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, …

Mountains Will Move

Brandon Devotional

Jesus said some pretty radical things, and one of our favorite things to do is weaken and water down His message. For example, when Jesus said, “You don’t have enough faith,” Jesus told them. “I tell you the truth, if you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to …

Purity is Possible

Brandon Devotional

God doesn’t decree things for our lives that are impossible for us to accomplish as redeemed people walking in fellowship with Him. In other words, “God’s will” is always possible to achieve. Such as, For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality; that each one of you know how to control his own …

We Are At War

Brandon Devotional

There is always a war happening somewhere. According to some experts, in the last 3,400 years of documented human history, there have only been about 250 years of peace in which nations have not been warring against other nations. There’s always a war happening somewhere. The same is true spiritually. Whether you realize it or not, there is a war …

Public Enemy Number One

Brandon Devotional

How is it that a husband and wife can turn into enemies? Why do churches get torn apart in relational wars? And why do we fight such fierce battles within our own hearts? Perhaps it’s that we have allowed the real enemy to cloak himself. Jesus said, The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is …