All Posts By

Candid Guest

Authentically Insecure

October 17, 2020 |
Authentically Insecure: 3 Common Reasons for Insecurity

When I published my very first Christian fiction novel four years ago, I had no idea what a roller-coaster ride I’d just jumped onto. Cue late-night writing binges when I felt so stoked to finally be doing what I always dreamed of, followed by days spent in bed when book sales dipped and the voices in my head started whining, “Doesn’t anybody like me?”

There were months that passed and I wondered if I should give up writing altogether and weeks spent battling the terror that comes from realizing your words are out there for anyone to read, dissect, and potentially hate.

Continue Reading

God is in control

Looking At Horrible Circumstances From A New Perspective

When Sheila's daughter was thrown from a car at age 2 and sustained a head injury, she didn't want to be a living testimony. She wanted to question God's goodness. But God gave her a new perspective that changed everything.…

October 3, 2020
lose weight

Lose Weight & Other Insecurities That Rob Us of God’s Promises

"I wish I could’ve told that girl in my kitchen that day all she suspected was true. Her house would never be clean enough, her laundry would never be folded, and she should buy stock in the pizza company. But that doesn’t mean she’s…

September 22, 2020

How to Pray for Your Unsaved Friends

Do you ever wish God would send someone else to witness to your friends? Candid Gal, Alana Terry is on our blog today sharing a story from her past, and how she has started moving forward and is actively praying for her friends.…

September 19, 2020
3 ways to pray for your pastor

Praying for Your Pastor

Alana Terry is a pastor's wife and former Candid Gal, and she's on Candidly Christian sharing three ways you can pray for your pastor.…

September 15, 2020
Are you ready for a deeper relationship with Jesus?

When You’re Bored With Prayer

Are you ever bored with prayer? I think we all get that way from time to time if we are honest. When we make it more of something we check off a list than having a conversation with our best friend and God of…

September 12, 2020

Fighting Prayer Life Paralysis

Have you ever felt like everybody else is “getting prayer” except for you? I know I’ve struggled with that feeling so many times. I want to grow in my prayer life, but how do you even describe what that means? …

August 29, 2020

What 20 Years of Homeschooling Taught Me…

Are you considering homeschooling or gearing up for another year? Candid blogger, Emma Right, has been a homeschool mom for over 20 years. This is what she would change if she could go back and do it all again...…

August 26, 2020
Never Give Up

Never Give Up

Do you ever get frustrated when you don't see results? When you work hard at something you feel like you were called to do, but it just doesn't go the way you planned? Maybe, say, a New Year's Resolution? Or a new project you're…

August 22, 2020
Don't miss these must-read books on prayer

5 of the Best Books on Prayer

Have you read these five books on prayer? I hadn't even heard of all of them, but our resident prayer expert, Alana Terry, says these are five books every prayer warrior needs in their library.…

August 19, 2020