James | Retro-Faith

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James | Retro-Faith

Today, the word “retro” is most often used in a positive sense, referring to quirky or attractive products or trends that are no longer available. Retro-faith seeks to explore faith as James understood it back in the 50s…A.D. The practical outworking of our faith has changed since James wrote his letter—and not all for the better. A spiritualized culture with an ambiguous “faith in God” has bled over into a once distinct faith in Jesus Christ. Christianity is not lived out by Christians and therefore not viewed by Non-Christians as radically life-changing. If we’re honest, Christians rarely think, look, or sound much different than non-Christians in how they live, separated more by their tribal language and cultural traditions than by their lifestyle. In the pursuit of cultural relevance to the world and personal liberty, Christians have abandoned the basics of godly living, actions which confirm true faith, as old fashioned or outdated. In this study, we intend to re-establish the essential practices of what it means to called a Christian. We will not develop new spiritual disciplines for a more progressive Christian faith, rather, we will look backward and make that which is old new again—a Retro faith.

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January 17, 2010

James 5.19-20: Wandering and Finding

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 5:19–5:20

January 10, 2010

James 5.13-18 Praying and Healing

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 5:13–5:18

January 3, 2010

James 5.12 Oaths and Vows

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 5:12–5:12

December 27, 2009

James 5.7-11 Suffering and Waiting

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 5:7–5:11

December 20, 2009

James 5.1-6 Defrauding and Indulging

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 5:1–5:6

December 13, 2009

James 4.13-17: Planning and Vanishing

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 4:13–4:17

December 6, 2009

James 4.11-12: Judge and Judging

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 4:11–4:12

November 29, 2009

James 4.4-10: Friends and Enemies

Speaker: Christopher Rich Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 4:4–4:10

November 22, 2009

James 3.13-4.3 Above and Below

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 3:14–4:3

November 15, 2009

James 3.1-12: Taming and Staining

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 3:1–3:12

November 8, 2009

James 2.14-26: Faith and Works

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 2:17–2:17

November 1, 2009

James 2.1-13 Sitting and Standing

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 2:1–2:13

October 25, 2009

James 1.22-27 Hearing and Doing

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 1:22–1:27

October 18, 2009

James 1.19-21: Quick and Slow

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 1:19–1:21

October 11, 2009

James 1.12-18 Testing and Tempting

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 1:12–1:18

October 4, 2009

James 1.9-11 Riches and Poverty

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 1:9–1:11

September 27, 2009

James 1.5-8 Asking and Doubting

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 1:5–1:8

September 20, 2009

James 1.2-4: Counting and Meeting

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 1:2–1:4

September 13, 2009

Introduction to James

Series: James | Retro-Faith Topic: New Testament Passage: James 1:1–1:1