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Jesus-style Ministry is Ministry to the Broken

Brandon Devotional

Jesus didn’t come to make healthy people feel better about themselves. He came for the sick. He came for the bren. He came for those who could acknowledge their need for deep, soul healing. And he almost got killed for doing so. The first time Jesus revisited his hometown of Nazareth after having been baptized, he went to the synagogue …

Boy

Can You Just Heal My Boy?

Brandon Living

“I begged your disciples to cast out the spirit, but they couldn’t do it.” (Luke 9:40 NLT) The disciples had plenty of great experiences to boast about. They were in the inner circle. They had been hanging out with one of Israel’s most popular rabbis. But on this day, they were powerless. They had religious solutions to offer, but this …

Broken

How to Fix Broken Relationships

Brandon Family, Preaching

Context: The following are my notes for a message to the men gathering for Saddleback’s Herd Saturday, which is why it’s a message directed primarily at men. Two Things Men Do Well We’ve been raising both a daughter and a son. I’ve watched my daughter grow from a baby to an eight year old. She has an amazing imagination. She …

Easter Means Healing Now, Hope Forever

Brandon Preaching

Let me focus in for a moment on Simon Peter, one of the key disciples surrounding Jesus. You may know the story by heart in which Peter asserted that He would never dessert the Lord Jesus, to which Jesus replied, “Before the cock crows, you will have denied me three times.” Sure enough, Peter forso his allegiance to the Lord …

I Believe In Divine Healing

Brandon Preaching

When W. A. Criswell was asked, “Do you believe in divine healing?” his response was simply, “Is there any other kind?” I that! James 5 contains a passage of Scripture that addresses prayer. It’s often misunderstood, but if we grasp its meaning, we’ll unlock some amazing truths that will mature us in our prayer life. 13 Is anyone among …