Four Lessons About Facing the Giants

by Dan Gallagher

I live in the Pacific Northwest, where stories are often told of a giant primate-like creature that lurks in the remote woods and is occasionally sighted randomly by the hiker or lone hunter. This giant creature is known by the nickname Bigfoot, a reference to the huge footprints he supposedly leaves in soft soil. Although […]

Jars of Clay

by Dan Gallagher

The following article was written by Renee Dugan, full-time staff member at Spirit & Truth Fellowship, International Anyone who’s seen the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise or any movie like it is familiar with the imagery of a giant treasure chest full of gold. While the historical accuracy of that design may be a bit […]

Growing Good Fruit

by Dan Gallagher

A number of years ago I was in the Philippines visiting some friends when someone handed me a fresh mango.  As I bit into the orange flesh, the juice immediately ran down my chin and started dripping onto the ground like a leaky garden hose. That was all it took for me to get hooked […]

Five Ways to Face Fear

by Renee Dugan

The following was written by Rene Dugan, a full time Staff member at Spirit & Truth Fellowship International Fears. We all have them. From simple uneasy rumblings to devastating phobias, we’ve all faced something in our lives that’s threatened to put us on the run. The problem with fear is that it greatly hinders our […]

How To Really Help Those Who Are Walking Through Hell

by Dan Gallagher

Over the course of the past few months my family was faced with a very terrible ordeal. It involved one of our kids and there was no simple or quick fix. It was a time of great grief and loss. My family is not unique and the reality is that most people face some tough […]

We Mold to Our Environment

by Dan Gallagher

The following was written by Rene Dugan, a full time Staff member at Spirit & Truth Fellowship International Some women look amazing with bangs. My mom is one of them. For as long as I can remember, she’s made it a point to get them trimmed every six weeks or so—even if it means taking […]

Two Requirements for Having Healthy Relationships

by Dan Gallagher

I come from a very close-knit clan, and one of my greatest joys in life has been my deep connections with all my brothers and sisters. Despite our varied personalities and likes, we all attribute our mutual love and support of one another to our parents and our strong Irish heritage—family first is definitely an […]

Looking through the Keyhole

by Dan Gallagher

The following was written by Renee Dugan, a full time staff member of Spirit & Truth Fellowship International One of the landmark attractions in the United States is the Library of Congress. Located in our nation’s capital, it sports the title of “the library with the most books in the world”. More than 36 million, […]


by Dan Gallagher

The following blog was written by Renee Dugan, a full time employee at STF. Did you know you’ve played host to a brain parasite? It’s true! Everyone has. This nefarious little creature is called an earworm, and it always manifests the same way: it’s a song that gets stuck in your head. And repeats. And […]


by Dan Gallagher

Opinions are like butts—everyone’s got one. Since the dawn of creation, mankind has always had an opinion about something. As much as God might’ve wished He hadn’t included that aspect of our makeup after listening to the Israelites complaining about their opinions of life in the wilderness for forty years, He still loved us enough […]