Pharisees and Jesus

5 Ways to Preach Like a Pharisee

Brandon Preaching

Many of the Pharisees were probably great teachers and skilled speakers. I’m sure many were charismatic, skilled communicators. But by the time Jesus arrived on the scene, the Pharisees, on the whole, were killing the culture around them spiritually. Jesus had a lot of work to do just to unwire people from the performance-driven, legalistic trap of pharisaism. I’ve been …

The Threat

The Most Dangerous Threat to Your Leadership

Brandon Leadership

… is you. We often guard against the negative impact of others or our perceived threat from other leaders, but at the end of the day, we leaders are our own worst enemies. The most damaging things that will happen to your leadership will be carried out by you. When pride prevents you from learning When anger destroys someone close to you …

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Why Don’t Men Ask For Directions? Answered.

Brandon Living

Can’t view it? See It On Youtube. I’m not sure that the creators of this commercial have the actual answer to why men don’t ask for directions. What I do know is that I often don’t ask for directions for reasons of my own… I just ought to know. I do know… I just can’t remember… yet. Who could possibly …

Hate Sin or Hate Self

Brandon Living, Theology

Moments ago, I was spending some time in prayer and I was confessing known sin in my life. As I prayed, I said, “God, I’m sorry for this sin, I ought to hate this sin.” Almost instantly God spe to my heart and I blurted out what I heard Him say, “Brandon, you’ll either learn to hate your sin, or …