Gaining Ground Ministries Podcast



Gaining Ground Ministries is a ministry by Steve and Samara Ashley that focuses on taking the message of hope to a broken world. Our primary ministry areas are: blended family ministry, preaching, and prison ministry. We hope and pray that these audio messages will encourage you and bring you closer to our loving Savior Jesus Christ. Please rate this podcast and say "hi" at :)


  • Blended Family Life - Making the Most Out of the Holidays

    24/11/2016 Duração: 11min

    The holiday time can be full of so many emotions and let-downs, but it doesn't have to be that way. Let's talk today about how we can make our holidays better with our families for whatever time we have with them. 

  • Blended Family Life - What To Do With Unrealistic Expectations

    17/11/2016 Duração: 09min

    Blended family life can throw you some curveballs sometimes. I remember when we first merged our families together. I had such great plans for our future and I just knew that it would all work out so smoothly... not so much.  So, today we are talking about just that... how to handle the unrealistic expectations that come with blending families. 

  • God is Faithful

    08/06/2016 Duração: 02min

    Sometimes it's hard to remember that God has a great plan for you when you feel like you are walking through the fire. Here is a bit of encouragement for you today. 

  • Be Strong in the Lord

    25/05/2016 Duração: 01min

    Blended family life can be tough. Remember that God doesn't expect us to live this life alone and He definitely doesn't want us to feel defeated. Our God is so mighty and so loving. Here's what He wants us to know today...

  • TFT#5 Whole Armor of God

    13/05/2016 Duração: 04min

    Are you tired of fighting without effectiveness and without power? God gives us the tools to fight this battle that each of us are in. Be strong and stand.

  • TFT#4 How Deep the Father's Love

    12/05/2016 Duração: 04min

    The greatest love story of all time. God’s love is universal. God’s love is unique. God’s love is urgent. God’s love is unending.

  • TFT#3 Psalm 34 He Hears Us

    11/05/2016 Duração: 04min

    Ever feel like your prayers are bouncing off of the ceiling and God doesn’t hear you? Be confident that God is near to those who are brokenhearted, He is our Provider and our Deliverer.

  • TFT#2 What to do when you don't know what to do.

    10/05/2016 Duração: 04min

    You are tired of fighting and you are at the end of the rope feeling helpless. The enemy has surrounded you and you ask yourself what do I do now? We have all been there, there is Good News though!

  • TFT#1 Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow

    09/05/2016 Duração: 04min

    Are you afraid or lonely? Do you feel as if the world is crashing in on you? Take courage and let God be your help and your hope as He illuminates the darkness in your situation.

  • Rise Up, Let Us Be Going

    29/05/2011 Duração: 28min

    Have you ever failed God so many times that you didn't even know what to say to Him or to anybody else? In Mark 14 we find 3 disciples of Jesus, Peter, James and John found themselves not knowing what to say to Jesus.