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Wealth Management by bob

June 5th, 2016

No Responses

What evidence can I produce that I see myself as a manager of God’s wealth?  James 5:1-6 June 5, 2016 First response James writes, 1 Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you. 2 Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes. 3 Your gold and […]

Life as Mist by Bob Thompson

May 29th, 2016

No Responses

Do you treat every day as “mine” or “Thine”? James 4:13-17 Why I shouldn’t be a pastor At the end of chapter 4 James touches on a topic I don’t know much about – business. The closest I ever came to a course in business or sales was the bookkeeping elective in high school. Many […]

A Quiet Yes to God by Bob Thompson

May 23rd, 2016

No Responses

When I envy what God has not provided, that’s spiritual adultery. James 4:1-12   Annoyed The end of this week found me wrestling with some minor frustrations. Since I was planning to attend the Corinth men’s retreat in Asheville Friday night and Saturday, I worked on the sermon manuscript all day Thursday and got it […]

I Don’t Want to be Stupid by Bob Thompson

May 15th, 2016

No Responses

Confirmation Sunday James 3:13-18   Visiting other churches Well, it looks like you made it! I forgot to tell you Wednesday night that the Board of Elders unanimously approved all of you for membership at Corinth Reformed Church. Of course. I’ve been doing Confirmation classes for 29 years, and you are my favorite Confirmation class! […]

Mother’s Day Warning by Bob Thompson

May 8th, 2016

No Responses

Words conduct power from either heaven or hell. James 3:1-12   Warnings for this day More often than not, I give my sermon a title on Thursday around midday to meet the bulletin deadline. Sometimes I have second thoughts, and wonder how what that sermon title conveys. Yesterday I Googled “Mother’s Day Warning,”, and here […]