasperetti

Regardless of what you bring to the table, Jesus invites us to lay it all down. In return, everyone gets a shot at an abundance of life that's only found in Him.

Help, I Need Wisdom!

May 23, 2021 • Sean Gasperetti

There's a difference between knowing something and having wisdom for how to apply what you know. Knowledge is about obtaining information, but wisdom knows how to use it. This week, Pastor Sean unpacks James 1:5-8 and talks us through how we can seek wisdom and find it in God.

You Can Grow Through Trials

May 16, 2021 • Sean Gasperetti

Why do we count trials as joy? Because it makes us more complete; it makes us more like Jesus! Whether God allowed it to happen, put it in your path, or is simply with you in the midst of it - we can take heart in knowing that THROUGH the hard times, we have an opportunity to grow and mature.

Introduction to James

May 9, 2021 • Sean Gasperetti

The Christian faith is best experienced when it’s lived out, not just when it’s considered.