Hi. I’m Brandon.

I help people find their purpose and leaders amplify their influence.

More Specifically I Am…

Follower of Jesus, Husband to Angie, Dad of 3
Lead Pastor, Grace Hills Church
Community Facilitator, Pastors.com & PD.church
Leadership & Marketing Coach, Courage to Lead

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A daily devotional by me, my wife, and some dear friends.

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Recent Blog Posts

Books I’ve Been Reading Lately

So, what are you reading lately? It's a question that comes up a LOT in the worlds in which I walk - both church and business leadership. So I decided to keep one blog post that I would update and refresh with each new book I read and (usually) recommend, along with...

Living with a Bias Toward Action

Passivity is epidemic among us. Especially among men. And it's killing us. At the beginning of 2018, I told our church staff I was committing to living throughout this year with a "bias toward action." I don't know where I first heard that term, but to whomever thanks...

The Problem with Free Ebooks

I have a folder in my Dropbox where I store all the ebooks I download from across the web. As of this writing, I have about 300 ebooks in there. And guess how many I've read and put into action? I'm guessing between 4 and 7. It's not that free ebooks are bad - I even...

Boring Preaching Is A Crime! 7 Ways to Be Interesting

No, this is not a post about the loss of our religious freedom - it's a reflection on a quote I've looked at many times since I first wrote it down about nine years ago at a conference on preaching... If you think the gathering of biblical facts and standing up with a...

5 Arenas of Pastoral Leadership

For about a decade and a half of my life as a pastor, I spent a lot of time focusing on being a better church leader. I read books and articles about vision, about church growth methodologies, and about leadership in hopes that I could perform my way into success the...

3 Things You’ll Never Control as a Preacher

I used to design websites for churches as kind of a hobby and side gig. I had to retire, but when I was active in the craft, I can well remember my biggest motivation. I would preach on Sunday to people who would listen and affirm my words with their thanks. But I...

Weekly Leadership Resource Roundup – February 9, 2018

Welcome to this week's roundup of awesome resources for leaders! On a personal note, if you missed the news, our church is buying a building and moving (or at least we're in the middle of the process of trying very hard to do so). Pray for us! Featured Resources -...

The Surprising Value of Developing Your Copywriting Skills

This is an eyebrow. More on that in a second. It was about a year ago that I ran across a guy doing business online who taught me far more than I'd expected to learn from him. His name is Ray Edwards, and what caught my attention was a detail I read about his...