June 07 2014

Unleashing Hope  \\  Jun 7, 2014

In today’s Devo, Pastor Ray asks; what’s the CAUSE for depression? Rampant individualism. So what’s the CURE for depression? Love God and love people. When we take scripture seriously, and our focus is on loving God and loving people, depression flees! Rather than being depressed because we’re self-centered, we can be God-centered, letting Him turn life “right side up” in our heart.

Ray Johnston


Pastor Ray Johnston has a rich and varied background as a university and graduate-school professor, speaker, writer, and founder of Thrive Communications. He is also the founding pastor of Bayside Church in the Sacramento, California suburb of Granite Bay, which Ray describes as “a church for people who don’t like church.” Bayside has grown into one of the largest churches in the nation with more than 12,000 people coming together every weekend at the Granite Bay campus and thousands more in multiple affiliated churches throughout the Sacramento region.

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