Author: Bryan Landry

As a young father, most of my days were spent teaching my kids lessons like how to respect people and things, how to budget their money, how to ride a bike, or how to pursue their own relationship with God. Now that they’re all post-college-aged adults, it’s funny to see how these teaching moments have changed just a bit. Sure, I...

When I was young, I was a paper boy. When I was young, I also believed I was invincible. Bad combo. I’ll never forget riding my bike up to a sign one morning that read “Beware of dog.” Of course, I ignored it. I realized that was a big mistake the moment I locked eyes with a Great Dane. I...

I love a good movie. Especially an underdog story— one where a character fights through all kinds of trouble to get to the top. I’m convinced I love them so much because they stir something up in me. Afterwards, I’m ready to go after my goals. I’m ready to fight to no end for the dreams God has given me. Sometimes...

For the last twenty-seven years, I’ve spent my life raising up a church and children at the same time. And in both cases, I’ve learned that it’s when your labor of love is matured that you truly begin to feel proud of what or who it has become. The fact is that maturing a child is a process, and it’s one...

The past few decades, our society has seen a lot of progress in a lot of areas. We’ve made huge technological and medical advances, and we’ve seen many social issues aggressively pursued. But there’s one area in which we’ve gone backward—one toward which I really believe we need to turn our focus. Marriage and family. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that...

My late father-in-law, John Osteen, is still my favorite minister to have ever preached. One of the best phrases he used was one about success. It went something like, "When climbing the ladder of succcess, be careful you don't get to the top, only to find you're leaning against the wrong wall." In other words, live intentional. Invest in the...

  "Pampering for Moms" at Free Worship Church (South Carolina)   FreeWorship, now located in Cheraw, SC and Rockingham, NC. continues to approach each and every Sunday from a unique and different perspective.  Our theme is "Church, only different"  We have broadened our worship experience opportunities with our new Rockingham location offering a Saturday Afternoon time. Our Creative team got together to determine creative...