James 5:14: Should We Anoint the Sick With Oil?

  Should Christians Be Anointed with Oil for Healing? James 5:14: Eight Things to Consider Many people have asked me if they should be anointed with oil when sick, as we’re told in James 5:14: “Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with […]

A Simple Sermon From James 5:1-11

Handling Money in the Last Days Introduction: The “Wall of Shame” in Lima, Peru is a concrete barrier that literally separates the rich from the poor. Lima has some of the poorest slums in the world, and multitudes live in squalor. The wealthy built a wall to protect themselves from the high crime rate of […]

Christians Who Don’t Amount to Much

  This presidential election cycle has shown us how ego-driven human beings can be. Perhaps one can’t strive for elective office without incredible self-centeredness and raw ambition – few political leaders have been truly humble, and the one I voted for has dropped out of the race. But we don’t have to be in politics […]

Jeremiah’s Seventy Years

  In 605 B.C., the prophet Jeremiah predicted the nation of Judah would fall to the newly established Babylonian Empire. He predicted the city of Jerusalem and its temple would be destroyed, and he warned that the Jews would be force-marched into exile. He also issued this remarkable prediction – that after 70 years the […]