Why You Need to Win This Next Spiritual Battle

February 3, 2015By BrandonDevotional

Small victories matter! I was reading in Luke’s gospel a story I’m familiar with, which is why I was surprised when a couple of verses stood out to me in a way they hadn’t before. Right after Satan had finished his spiritual assault on the resolve of Jesus, the Bible says this: When the devil … Read More

The Real Source of Our Temptation

May 22, 2014By BrandonDevotional 2 Comments

It isn’t a sin to be tempted. It’s simply human. Temptation to sin may be the result of living in a sinful world, but experiencing temptation to sin isn’t, in itself, the same as committing sin. That doesn’t mean temptation isn’t dangerous though. James, the half-brother of Jesus, described the natural progression we experience when … Read More

It’s Your Turn to “Rawr!”

August 5, 2013By BrandonDevotional

My three-year-old son, Sam, s to play and has an active imagination. Lately, he’s been obsessed with bears and of course, wants me to be the bear. He invites me into this game, which usually ends in my demise by tackling, by saying, “It’s your turn to ‘RAWR!’” So… I “RAWR!” The Bible describes our … Read More

I’m Sorry Sin, But You Have the Wrong Person

August 1, 2013By BrandonDevotional

“The number you are trying to reach has been disconnected.” Ever hear that? It means the people you’re attempting to contact have closed, or moved, or died, or gave you a wrong number, perhaps even on purpose. How rude! The same can happen with the , according to Elvis, whose postman brought his letter right … Read More

Put On the Whole Armor

June 24, 2013By BrandonDevotional 1 Comment

Every notice how a snowflake can find that tiny little spot on your neck between your hat and your coat so it chills your skin on contact? That’s how attacks often come from Satan – like flaming arrows into our one blind spot, our one week area. So Paul encouraged us to… Put on the … Read More

Our Secret Source of Power

November 8, 2009By BrandonPreaching

This is adapted from a sermon based on Judges 16 In every legend, the story of every hero or villain, there is always a source of power that can be discovered and exploited. For Superman, it’s kryptonite. For Zurg (Toy Story), it was the double AA battery (or so Buzz thought). I believe that for … Read More

You Can Be A Miracle

August 4, 2006By BrandonGeneral

“That the trial of your faith, being much precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:”—1 Peter 1:7 Tests come daily! God never tempts us to sin, but He allows various kinds of trials, including … Read More