Fighting Forward



Welcome to Fighting Forward. We're C.J. & Lindsay McPhail and our message is simple.... NEVER GIVE UP, NEVER LOSE HEART, KEEP MOVING FORWARD. We're passionate about you knowing who you were created to be and that God is desperately waiting for your eyes to be opened to the many ways He's already working around you. We've come through hard stuff, from losing everything to multiple miscarriages and two of our four sons being diagnosed with autism. But we've also experienced the maganitude of God's grace and power when we received a home from ABC's Extreme Makeover Home Edition in 2011. We're inviting you on a journey of breakthrough and freedom with us, and we want you to know... YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

Featured Posts

On the Road Again…

Feb 3, 2015 | No Comments

Ok so technically we haven’t actually been on the road yet but who can resist a Willie Nelson classic title for a post about shoving 6 people in an RV for weeks at a time?!?! Our first trip is coming up seriously fassssst. I’m not gunna lie, I’m sweating a little as I type this. […]

Is God Really Our Provider?

Is God Really Our Provider?

Jan 17, 2015 | No Comments

The Following is an excerpt from our STRIKE Manifesto, designed to rock you and set you free. If we’re worried or anxious about what we think God hasn’t provided, it will incapacitate our ability to be creative. You may be thinking, “Well, I’m not the creative type,” but God is the Creator of the universe […]

This One Thing Can Be What’s Keeping You From Experiencing God.

This One Thing Can Be What’s Keeping You From Experiencing God.

Jan 17, 2015 | No Comments

“A funny thing tends to happen when you hand your life over to God, no questions asked. He takes what you thought you wanted and shows you something better-something so much infinitely better that you can only marvel at how simple-minded your past dreams were.” -Darren Wilson, Filming God How many times have you walked […]


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    Lindsay has a special ability to strike a very common chord in all women, believers and non-believers a like. Through the stories she shares and the questions she asks, she makes you feel understood, special and unique all at the same time.

    - Megan Baker, Worship Leader & Founder of Fight Night Grants Pass

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    Lindsay is an exciting speaker. I love her heart for the Lord. Her enthusiasm of scripture and application is highly contagious!!!!

    - Brenda Anderson, Women’s Ministries, First Naz

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    Lindsay and C.J. are incredible! They are real, brave and courageous in their walk with God and are passionate pursuers of freedom in Christ, for themselves and those around them.

    - Kate Roden, Lead Pastor, Living Waters Church

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    Raw, real and authentic. The McPhail’s are passionate communicators challenging us to fearlessly rise above anything that would stop us from being all that God desires us to be!”

    - Ron Swanson, Lead Pastor, Journey Church

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