Be encouraged as your discover how your peers found hope, joy and restoration in the midst of their trials. Watch a few and let us know if you have a story to share.
Pastor Kevin Harney on Neglecting Family for Ministry
Kevin Harney, Pastor of Shoreline Community Church in Monterey, CA, shares how a broken promise to himself to live a truly balanced life led to redemption through "dad home nights" and an admission that sometimes family must come first.
Dr. Mike Garrett, Staying Faithful to God’s Calling in the Face of Rejection
Dr. Mike Garrett, Senior Pastor of Meridian Baptist Church, suffered depression and rejection while leading his church through a major community outreach project. While knowing it was the right decision, it was fraught with challenges and for the first few years,...
Pastor Chris Surratt Reveals How Crippling Anxiety Led to a Nervous Breakdown
Chris Surratt, Small Group and Discipleship Specialist at Lifeway Christian Resources, shares his story of overcoming the crippling anxiety and stress that came with launching a new church.
Pastor Greg Locke Gets Vulnerable About His Struggle with Depression
Pastor Greg Locke, Lead Pastor of Global Vision Bible Church in Mount Juliet, TN gets vulnerable and honest about his deep struggle with depression and how he found freedom and the strength to overcome.
Army Veteran and Pastor on Leading At Home
PTSD to parenting. Army Veteran and Pastor of Excellent Praise World Outreach Ministries, Louis York, shares his story.
Pastor David Doster Describes Frustration with what Felt Like Never-ending Transition
David Doster, pastor of Burke Community Bible Church, shares about a challenging life season where God worked in his heart to deal with his need for control. In this season, he came to truly understand how ministry can happen anywhere and at any time.
Author and Former Pastor was Entrapped by Alcohol
Matt Bays is on a mission to open the conversation about an often undiscussed topic amongst the church. He learned the hard way how certain coping mechanisms can take your life down a dangerous path. Thanks to a life-altering encounter with a friend and an...
Kurt Sauder, Further Still Ministries, on Dealing With Anger & Unexplainable Loss
God can handle our deepest pain and questions and even our frustration and anger with Him. Kurt Sauder of Further Still Ministries and former pastor at Southeast Christian Church shares about working through anger at God in the midst of unexplainable loss.
Bob Russell Shares How Being Over-Driven Became Destructive
Pastor Bob Russell knew that watching the numbers was a necessary part of growing his church. Sadly, without balance, the numbers game can lead to competitiveness. In Pastor Russell's case, this created a major distraction, ultimately stealing him from the Kingdom and...
Erin Blair Wrestles with What it Looks Like to be a Pastor’s Wife
Erin Blair, lead pastor of Limitless Church gets real about the struggle of being a pastor's wife. The challenges and difficulties of this role are real. Erin share's her story of turning pain into purpose and following God's call on her life.