My Encounter With The Demon Of Fear

Throughout my walk with God, I’ve learned and seen many things. In this article, I want to talk about the day I came face to face with a demon of fear.

There was a moment in time when I kept facing spiritual warfare in my dreams. Every night I would have these horrible dreams of demons and wouldn’t be able to wake up. This encounter occurred during that period of time.

What I Saw

I don’t remember having a horrible dream that night, but I do remember waking up. I was half asleep and I saw someone pacing back and forth in my room. They were dressed like an old lady with a long dress and a sun hat. They were looking down and whispering to themselves.

Immediately, I heard the Holy Spirit say, “That’s a demon, you need to cast it out.” Read more

My Salvation Testimony & How I Found Christ

Who Am I?

My name is Ariel Shanelle, co-founder of Misfit Ministries. My husband, Owen Bey, and I created this ministry because we believe all people who follow Christ should have a safe place of unity and growth.

There are many people who believe in Jesus Christ, but are ashamed of themselves and their sins. Although that’s not biblical, I know that place all too well. I did not let my sin separate me from God and neither should you. Because I put myself aside and followed God whole-heartedly, I’m now in a place I’d never thought I’d be.

I didn’t get here overnight, though. I’m going to share with you my Christian testimony of how I found Christ and how He changed my life.

My Life Was ‘Normal’ Until…

I honestly and truly believe that the first tactic the enemy used against me was fatherlessness. My father abandoned my mother and me when I was three years old. I didn’t realize until after I got saved how pivotal that moment was for my life. However, God makes it clear that the father is to be the head of the household and without that structure, everything else struggles. Read more