Monthly Archives: September 2010

September 26, 2010 – Show-Off

text: James 2:14-18 click on the link above to read the text at http://www.biblestudytools.com A show-off is someone who likes taking the spotlight—calling attention to themselves by the things that they do. A show-off will often do far more than … Continue reading

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September 19, 2010 – True Devotion

text: James 1:19-27 click on the link above to read the text at http://www.commonenglishbible.com Salvation is a gift from God. There is no way around that. Salvation has to be a gift because we human beings cannot do anything to … Continue reading

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Faith and Action

We say we are justified by faith. That’s biblical. Yet, that is not the whole story. The Letter of James reminds us that there is more. As followers of Christ we are called to follow the example of Christ. That … Continue reading

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Jubilee in Worship, Fellowship, and Service

It was a great day. 102 souls gathered for worship on September 12, 2010. Former pastor, Mike Meloy, preached and reminded us how some of our most significant formation as a community of faith occurs in times of adversity and … Continue reading

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Jubilee Continues

Since I have not been preparing a sermon for this week [Mike Meloy is preaching for our Jubilee Sunday celebration] I have had some time to reflect a little more on the meaning of Jubilee. As we have already observed, … Continue reading

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September 5, 2010 – Make Yourself Useful

text: Philemon 4-21 click on the link above to read the text at http://www.biblestudytools.com Onesimus was a slave who once belonged to Philemon. For one reason or another Onesimus has left Philemon to be with Paul and is now returning. … Continue reading

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