The Battle Is Won or Lost In Your Mind

Brandon Devotional

The brain is powerful. God created it so. Almost all of the battles we will ever face in life will be won or lost in our minds. Just think about it… Think impure, be impure; think pure, be pure. Think hatefully, be hateful; think lovingly, be loving. Think anxiously, be anxious; think confidently, be confident. It’s a simple concept, but …

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Wear the Breastplate of Righteousness

Brandon Devotional

If you’re in enough battles, you’ll eventually suffer injuries, so you learn early on to protect the head and the heart as much as possible. In our spiritual battles protecting the heart is less about avoiding emotional pain (which we can’t do if we’re going to counsel and serve hurting people) and about avoiding unrighteousness, or to put it …

Cultivating A Shepherd’s Heart

Brandon Leadership

This past week I was privileged to hear Dr. H. B. London, who always speaks right to my heart. He related a conversation he had with Henry Blackaby about the significant turning point in Blackaby’s spiritual life. It was the time God basically said to him, “You’re not going to rush me any.” From that point on, Blackaby decided to …

Book Review: It Came From Within, by Andy Stanley

Brandon Books

Everything you say and do comes from the heart… everything! That’s exactly what Jesus said, along with Solomon and other biblical writers. And that’s what Andy Stanley tells us in his bo It Came From Within. Most of us like to think like the Pharisees, that our problems have to do with what goes into our bodies, but Jesus challenged …