Using words and language are part of our what it means to be human, and part of what it means to be made in the image of God. Yet, we often use our words in ways that hurt others and ourselves. What hope is there for "taming our tongues?"
NOTE: We apologize for the poor audio recording... What is the relationship between our faith and our actions? What kind of faith pleases God? Is faith enough, or are actions important?
Each New Testament letter has its own unique theme, purpose, and destination. Who wrote the book of James, and why?
The problem with most churches is that they are designed for CHURCH PEOPLE! And the natural tendency of every church (over time) is to cater to the insiders, not the outsiders. Today our reading from Acts 15 we learn how every church was meant to be place for EVERYONE!
Canon Robert Hurkmans was the priest at St. James and St. Brendan from 2006 to 2018.