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Our Bondage is OVER!

Posted By Post Date: December 29, 2023

A Special Message from Fr. Barnabas: Only 5 more days are left to participate in the End of the Year Campaign and we are so close to our goal! While you're thinking about it, go to FaithEncouraged.org and click the Donate button and make this gift today, or click...

Know What You’re Getting Into!

Posted By Post Date: December 28, 2023

St. Paul says, "Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise" in Ephesians 1:1-3, and we even have prayers for people on their deathbeds asking God to forgive them if they have not honored their parents. It seems pretty clear in scriptures in both...

What a Marvel!

Posted By Post Date: December 27, 2023

A Special Message from Fr. Barnabas - We are just a few days away from 2024, and our Partnership Drive ENDS December 31st. For as little as $5 a month, you can support our media work in the coming year. Just go to FaithEncouraged and become a monthly donor...

The Goal Isn’t Happiness; It’s Reality

Posted By Post Date: December 26, 2023

A Special Message from Fr. Barnabas: The year is almost gone. The Feast is upon us and we celebrate the entire feast and prepare for the New Year. We here at Faith Encouraged are preparing for the New Year as well. Will you help us before the year is...

And So This Is Christmas

Posted By Post Date: December 25, 2023

Christ is Born! “Where did she go?” As a father, that question sent chills up my spine! Our youngest had wandered off and I couldn’t see her. It was a crowded area and all my police training had me imagining the worst. Not knowing where she was was a terror...

The Personal Guarantee From God

Posted By Post Date: December 22, 2023

A Special Message from Fr. Barnabas: Only 1 MORE Week left to participate in the End of the Year Campaign and we are so close to our goal! While you're thinking about it, go to FaithEncouraged.org, click the Donate button, and make this gift today, or click the picture...

Discovering the Image of God in You

Posted By Post Date: December 21, 2023

"She looks just like you." I confess, I love hearing this from folks when they see a picture of my little girls. Of course, when they see a picture of my wife, they say that the girls look like her! So, which is it? Well, it's both. After all,...

Being Faithful Means Building Endurance


"It's a marathon, not a sprint." Good advice to hear when you're struggling with sticking to a discipline or trying to push through a difficult task. It's even good advice for relationships. Usually, we humans give up too soon! And when we do, we usually regret it later. Or,...

Embrace the Good News!


The news struck me as wonderful, but my friend looked at me with surprise when I reacted with a smile and "congratulations" at him, telling me that the company he worked for was letting him go. He seemed to be genuinely amazed that I was actually happy for him. You...

God Is Building His Home in You!


"Home is where the heart is." "There's no place like home." "I'll be home for Christmas." OK, this could go on all day. It seems we humans have an attachment to "home." Even the word itself conjures up images, feelings, and nostalgia. Sometimes this longing for "home" sends us down...