Preaching Through James

This last year I finished a series through the book of James entitled, Authentic Faith. I divided up this book into 15 messages and gave the congregation the entire outline of the series before we began. It was a terrific study, one that challenged me as a preacher and offered a great challenge for our church. James is one of those books that is not very difficult to figure out in that it is written directly to the church. Sure there are some cultural considerations to consider, of course, but not as much as other books. James was plain-spoken, speaking in the wisdom literature style of the Hebrew Scriptures. I thought I would post some of the resources I used as I made my way through this book. Be Mature by Warren Wiersbe This is part of Wiersbe's highly acclaimed "Be" Series. I actually have the entire series, compiled as the Biblical Exposition Series....

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