James Thompson

James Thompson
Bro James H. Thompson is the current minister of the church of Christ at Wheless Lane in Austin, Texas. He has served this congregation since January of 2007. He is a graduate of Southwestern Christian College where he obtained an Associates of Arts degree. He continued his education in California where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento. Bro Thompson has an extensive business and public speaking background. He is currently enrolled in graduate studies at Austin Graduate School of Theology.
 

Recent Posts

 

Timothy’s Encouraging Report in Thessalonians

I have a daughter, Ashley, who lives in Baltimore. We text regularly. And when I haven’t heard from her in a while, I wait anxiously in anticipation for a word. “How is she doing?” “Is all well?” “Why hasn’t she responded?” These are the thoughts of an anxious parent. Concern for the safety and well-being of a loved one will consume your day. And then you get that text, “Doing fine! Really busy!  Love you!” And that’s all I really need – my baby’s fine, my fears allayed. I’m good. Thoughts like these had run through Paul’s mind regarding Timothy, but especially in regard to the status of the fledging congregation he was forced to leave … [Read more...]

Jesus’ Encounter with Legion

 There is something powerful about encountering Christ. Things change, lives change, and priorities are reassessed. What I used to be I am no longer. It is not just a change on the outside. It is not superficial; it is transformative, radical, and distinctive. It is a complete and total metamorphosis.  This is what happens to the man in Mark 5. He lived in uncleanness, among the tombs among the dead. This was the perfect place for demons. Satan regularly dwells in those places where life is most profane. Before Christ he was homeless, friendless, tormented by the voices within him. They controlled his life, they controlled his … [Read more...]