It’s a question so many of us are asking lately. With all that’s going on in the world these days it makes us wonder if God is really in control. Does he really know what He’s doing? Does God really care that there’s a pandemic that is killing thousands all over the globe? That senseless […]Read More What on Earth is God Doing?
Walking in the midst of our trials, it is often difficult to believe that God will come through for us. A mother in labor for hours, suffering from birth pains, is overwhelmed by thoughts that the ordeal will never end. Ah, but when the moment comes – great rejoicing! And indescribable relief. Fingernail-biting moments come […]Read More The God of His Word
Worry is what we do when we desperately want to control circumstances that are completely out of our hands. It is a perfectly human reaction to seemingly extraordinary events. And it’s all in our head.Read More Worrying Won’t Make a Difference
Starting now, let’s begin to dismantle the stronghold that fear has on your life. There’s no better time to begin. This is the second part in my series on fear. Find the first one here. I like what Max Lucado wrote in his book, “Fearless”. He said, “Feed your fears and your faith will starve. Feed […]Read More Fear: What You Can Do About It (Part 2)
I recently asked my Facebook friends what kinds of fears are commonly faced today, in preparation for this article. Here are some of the things they said: Dying Terminal illness Failure Financial concerns Not being good enough Being alone Rejection Public speaking Phobias (ex: claustrophobia) An uncertain future Other people’s opinions Commitment Homelessness/starvation Going to […]Read More Fear: What it is, and what it does (Part 1)
In my mid-twenties I came face to face with the 32ndPsalm. It made me uncomfortable. I forced myself to read it twice. And then a third time. Then I just couldn’t pull myself away. The more uncomfortable I felt, the more I was drawn to the words on the page. I soon realized that there was […]Read More The Way to Healing and Freedom: Confess Your Sins