Born in 1981, Brandon is the younger of Bishop Steve & Pastor Becky Fender’s two sons. He has answered ‘yes’ to the call of God on his life to preach the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. He works full time with Livingway Church. Brandon & Mandy are the proud parents of their son, Tyler Cody, born on January 21, 2004, and their daughter, Jadyn Taenelle, born on August 7, 2006!
In addition to their Livingway Pastoral duties, Brandon & Mandy serve in many capacities at Livingway in addition to being the Founders and Pastors of Generation X Youth Ministries. GX has exploded into a vibrant and blessed experience for the young people at Livingway. They have their own facility on the Livingway campus that is decorated with youth in mind.
Wonderful things are happening for the Kingdom of God through the ministry of Brandon & Mandy. God is showing Himself strong on their behalf in record numbers and many teens being saved and filled with the Holy Spirit!
The Lord has opened many diverse doors for Brandon to minister. He has ministered at American Quarter Horse Association national events. He has also gone to high schools as well as encouraging sports teams with the Word of God. Brandon is being used mightily of God in this area because he has a special heart for teenagers.
In 2011, Brandon & Mandy were ordained as Pastors of Livingway Church where they continue to serve God and His people faithfully.
Sermon Date: May 19, 2013The power of the Holy Spirit is something that shouldn't be encountered only on a Sunday, but it should be exercised on a daily basis in our lives! Pastor Brandon teaches on the importance of this gift for the believer. From prayer to faith, this is a wonderful teaching for every person out there who has encountered and witnessed the true power of the Pentecost!
In this Mother's Day message, Pastor Brandon knocks it out of the park and delivers this heart-captivating message about Moses' mother, Jochebed! What ever God has given to us, we should mother it and protect those promises that the Lord has put in us. A powerful sermon for all of us, not just mothers... Know your inheritance!
Have you ever found yourself waiting on God to do something in your life? Pastor Brandon preaches on this subject, insisting that there is a process that we need to get through... in order to receive what God has in store for us. But regardless of what may come your way, one thing stands firm: The Lord is in control, as long as you keep stirring yourself in His presence!
There is power in the words you speak. More specifically, there is importance on a name. Pastor Brandon teaches about the prophetic atmosphere created when a name is spoken. Your name has value and importance! When everything is not going the way it should, remember the power and value of HIS NAME!
What a wonderful feeling it is when God, the Creator of the universe... the same God that can do everything, insists on including you in His wonderful process! In this Palm Sunday message, Pastor Brandon expands on this thought and encourages to not only acknowledge God's process, but to carry it as well! We are His messengers... time to CHANGE THE WORLD!
Sermon Date: February 17, 2013 (RODEO SUNDAY)As long as you have breath in your lungs, God has a plan for your life! In this message, Pastor Brandon will encourage you to never consider throwing in the towel when there is still lands in your life that are CALLED to be possessed! There is still a whole lot of living left to do--your story is far from finished!
Sermon Date: March 3, 2013 There is a wrong way to learn things--especially the things that pertain to God. Pastor Brandon breaks down these "myths" on Christ and His life/ministry. There is a God that has been around for a long time... and He's waiting for you to get to know Him THROUGH Christ!
Sermon Date: February 10, 2013 We are all guilty for being caught in the "Waiting Game", in hopes of waiting for things to happen. But Pastor Brandon teaches the difference between those who wait for things to happen ... and the few who MAKE it happen! The bible calls us to be on the uprise on the things of the Lord! Which person will YOU be? What are YOU waiting for?
Sermon Date: January 13, 2013
It started with Joseph having a dream, but that was just the beginning of his process! In this series, Pastor Brandon will explain how God elevated Joseph through his course of seasons... and how God expects us to follow his example. Your process has a specific purpose, but it's through your process that God will elevate you!
The greatest commodity in our lives is time. Once used, one can never get it back. But we serve a God of restoration who, through His power, gives everything that was stolen from us BACK TO US! This sermon will empower you to not look BACK in the New Year, but to move FORWARD! Your best is still in front of you!