Burnout and Beyond!

Burnout and Beyond!

Burnout… There have been many times in my 30 years of ministry when I found myself tired, depressed, discouraged, or overwhelmed. But never all at the same time. Just like life, church ministry has ebbs and flows, highlights and lowlights. You enjoy the highs...
Dream House AUDIO Book

Dream House AUDIO Book

  NEW! Dream House is now available in an AUDIO BOOK format. Order your 6 CD set today for $19.99. Mail check to Barry Bandara at: 10645 Sirocco Cir, Silverdale, WA...
7th Wonder of the World

7th Wonder of the World

Do you remember the movie, “Indiana Jones: The Last Crusade”? Yesterday, I felt like Indiana Jones as Candy and I walked through the ancient burial place of Petra. It was absolutely amazing! All over the region were ancient burial tombs, but the temple was...
My Christmas Wish List

My Christmas Wish List

I am often asked, “What do you want for Christmas?” by my wife and girls. My typical response is, “I don’t know. I don’t really need anything.” My father used to say this to me when I was young and I could never understand his...
Are You In…Really?

Are You In…Really?

An open letter to Silverdale Baptist Church The tendency for pastors, after they attend a conference, is to return home and immediately attempt to transform their church to look like the church who hosted the conference. This is foolish and unrealistic because each...

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