Seacoast Stories: Story

10 Books to Read This Summer

#Summer Reading
If you had to sum up your life in books, what would be on your bookshelf? Probably some books from when you were little—Berenstain Bears, [...]

A Fresh Start

#find god #Small Group #Giving
Sometimes you just need someone to give you a little push. If the leader of Will and Meredith Huggin’s married small group hadn’t encouraged the [...]

A Place For Us

#At The Movies #The Greatest Showman
Movies reveal a lot about our culture’s fears, hopes, and values. During our summer At The Movies series, we’re talking about what moves us and [...]

Camp Changed My Life

#summer camp #Camp
"Attending Summer Camp was the best decision I’ve ever made. And my relationship with God transformed."

Defying a Legacy

#care #Griefshare #Sisterhood #addiction #recovery #Encouragers #Dream Center
We will all leave a legacy—and our choices will determine what kind. Yvonne hadn’t been to church since age 11—and she hadn’t even liked it [...]

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask For Help

#Grow Your Faith #Single Moms #Griefshare #Care Care Ministry
“But in the darkest of situations, in the darkest corners, God shines through in a way you would never experience otherwise.”

Eyes to See

#Discover Your Purpose #togo #africa #battles to breakthrough #care ministry #missions
by Christie Michaud TOGO, West Africa – The heat was intense. In a foreign land, I sat under the few trees I could find for [...]

Financial Peace University

#Financial Peace University
What a Snapshot Tells Us Snapshots capture more than we’d like sometimes. They catch unflattering moments, our mouths open, or our eyes mid-blink. Yet some [...]

Forgiving the Unforgivable

#battles to breakthrough
Forgiveness is one of the hardest things God asks us to do. Why is it so important to forgive someone who has hurt us?

Hope Can Spring From Your Darkest Moments

#Depression #Inside Track #serving in church #small groups #Sisterhood #Summerville campus #SEU
For several months, Josefina endured watching her tiny son breathe through a respirator in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Initially his heart calmed when [...]

How to Spend Your Spring Break

#togo #Global Missions #wells #water #medical clinics #South Africa #sustainable projects
For anyone considering missions, you don’t need a particular skillset to go. There is always something for you to do.

I’m Singing

#School of Worship #Japan #Discover Your Purpose #Make a Difference
Guest post by Marabeth Duncan A storm brewed on the horizon as I sat at the top of the stairs that led down to the [...]

I’ll Send You an Army

#Depression #Counseling #Physical Trauma #Healing #Grow Your Faith
“You are asking for one person to share your life, but I am not going to send just one to help carry your burden, I [...]

Leaving a Financial Legacy

#estate planning #financial planning
Making a plan for your finances means peace of mind for you and your family and it’s a chance to determine part of your legacy, [...]

Make A Difference

Seacoast Church exists to make a difference and we do so in many different ways. Through your generous donations, we are able to provide funding for [...]

Moving on Faith: Trusting God’s Next Step

#Serving #Inside Track #Dream Team #ARC
It is scary to move into the unknown on faith; that’s why it is so hard.

No Matter Where in the World

#Make a Difference
We believe every community in the world needs a life-giving church to thrive. In cooperation with our global partners in ten countries, we are dedicated [...]

Relief Efforts Continue

#Make a Difference #Giving
Irma is long gone but her effects will be felt for weeks and months to come. We are committed to helping those who have been [...]

Replacing What You’ve Lost

#Make a Difference #Make A Difference In The Community
She thought she’d lost everything, but God replaced it with so much more.

Resurfacing

#Grow Your Faith #find god #Global Missions #Haiti
Guest post by Maggie Robinson I have gone on three mission trips to Morency, Haiti since last summer. Every time I’ve traveled there, I returned [...]

Returning Home

#Grow Your Faith
At Seacoast, part of our mission is to help people find God. Our attendees continue to imagine a future where we can offer as many [...]

Reversing A Relapse

#custom #summer camp #SEU #Celebrate Recovery
As soon as her dad dropped her off at church and his car turned the corner, Kayla, then in middle school, would leave to go [...]

Saving a Life

#Discover Your Purpose #Make a Difference #custom #manning
It was called Dead Man’s Curve—a sharp bend in the road on the outskirts of Sumter, South Carolina. Nichole had driven it countless times. She [...]

Seacoast Stories: A Recipe for Family

#Make a Difference #Single Moms #Christmas #Serving
As we get to know each other,” says MaryChris, “we see every woman’s individual personality—who she is beyond the title, ‘mom’.

Seacoast Worship Releases “Greater”

#Seacoast Worship #Greater #Ephesians 3:20
Since the early days of Seacoast, Ephesians 3:20 has been the closing benediction for every service. “Now to him who is able to do immesaurably [...]

Surviving The Holidays After Loss

#Make a Difference #Grow Your Faith #Griefshare
Last year I was facing the holidays as a widow, and “survival” help was what I desperately needed. The upcoming holidays were the great unknown—the [...]

The Power Of Camp

#summer camp #Custom Students
Power of Camp Four days. What if that’s all it takes for something to happen that you’ve been praying for, maybe for a long time? [...]

The Risk of Community

#Small Group #Community
We weren’t created to go through life alone and being a part of God’s family means that we never have to.

The Unexpected Joys of Fatherhood

#Father's Day #Grace #Love
Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! Being a dad comes with a lot of surprises and we wanted to share some thoughts [...]

Weathering the Storm in Puerto Rico

#Global Missions #Puerto Rico #disaster relief
The camera crews have left, but recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria will take years. Ali Morales tells us what it’s like having family [...]

What I Didn’t Expect as a Mom

Happy Mother’s Day! We would like to honor all the moms out there by sharing a few of their voices, their hearts…and their experiences—the small [...]

What Teens Read

#Summer Reading #teen reading #books #Christian novels
Many mainstream books for teens today center on extraordinarily gifted characters. The thing is, these characters usually defeat the villain by finding strength inside themselves, [...]

When We Want to Ask Why

Yes, I was praying for God to save him, but the thought that kept going through my mind was ‘Please don’t let this cause me [...]

Why I Came Back to Church

#Kidscoast #Serve
If you didn’t count the mandatory masses at my Catholic school, I hadn’t gone to church in over a year. My friend Taylor had tried [...]

You Make Me Brave

#Discover Your Purpose #Make a Difference #breast cancer #cancer #care
I told them not to call me. I didn’t want to hear the news on my birthday—alone in a hotel room in Boston. Instead I [...]