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Faith Over Fear

with Jennifer Slattery, Jodie Bailey and Shellie Arnold

The Courage to Fight Godly Battles – Ep. 43

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God calls as followers of Christ to fight godly battles; to play an active role in the fight for right versus wrong and good versus evil. Each of our battles might look different, but the call is the same: to obey, no matter how difficult or challenging our obedience might feel in the moment.

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Group Discussion Questions:

1. Share or journal on a time when you felt God calling you to engage in a high-stakes situation.
a. What were your fears?
b. What doubts triggered those fears?
c. What truths helped (or could have helped) increase your courage?
d. What character traits of God helped (or could have helped) increase your courage?
2. Did anyone come alongside you? If so, how did this help you feel more courageous? If not, how did this effect you?
3. Is there someone who can act like a Deborah in your life?
4. Is there anyone to whom God might be calling you to act like a Deborah?
5. How can focusing on ourselves increase our fear?
6. How can focusing on God—His character, power, promises and love—help decrease our fear and increase our courage?
7. Based on the Deborah-Barak account in the Bible, who brings victory?
8. What are some unexpected ways God has brought victory in your life or the lives of those you love?

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March 02, 2021
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Jennifer Slattery is an author, speaker, and ministry leader passionate about helping God's children reach their full potential and live fully surrendered to Christ. Find her online at
Jodie Bailey is a Carolina girl who believes in the transformational power of the story when God is allowed to hold the pen. As an Army wife, she developed a love for serving and speaking to other Army spouses as a Protestant Women of the Chapel study leader, a Family Readiness Group leader, and an Army Family Team Building instructor. She began her writing career by creating content for PWOC’s international e100 women’s study and contributing to military family devotions and blogs. She is also a multi-published inspirational fiction author. Jodie lives in North Carolina with her husband, her daughter, and two dogs. You can stop by and say hi at
As a writer and speaker, Shellie Arnold has published articles, written weekly devotional curriculum, taught at writers’ conferences, spoken at homeschooling events, and conducted classes, seminars, and retreats for various church groups. A home school mom of over twenty years, she knows the unique challenges stay-at-home moms face. As a sexual abuse survivor, she understands the long-term effects trauma can have, even for believers. She has three published novels: The Spindle Chair, Sticks and Stones, and Abide With Me, all of which depict the “perfect storms” in marriage - what happens when our weaknesses hit head-on, and we’re both left wondering if anything can be salvaged. Visit her at
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