WE’RE BRINGING “MERRY CHRISTMAS” BACK!

by Victoria Edwards

Recently, President Donald Trump declared that he is bringing the phrase “Merry Christmas” back to our country! Since there has been a “War on Christmas” for years now in the United States by those who label themselves as “tolerant leftists,” I thought it would be fitting to set the record straight… CHRISTMAS … Is NOT […]

Why Christians Absolutely Should Not Celebrate Halloween

by The_SURGE

Many Christians celebrate Halloween. Some churches and pastors even do. I recently saw a church advertising they were having a Zombie Run. Seriously? God’s House? This pastor does not celebrate Halloween and neither does her church. In a spirit of full disclosure, when I was a brand-new believer, I allowed my son to go trick-or-treating. […]

Why Ya Gotta Go & Make Things So Complicated {Halloween}

by Victoria Edwards
Halloween Blog

Why is it when I tell unbelievers I don’t celebrate Halloween, they understand … Yet when I explain my beliefs to Christians, they feel offended & confused? This whole “celebrating” Halloween thing has been a point of contention for believers for some time now.  But here are my opinions on the matter and better yet, […]

Why We Stand

by The_SURGE

Recently the news and media have been filled with U.S. Flag Applauders and Flag Desecrators. There is yet another divide between us … created by those who LIVE to spread DISUNITY. There are those who are grateful to this country for shelter and dignity and then those who mistakenly believe they are simply standing up […]

Road Trippin’ #SecretsoftheSURGE

by Victoria Edwards

As a ministry, we take trips to a myriad of locations at various times throughout the year. Because of this, we have learned a whole lot of cool little tips about how to plan for a trip—near or far… Here are just a few of our “SURGE Secrets” for Road Tripping! 1. Music Playlist The […]

Daughters Will Love Like You Do – Dionte Grey

by The_SURGE
Daughters will Love Like you Do.

  Daughters Me and my daughter, Dove, got a chance to spend the whole day together as my wife attended a women’s conference this past weekend. Daddy/daughter days usually always consists of bottles, baths, books, strolls through the neighborhood, shared nap-time, singing, and dancing. After reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar (a favorite from the womb), […]

Come For. . . NOT. . . Dwell With

by Victoria Edwards

“They are not OF the world (worldly, belonging to the world), [just] as I am not OF the world. Sanctify them [purify, consecrate, SEPARATE them for Yourself, make them holy] by the Truth; Your Word is Truth.” ‭‭John‬ ‭17:16-17‬ ‭AMPC‬‬ “Do not love this world nor the things it offers you, for when you love […]

Transformed by Truth by Meg Grey

by The_SURGE

When I was little, my parents taught me to always tell the truth. But somewhere along the way to adulthood I learned to do otherwise. I learned about “little white lies” – lies to not hurt other people’s feelings, lies to cover for my friends and siblings, lies to avoid confronting and sharing my true […]

Samantha Brown’s Travel Tips and Tricks

by The_SURGE

BY: SAMANTHA BROWN Make a list. From clothes to toiletries, list everything you’ll need for your trip. Then lay it all out on the bed, and check off items so you don’t forget anything. It’s also great in case your luggage is lost or stolen, because you’ll have a record of everything you’ve packed. Pick one […]