Tag: james 1

  • There are crappy days ahead

    There are crappy days ahead. Reading blogs and Facebook updates and happy tweets from your friends, you might begin to think that you are the only one who has truly awful days. This past week I heard from a friend who told me how wonderful my life is going. “Keeping up with your blog and […]

  • Consider it Joy!

    Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. James 1:2-3 Twisted Life James knew what was up.  He knew that if you’d take walking with Jesus seriously, truly lead people, got past the fluff, and entered into the Christian […]

  • Overstanding God’s Word

    The book of James will punch you in the face. Repeatedly. This passage from James 1 came up at our retreat last week and was freshly illuminated to me. Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it […]