Linking Hands

5 Ways to Encourage Another Leader

Brandon Leadership

Everyone needs a Paul and a Timothy (or several of each). That is, we all need to be learning from mentors and mentoring learners. There is always someone ahead of us and always someone just behind us. It is the role and responsibility of a leader to give another leader a lift. So how can we, in a practical way, …

The Depth of Life Is Relationships

Brandon Living

People matter. Relationships matter. Family matters. Church matters. God’s forever family and His Kingdom matter a great deal than just about anything else. The depth of life is found in our relationships. We live in times when we’re a click away from a whole new set of “friends,” who are essentially strangers, all over the world. While this expands …

What In the World Is Social Networking?

Brandon Communications, Culture

I’ve been blogging for almost four years now, but I think I’d still call myself a late adopter. It’s only been within the last few years that I’ve begun to realize the power of optimizing my site for search engines, so I spent a couple of years blogging while nobody was listening. I’ve also been slow to catch on when it …

Defining Discipleship

Brandon Leadership

It’s tough sometimes to hear a clear voice on how discipleship should be defined. We always like to attach methodologies to it – “you disciple people by…” Today I read a simple, yet thorough definition of discipleship that includes all the essential elements. Tony Evans, in his devotional bo Get Serious says “(Discipleship) is that process that occurs in the …