“Be Patient until the Coming of the Lord” (Sermon on James 5:7-11, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Be Patient until the Coming of the Lord” (James 5:7-11) Advent is a season of waiting. We’re waiting for Christmas. This is a time of penitential preparation awaiting that festive celebration. The season of Advent always begins on the Sunday … Continue reading

“The Rhythm of the Christian Life: Repentance, Faith, and Servanthood” (Sermon on James 3:13 – 4:10, Mark 9:30-37; by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“The Rhythm of the Christian Life: Repentance, Faith, and Servanthood” (James 3:13 – 4:10; Mark 9:30-37) As I was reading through the lessons for this day, I was thinking, “What would make a good message for us to hear today, … Continue reading

“Taming the Tongue” (Sermon on James 3:1-12 and Isaiah 50:4-10, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“Taming the Tongue” (James 3:1-12; Isaiah 50:4-10) Maybe you’ve seen it in the news this past week: There are wildfires raging throughout California, burning out of control. Large stretches of forests are being destroyed; homes are being threatened. What started … Continue reading

“The Wisdom of Humble Servanthood” (Sermon on James 3:13 – 4:10 and Mark 9:30-37, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“The Wisdom of Humble Servanthood” (James 3:13 – 4:10; Mark 9:30-37) Who among us here today would like to be regarded as wise and understanding? OK. Who among us would like to be regarded as great, as a great person? … Continue reading

“The Small But Powerful Tongue” (Sermon on James 3:1-12, by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

“The Small But Powerful Tongue” (James 3:1-12) It is one of the smallest parts of the body, but it is also perhaps the most powerful. What am I speaking of? The tongue. Your tongue is a very powerful instrument. It … Continue reading