Wrapped In Joy

The holiday is upon us, the presents are beginning to get wrapped, and the joy seems to be getting sucked out of us minute by minute. The hustle and bustle of the holiday leaves us defeated and joyless. How do we get that back? Let’s look to the real…

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Family Matters

The honeymoon’s over and the fights have begun. Marriage isn’t the blissful happily ever after we’ve often been told about. Marriage is a fight. Will you choose to fight IN or fight FOR your relationship? Week 1: Till Death Do Us Part http://www.brandedwithlove.com/audio/20141116-TilDeathDoUsPart.mp3   Week…

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All In

It’s easy to think we’re a part of something. But, there’s a difference between just being a part of something, and being All In. In this series/study we’ll be looking at what it means for all of us to be All In! Week 1: Bigger…

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Full Signal

Dropped calls are the worst. Finding a signal when you need it most can almost fill you with a paralyzing anxiety. But we don’t just use our phone for emergencies. We use it to reach out to friends, keep up with family, make calls day…

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At The Movies 2014

Jesus uses modern day stories with the people he talks with to explain basic biblical ideas. Ways for us to follow God more deeply and interact with Him day to day. Movies are our modern day stories. They are the place we learn to understand…

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Sticks & Stones

Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” You remember this saying? It isn’t true at all is it? Words are powerful. They can cause joy and happiness, or they can lead to hurt, pain, and heartbreak. How we choose…

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I Call Shotgun

Boring? Unadventurous? Meek? Irrelevant? These are some of the phrases people use to talk about Jesus. Say Whaaaaaat?! Jesus isn’t any of those things. His time on earth presented some of the greatest adventures of all time. Let’s jump in the car with Jesus as…

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The Drift

Rip currents and waves can move us places that we don’t even realize. Then at some point we look up to see we’ve moved way down the beach. How did that happen? Why didn’t we notice? What could we have done, changed, recognized, to see…

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Wide & Narrow

There’s an easy way and then there’s a hard way. Choosing shortcuts, easy ways, and faster outcomes seems to almost be a no brainer. But, what if that isn’t the plan? What if life takes work? Maybe, the things we need to do aren’t always…

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Beautiful Scars

Surgery. An accident. A childhood event gone bad. Everybody has scars. Most of the time we cover them up, explain them away, or choose to ignore them. What about the scars that people don’t see? The ones that stick with us inside? How do we…

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