James: Faith in the Real World, Part 7 – An Unexpected Accuser

There are few things more touchy than the subject of money in church. But as James concludes his letter, he has a few words about wealth and “rich people.” Who are these rich people? And what does James have to say? Listen and find out.

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James: Faith in the Real World, Part 6 – An Unquenchable Appetite

Conflict is just a part of life. Disputes at works, disagreements with friends, and sometimes, knock-down drag-outs at home. So why do we fight so much? Where does all our fighting come from? The answer might surprise you. Hint: it’s not their fault.

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James: Faith in the Real World, Part 5 – An Untamable Animal

There’s one thing that can be extremely detrimental to our faith. Something so powerful that it can destroy our lives and the people closest to us. An animal that James says is simply untamable. What is it? Listen and find out.

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James: Faith in the Real World, Part 4 – Merciful Faith

There are times in our lives when our beliefs don’t line up with our actions. We say one thing, then go out and do something totally different. For James, this is a huge problem for Christians. In fact, there’s one area in particular where he doesn’t mince words. Listen to...

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James: Faith in the Real World, Part 3 – Doing Faith

There’s a problem in our faith that we cannot afford to ignore any longer. We come to church, sing songs that move us, listen to a sermon that challenges us, and go home encouraged and inspired. But James says we’re deceiving ourselves and that it’s possible this “religion” of ours...

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James, Part 2 – Enduring Faith

If we want to have a living faith that makes a difference in the real world, then there’s one situation in particular that cannot ignore. In fact, it’s the one situation when our faith is most challenged, most tested, and sometimes even exhausted. And that’s why the very first thing...

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James, Part 1 – Living Faith

Faith isn’t about what you believe. Huh? Yep, that’s what James says. In fact, he writes that if faith is only about what you believe, then it’s worthless, useless. So what is faith? Listen and find out.

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What Went Wrong, Part 2

We see it all the time. Young athletes flaming out before they reach their full potential. Entrepreneurial organizations destroyed because of bad leadership. Aspiring politicians squandering their influence through poor moral decisions. And in each case, we ask the question, why did this happen? What went wrong? King Solomon was no exception. He had a meteoric...

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What Went Wrong, Part 1 – Frog in the Pot

We see it all the time. Young athletes flaming out before they reach their full potential. Entrepreneurial organizations destroyed because of bad leadership. Aspiring politicians squandering their influence through poor moral decisions. And in each case, we ask the question, why did this happen? What went wrong? King Solomon was no exception. He had a meteoric...

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What Are Friends For, Part 2 – Genuine Concern

These days, it seems like we use the word “friend” a lot. With friends from the neighborhood, friends from work, friends from school, friends from church, and don’t forget all those Facebook friends online—we have a lot of “friends.” Yet these relationships often leave us wanting more. This week we explore the second critical component of...

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