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5 Helps for That 2020 Anxiety

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My coworker turned to me yesterday and started, “Did you hear the news about . . .?” I cringed inside, not wanting to hear how he would finish the sentence. I was already anticipating negative news that would further disrupt this already difficult week.

Feeling Overwhelmed by Information?

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At first his opinion sounded okay, especially given the fact that he was proclaimed an expert. But the more I listened, the more I felt a check in my spirit. Something didn’t sit quite right with me.
Riley and Jessica Veal - Your Baby Might Not Make It

Riley and Jessica Veal: "Your Baby Might Not Make It"

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From the outside, Jessica, Riley, and their little girl Madeline look like the perfect family. You would never know that just three years ago, they were overwhelmed by a grave medical diagnosis for their unborn baby.

3 Truths to Navigate A Season of Uncertainty

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In 2019, I spent seven months in Israel for my research attachment as a graduate student. As I reflect on my journey to and in Israel, I have seen how God provided for me and grew my faith through 19 flights, 8 airports, five countries/states and a lifetime of experience. Here are three truths that I have learned and re-learned about God during this time.

Don’t Give Fear A Terror-tory

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All of us have experienced fear at some point in our lives, especially when we face new experiences or are forced out of our comfort zones. The uncertainty of the future can paralyze us, taking on its own terror-tory (territory, pun intended). But instead of focusing on our fears, why not set our sights on our big God, who promises to be with us in all of our fears and anxieties?

To All Who Are Anxious and Fearful

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Title: To All Who Are Anxious and Fearful Artwork by: Pin…

How Giving Up Fear Prepared Me for a Pandemic

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When the 2020 season of Lent began, very few of us predicted how we’d be forced to give up so much of what we had taken for granted. Before the threat of the coronavirus reached my community, I chose to give up fear. Looking back, this prompting seems like a foreshadowing of what was about to come.

How Can I Trust God When Life Is So Uncertain?

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This time last week, I was boarding a last-minute flight home to the UK from Austria, moments after the Austrian government had announced a national lockdown in response to the global spread of the coronavirus. Stepping aboard a plane full of anxious passengers and cagey crewmembers was an unsettling flying experience I won’t soon forget.

Is God Ghosting Me?

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Does God ever go silent? It’s a reasonable question. My first reaction to it is an emphatic, “Yes!” God's direction was so clear when He led me to finish the degree, that I was sure once I was done, He’d show me what’s next. But as of yet, nothing. Crickets.