Shoes Can Take You Anywhere

Brandon Devotional

Mama says they was magic shoes. They could take me anywhere. – Forrest Gump Warfare always requires walking. And often, it requires running. Either way, good shoes are essential. Shoes offer us protection. Any parent who has stepped on a lego checking on their kids at night understands this. They protect our feet from the harsh ground on which we …

To God’s People: In Times of Gloom… Shine!

Brandon Living

Early mid-morning yesterday, reports began trickling in from various sources that Walmart was laying off people from the home office (located here in Bentonville, Arkansas). By day’s end, I think the number was around 850, maybe . Walmart, McDonald’s, and Dunkin’ Donuts were three of the only companies that I had read about in the last month or two that …

Everybody's Got Shoes

Everybody’s Got Shoes, My Lord!

Brandon Culture

That’s a lyric from an old gospel song about needing new shoes to walk around heaven someday. Well today, we gave away almost 500 pair of shoes at Bethel Baptist Church. Two news crews even showed up and we’ll be on the evening news on 2 channels (and I wore horizontal stripes!) – KNWA and 4029. I’ll see if I …

In the Beginning

Brandon Leadership, Living, Theology

This week is very monumental for me. I am preparing to begin preaching through the entire Bible this Sunday morning. It has been a ministry-long dream. Since reading the autobiography of Dr. W. A. Criswell, who preached through the Scriptures over an almost eighteen year period at First Baptist Church in Dallas, it has seemed an unreachable and impossible task. …