God Is A Finisher

Brandon Devotional

I have taken lessons in piano, guitar, trumpet, and karate. Does this make me a master of all of these abilities? No! Because I stopped each one after only a few months. I’m a master of starting things! God, however, is the Master of finishing. Consider this. In Genesis 3, sin entered the picture of humanity and by the end …

The Light of the Glory of God

Brandon Preaching

This article is adapted from my sermon from Luke 2:8-20 from a series on the light of Christmas. I think most of us can relate to having a “once in a lifetime opportunity.” For me, traveling to Russia on a mission trip was that kind of an opportunity for me. When those moments come along, I wonder how I wound …

Wish You Knew

Sometimes I Wish You Knew

Brandon Living

I define myself with clear priorities. I am first and foremost a follower and disciple of Jesus Christ, a born again child of God. I’m also a husband to an awesome wife, and a Dad to a wonderful daughter. Then I’m a Pastor to a great church. Sometimes I’m also a web and graphic designer. I all of these …

If We’re Praying, We’re Growing

Brandon Living, Preaching, Theology

Prayer is a classroom, and God is the Teacher. In prayer, we learn just how big He really is. I’ve recently been teaching through Jesus’ mo prayer in Matthew 6:9-13 and my friend Chris Price posted a picture on (follow Chris) of some notes he had jotted down about the attributes of God in the mo prayer. As I …

The Certainty of Mysteries

Brandon Theology

I was deeply moved by today’s reading from J. Sidlow Baxter’s devotional, Awake My Heart. He speaks of the mysteries of life, what W. A. Criswell used to call “the imponderables of God.” Baxter mentioned birth, life, personality, human experience, Satan, eternity, etc. All of these are unexplainable. We can begin, but we can never conclude any definition of them. …