Life In the Faith Lane

Brandon Books

From the first chapter of Live, Love, Lead by Brian C. Houston, which I’m currently reading and thoroughly enjoying… As followers of Christ, we are called to follow in his footsteps, living a big life along a difficult path, journeying through the narrow gate toward a glorious future. God redeems us as his Spirit transforms us, making us like Jesus …


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

Brandon Family

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 …


PDC 16 Learning Lab: Planting Healthy, Purpose Driven Churches

Brandon Church Planting

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 …

An old vintage boxing ring surrounded by ropes spotlit by floodlights in an arena setting at night

Sermon Video: Getting In the Ring – Three Big Truths About Marriage

Brandon General

The whole idea of “marriage” is tough today. The odds are stacked against us. We follow a generation that really struggled to stay married. We live in a generation that has lost the definition of marriage. Is it possible to recovery God’s ideal for marriage? Of course! But, only as we discover and dive deeper into his grace – the …