We Desperately Need a More Sure Word

Brandon Devotional

Never before has the debate been so intense about the nature of truth. On the one hand, our culture argues strongly that autonomous human reason is the final word on truth, that there is no possibility of supernatural divine revelation, and that morality is entirely subjective. On the other hand, wise men and women take refuge in a sure …

SBC America

Four Commitments the Church Ought to Keep for the World’s Sake

Brandon Culture

I’m not an SBC Pastor (Southern Baptist Convention). I’m a BMA Pastor (Baptist Missionary Association of America), but I did grow up in an SBC church, served as a Pastor at an SBC church, and many of my great heroes in ministry have been SBC leaders. So I remain somewhat tuned into SBC happenings, especially via the blogosphere. I was …

Angry Face

In a Culture War, There Can Be No Truce Nor Victory, So…

Brandon Culture

Hobby Lobby went to court. World Vision changed its hiring policy. Then they changed it back. The President visited the Pope. It’s been a big week – not for the kingdom, but for western evangelicalism. And it hasn’t been pretty. The church is called, in Scripture, the “pillar and ground of truth,” so I believe we have a responsibility to …

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 …