Prayer

The After Effects of a Spirit-filled Prayer

Brandon Devotional

Does prayer make any difference? Absolutely! And prayer makes a difference because the living God, the Holy Spirit, lives inside the one praying. Further, when God’s people get together and pray as a community, amazing things happen! I’m sure you’ve seen plenty of those before-and-after photos advertising the latest weight loss and fitness program. The Bible gives us a pretty …

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 …

Prayer

My Greatest Desire and Biggest Goal for the New Year

Brandon Living

I need to lose weight, work out, and rest consistently. I want to be a better husband and Dad. I need to read bos, save and give money, and share my faith . But if you want to know the single most important goal I have for the coming year, it is this: to have a consistent, …