Just Remember Who Is Really God, and Who God Really Is

January 5, 2016By BrandonDevotional

When you read the bo of Exodus, you’re reading the story of a God who is determined to free his people from bondage and slavery. No matter how hard the Egyptians fight, no matter how much the Israelites misunderstand God’s motives, and no matter how long the journey ahead might seem, God keeps on working … Read More

5 Ways to Recover Your Passion for Pastoral Leadership

April 17, 2015By BrandonLeadership

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 … Read More

Why We Need a Bigger View of God

August 1, 2014By BrandonDevotional

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 … Read More

Who Invented Social Media? God Did.

December 30, 2013By BrandonCommunications

God invented social media. I know that might sound like a crazy claim, but I have a biblical basis for believing this. So I’m primarily speaking to those who believe with me that God is the creator presented to us in the biblical bo of Genesis. Social media seems like a new term. Many people … Read More

Think Bigger

September 10, 2013By BrandonDevotional

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 … Read More

God Is Always Right On Time

September 4, 2013By BrandonDevotional

God exists in this moment, and in every moment, and outside the moment. Whatever God has destined you to do, He has a process for getting you there. – Brian Wise We’re an impatient bunch of people for sure. We don’t like to wait for anything. We even ask that restaurants cut holes in the … Read More

Defining God’s Holiness

August 30, 2013By BrandonDevotional

Did you ever sing that hymn, Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty…? It’s based on a couple of passages of Scripture, one of which was written by the prophet Isaiah… And one called to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!” – … Read More