Bible

The Truth of the Bible Still Matters, and It Always Will

Brandon Theology

The Bible is literally true. If I just lost you, that’s ay. I get that this may come across as a weird statement to anyone reading who is 1) not a Christian, 2) a new Christian, or 3) a “progressive” Christian who disagrees. And it’s downright laughable to the skeptic who denies it on scientific or historical grounds. I’m ay …

Balthasar Hubmaier

You Need to Know Balthasar Hubmaier

Brandon Theology

Baptists sometimes miss out on great ancient resources found in some great theologians and leaders of the past who probably impacted our theology as much or than the Reformers, but the Reformers get all the kudos. Take, for example, Balthasar Hubmaier, an early anabaptist leader. (It’s not capitalized because the word “anabaptist” was never a particular sect or denomination, …

Peter Waldo

A Biblical Ecclesiology for Church Planting

Brandon Church Planting, Theology

A casual observer of the modern church planting movement might conclude that we have a generation of leaders who are aggressively launching churches in the same way serial entrepreneurs start new businesses. With the right mo, enough talent, and piles of cash, we can build a show sure to attract enough attenders to reach critical mass so that a large …

The Explicit Gospel by Matt Chandler

Getting Explicit About the Gospel

Brandon Books, Theology

Rick Warren said, “If you read only one bo this year, make it this one. It’s that important.” The gospel is a message that never loses its relevancy and always needs retelling. I found Matt Chandler’s The Explicit Gospel to be an awesome retelling of it. Chandler’s explanation of the gospel is ultra-clear, and while I detect that hint of his …

Rick at Radicalis

An Interview with Rick Warren on Muslims, Evangelism, and Missions

Brandon Culture

Pastor Rick Warren has often said that “you never win your enemies to Christ, only your friends.” And he’s gone far past the limits most believers are willing to broach in order to form friendships and a world in need of Jesus. Because of this, he’s often the target of unfair criticism and unfounded rumors. If you’ve longed for …