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We Need a Clearer Vision of Our Multi-Colored World

Brandon Culture

I’m 38. I grew up in the 1980’s and early 90’s. I remember President Ronald Regan addressing the nation, the launch of MTV, and using an antenna switch on my tube-style television so I could play my Atari. For some of you, I’m really old. But for many of you, I’m still quite young, relatively speaking, not having lived through …

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It’s Time to Get Mean About the Vision God Has Given You

Brandon Books, Leadership

Your church doesn’t need a new mission. God determines the mission. He defines the mission. And he’s been about the mission for thousands of years and simply wants your church involved in it. But your church is in desperate need of a vision that is informed by God’s Word, inspired by God’s Spirit, and applied passionately and bren-heartedly to your …

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Can You Share Your Vision in An Elevator Speech?

Brandon Leadership

There are often crucial moments when we have an opportunity to be vision-casters with people, one-on-one. It may be a car ride making a visit, coffee with a fellow member, or a staff meeting with five extra minutes at the end. It begs the question, could I state my vision for my church if I only had a few floors …

Dream Bigger – Ask More

Brandon Devotional

“You do not have, because you do not ask.” (James 4:2 ESV) James the Apostle had the spiritual gift of bluntness. We’ve received the benefit of his brutally honest thoughts, such as when he answers a common question with such a common sense answer. Why don’t I have? Because I didn’t ask. And he goes on to point out that …

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Pastor, What’s Your Timeline for the Next Year?

Brandon Leadership

When we started the work of planting Grace Hills, we developed a time to established what we hoped to be doing for the first six months – our “pre-launch” process. It loed like this (except it included July and August – couldn’t find that version): Lately, we’ve grown and I’ve been quite excited about what God is up to. But …