Tighten Tie

It’s Time to Get Mean About the Vision God Has Given You

Brandon Books, Leadership

Your church doesn’t need a new mission. God determines the mission. He defines the mission. And he’s been about the mission for thousands of years and simply wants your church involved in it. But your church is in desperate need of a vision that is informed by God’s Word, inspired by God’s Spirit, and applied passionately and bren-heartedly to your …

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God Will Find You In the Gutter, And Take You Somewhere Else

Brandon Devotional

Jesus met with Nicodemus in the night, a relationally bren woman at a Samaritan well, and Matthew at a party thrown for tax collectors. He befriended prostitutes, recruited zealots, and pronounced forgiveness for known adulterers. God, in Christ, has definitely demonstrated his willingness to go to the gutters of society to change the lives of sinners by his truth and …

Change

Want to Grow? Things Will Have to Change

Brandon Leadership

We like change that directly benefits us – a job promotion, a new home, marrying our dream mate, etc. But we’re terrified of change that threatens our sense of stability, security, or significance. Having been a Pastor for eighteen years now, I’ve seen my share of missed opportunities for new, fresh growth resulting from the fear of taking risks that …

Pointers

Pointers for Pastors: Lead Better by Understanding Basic Psychology

Brandon Pointers

Not all change leads to growth, obviously, but growth never happens without change. So leadership is, in large part, motivating and organizing a group of people to change and grow. But… nobody likes change. Even people who say they like change don’t like it naturally. They’ve just developed a good attitude about embracing it. As a Pastor, I used to …