There is no question that we live in an incredibly unique time in history in which there is a strange mass collision of shallowness, superficiality, competing narratives that try to explain our existence, and depersonalization wrought by technology, all accompanied by a growing disdain for spirituality, in general, and religion, in specific, from a hyper-rationalistic culture.Read more "Picking Up the Pieces: Our New Cultural Reality"
If death is the end toward which all life is moving… then why does anything in our lives matter at all? Why ascribe any purpose to it whatsoever? It is all death in the end anyway.Read more "If Death is Not the End…"
Sometimes we need the desert to find our hearts and souls… and to remember who we are and what our purpose is. And no matter the endless circles and varied pathways we take in this desert life, the point at which they all converge is at the cross. For it is when we come to the cross that we choose to no longer go our own way.Read more "The World Would Be a Better Place If We All Died…"
When people beat you and spit upon you and want to crucify you, lovingly forgive them and be willing to go to your death demonstrating the love of God.Read more "a kingdom manifesto…"
In AND THEN THE END WILL COME! author and teacher Brandon Andress goes directly to the words of Jesus to pose an entirely different question – Who are we becoming right now and who will we be if and when the world begins to come apart at the hinges?Read more "FREE ITUNES DOWNLOAD of AND THEN THE END WILL COME!"
But to that end… and in response to your offense brother… I forgive you.Read more "on forgiving the guy who stole my stuff…"
If we aren’t living like Christ presently, when times are relatively good, then we will never live like Christ if times get really difficult in the future.Read more "finding life in a chaotic world…"