Karen Smith, A Roaring Lion, Eating Disorder, Faith Beyond Fear, faithbeyondfear.com
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A Roaring Lion

Eating Disorder A few years ago, as I wrote about in my last post, I experienced a season of one difficult situation after another. During that time, eating became an issue. Some people stress-eat. You know them, the ones who in stressful times are always hungry or want chocolate. During my stressful season, I became… Continue reading A Roaring Lion

Heather Norman Smith, Faithbeyondfear.com, Faith Beyond Fear, Baby Steps of Faith, Mustard Seed, Contributing Writer
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A Baby Step of Faith

Crunching numbers has never been my strong suit. As a word person, and not a math person, I avoid it when possible. When I reflect on it, however, I realize how important numbers have been on my personal journey to faith beyond fear. Eleven years ago, I gave birth to my first daughter. When she… Continue reading A Baby Step of Faith

Prison of Shame, Lisa Williams, Faith Beyond Fear, Testimony
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Prison of Shame

Prison of Shame Y’all. We all struggle with it. Most of us have been motivated by it a time or two, and if we’re honest, we’ve used it to motivate others too. It’s a silent, dark prison many of us struggle to break free from. I’m talking about shame. From its earliest appearance in the… Continue reading Prison of Shame

Ruth Buchanan, faithbeyondfear.com, Faith Beyond Fear, devotional
Devotionals

When I Run from My Fears

Runners know the inherent dangers of the sport. While we all face the possibility of injury, individual runners also grapple with location-based hazards. I’m a Florida-based runner, which means every so often, I run past signs like this one: As a friend of mine likes to point out, that sign is obviously meant for out-of-towners,… Continue reading When I Run from My Fears

Jennifer Cotney, definition of fear, Faith Beyond Fear, faithbeyondfear.com
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Redefining Fear

I’ve been thinking a lot about the word fear. It’s an interesting word with multiple meanings. Profound reverence The noun definitions for fear describe human emotions like danger or anxiety. One definition describes  a different emotion: an intense respect toward God. Not respect in an undefined deity, or the concept of some cosmic force. Not even… Continue reading Redefining Fear

Amy Merritt, Flying through the air with faith, Faithbeyondfear.com, Faith Beyond Fear
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Flying Through the Air with Faith

Family Camp, an idyllic location in the middle of the piney woods of East Texas where families unplug from the world and spend a week with the Lord and each other. We made plans almost a year ago to come to Family Camp. We sat on the waiting list until a few months ago, but… Continue reading Flying Through the Air with Faith

chip mattis, faithbeyondfear.com, faith beyond fear, Alynda Long, alyndalong.com
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Faith, Fear, and Fire Hydrants

How do we learn to fear? Is it ingrained in us by our parents or is there a fear gene? Maybe we get burned and become overly cautious. We can all admit fear isn’t always bad. It protects us from danger. “That lion looks hungry…” “That ledge looks narrow.” “Run, Daphne! I see a clown!”… Continue reading Faith, Fear, and Fire Hydrants

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Faith Beyond Fear

Faith Beyond Fear is…

Choosing to step beyond: fear of the unknown, Anxiety over losing someone or something we love, Dread of looming health issues, Fear of failure, Fear of success, Or any of the innumerable ways fear can attack. Nothing makes the enemy happier than for us to tremble in fear. It doesn't mean we move forward when… Continue reading Faith Beyond Fear is…