How should we count our blessings? – Acts 12, Part 1

What have you been grateful for lately?  Or has it been hard for you to be grateful? We all go through seasons of abundance and seasons that seem dry like a desert.  What season are you in right now?  I’m writing this in the spring of 2020 when the entire world has been on quarantineContinue reading “How should we count our blessings? – Acts 12, Part 1”

An early church MMA match – Faith and Works: Paul versus James, Round 1

Did you know that the early church had an theology MMA match?  James vs. Paul. Paul said Faith doesn’t work. James said Faith does work. Each was an important leader in the early church.  Paul its greatest missionary.  James the bishop of its biggest church (and brother of Jesus).  They really seem to conflict withContinue reading “An early church MMA match – Faith and Works: Paul versus James, Round 1”