Dare to Be More Than a Copy

Brandon Devotional

The world around us lives by values that are the product of its dominant philosophies such as materialism (“things” matter than anything), humanism (we are all basically good without God’s help), and secularism (the majority determines right from wrong without God’s Word). Each of these, and many other false ways of thinking, results in decisions and behaviors that lead …

Don't Worry

It’s Not That We DON’T Know, It’s That We WON’T Know…

Brandon Devotional

The “wrath of God” is a touchy subject in our current culture, partly because we have a bren sense of fairness. We have the assumption that what we think we know ought to count in the place of what we really should know about God. In our arrogance, we assume that our postulations and philosophies are so amazing, God should …

Son and Slave

Servanthood: A Birthmark of a Born Again Believer

Brandon Devotional

“This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus.” – Romans 1:1 (NLT) What a way to start a letter! That’s how Paul opened his letter to the believers in Rome, and I think Paul had two meanings in mind when he identified Himself as a slave. Paul lived in the days of the height of the Roman Empire. Rome …

Blaze

Passionate Leadership Is Highly Biblical

Brandon Leadership

One of my favorite little Bible verses might seem somewhat obscure, but in its original language, it’s packed with meaning. Paul wrote to the Romans, “I am eager to come and preach the gospel to you…” (Romans 1:16) The word translated as eager comes from a compound Greek word that means “on heat,” or as we would say it today, Paul was on …