12 Verses for When You're Feeling Anxious

Written by Taylor Price The pit in your stomach, the shaky hands, the downward spiral of intrusive thoughts: this is a place most of us know all too well. Feeling worried and anxious is often our natural response when life feels overwhelming, or frightening, or unknown. And while Scripture is not a magic pill or bandage to cover up real …

Influence That Lasts: A Life Worth Imitating

Written by Taylor Price When the world shut down due to the global pandemic, I, like most people, shifted to shopping (and spending most free time) online. Since picking up, trying on, or closely inspecting products was no longer an option, I quickly got into the habit of clicking over to Youtube, where I’d watch a trendy millennial tell me …

Cloak or Character?

“One day he (Joseph) went into the house to attend to his duties, and none of the household servants was inside.12 She (Potiphar’s wife) caught him by his cloak and said, “Come to bed with me!” But he left his cloak in her hand and ran out of the house.”  Genesis 39:11-12  Charles Spurgeon stated these words, “I had better …

Courage to Face Our Fears

Did you know that the most common command in the Bible is “fear not”? This command especially speaks into those types of anxieties and worries that are out of our control. God knows we need to be regularly reminded of this–  especially with all of the extraordinary things that have been happening these past few weeks. What a scary place …

The current circumstances surrounding our health and safety along with the concerns for the stability of the world’s financial markets could cause anyone to struggle with anxiety, fear, panic, and worry. A number of people have asked Word of Life’s Biblical Counseling Center about some good resources, so our Director of Counseling, Joe Schenke, put together a few biblical counseling …

Perfect Peace

Through the twists and turns of life, one of my favorite truths is found in Isaiah 26. You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in You. (v. 3) The reason we like this verse is that it offers something that we are looking for. Peace. Perfect peace. Those words grab us and we …

John Harold Reimer promoted to Glory

Harold was born on April 27, 1926, in the small town of Mountain Lake, Minnesota, the sixth of seven children.  He had godly Mennonite parents who were farmers but often struggled to make ends meet.  Throughout her pregnancy, his mother prayed earnestly that the child she was expecting would someday become a missionary, something she didn’t share with him until …