anger, anxiety, emotions, faith, family, fear, loneliness, marriage, ministry, parenting, personal relationships, romantic relationships, sex, testimony

make a decision.

"You're always one decision away from a completely different life." I saw this a while ago and it's been floating around my mind for a bit. And just thinking in context, I have a few friends going through some very personal but very familiar stuff, and I'm just struck by just how absolutely true this… Continue reading make a decision.

anger, emotions, fear, marriage, personal relationships, satan, sex, trust

the devil doesn’t have any new tricks. 

  Genesis 3 tells the story of the fall. You know it well I'm sure: the serpent comes, the crafty devil, to Eve and tells her, in short, that God's been holding out on and lying to her. He tells her God can't be trusted when he says that she won't die if she eats of… Continue reading the devil doesn’t have any new tricks. 

emotions, faith, family, fear, marriage, parenting, trust, unbelief, work

I wanna go home | faith, obedience, and staying home. 

Every message I’ve heard in the last year and a half has been like a knife to the heart.  For we live by faith, not by sight. (2 Corinthians 5:7 NIV) He (Jesus) replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and… Continue reading I wanna go home | faith, obedience, and staying home. 

anxiety, Christ, faith, fear, loneliness, peace, trust, unbelief

faith in action.

Faith is by no means a passive thing. Faith is an ACTIVE thing. Some may treat it like it’s a “get out of jail free” card for lack of action – but real, deep-rooted faith is a matter of action in and of itself. It was an interesting morning here in the North Eastern and… Continue reading faith in action.

anxiety, be.you.ty project, testimony, trust

unexpected change in plans.

So, as some of you may know, I'm starting a little ministry project of sorts called the be.you.ty project ( https://samfindsfaith.wordpress.com/2013/06/19/the-be-you-ty-project/ ). Now, this isn't to promote that, but rather to share the amazing thing that happened to me today because of it. I have been searching for a place to host two 12-hour days… Continue reading unexpected change in plans.

anxiety, Christ, emotions, faith, fear, peace, personal relationships, satan, trust

one day at at time.

Okay, I'll admit it. I've got more than a few bad habits. And one of them happens to be that I tend to worry about stuff that isn't happening yet. I get so caught up sometimes in what might or could be that I start missing what IS. And you know, sadly, I've done this… Continue reading one day at at time.