1939 Radio

Communication Is What We DO

Brandon Communications

This post is a bit of a rant, but not a mean one. I spend a LOT of time on the phone and on the internet connecting with church leaders. I’ve observed, in the wild, the communications strategies of hundreds of churches, and I keep noticing that the very basic principles of messaging and communication are often missed. Let me …

three-things-that-come-up-to-god

Mind Mapping and Sermon Preparation

Brandon Leadership

Below is a mind map. Behold… If you’ve never used mind mapping, you might want to give it a try. I’ve found it to be an excellent tool for brainstorming, organizational charting, sermon preparation, memorization of large amounts of data, planning, and collaboration. Essentially, mind mapping is a means of throwing our thoughts out on paper with some kind of …

The Creative Juices Are Flowing

Brandon Leadership

God is the great Creator of the entire universe and all that is in it. He created time and He creates every life that enters into the world. In short, God is extremely creative, so He s creativity. I agree with many modern church leaders that creativity, in and of itself, is glorifying to God, so long as what we …

Our Freedom in Ministry

Brandon Leadership

Yesterday I had the privilege of talking with Donny Parrish, Director of Church Ministries for the BMA of America about church ministry today. My heart and eyes were opened to some great principles concerning reaching the lost today. I was also reminded to lay down my own preferences in ministry so that I might be as effective and flexible as …