Fear #4 – More Responsibility

One of the basic rules of life is that with age comes more responsibility. I am more aware of this on this particular day because it is my birthday. Just as physical growth brings more responsibility, so does spiritual growth. When I get closer to God I realize more of my own failings and how... Continue Reading →

Changing Ourselves Can Be Frightful

My oldest daughter is convinced that she is a "germaphobe". She is in that pre-teen age range that starts to obsess over identity. All of those labels that are so stereotypical of school start to surface during this time. So, my daughter has chosen "germaphobe" as her identity. I am sure she will graduate to... Continue Reading →

Is Following Christ No Fun?

The second thing that many Christians fear when they become more devoted in their faith is that they will lose the things that bring enjoyment to their life. ¬†What people don't understand is that God knows better than we do what brings us enjoyment. He has our best interests at heart and if we will... Continue Reading →

Fearing Spiritual Failure

I have always been a terrible swimmer. Two years ago, I tried to remedy my poor swimming status by sheer practice. I failed miserably. I seemed to be attacking the water rather than gliding through it. One lap down was a chore that left me out of breath and hurting. I was frustrated and annoyed... Continue Reading →

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