Author: Brian Haynes

I serve Jesus for the restoration of people, families, and churches. I am a student of the Bible and a sojourner of ancient paths. I am a disciple-maker, a preacher, and a writer. I love all people. I am honored to call Angela my wife, Hailey, Madelyn, and Eden my daughters, and Houston, Texas my home. I am on a kingdom assignment as the lead pastor at Bay Area Church.

Today, for MLK…

Today in the United States, we celebrate MLK day. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a man, husband, father, pastor, and leader whose courageous faith and non-violent, revolutionary spirit brought hope and healing to America. Many years after his tragic death, most inspiring to me, is Dr. King’s legacy, which continues to move American culture toward equal rights for all men…

Basic guidance for the church learning to help people navigate real mental health issues in 300 words or less.

Mental health issues are real issues that people navigate every day. I believe the church is the best place to turn when we are struggling. Yet, church leaders often struggle with how to offer counsel and care in the best way. Some assert that every issue is rooted in sin and therefore can only be resolved in the truth of…

Revival in Distress

“Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.” -Ps. 107:19 If repentance is a gateway for revival, then distress is a blessing. Naturally we are more apt to turn to God in repentance when we are experiencing the bone breaking pain or panic stricken fear of crisis. It is often in these…