Centered on God | August 20

By Pastor Brad Strait In my devotion today from John Ortberg, Soul Keeping, he writes: “A soul without a center is like a house built over a sinkhole.” “How collapsed you are my soul, and how you sigh over me.” On the other hand, the soul comes alive when...

Prayer Keys: Start Praying | August 17

By Dr. Brad Strait, Senior Pastor “Painting cannot be taught. It can only be found.” – Pablo Picasso This is true of prayer as well, I think. A life of prayer is something we find one day and add a little bit more to the next. The brush picks up a...

Prayer Keys: Look With God’s Eyes | August 14

By Dr. Brad Strait, Senior Pastor Be Thou my vision, O Lord of my heart. Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art. Thou my best thought by day or by night, Waking or sleeping, Thy Presence My Light.   Be Thou my Wisdom, and Thou my true Word; I ever with Thee...

Prayer Keys: Let It Go | August 13

By Dr. Brad Strait, Senior Pastor If you are like me, we sometimes over-churn our prayers. What I mean is that we push them heavenward as if God hasn’t heard us before. We pray them over and over, as if God hasn’t been listening. Like pushing a chain, our...

Protection | August 12

By Dr. Brad Strait, Senior Pastor The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?  Psalm 27:1 Do you know that the Lord has a personal interest in your life? Look at the verse above. King...