Preparing for Sunday: Prayer

Preparing for Sunday: Prayer

I do not think there are enough ways for me to describe how incredible prayer is. It is a vital link of communication between us and God. Prayer with conviction can move people and inspire causes. Prayer allows us to search ourselves and question our own motivations....
Preparing for Sunday: Who is Wise?

Preparing for Sunday: Who is Wise?

We continue our series on James this Sunday. The opening verse from our passage has James asking the following question, “Who is wise and understanding among you?” An interesting question that might find some individuals boasting of their worthiness and...
Preparing for Sunday: Loose Lips

Preparing for Sunday: Loose Lips

Loose lips sink ships. A slogan that came into use during WWII. It was meant to limit soldiers into giving away important information. Another way of saying it is ‘careless talk costs lives’. While most of us today do not operate under such secrecy this...
Preparing for Sunday: Who Gets to Judge?

Preparing for Sunday: Who Gets to Judge?

Who would you rather sit beside: A well dressed individual, wearing the latest in fashionable clothing A shabbily dressed individual, in old clothing that clearly had not been washed in some time At this point you probably think I am asking a trick question. Realizing...

Preparing for Sunday: Count Your Blessings

A quick search on Google for the saying ‘count your blessings’ brings up the hymn of the same name. It is meant to be an uplifting hymn reminding Christians of the many blessings we have received by God. Each verse places us in a situation that is...

Preparing for Sunday: Stand Fast

At most churches, on most Sunday’s we do not hear a loud triumphant call to battle. We might shout for joy for all that God has done. We may give thanks for God’s mercy in our lives. We may pray for forgiveness and continuing grace. However, we do not...

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