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Sarah J Callen

The Greatest Rescue Mission Ever: A Candid Moment

December 21, 2020 |
The Greatest Rescue Mission Ever

Rescue those who are being taken away to death;  
hold back those who are stumbling to the slaughter.     

Proverbs 24:11 (ESV)

For the longest time when I read this verse, I thought of an intense action movie. I pictured donning some spy gear and infiltrating a place where injustice is happening. I imagined pulling someone out of danger in the nick of time. I got excited about being an action-star type rescuer.   

But now, I’m reminded of Jesus.   

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A Lesson in Loving One Another

Euodia and Syntyche: A Lesson in Loving One Another

The Book of Philippians begins with a seemingly stern "calling out" of Euodia and Syntyche. But Sarah saw Paul's words differently when she read them from a place of love and concern. Find out what she learned about repentance from this glimpse of a…

November 30, 2020

A New Look at God’s Promises

Jeremiah 29:11 is a staple verse for believers, but God's promises go beyond the plans He has to give you hope and a future. Sarah shows us A New Look at God's Promises beyond Jeremiah 29:11.…

October 26, 2020
Life doesn't always go as planned

Things Don’t Always Go As Planned

Whether you lived in Bible times or in the world today, things don't always go as planned. Sarah Callen shares more in this post...…

September 30, 2020
Honest conversations

Honest Conversations With God

Do you argue with God? Have you ever pitched a fit or just outright flew off the handle to Him? Sarah does. Join her today to find out how to have Candid Conversations with God. …

July 29, 2020
Scarcity Mindset

Replacing Lies With Truth

Are lies creeping into your thought life? Sarah sometimes entertains a scarcity mindset about what she needs and who she is, but today she shares how to replace those lies with Truth.…

April 22, 2020
Creation and Beyond

Believing What God Says: The Creation Story and Beyond

The story of God creating the world is, in my opinion, one of the coolest stories in the Bible. God took nothing and He made something from it—how amazing is that?! There was literally nothing, only God, and He decided that He was going…

March 30, 2020
Do you ever feel apathetic?

Stopping the Cycle of Apathy

Apathy. Have you ever felt apathetic? If so, you are not alone. Sarah shares her personal struggle with apathy and the steps she takes to overcome it in this post on Candidly Christian.…

January 27, 2020
The nature of grace

Learning The Nature Of Grace

I’ve heard that we make a judgment about a person in the first ten seconds of meeting them. Whether we’re basing this on a vibe they give off, the look on their face, or the weird color of their shoes, we’ll never know, but…

November 25, 2019
Learning the power of our words

Learning the Power of Our Own Words

The power of our words often runs deeper than we think. Candid gal, Sarah Callen shares more in this post on Candidly Christian. …

September 23, 2019
Uncomfortable with emotions...

Do You Ever Feel Uncomfortable With Emotions?

Today on our blog, Sarah Callen is talking about getting uncomfortable with emotions. She shares her story and some encouragement for others. “You view things clinically so you don’t have to feel.” Excuse you? I tried to summon a rebuttal or a reaction, but…

May 20, 2019

How Uncomfortable are You Willing to Get for Your Healing?

The other day, while I was sitting at a coffee shop writing, a shooting pain went through my neck. It was an uncomfortable experience, and I was rather impressed at my ability to injure myself without doing anything. I went home and stretched, massaged,…

March 18, 2019
My Coffee Date With Jesus

Learning to See the Awe in My Life

I’m currently sitting in a coffee shop, during my lunch break, asking the Holy Spirit what I should write about. And, honestly, I have no idea. I’ve been going and going and going and haven’t had the time to think much about writing or…

January 21, 2019
Opening my eyes to the new

Opening My Eyes to the New

Recently, I started a new job, which has not been a smooth transition. I’m sure I haven’t navigated this change as gracefully as I could’ve, but I’m doing the best I can. For the first month of working there, a group of us traveled…

November 26, 2018

Growing Deeper When Things Get Rough

“Just keep going” is the phrase that I keep repeating to myself. You see, right now, all I want to do is give up. I am tempted to throw in the towel on my dreams and settle for something mundane. I want to pack…

August 30, 2018
Learning to Trust God

Shattering the Spectacular: Learning to Trust Little by Little

Trust has always been one of those things that doesn’t come easily for me. I know some people who trust everyone right off the bat. They’re welcoming and warm and willing to open their homes to strangers and I am thankful for these friends…

May 10, 2018