We aren’t exactly sure who wrote the Letter of James. Whoever it was, it is written with a tone of assurance–which may have been the result of a dramatic shift in conviction about who Jesus is. So, the writer looked out onto the world from a different vantage point. The writer started looking out from the Risen Jesus. […]Read more "Living Conviction: Vantage"
Have you ever met someone whose mind was dramatically changed? They had firm convictions in one direction and then, in an instant or as a conclusion of a long sequence of decisions, they now had very different convictions. And because their change in worldview was so dramatic, their shift in living was dramatic. The tone of […]Read more "Living Conviction: the Living One Who Defines Living"
We may not realize it, but we see the world and people through certain lenses at all times. Perhaps we see through the lens of American culture. Perhaps we see through the lens of the family environment in which we grew up. Perhaps we see through the lens of shame or ego. The writer of James invites us to […]Read more "All Is Gift 1"