Seacoast Stories: Grow Your Faith

3 Tips for Understanding What Jesus Said

#Grow Your Faith #Jesus Said
You look down, read the text message your significant other sent, and thought to yourself, “What does THAT mean?”

A Place For Us

#At The Movies #Grow Your Faith #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 [...]

A Woman’s Great Adventure

#At The Movies #Grow Your Faith #Small Group #Wonder Woman
Joining my first small group this summer has been my best experience yet at Seacoast. We are reading a book together called Captivating by John [...]

Abbie’s Story of Healing

#Grow Your Faith #Healing #Miracle Service #myseacoaststory
We are not meant to keep to ourselves what God is doing in our lives. So today, I want to share my healing story. On [...]

Angry Like Jesus

#Anger #Grow Your Faith #Where's The Love
One of the most important things we learn to do as we grow up is distinguish between good and bad anger. Some anger is unreasonable, [...]

Can You Really Trust God?

#Can You Trust God #Grow Your Faith #Trust God
When you get right down to it, we don’t really think God knows us, and we aren’t sure he knows what’s best for us.

Cody’s Story of Healing

#Grow Your Faith #Healing #Men's Hike #Miracle Service #myseacoaststory
January 23 is a date that will forever be marked on my calendar. It isn’t my birthday, my anniversary, or any of my children’s birthdays. [...]

Deborah’s Story Of Healing

#Grow Your Faith #Healing #miracle
I’ve been searching for a way to put into words the significance of January 23, 2019. Simply put: Miracles still happen. I’m living proof. In [...]

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask For Help

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

Family is Messy, and That’s OK. Here’s why:

#Family #Grow Your Faith #This Is Us
I remember very clearly the day my illusions about my family were shattered forever.

Father’s Day: The Other Side of Things

#Father's Day #Grow Your Faith #myseacoaststory #single dads
A single dad inspired the creation of Father’s Day. In 1909, Sonora Smart Dodd sat in church, wondering: if mothers had a day to honor [...]

Finding Breakthrough With Community

#Connect Weekend #Grow Your Faith #small groups
During a dark season in Zach and Megan’s lives, they began to look for a church with an authentic and transparent feel. At the time, [...]

For Those We Haven’t Met Yet

#Grow Your Faith #Imagine #myseacoaststory
What did your life look like 20 years ago? Were you about to get a driver’s license? Still in college? Starting a family? Chances are [...]

Freedom from Anxiety

#Anxiety #Grow Your Faith #small groups
This week, we celebrate freedom. As a writer and a Christian, I am especially grateful for the freedom of speech and the freedom of religion. [...]

Game Night Creates “Ohana”

#Grow Your Faith #small groups
Shaun and Jessica Key’s small group started from a casual, summer game night at their house. Forming a group for married couples wasn’t our intention,” [...]

Grow Your Faith While Exploring The Holy Land

#Grow Your Faith #Israel Trip
Join Pastor Greg Surratt for a study program in Israel designed for Seacoast members who want to discover the roots of our faith and deepen their study [...]

How Do We Make The Supernatural Become Natural?

#Ghost Stories #Grow Your Faith
When we read stories or see art from the ancient world or the middle ages, it often looks fantastical. Mythical beasts, demons, and angels are [...]

Imagine Seacoast

#Greg Surratt #Grow Your Faith #Imagine Seacoast
As cement is poured and walls begin to go up, the Imagine vision is finally taking shape.

I’ll Send You an Army

#Counseling #Depression #Grow Your Faith #Healing #Physical Trauma
“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 [...]

Not Just A Number

#Grow Your Faith #myseacoaststory
Written from an interview with Kara Slick Majewski When my son Johnny was in elementary school, his friends invited him to Seacoast. He asked me [...]

Not On Your Own

#Connect Weekend #Grow Your Faith #Johns Island Campus
When David Sohns was diagnosed with cancer, he and his wife Erin shared the news through tears with their Seacoast Johns Island family. They were [...]

Our Foster Care Story

#foster care #Greenville Campus #Grow Your Faith #Local Missions
After our daughter, Karsyn, turned 6, my husband, Zack, and I were ready to expand our family. Shortly after, we were excited to find out [...]

Out Of The Mouth Of Babes

#find god #Grow Your Faith #kids
Last week we were having dinner and recapping our days when my 7 year-old son, Miles, announced that he needed my advice on something. At [...]

Resurfacing

#find god #Global Missions #Grow Your Faith #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 [...]

Seth’s Story Of Healing

#Conway #Grow Your Faith #Healing #Miracle Service
The afternoon of our first healing service in January, campus pastors were introduced to Joshua Silverberg and Wes Pickering, who would lead the service that night. After [...]

She Is There

#find god #Grow Your Faith
John and Lorri’s Story A husband grieves, and hopes, as his wife battles cancer and comes to terms with her Savior.

Surviving The Holidays After Loss

#Griefshare #Grow Your Faith #Make a Difference
Repost from 2017 - Last year I was facing the holidays as a widow, and “survival” help was what I desperately needed.

The Importance of Connection

#Columbia Campus #Grow Your Faith #Small Group
Sometimes it seems like no one could possibly understand what you’re going through—but then you join a small group. God is a pro at bringing [...]

The Miraculous Blessings of Prayerful Healing

#Ghost Stories #Grow Your Faith #Healing #myseacoaststory #prayer
Adapted from an interview with Micah Nichols Believing in God is to believe in the supernatural. So why do we often doubt God’s intervention in [...]

The Unrecognized Sides of Prejudice

#biracial #Grow Your Faith #Unity #Where's The Love
Sometimes we don’t realize the assumptions we make, the stereotypes we blindly accept, the divisions we create. In our Where’s the Love? series, we are [...]

Time to Renovate

#Grow Your Faith #Prayer and Fasting
I’m having a hard time concentrating. My husband is cutting out the fiberglass tub surround in the downstairs bathroom as I write (well, try to [...]

What Can We Make Of The Present When We Compare It With The Past?

#Grow Your Faith #Seacoast Vintage
When I walk through the halls of Seacoast, I walk through memories. They live in the rooms, sit in the chairs, waiting for me to [...]

What I Didn’t Expect as a Mom

#Grow Your Faith #Mother's Day
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 To Do When You Face Divine Delays

#Delays #Grow Your Faith #Josh Surratt
Lead Pastor Josh Surratt shares a little history on Paul’s time in Caesarea and some perspective on tackling the divine delays in your own life.

When We Want to Ask Why

#Grow Your Faith
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 [...]

Worship Center Construction to Begin

#Grow Your Faith #Josh Surratt #new building