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The StandFast Cast

Sep 24, 2020

Many of us would love to read the great books.

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But it's hard to when...

👉  You don't feel like you have the time

👉  You don't know where to even start

👉  You don't have a trusted voice to lead you towards those great books + help you take a deep dive without getting lost 


If that...

Sep 17, 2020

The final chapter of James encourages us with the admonition to “be patient.” That is, “wait.”

He refers us to several Old Testament heroes— including Job and Elijah— who were examples of actively enduring while patiently waiting.

And he offers us this hope: we actively wait together. That is, we’re not...

Sep 10, 2020

Whereas we tend to think that trouble comes from “out there,” James tells us to do something shocking: take a look in the mirror.

In chapter 4, he outlines what worldliness look like, as well as what Godliness looks like. And, as James tends to be, he’s pretty “cut and dry” in his assessments.

Furthermore, he...

Sep 3, 2020

In chapter 3, James takes us from “invisible faith” (James 2) to “visible wisdom.” Turns out, wisdom is seen by her fruits…

… and the “chief fruit” of wisdom is the words we say (and, of course, the ones we don’t say that we mutter under our breathe).

Furthermore, James defines what the wisdom of God...

Aug 27, 2020

In James 2 we discuss one of the most controversial passages in the New Testament: “Faith without works is dead” (2:26).

What does James mean by this?

We discover that true Biblical faith moves beyond objective facts to experiential reality. And, it turns out that BOTH of these are important.