Brandon Angie

Lies Men Believe About Marriage: She Just ‘Gets’ Me

One of the entertaining things I’ve gotten to do as a pastor for twenty years is to give counsel to engaged couples about their upcoming life together as a married couple. I say that it’s entertaining because, while I’m trying to give advice to prepare them for the blessed-but-bren road ahead, they usually have a certain lo in their …

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Two Good Reasons to Attend Church This Weekend

I recently told a friend, who happens to be agnostic, that he “shouldn’t” go to church. I know. That was dumb, right? I really didn’t mean that he should avoid attending church. Rather I meant that he, as a non-believer, wasn’t under any particular moral duty to attend church on the weekends. Instead of feeling as if he should attend church, …

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Lies Men Believe About Marriage: She Will Solve My Identity Crisis

We got married in a fever… hotter than a pepper sprout… Johnny Cash was a pretty great poet! And in his song about going to Jackson, he points out the way a lot of us got married. We didn’t have all the knowledge or experience we needed going in. How could we? We hadn’t been married yet, obviously. We were …

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PDC 16 Learning Lab: Planting Healthy, Purpose Driven Churches

I’m extremely excited about Purpose Driven Conference 2016 coming up June 28 – 30! It’s the first time in almost a decade that Pastor Rick Warren and Saddleback Church have offered this kind of comprehensive leadership and church health conference and… I get to lead a learning lab on church planting! The description… It is possible to start from zero and plant …