Strength, Strategy and Strongholds

by Ryan Cooper, Counseling Pastor In the war in Afghanistan in the 2000’s, the United States established American Combat Outpost (COP) Keating in a rural area of Northeast Afghanistan with the purpose to stop the… read more

Little Quiet Moments With God

by Heidi Williams Every once in a while, the Lord wakes me up in the middle of the night to read my Bible. Sometimes, I find myself saying, “Not tonight Lord, I’m so tired.” But… read more

Relationships Aren’t Robots

by Pastor Ryan Cooper “And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed.”  Mark 1:35 Recently, the subject of… read more

Spring Cleaning

by Emily Smith When I was little, I heard the term "spring cleaning" and asked my parents what it meant. My dad made a passing joke about how it’s the time you get all your… read more

New Life

by Heidi Williams Ah, the innocent, beautiful sight of new life. A new baby with his tiny fingers and toes, and cute little coos and smiles. Is there anything so precious as the sights and… read more

Spring: Making All Things New

by Ryan Cooper, Counseling Pastor I love spring!  Absolutely love it!  I love the flowers, I love the grass, I love getting outside, I love the fresh smells, I love the rejuvenating rains, I love… read more

Freedom in Christ

by Pastor Ryan Cooper This month my oldest daughter turned 15 years old. Let me just let that sink in for a minute… With this birthday, she has one thing solidly in her mind. Driving… read more


by Heidi Williams Recently, I was having coffee with a dear friend, and her little one had just begun standing up.  Her sweet little wobbly legs when she went from the floor to a standing… read more

Trust the Wait

Recently, I flew to Iowa for Christmas. Of course, a highlight of this trip is the layover in the Denver airport which includes Chick-Fil-A. Now, I was flying on Christmas Eve so I did what… read more

Limitless Courage—say what?

2020 has been anything but “normal”, with COVID, masks, business shutdowns, death, elections, fear, isolation, social distancing, diminishing hope….my gosh, what will 2021 be like? Looking forward to it? Neither am I. Are you really… read more