James 1-3: Practical Christianity.

November 1, 2015. Daily Reading: James 1-3. Background: The book of James was most likely authored by James the brother of Jesus who was a prominent leader in the Jerusalem church and well recognized among the apostles (see Acts 12:17, 15:13-22, I Corinthians 15:7, Galatians 1:19 and 2:9), though he apparently didn’t become a follower…

Erasing formalities.

October 19, 2014. Have you ever been able to associate with the sentiment of “It was really cool to get to know so and so outside of his suit and tie environment?” or even “outside of the Sunday morning” environment? I’m sure theres a more elegant way to put that, but I hope you understand…

The sin of partiality.

May 30, 2014. Tonight I gave the sermon at church here in Nicaragua about the attitude we should have as Christians towards both those inside the church and those outside. The main point of the lesson was the sin of partiality and how it can creep up on even the “best” of Christians. I think…