Passion

5 Ways to Recover Your Passion for Pastoral Leadership

Brandon Leadership

I’ve been there. I’ve been burned out and depressed, discouraged and defeated. I’ve led in atmospheres where every creative idea was smothered by questions rooted in fear. I’ve been distracted by secondary interests. I’ve given into my own emotions and have isolated myself from healthy, life-giving relationships. And I’ve recovered. That doesn’t mean I’m where I need to be – I’m …

Why We Need a Bigger View of God

Brandon Devotional

Our tendency is to put God at the center of our universe and treat Him as a sort of crystal ball or magic genie who is all about us and our happiness. The problem is, this makes for a much smaller God than the one represented in the Bible. The most powerful perspective change we can have is to echo …

Think Bigger

Brandon Devotional

It doesn’t matter how big you think or dream – God is always thinking bigger. Paul put it this way… God can do anything, you know—far than you could ever imagine or guess or request in your wildest dreams! He does it not by pushing us around but by working within us, his Spirit deeply and gently within us. …