“I think hate is a distorted form of hurt.” – Moriah Smallbone
When two imperfect people get married, it’s beautiful, but this new relationship gives both people the power to hurt each other more than anyone else can. Moriah Peters Smallbone and her husband Joel (from the band for King & Country) sat down with I Am Second and tell an honest story about hurting each other in marriage, learning what it means to forgive, and what it looked like for them to conquer fear of vulnerability in relationships.
April 24, 2019
Jen Ledger’s advice on how she personally battles fear and anxiety needs to be heard. After battling intense anxiety during a Skillet tour, band mate Korey Cooper gave her the most beautiful and tangible advice on what to do when anxiety comes back for another fight.
“What if this is something that just never goes away for me?” “Then you fight, Jen. While there’s breath in your lungs and until the day that you die, you never stop fighting. You do not let fear rob you of your own life.” – Korey Cooper (Skillet)
Jen added her own solo project to the mix. It’s called LEDGER.
April 04, 2019
There are certain topics that have long been taboo inside of Christianity, even though they are things that we should be addressing. That’s why Tenth Avenue North released their album The Things We’ve Been Afraid To Say where they tackle the difficult and even awkward subjects with brutal honesty.
Mike Donehey from Tenth Avenue North joined us to dive deeper into the songs and explain that even though their lyrics might seem shocking, they’re meant to start a conversation.
Be warned that some of the topics covered in the interview are sensitive. We cover the un-romatic aspects of marriage, infidelity, pornography, secrets, and abuse.
January 07, 2019
Zach Williams sings about dealing with fear in his song “Fear is a Liar,” but when he thought he destroyed a vocal chord he had to figure out how to live that song out. If you’re dealing with something that scares you or brings you anxiety, we hope Zach’s story encourages you!
September 17, 2018