Recently, I was asked for advice about feeling like an outcast in school. I probably didn't say the right thing, but I did say this: Better days are ahead. I also said that we can get mad at God about it. But you know what? You can’t criticize God for not understanding what it’s like to be an outcast. That’s one thing we can not do. He endured it. In the very end he’s left…comments
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Prayer can be a really tough thing. Just being honest. It's a challenge for a lot of us, when we don’t 'feel' like God is hearing us. It's like I’m talking on one walkie-talkie and... there is no other walkie-talkie. That’s how I feel a lot of the time. But I still pray. Why? It’s this thing called faith. I believe that even if I don't have the "feelings", God still listens to me. He…comments
Brant is thankful for his autism diagnosis? He explains why in this audio clip. The answer may surprise you! Brant says, "My son is on the autism spectrum and so am I... I'm also a radio host and a writer. It turns out radio is wonderful for me because I don't have to worry about anyone's body language... but mostly I'm a radio host because I'm convinced God makes us the way we are for…comments
If you're not sure what to think about "The Shack" (or if you just want to hear more about how it was made,) check out this podcast. Brant sat down with the author of "The Shack," William Paul Young! They discuss the backlash, the writing process, and a little theology. The movie is now playing nationwide. It's sure to bring up lots of good conversation. Here's the trailer, if you haven't seen it yet!comments
I sang karaoke at "Night to Shine." It was really hard. I wanted to sing Billy Joel but Producer Sherri told me to try "Don't Stop til You Get Enough" by Michael Jackson. I tried REAL hard you guys, but... I think people got a kick out of watching my energy level die...comments
This stuff is DYNAMITE to talk about with people. It’s super-timely, too, which you may have noticed. Why does this make for such interesting and fruitful discussion? It’s at the very core of what it means to follow Christ. Remarkably, it’s rarely talked about. Everybody can relate to this, whether they admit it or not. And most will admit it, which is a beautiful thing. So here are some great starter questions for each chapter.…comments