Category Archives: worry

Worry: can I ever get free from its trap? Episode 15

Worry: can I ever get free from its trap? Episode 15

Worry: I know someone trapped by chronic worry Episode 14

Worry: I know someone trapped by chronic worry Episode 14

Worry: are some people just natural worriers Episode 13

Worry: are some people just natural worriers Episode 13

Worry: is there a difference between concern and worry? Episode 12

Worry: is there a difference between concern and worry? Episode 12

Worry: what does the Bible really say about it? Episode 11

Worry: what does the Bible really say about it? Episode 11

If I’m hurting, how can I give thanks?

If I’m hurting, how can I give thanks?

I grew up in a church in rural Indiana. As a child I remember the uniqueness of the Sunday night before Thanksgiving. I remember that it was one of the few services that the pastor didn’t preach. Instead I vaguely remember two microphones down front, and that people would just get up and share whatContinue Reading

Circles of clarification for the anxious heart

Control The inner circle is the circle of control; because it includes the elements over which you are able exercise control and have been given responsibility. You’ll note that it is the smallest circle; there is very little in this life that you and I can actually control. For instance, I can’t control the trafficContinue Reading

Help for the anxious

First Peter 5:7 is one of the sweetest verses in the Bible. Peter recorded this truth for people who were under severe persecution. He writes, “Casting all you anxieties on him, because he cares for you.” We all have the desire to control things that we cannot, and we often forget how deeply God cares forContinue Reading