Welcome to Deep Roots Ministries

We are the Brister family.  We love being a family and being part of God's family.  Every believer has a part in His family. Having been reconciled we now are to restore others by The Word of God.

Michael & Audra Brister M.A.: God has put in our hearts to encourage you in Christ. Contact us to come to be a resource for Pastors, families, and individuals.

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What’s In Your Hand?

February 4, 2023

Do you have a desire to be used by God but feel like you aren’t qualified, or you have nothing to offer?  In Exodus 4:2, we find Moses making excuses because he felt inadequate to do the job God called him to do. God’s response was, “What is that in your hand?” And Moses said,…

The Right People, Right Place, Right Plan

January 31, 2023

Jeremiah 29:11 says, “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil to give you a future and a hope.” God made you for a purpose. He knows what that purpose is. When you don’t know why something was made, you can easily abuse…

RUN TO FINISH!!!

January 22, 2023

In 1992 Derek Redmond competed in the 400 meter Semi-final in the Barcelona Spain Olympics. The video is a perfect expression of how this Christian Race is to be ran! There are several points to be made that compare greatly this to our spiritual race! Like most races, it’s easy to start off well. It’s…

Jesus teaches us to pray to the Father about our spiritual needs. The Lord’s Prayer acknowledges our fallen nature.

January 22, 2023

It says that as we repent, God will forgive us. The Lord’s Prayer goes further by commanding us to forgive others. As we ask God for forgiveness, we also have to forgive those who sinned against us. As our gracious heavenly Father forgives our debts, we forgive our debtors. Forgiveness is not an option. Christ…

Lord’s Prayer expresses our submission to God and our willingness for His will to be done in our lives. 

January 21, 2023

First, Jesus told His disciples to ask for their physical needs. In the Lord’s Prayer, He said to ask for your daily bread; this means we can ask for anything we need in our everyday lives.  God is a good Father. He wants to provide for our needs. He also wants to fulfill our desires—as…

We should begin praying by worshiping God.

January 20, 2023

Jesus started the Lord’s Prayer by hallowing the name of His heavenly Father. By stating that God is our Father in heaven, Jesus showed us how we ought to relate to God. Calling God our Father in heaven reflects two truths: it communicates His nearness to us as a Father, as well as His transcendence…

What’s In Your Hand?

February 4, 2023

Do you have a desire to be used by God but feel like you aren’t qualified, or you have nothing to offer?  In Exodus 4:2, we find Moses making excuses because he felt inadequate to do the job God called him to do. God’s response was, “What is that in your hand?” And Moses said,…

The Right People, Right Place, Right Plan

January 31, 2023

Jeremiah 29:11 says, “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil to give you a future and a hope.” God made you for a purpose. He knows what that purpose is. When you don’t know why something was made, you can easily abuse…

RUN TO FINISH!!!

January 22, 2023

In 1992 Derek Redmond competed in the 400 meter Semi-final in the Barcelona Spain Olympics. The video is a perfect expression of how this Christian Race is to be ran! There are several points to be made that compare greatly this to our spiritual race! Like most races, it’s easy to start off well. It’s…

Jesus teaches us to pray to the Father about our spiritual needs. The Lord’s Prayer acknowledges our fallen nature.

January 22, 2023

It says that as we repent, God will forgive us. The Lord’s Prayer goes further by commanding us to forgive others. As we ask God for forgiveness, we also have to forgive those who sinned against us. As our gracious heavenly Father forgives our debts, we forgive our debtors. Forgiveness is not an option. Christ…

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