James – Favoritism

What is your favorite food, or your favorite color?  Do you have a favorite TV show or movie?  What is your favorite bible verse or what is your favorite story?  Do you have a best friend? My brothers and sisters, believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ must not...
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James – Taming Your Tongue

We talk a lot, some more than others.  Men speak about 7,000 words per day and women speak upwards of 20,000 words per day.  All the words we speak give us a multitude of opportunities to bless or curse people, to praise or dishonor God and those around us, to shine...
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James – Trials, Maturity, and Wisdom

I recently taught a six week series on James to our youth group. I ended up learning so much from God while preparing for these lessons that I thought I would share them with you, plus maybe add a few more. But, before I get started, I want to tell you a little about...
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The Sky is Falling

Why are we, Christians, pessimistic about what is going on in the world? Why do we not trust that God has this under control? Why don’t we have faith that our God is bigger than all this? In Numbers 13, the Isealites didn’t trust that God could defeat the...
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Under the Tree Linky Party #16

In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus:  Who, being in very nature God,  did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage;  rather, he made himself nothing  by taking the very nature of a servant, ...
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Mustard Seed Moments – Guest Post

Mustard Seed Moments – Guest Post

Kara is a Christian blogger from Wisconsin. Her blog, Kara Rae focuses on scripture, parenting and womanhood. She is passionate about Hebrew and Greek, and spends too much time buying new books on Amazon. Graduating with a degree in massage therapy in 2012, Kara has... read more
James – Faith and Works

James – Faith and Works

Did you ever play the trust game where you fall backward into someone’s arm? It takes a lot of faith and trust to rely on someone to catch you. I had a friend that I trusted so much that she would stand on the opposite side of the room and I would trust her to... read more
James – Favoritism

James – Favoritism

What is your favorite food, or your favorite color?  Do you have a favorite TV show or movie?  What is your favorite bible verse or what is your favorite story?  Do you have a best friend? My brothers and sisters, believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ must not... read more
James – Do What it Says

James – Do What it Says

Have you ever seen anyone fly off the handle over something small and insignificant? Have you ever flown off the handle? Have you ever raised your voice without thinking, gotten mad over something silly, said something you regret? Maybe it was during rush hour as you... read more
James – Trials, Maturity, and Wisdom

James – Trials, Maturity, and Wisdom

I recently taught a six week series on James to our youth group. I ended up learning so much from God while preparing for these lessons that I thought I would share them with you, plus maybe add a few more. But, before I get started, I want to tell you a little about... read more