How faith meets this scary, stressful, but ultimately divine surprise.
May 15, 2013
My 'no' to fear is my 'yes' to God.
February 28, 2013
The scare revealed I am more afraid of death than I should be.
March 12, 2012
When my family moved my grandma cross-country to a nearby nursing home, I had no idea she would bring with her a reminder of irrevocable loss.
February 7, 2012
Facing fear with faith.
November 29, 2011
The 'drawdown' announced last month gives me another opportunity to be sore afraid—or to trust God.
July 6, 2011
Hillary McFarland reveals the idolatry of patriarchal Christianity.
June 23, 2011
George Pattison offers a new translation and selection.
November 11, 2010
The holiday, one of my favorites, reminds me why I became a Christian in the first place.
October 29, 2010
In 'Be Very Afraid,' sociologist Robert Wuthnow explains how Americans typically respond to fear.
August 23, 2010
Why we're afraid of it, and why we shouldn't be.
August 4, 2010
People with Williams Syndrome, a rare genetic condition, show us what it means to live trusting others as God calls us to.
May 11, 2010
The statistics we most love to repeat may be leading us to make bad choices about the church.
January 15, 2010
Why the best parenting techniques don't produce Christian children.
January 8, 2010
We can't see God clearly without Jesus. O come, Emmanuel.
December 18, 2009
Matt Chandler comforts an anxious church following his Thanksgiving seizure.
December 14, 2009
Exploring the seven deadly sins doesn’t have to be depressing. An interview with Glittering Vices author Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung.
September 25, 2009
Christians at their best have an odd answer.
May 7, 2009
How Easter Sunday can become the unhealthy denial of death.
April 16, 2009
Why we don't always want to meet the resurrected Lord.
April 9, 2009
An ancient pundit on the meaning of economic disaster.
December 4, 2008
We can't defeat evil in the world without facing the evil in ourselves.
October 15, 2008
God often uses adversity for his greatest blessings and the markets are his.
October 2, 2008
While despairing of nuclear annihilation, I received an irresistible consolation.
March 31, 2008
One fear puts all others in proper perspective.
June 14, 2007
What Jesus calls us to when we're most frightened.
April 17, 2007
Fear of mortality lies at the root of our bioethics confusion.
January 2, 2007
Finding wisdom in wilderness.
August 15, 2006
Why we should think about the unthinkable.
January 1, 2006
State of Fear is about more than controlling the weather. Duh, it's media ecology.
February 2, 2005
Hugo struck my neighbors with terror but not with the fear of God.
July 1, 2004
Living and dying—and living again—after September 11.
April 1, 2002
"In times like this, as in all other times, Christians have a responsibility to love above all else."
September 1, 2001