Does Rick Warren Endorse Chrislam?

July 22, 2011By BrandonCulture 14 Comments

No. Period. It’s a funny thing. Since we’ve announced that we’ll be planting a new church in cooperation with the new Saddleback Network and that Rick Warren has endorsed and sent us, I’ve gotten quite a few questions about the controversy over “chrislam.” I’m not going to link to any articles – Google tells the … Read More

Back to Real Purity

June 25, 2009By BrandonFamily, Living 2 Comments

Another politician has fallen, along with another high-profile Pastor. Both stories come within weeks of each other. Adultery. The moral fabric of a home torn. Some marriages may survive it, though they’ll walk with a permanent limp. Others will never recover. Carnage will lie everywhere. Not nice to think about, is it? But we’ve got … Read More

Just Turn To Jesus, It’s That Simple

June 17, 2009By BrandonLiving, Theology 1 Comment

Confession: Christianity is a mess! But that’s the tendency of religion isn’t it? We have too many denominations, too many moral failures among leaders, and too much quibbling over secondary issues. We argue about music styles, dress codes, and politics. Let’s admit it. And while we’re admitting, let’s admit that we’ve also messed up the … Read More

I Think It’s Time To Be Concerned

April 6, 2009By BrandonCulture 1 Comment

I’m deeply concerned. Jesus made a bold statement once about the influence of believers when He said, “If the salt loses its savor, it is good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled under the foot of men.” I’ve just finished reading an article by Al Mohler that gives an articulate voice to … Read More

The Religion of Atheism

December 3, 2008By BrandonCulture 6 Comments

I just read a news story about an atheistic group in Washington state that has placed a sign in the state capital building promoting atheism. The sign is located adjacent to a nativity scene also paid for by a private organizations, and both organizations obtained permits for their displays. You can read about the … Read More

Feels Like I’m Born Again

August 20, 2008By BrandonPreaching, Theology

Yesterday in Rogers, Arkansas, a teenager was taken into custody and questioned after allegedly impersonating an officer. He tried to pull a young girl over and even flashed his fake badge to her. She didn’t buy it and called the police. Good for her! He later claimed he thought she was driving erratically. We’re beginning … Read More