Why Avoid the Tough Questions?

Brandon Leadership

Last night in our midweek Bible study, as I was stumbling around the bo of 1 Corinthians, a conversation / discussion erupted. Actually several did. We somehow wound up on the issues of people receiving “revelations” and the doctrine of baptismal regeneration (being baptized as a part of being born again). I’m not writing to address either of those questions …

What Sets Preaching Apart from Other Public Speaking?

Brandon Preaching

My favorite classes at Western Kentucky University weren’t the Religious Studies courses (my major), or even the History courses (my minor). My favorite classes were in the area of speech and professional communication (what I wish had been my major). I grew up super-shy like almost every other Pastor I know, but have grown to speaking to crowds of …