James for Beginners

Practical Christianity

James' practical approach to Christian living makes his discussion of complex spiritual issues both easy to understand and implement in one's life.

Christianity: More Than Ceremony
This introductory lesson reviews the author, date written and general purpose for this practical book on Christian living.
Beyond the Trouble
James explains the radically different way Christians deal with trouble in life, and why they do so.
Dealing with the Dragon
Sin is everybody's problem and in this lesson Mike reviews the true tested method that James provides to successfully deal with the everyday temptations to sin.
The Bottom Line
This section in the Book of James defines the type of thinking and behavior that constitutes the "bottom line" in what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ.
Michael Jackson and James
Michael Jackson's old song, "Black or White" reflects the attitude that James says Christians should have towards other people.
Teaching Teachers' Tongues
In this lesson, James reviews both the qualifications and results that Christian teachers should aspire to.
Prescription for Worldliness
In this section of this epistle, James performs a spiritual check-up on his readers.
Who Do You Think You Are?
James addresses the causes and cures for the destructive sins of harsh criticism and gossip.
Who's the Boss?
James outlines the basic rules for success that Christian business people should follow.
Four PS's from James
In this final lesson, Mike will review the six ways Christians are different and James' final words of encouragement to his readers.