Bless the Little Children

Brandon Devotional

One of the sweetest scenes in the Bible is the little children gathering around Jesus to sit on His lap. The Bible describes the scene this way, One day some parents brought their children to Jesus so he could lay his hands on them and pray for them. – Matthew 19:13 (NLT) What I about this scene is the …

The Greatest Act of a Loving Parent

Brandon Devotional

What’s the most loving thing a parent can do? Correction and discip? Well it’s true that if we fail to correct our kids, we fail to them, but that’s not it. Encourage and praise them? We should encourage ten times as often as we correct, but that’s not it either. The greatest act of loving parents is bringing our children …

The Healing Pain of Transparency

Brandon Devotional

We humans are notoriously self-protective. We project to others what we wish them to know us to be while keeping the real us behind a protective barrier to avoid judgment. But James issued a radical challenge. Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. – James 5:16 (NLT) You mean, tell …