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Brandon A Cox
Works at Grace Hills Church & Saddleback Church
Attended Western Kentucky University & Central Baptist College
Lives in Bentonville, Arkansas
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https://vimeo.com/162305045 God Himself invites us to be under his direct influence, for his glory and for our good, through the powerful presence of the H
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I was baptized when I was six years old.I had just come to place my faith in Christ in the summer of 1983 when my rebirth was celebrated with my Clear Fork
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Here are some of the most inspiring and informative articles and stories I've read in the last few weeks... New Book - Gaining by Losing: Why The Future Be
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Secrets stink. Secrets ruin families and bring nations to the fields of war. Consider the convoluted mess created around Edward Snowden, or the carnage bei
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Marriage is an adventure filled with up's and down's, unexpected changes, new opportunities, and challenges of all shapes and sizes. Most couples get into
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The world is impressed by miracles for only a moment, but the world is drawn to respond to people who consistently, faithfully, live lives of positive influence over the long haul...
The real miracle in the lions’ den wasn’t that a prophet named Daniel wasn’t eaten – impressive as that is. The real miracle is that the power and truth an
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Warning. Long, boring story inspired in part by government bureaucracy coming... So, you know how the Internal Revenue Service is all about efficiency?...
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Hi my brother. Hope all is ok.
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We like to think about heaven, but we're slower to believe in hell. We're okay with mercy and grace, but we often fail to understand their magnitude becaus
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In the first grade, I was treated as disobedient because I was extremely shy, afraid to ask for help, and struggled with my work because of it. I'm 38 year
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we are prone to generalizing so I am glad you set the record straight on many issues
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"The New Testament is the only model we need!" There, I went ahead and said that for you. It's out of the way. For those pastors and church leaders who hig
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Nations rise and fall, and while big changes in world events catch us by surprise, God is never caught off guard. Learn, in this message, how to be a "John
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I posted something negative about abortion on Facebook and then watched a mini-landslide of comments come in calling me all kinds of not-nice names. Others
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Believer. Pastor. Church Planter. Editor of Pastors.com. Author. Blogger.
Introduction
In addition to being a follower of Jesus, a husband to an awesome wife, and a Dad to Ella and Sam, I'm also Editor & Community Facilitator of one of the world's leading online communities for Pastors and Rick Warren's Ministry Toolbox and I'm planting a new church in northwest Arkansas. I author a top blog for leaders and I'm the author of Rewired: Using Technology to Share God's Love.
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Let's blame all the good stuff on Jesus, shall we?
Education
  • Western Kentucky University & Central Baptist College
  • Central Baptist College
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Male
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Married
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Occupation
Pastor, Church Planter, Blogger, Editor, Social Media Nut and Author
Skills
Preaching, Pastoring, Leadership, Writing, Blogging
Employment
  • Grace Hills Church & Saddleback Church
    Pastor, Church Planter, Mentor, Coach, Editor, Community Facilitator, Designer, present
  • Saddleback Church
    Pastor & Community Facilitator for Pastors.com, present
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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Bowling Green, KY - Conway, AR - Beebe, AR - Bentonville, AR - Laguna Hills, CA
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My Top Ten Articles for Pastors and Leaders From 2014
www.christianpost.com

I've loved 2014. It's been crazy busy, but there's also been a sweet rhythm to life. I haven't blogged as regularly as I have in past years,

Communications In a Purpose Driven Church
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I first read The Purpose Driven Church around 1998 and began to implement some of the core ideas of the book. Somewhere along the way, Chris

The Supreme Sin of Self-Righteousness
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We like to rank sins. The problem is, we really stink as sin-value-estimators. We think about sins as how "bad" they seem to us. So the sin

How to Have a More Loving Church, and Why It's So Vital
pastors.com

One of the most important factors for the growth of your church, of any church, of the kingdom for that matter, is how loving we are as Chri

Women, Sexuality, & the ERLC Summit
juicyecumenism.com

Choosing to "lean in" and participate, I didn't hear patriarchy and oppression at the Southern Baptist Convention's "Sexuality and the Gospe

7 Steps for Found People to Find People
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The Bible is full of stories about found people who found other people. Pastor Brandon Cox shares seven steps for finding other people from

Facebook Is Making Online Outreach a LOT Harder: 6 Ways Churches Can Sti...
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The gospel did okay before Facebook, and will do just fine without it. But plenty of churches and organizations like mine have found Faceboo

Why Christians Should Go See the Movie, "Noah"
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You’ve probably heard the controversy about the upcoming Paramount Pictures movie “Noah.” In the last few weeks, I’ve seen numerous blogs, s

Every Church Should BE a Recovery Ministry
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Some churches don't want a recovery ministry - a ministry that specializes in helping people deal with their addictions and pain - because o

You Can Have Growth, Or You Can Have Control
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If Proverbs could have a 32nd chapter of nuggets of wisdom, David Chrzan would write it. In the five years or so that I've known and worked

Books: People-Pleasing Pastors
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Charles Stone has that rare gift of knowing and speaking directly to the heart of today’s shepherd-leader about the one big leadership issue

Every Leader Needs a God-sized Ambition
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Many leaders never achieve the level of influence they could potentially have because they drift through life on autopilot, maintaining the

Four Simple Rules of Social Media - Jason Curlee
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It's easy to over complicate your social media strategy. Here are four simple rules to follow to get your social media platforms growing.

Living with Great Expectation
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Christians ought to be the most positive people on the planet. In fact, a dose of positivity would probably make our faith far more contagio

What If You Could Only Do One Thing? + Please Complete a Quick Survey!
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What if you had to choose just one single thing to focus the rest of your life on? What would you choose? Most of us think about our priorit

Two False Assumptions to Leave Behind When You Preach
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photo credit: pand0ra23 I realize that we pastors are going way beyond motivational speaking in our sermons. We are sharing the gospel and l

Is Discipleship About Growing? Or Going? Yes!
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photo credit: Merrick Brown We often use the word discipleship in two different senses. We refer to our personal spiritual growth as discipl

How to Design a Message Series for Unchurched People
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Can you preach to a room full of churched people and unchurched people at the same time with the same message and help them both take a step

One More Way to Outline a Sermon - Brandon A. Cox
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Adrian Rogers outlined sermons using four phrases: Hey You! (Get the audience's attention) Look! (Examine the Scriptures) See! (Explain the

Cultivating Real Humility
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How valuable are you? What are you worth to God? Tough, awkward questions, right? We tend to think that humility is all about considering ou

Love the staff. Love the coffee, of course. And love the atmosphere. Only problem is it's crowded. :)
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This is one of my favorite places to eat locally. Love the BBQ. Love the service. Love the meeting room too.
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We love this theater. Love the covered ticket windows, the spacious lobby, the helpful staff, and the location is central with plenty of parking.
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Pastor Danny Kirk is an awesome teacher and mentor!
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I love this place. In fact, I often tell people I have an office there because I set up so many meetings. Their carmenilla is to die for!
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