Tag Archives: Fear

When I Am Afraid

What are you afraid of? Rejection? Failure? Heights? Snakes? Cancer, Alzheimer’s, or some other disease? The unknown? The list   could fill the page. Some fears are rational, some irrational, but I’d guess that we’ve all faced fears  at some point in our lives. Fear is common to man, but if we trust the Lord…

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What’s Our Problem?

What’s our problem, anger or fear? In TheNational, Rashmee Roshan Lall contends that “Fear, not anger, is gripping voters around the world.” Anger is filling the airwaves and is even evident in political crowds, but I tend to agree with Lall. Something happened several years ago that led me to believe fear is the real issue.…

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Forward by Faith

A long time ago, in a far-away place—or so it seems—but, it was actually when we had two small children, Robert was in seminary in Atlanta, and we lived in student family housing. Our apartment building had six connected units lined up side-by-side. The building was perpendicular to the parking lot, so the family in the…

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When Terror Strikes

Horrific attacks on innocent victims in Paris stirred emotions of horror, disbelief, and sadness that humans can stoop so low. It’s impossible to hear the reports and see pictures of the carnage and not identify with the victims. Next, come thoughts that it could happen here. In my neighborhood. At one of my gatherings. Or…

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Snares for Today’s Christians

I’ve recently been increasingly aware of the difficulty of walking in righteousness–in healthy relationships with God and with each other. It seems the world is fighting to destroy Christianity with carefully aimed attacks against faith and obedience to God. However, our greatest danger might actually be hidden traps that could ensnare us. The attack against morality has become so…

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