Ed Welch  - Blog Post  - Jun 22, 2015

When fearful or anxious, we typically feel alone and think that God is silent, which is ironic given that he is just the opposite. In fact, Scripture—God’s communication to us—gushes with words and promises spoken to fearful and anxious people. Like a mother who keeps talking to her child during a long walk through a dark place in order to assure the child of her presence, so our Father says to us, “listen to my voice,” and he keeps talking and talking.

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David Powlison  - Minibooklet  - Mar 18, 2014

What do you worry about?

  •  "Do I have any real friends?"

  • "Will I ever find a spouse?"

  • "If I do find one, will he or she be faithful?"

  • "Will we be able to have kids?"

  • "What about my health?"

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David Powlison  - Minibooklet  - Mar 17, 2014

Money, health, relationships. We have plenty of reasons to worry, right? In this minibook, David Powlison explains that, although circumstances bring difficult challenges, worry comes from our hearts. So to help our worried hearts, he highlights seven peace-giving promises Jesus makes to his people in the gospel. As we explore what Christ has already secured for us, we will see that we have much better reasons not to worry—no matter what our circumstances. Worriers, and all who struggle with anxiety, can turn from life’s uncertainties toward a gospel hope that is sure.

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David Powlison  - Minibooklet  - Mar 17, 2014

Overcoming Anxiety: Relief for Worried People is the Kindle version of the original print minibook titled Worry: Pursuing a Better Path to Peace. Click here to purchase the print version.

You know the feeling—your mind keeps spinning around and around with the same worries, problems, and fears. You feel like you can’t breathe. Some days your anxiety is so overwhelming that it’s hard for you to believe that anyone, even God, could help you. 

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Ed Welch  - Video  - Feb 25, 2014

Is it a sin to be afraid? Ed Welch answers this question that is on the hearts of many Christians who struggle with fear.

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Ed Welch  - Blog Post  - Nov 19, 2013

An update on my own fears.[1]  A few months ago, I had a panic attack. Its appetite continues to be insatiable. More, more! Fears love to keep encroaching into everyday life. It’s as if a black hole lives inside of you. Life and even sleep are sucked into it.

Here are some things that have helped and some things I am learning.

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Ed Welch  - Blog Post  - Oct 23, 2013

As a counselor, I have often wanted to personally taste the difficult experiences of others. I know that sometimes people want to talk to a person who has “been there”—who has experienced what they are struggling with.  That’s why I have wanted to taste schizophrenia, quadriplegia, particular physical pain, mania, and most anything foreign to me that I have witnessed in others. Just a taste, of course.

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Ed Welch  - Blog Post  - Apr 22, 2013

The recent bombings at the Boston Marathon have been an echo of 9/11 for us. 

Here is the humanity—the reflections of God—that we have witnessed.


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Lauren Whitman  - Blog Post  - Mar 21, 2013

“Do not be afraid.” Would you believe that this is the most frequent command in the Bible? More than three hundred times God commands his people to not be afraid. 

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Alasdair Groves  - Podcast  - Dec 17, 2012

On Friday December 14, 26 people, including twenty children, were gunned down in an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. As we grieve this tragic loss of life, we also feel afraid and wonder how to think about God in all of this.

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