Click Here to listen to the message… James begins his “How To” manual for the life we’ve been created to live with what appears to be some insanity. However, when we study what James is saying we find that a life of transcendent happiness beyond care, labor, and death (the “blessed” life…the “Makarios” life) is … More Dokimion


Click Here to listen to the message… After Jesus lays out His 8 beatitudes of how to live the new life He came so that we might live, He follows up with a challenge and a call for all those who follow Him to be salt and light in this world. Unfortunately, we had technical … More Light

The Persecuted

Click Here to listen to the message… It is no accident that Jesus moves from “Blessed are the peacemakers…” to “Blessed are those who are persecuted.” However hard we may try to make peace with some people, they refuse to live at peace with us. These are the standards of conduct in the beatitudes… Be … More The Persecuted

Pure in Heart…

Click Here to listen to the message… When Jesus says, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God”, He is challenging us to a deeper and more exacting kind of self-reflection. Some people weave such a web of lies that they can no longer tell what is real and what is make-believe. … More Pure in Heart…

Hunger & Thirst

Click Here to listen to the message… It is a really good thing Jesus didn’t say, “Blessed are those who EAT & DRINK of righteousness.” He said, “…those who HUNGER & THIRST…” That gives all of us hope! Listen in this week as we learn what biblical righteousness is and what Jesus meant when he … More Hunger & Thirst

The Meek…

Click Here to listen to the message… Many of us have a negative perception of the word, “Meek.” Too many people correlate the words “weak” and “meek.” However, there must be more to this word than we realize because Jesus said, “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” Jesus even described himself … More The Meek…

Poor in spirit

Click Here to listen to the message. Jesus began one of His most intimate messages, the essence of all His teachings, by saying, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.” He begins laying out this new lifestyle, this new way of life, with the root of all virtues. From … More Poor in spirit