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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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Even when we disagree with people about moral, theological, or political issues, it’s entirely possible to share our viewpoint in a non-violent, non-threatening, love-filled way. And that often happens once we get to know someone, sit down over coffee with them, and have a respectful dialog about our differences. On social media, however, it’s just so much easier to fight!...
I learned in a public high school, nothing draws a crowd faster than a fight. Now that I'm an adult, the same is true, but usually the fight isn't with fis
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I once attended a service at a church of a different flavor. The history of their movement includes several thousand churches splintering away from Baptist
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I believe in Jesus. I believe he is the virgin-born, sinless Son of God who came from heaven to earth, put on flesh and dwelt among us full of grace and tr
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A few weeks ago, I made a bit of a dumb mistake in my role as Editor of Rick Warren's Ministry Toolbox. I took a risk and tried to do something creative an
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Thank you for that encouragement! I'll try to keep it up!
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I try. I fail. I try and fail again. Why can't I just win? Why can't I get this right? I ask myself those questions a lot, but even as I ask them, I know t
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America Needs Healing! How We Can See It Happen..., by Rick Warren America is in its worst condition in our generation. Politically, our government has bee
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It's been an interesting couple of weeks in American culture. As one guy on Facebook put it, "My newsfeed looks like the confederate army declared war on a
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Quickly think of five common traits of high-impact leaders... good time management, assertiveness, drive, energy, charisma, etc. Humility rarely lands in t
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Our culture has bought into this strange notion that we are ever-evolving in our enlightenment and everyone who is old and dead is dumb. Everything we thou
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An over-active discernment muscle will cause us to be critical of anything that might disturb our spiritual comfort, including the Holy Spirit himself. But failing to test what we think we’re hearing from God is equally dangerous. Let me zero in on Paul’s phrase “test everything.” I live by five tests. When I think I’m hearing from God, here are five tests I apply that I believe will help you be appropriately discerning too...
Discernment. I have a love-hate relationship with that word. On the one hand, some Christians use discernment as an excuse to go on a witch hunt, disqualif
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So, evangelicalism, generally referring to those who believe in a supernatural God, a risen Jesus, and a trustworthy Bible, are doing alright, while denominations that have given up on biblical theology in an attempt to be more agreeable with the surrounding culture are shrinking. Interesting...
So the big news among religious leaders right now are the latest results from new research conducted by the Pew Research Center. The data reflects what I a
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Yesterday I preached the introductory sermon of a new series about hearing from God. I started the message by being purposefully, awkwardly silent for abou
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Pastor, Church Planter, Blogger, Editor, Social Media Nut and Author
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Preaching, Pastoring, Leadership, Writing, Blogging
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  • 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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Believer. Pastor. Church Planter. Editor of Pastors.com. Author. Blogger.
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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?
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  • Western Kentucky University & Central Baptist College
  • Central Baptist College
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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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