Episode 11 of 13: James was encouraging the church to have patience and endurance and to put their hope in the fact that Jesus is returning with the fullness of the Kingdom of God and everything will be made right.
Episode 10 of 13: What has God entrusted to you? As Christians, it is important to realize that we do not own what we have but God has given everything to us, which means we need to use those possessions to help make the world look more like Heaven.
Episode 7 of 13: This sermon explores why Christian community is important, what some of the barriers are to effective community and what to do to overcome those barriers.
Episode 6 of 13: There are two kinds of wisdom: Earthly wisdom leads to envy, bitter jealousy, selfishness and all kinds of evil. Godly wisdom, however, leads to peace, humility and righteousness. The way we live reflects the kind of wisdom we have.
Episode 5 of 13: We pass judgement quickly in our hearts and then those thoughts and opinions are on our tongues. Our tongue controls our body and it can cut and hurt. James says that if we could control our tongue, we could control our entire body.
Episode 3 of 13: As a church, we are called to never marginalize our neighbour. Instead, we are called to create an environment that reflects Heaven.
Episode 2 of 13: The book of James is heavy and controversial. It asks heavy and convicting questions, one of them being: do your actions take you in the same direction as your claimed beliefs? If we want to be a certain way, we have to work to get there.