Resources by Brandon Shields

Brandon Shields, a Regular Contributor to For The Church, is the founding and Lead Pastor of Soma Church located in midtown Indianapolis, Indiana. He is the happy husband to Emily and daddy to their four children - James, Cooper, Lilly Claire, and Hadley. Brandon has published several journal articles and contributed to a book on family ministry, and received both his MDiv and Ph.D from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
Jun 8, 2015

When The Pastoral Thrill Is Gone by Brandon Shields

Let the thrill of ministry die away, and seek the presence of the thrill-giver through communion, solitude, service, and contentment, and you will find a world of new thrills all the time.

Jun 15, 2015

One Thing: Brandon Shields

What is the one thing you would say is most important for the future of church planting?

Series: One Thing

What is the one thing you would say is most important for the future of church planting?

Jun 15, 2015

Brandon Shields on Church Planting in a Hostile Culture

What do church planters need to know about planting in a spiritually hostile culture?

What do church planters need to know about planting in a hostile culture?

May 17, 2015

Bearing Fruit in a World That Hates You by Brandon Shields

After reading several dozen church planting manuals over the past few years, I’ve yet to see one with a chapter entitled, “Don’t freak out, they’re just gonna hate you.”