Crucible

A Fiery Crucible for Your Heart

Brandon Devotional

In one of Tom Cruise’s newest movies, The Edge of Tomorrow, there is a that gets repeated multiple times and really serves as the underlying plot as well as the big takeaway. Cage plays a soldier who winds up repeating a battle over and over… and over again, learning from his mistakes each time. His commanding officer, Master Sergeant Farell, …

Refiner's Fire

Praise: Life’s Toughest of Tests

Brandon Leadership

Jesus’ followers are constantly being tested – not in the sense that He’s trying to make us fail, but in the sense that He’s preparing us to pass. He tests us through trials and troubles, just as a craftsman “tries” or purifies metals in intense and melting heat. But the toughest of tests isn’t loness or loss. It isn’t suffering. …