Single Light

Living With a Single Priority

Brandon Devotional

Priorities. Did you know that word actually means pretty much nothing? The word priority comes from the Latin word prior which means former or first. That which is a priority is first. It’s the source out of which something else comes. So to have many different “firsts” somehow ranking against each other makes little sense. In other words, you can only have …

The ONE Thing

My ONE Big Resolution. Yep, Just One.

Brandon Books, Living

Yep. Just one. I plan on eating better based on what I’m learning from reading The Daniel Plan. I also want to exercise and run. Those are probably typical. I also want to read through the Bible, pray , lead better, and date my wife like crazy, blog (almost) daily to help ministry leaders, etc., etc., ad infinitum. But… I’m …

3ministries

3 Ministries of Every Church Staff Member

Brandon Leadership

Some churches view the staff as hired workers. If that is the case in your church, respect your leaders and don’t blame any rebellious attitudes on what I am about to say about this. Other churches view the staff as interdependent creative thinkers and leaders. In the first case, the usual mentality is “anything you aren’t doing for the church should …

Priorities

Ordering the Priorities of Life

Brandon Living

Priorities are a continuing struggle for most of us. For people in ministry leadership, this struggle usually doesn’t result from a lack of commitment, but from a lack of clarity about our commitments. That is, we’re either over-committed or we’re committed to mutually exclusive priorities. We are all given 168 hours in a week, but some of us use those …