Kingdom Mindset – Merciful

By Brandon Phillips | March 25, 2024

Share on Facebook Facebook Looking at attitudes that are befitting of those who follow Christ, I hope you notice that there is a strong sense of humility in each one. Humility is a quality that Jesus exhibited most frequently and at great cost. It was a model that he wants us to follow. Mercy is […] Read more…

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Kingdom Mindset – Spiritually Hungry

By Brandon Phillips | March 11, 2024

Share on Facebook Facebook The kingdom mindset is one that is one of continual progression. When God gets a hold of our heart and mind our daily attitudes and action should begin to change. What Jesus is teaching us is that his people are to embody the kingdom of God and that requires a mindset […] Read more…

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Kingdom Mindset – Meekness

By Brandon Phillips | March 4, 2024

Share on Facebook Facebook As we look at the beatitudes, we see a progression that flows from poor in spirit to mourning then from meekness to seeking God. It all starts with humility. Humility that causes us to turn from our own sinfulness by comparing my sinfulness to God’s holiness then humility that causes me […] Read more…

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Kingdom Mindset – Mourning over sin.

By Brandon Phillips | February 28, 2024

Share on Facebook Facebook The attitudes that should come out of Christian citizens builds upon one another. We start at the bottom by acknowledging our poorness and absolute spiritual bankruptcy apart for Christ. Then we realize of our own sin. From brokenness and humility to repentance. Blessed are those who mourn. – Because we are […] Read more…

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The Kingdom Mindset

By Brandon Phillips | February 21, 2024

Share on Facebook Facebook The passage we are studying tonight gives us a fresh glimpse into the kingdom mindset. Jews had been brought up in such as way that religious performance was held above all other things. As long as you were righteous looking on the outside by your words, actions, and dress then you […] Read more…

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Jesus Speak Truth

By Brandon Phillips | February 13, 2024

Share on Facebook Facebook Jesus speaks truth (Sermon on the Mount) One of my favorite passages in the Bible is called the Sermon on the Mount. I first heard about it when I was in kids’ choir, and we did a musical called the “Sermon on the Mound”. So, for a while I thought that’s […] Read more…

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Evangelism is a Strong Witness

By Brandon Phillips | February 5, 2024

Share on Facebook Facebook Week 5.2 Not only is evangelism attraction as non-believers are curious about what God is doing, Evangelism is also a strong witness to those around us. When we take our faith with us the other 6 days of the week and live our lives in the way God wants us to […] Read more…

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Evangelism in Attractional

By Brandon Phillips | February 5, 2024

Share on Facebook Facebook Week 5.1 As we continue to look at the early church in Acts. We see a few things that sets them apart from the world. These qualities are what makes the church THRIVE. When we as a body of believers focus on these things, we cannot help but be a successful […] Read more…

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Worship – Week 4.2

By Brandon Phillips | January 29, 2024

As we continue a quick look through Isaiah 6 let’s be reminded of the nature of this encounter. God is omnipresent so he is always there. We just can become so unaware of his presence that we don’t even acknowledge him in our daily lives. This was the case in Isaiah’s time too. Isaiah was […] Read more…

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Worship – Week 4

By Brandon Phillips | January 29, 2024

Share on Facebook Facebook One of my favorite passages in the Bible is from Isaiah 6. It shows the power of worship. When we come to church, we are reminded of the importance of worship. We sing songs, pray, and listen to the word preached. These are each expression of worship. However, if we are […] Read more…

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Prayer. Humble submission to God.

By Brandon Phillips | January 22, 2024

Week 3.2 I remember growing up in church and when people would pray, I would think “wow they must be close to God”. They would use big words, they would change the inflection of their voice, and it just seemed like they were close to God. I’m sure these men meant nothing by their prayer […] Read more…

Worried? Pray

By Brandon Phillips | January 22, 2024

Week 3.1 There is something significant and special about the prayer experience. When you seek to connect with God either in private prayer or corporate prayer he responds. He responds by making you aware of His presence. When you are alone and feeling helpless you will find comfort and peace. When you are with a […] Read more…

We Need Relationships

By Brandon Phillips | January 15, 2024

Week 2.2 We Need Relationship Devotional Another part of fellowship is enjoying the benefits of a close relationship with Jesus. As we experience the blessings of being united with Christ and His church we experience a joy that is not found anywhere else in the world. It is a joy that is only found in […] Read more…


By Brandon Phillips | January 15, 2024

Daily Passage And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. Hebrews 10:24-25 Devotional Thought It is important that we take the time […] Read more…

Word of God Speak (Challenge 2024 Wk1.2)

By Brandon Phillips | January 8, 2024

The instruction of the Lord is perfect, renewing one’s life; the testimony of the Lord is trustworthy, making the inexperienced wise. 8 The precepts of the Lord are right, making the heart glad; the command of the Lord is radiant, making the eyes light up. 9 The fear of the Lord is pure, enduring forever; the ordinances of the Lord are reliable and altogether righteous. 10 They are more desirable […] Read more…

Challenge 2024 At Home Devotions

By Brandon Phillips | January 8, 2024

January 2024 I love new beginnings! January is always a time when we can refocus our hearts and minds on what matters most. If you are like most people, you have at least some idea of what you want to improve on in the new year. It is our prayer as a staff at FBC […] Read more…

The Word Of God (Challenge 2024 Wk1.1)

By Brandon Phillips | January 8, 2024

The Word of God Daily Passage: 16 All Scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness, 17 so that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Devotional Thought There is no substitute for the Word of God in the Christian life. […] Read more…

The Joy of Transformation

By Brandon Phillips | December 11, 2023

The word of God is a gift. The Word tells us of the good news of salvation, the joy of life, and the hope of heaven. The Word is how we know the way things ought to be and that we are meant for more than this world promises. This world promises that if you […] Read more…

Building Blocks of Character

By Brandon Phillips | October 16, 2023

12 Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.1 Timothy 4:12 Lego! A timeless toy that any kids and adults at any ages can enjoy. I especially love the Star Wars ships although they cost too much! If someone gives me […] Read more…


By Brandon Phillips | October 4, 2023

Why? Peace is available at all times. Peace is a by product of the holy spirit in our lives. We are called to be at peace. How? Go to God in prayer with thanksgiving. When we focus on our problems they will dominate our thoughts and the worry, stress, and anxiety can overwhelm us. This […] Read more…

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