Category Archives: James

May 7 – Me & My Big Mouth – James 1

Read James 1:26 I’ve not always been able to bridle my tongue. There was a time in my life where my mental filter was nonexistent. I am a deeply emotional person and that showed in my teen years. I am … Continue reading

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May 2 – Me & My Big Mouth – James 3

Read James 3:1-12 Who was it that came up with the old adage: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”? They must have lived in a different world than you and me! OK, I … Continue reading

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January 21 – Best Year Yet – Highest Peaks & Lowest Valleys

Read James 1:12-18 I live on a steep hill. Every day when I take a walk, I am reminded of the elevation change. My heart rate quickens and my muscles strain as I climb that hill from the road to … Continue reading

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December 17 – Behind the Christmas Card – Coping with grief

Read James 1:17 Christmas can be hard when you suffer loss, but despite the loss I have experienced, I believe God is STILL GOOD. In 2011 my mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and in 2013 we could no longer have … Continue reading

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September 17: Open Letters – Dear Anger

Read James 1:19-20 In the coming days, you are going to be reading some Open Letters that our team has written to emotions, struggles and issues that we have either observed or experienced. It is our prayer that these letters … Continue reading

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September 24: The Giving and Receiving

Read James 5:13-20 Have you ever been that person? Have you felt down and out, but there was no one with whom to share your feelings? Have you been ill, but had no one to pray or care for you? … Continue reading

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September 23: Patience

Read James 5:1-12 “. . . (D)eveloping fully devoted followers of Christ . . .” That is our church’s mission statement. It is inherent to the commission Christ gave to His disciples before His ascension. The idea of full devotion … Continue reading

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