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A Simple Gospel Invitation to Give Your Life to Jesus

Brandon Theology

There are so many ways to word an invitation to people to become Christians… Repent and believe… Admit, believe, confess… Invite Jesus into your life… Ask Jesus to be your Savior… Give your life to Jesus… Believe and receive… Commit your life to Jesus… Ask Jesus into your heart… (which can mean so many things) I’m from an area of …

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The “Gospel” Is More Than You’ve Probably Ever Imagined

Brandon Books, Theology

In modern evangelicalism, we have several versions of the gospel with which people are familiar. The doctrine of justification by grace through faith, which, may describe the theological ramifications of the gospel, but isn’t actually the gospel. The “plan of salvation” including four spiritual laws, or five steps to peace with God, the Romans Road, or some other presentation and decision-centric …

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Jesus, the Prophet, Came Preaching

Brandon Preaching

Jesus was than a mere prophet – he was the sinless Son of God, the human-divine sacrifice for our sins. But he is a prophet nonetheless, and the greatest prophet the world has ever known. We like to think of Jesus in any kind of role except that of preacher and prophet, but preaching was a primary component of …

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Whatever You’re Preaching This Sunday, Talk About THIS!

Brandon Preaching

Preaching is a sacred task. We who shepherd congregations are entrusted with the assignment of opening God’s very own words to his people, week after week, and translating ancient truth to today’s people. We are to preach so as to build up (edify), to hold up (encourage), and to fire up (exhort). I’m burdened that so much preaching today remains …