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 …

The Christian and the Coronavirus

Our world seems upside down right now. Whether it’s the Coronavirus, politics, tornadoes in Tennessee, or the wild stock market…  there’s so much unrest and chaos. We are told in Philippians 4:6, “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.”  Easier said than done, right? One of …

On Evangelism and Fear

My hands were sweating, and my heart was beating with that heavy, shake-inducing kind of rhythm that I normally only get when looking down from precarious heights. I trembled a tiny bit when handing the woman a small pamphlet about faith. I looked at her, gathered my courage and asked “Would you like to talk with me about Jesus?” She …