Category: Saint James Blog

The Practices of Prayer, Week 1
January 9, 2020
Last week (Jan 5th) James kicked off our first series of the new year, a series based on Greg Peters’s book, The Monkhood of all Believers. James talked to us about making a...
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Present In Love
October 24, 2018
Today’s message was on practicing presence, and I felt as if it were particularly for me. After service, several people told me they were similarly touched, so I think many of...
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July 24, 2018
For the last several weeks, St. James has been in the middle of a sermon series on the Beatitudes.  The Beatitudes are the “rules” given by Jesus at the Sermon on the Mount....
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Knowing God through Others
June 11, 2018
Today I went to the Sunday afternoon Bible study at the mission house.  James the Elder/Pastor James preached on sharing a meal with people as a way of connecting with them.  I...
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Answer the Call
May 1, 2018
Saturday was Rebuilding Together, and my body is still recuperating from the long day working in the sun.  For those of you unfamiliar with Rebuilding Together, it is a one day...
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A prayer for the broken
April 18, 2018
Today’s service was unusual. James did not give us the message he had planned. Instead, he talked about the power of prayer and had us move inside the sanctuary to pray for...
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Holy Saturday- The Pause
March 31, 2018
My friend, Sarah Calvert, shared this post this morning on her Facebook feed. I thought it both wise and worth sharing: Grateful for the Holy Saturday pause. We don’t pause...
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Jesus as Learner
March 29, 2018
This week, James ended his sermon series on getting to know Jesus. The message was again centered on the humanity of Jesus. Specifically, James focused on Jesus as a learner....
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The Incarnation
March 7, 2018
The title of the sermon last week was: Jesus was Seriously Human. The point being that an all-powerful God, Creator of the universe, “pitched his tent” as a mere mortal and...
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Knowing God Through Suffering
February 19, 2018
Today we started a new sermon series on getting to know Jesus. James read from Philippians 3: 7-11. Philippians is a letter written by Paul. In this passage, he clarifies that...
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