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Sermon Video: When the Holidays Are Hard

Brandon Preaching

The holidays aren’t always “happy” for everyone. We suffer from grief, depression, and stress, all of which can be magnified by the holiday season. While the party is going on outside, we find ourselves hiding inside caves of grief, anxiety, and loness. But God has a word for us in the cave. Listen in as Pastor Brandon Cox shares from …

Three Phases of Accepting a God-sized Opportunity

Brandon Devotional

When I knew that God was calling me to serve in pastoral ministry for the rest of my life, I wrote a note in the margin of my Bible, “Called to Preach, March 1, 1995.” Seven months later, on October 1, I finally surrendered and said “yes” to His call. I had all kinds of reasons why God couldn’t possibly …

UnExcpected Christmas Sermon Series

A Totally Unexpected Christmas Sermon Series

Brandon Preaching

I’m quite excited that after much studying, praying, agonizing, and wrestling, I finally caught a vision for a fresh series of messages for the three weeks leading up to Christmas this year. I’d share the graphics but I don’t own the original. You can find it at Graceway Media. The promo copy… I didn’t ask for THIS! I didn’t see …

How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Cindy Lou Who

Was the Grinch a Christian? Exposing the Real Grumps of Christmas

Brandon Culture

One of my favorite holiday movies is How the Grinch Stole Christmas, especially the new Jim Carrey version. Dr. Seuss invented a character that became so wildly popular, he’s now a cliche (i.e. “Don’t be such a grinch!”). Anyone who puts a damper on the holidays falls into the grinch category. As a Pastor, I’m immersed (often beyond my own comfort …