Living in Grace

This week we discuss what Wesley called sanctifying grace. How do we grow in our faith? How do we learn to follow Jesus more closely? God’s salvation is not a one-time event, but a life of being saved from the effects of sin. SERMON AUDIO WILL BE POSTED HERE ON...

Being United Methodist: Wesley Thought Grace Was Amazing!

An emphasis on and an intricate development of the concept of grace may be the one doctrinal distinctive in the United Methodist Church. Here is a good article about Wesley and grace. Notes for the Sermon “Wesley Thought Grace Was Amazing!” The video we watched...

What is a United Methodist?

This week we start a new study: “Being United Methodist” Who are Methodists? How are we like other churches? How are we different? What difference does it make? This week, we will look at a little background and history, and then zero in on the Wesleyan...

#struggles: REST

How can we ever keep up with it all? There is information and notifications coming at us from all directions. Life tends to be hectic. Busy seems to be the new normal. But is this all that God has for us? Is there any way to find rest?...

#struggles: COMPASSION

https://stjamestucson.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/473/2018/09/struggles_4_-_Opener.mp4   The University of Michigan did a comprehensive study on 14,000 college students between the years 1979 and 2009. They found a drastic decline in empathy. The results of this...

#struggles: AUTHENTICITY

https://stjamestucson.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/473/2018/09/struggles_3_-_Opener.mp4 Technology has made many things easier! Imagine life without GPS! Imagine running late and not being able to call and give a heads up. Imagine typing documents on a typewriter or...