Tag Archives: Be Not Afraid

Riding the Rapids

We were tubing down the Frio River many years ago, and our then 5-year-old daughter was going over some rapids that made her really nervous. She was bouncing her around on her tube, and she was not in control. We … Continue reading

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Holding on

I started Faith Circle with 5 teenagers. I wanted to help them grow in faith, give them a place to ask the hard questions, and have them taken seriously. So, I started. And, in order to keep it in my … Continue reading

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Great things

I realized recently that I am one of the most reticent people I know. At least when it comes to God. He keeps leading me to things, and every time I look at Him and say, “I don’t think I … Continue reading

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Are you going to be in New York?

  Life is full of surprises. It is easy to accept them when they bring joy, but not so easy when the surprise brings difficulty. Discover the stories that tell us how to live in those moments of uncertainty as … Continue reading

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Music Monday: You Make Me Brave – Amanda Cook

  As I wrote my first Bible study, Be Not Afraid: Living with Faith in the Midst of a Fearful World, I knew that there were so many people who needed to hear the words “Be Not Afraid” from their … Continue reading

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Let’s talk

“The Gospel lives in conversation with the culture, and if the Church holds back from the culture, the Gospel itself falls silent.” – Saint John Paul the Great We naturally gravitate towards people who think like we do, agree with … Continue reading

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Pathfinding

  My dear friends, I could use your help. I have started writing books, developing my website, public speaking, and generally expanding on what I started with this simple blog. As a part of the process, there are many suggestions on … Continue reading

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Before you go…

  I have never been present at the end of adoration on Holy Thursday night before tonight. I’ve always gone at the beginning, as Jesus enters the garden with the apostles after the Last Supper. I’ve always been there in … Continue reading

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Listen up!

So excited to be a guest on Relevant Radio’s Morning Air tomorrow morning. Tune in at 7:30am Central Time, Friday, March 10, as I talk about my book, Be Not Afraid.   Find your local station or listen online at … Continue reading

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Do I forgive or not?

It can be so hard to figure out this whole forgiveness thing. With Be Not Afraid, I have  helped many people work through what it really means for their own situations. Of course, I’m always working it out in my own … Continue reading

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