anxiety

We Can’t Control COVID (Or Much of Anything Else)

We Can’t Control COVID (Or Much of Anything Else)

To borrow a phrase philosopher Craig Gay uses in his book The Way of the Modern World, Westerners and Americans are “practical atheists.” A subtle, operational-level form of secularism, practical atheism is not necessarily to believe that God does not exist. Rather, it’s to live as if God does not exist. One major characteristic of “practical atheism” is anxietyAnxiety is the inevitable reaction when we realize just how out-of-our-control this fallen world is, and how fragile our shoulders – which now bear the weight of the world without God – really are.

Three Steps to Help You Battle Anxiety and Depression during Covid-19

Three Steps to Help You Battle Anxiety and Depression during Covid-19

God has promised each of us that we can find wholeness, peace and security in him no matter what trials we are facing. So in these challenging times, let’s be honest with him, participate in community and ask for help when we need it.

Welcome to the Office of the Future: How to 'Cast All Your Anxiety' on God

Welcome to the Office of the Future: How to 'Cast All Your Anxiety' on God

What pandemic-induced changes in your life today are especially difficult for you? Name them, then identify times in the past when God has been faithful to you when you faced related challenges.

How Not to Get Overwhelmed by the Pandemic

How Not to Get Overwhelmed by the Pandemic

As the COVID-19 crisis strains our ability to overcome anxiety and grief, Religion News Service reached out to psychologist and professor emeritus at Loyola University Maryland Robert Wicks for some much-needed context on overcoming grief and anxiety in the midst of a pandemic.

How to Control Your Anxious Thoughts during Quarantine

How to Control Your Anxious Thoughts during Quarantine

It’s imperative during this time to control what you think. This situation is forcing us to be disciplined with our minds, both what we let in and how we handle what is already in our mind.

Vin Scully Predicts More Americans Will Respond to COVID Crisis with Faith: An Atheist Doctor Comes to Faith Through a Dying Priest

Vin Scully Predicts More Americans Will Respond to COVID Crisis with Faith: An Atheist Doctor Comes to Faith Through a Dying Priest

The anxiety of this crisis may well be a catalyst for the spiritual renewal we need so urgently.

As the saying goes, sometimes we need to get so far down that we have nowhere to look but up. Such humility is the foundational step to the spiritual awakening we need so urgently today.

God's Answer to Your Fear, Worry and Anxiety

God's Answer to Your Fear, Worry and Anxiety

We have to be concerned and we have to be diligent – the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a real and serious virus – but we don’t have to panic.

Did you know that the word “worry” comes from the Old English root word, “wyrgan,” which meant “to strangle” or “to choke”?  Worry squeezes the life out of us.

Kirk Franklin Opens Up about His Struggle with Depression, Anxiety

Kirk Franklin Opens Up about His Struggle with Depression, Anxiety

In an Instagram post on Friday, Grammy-award winning Christian singer Kirk Franklin opened up about his struggle with anxiety and depression over the last year.

The Most Popular Bible Verse for 2019: The Peace of God Requires the Power of God

The Most Popular Bible Verse for 2019: The Peace of God Requires the Power of God

The most popular Bible verse of 2019 is incredibly telling. All about overcoming anxiety, Philippians 4:6 was read more than any other Bible verse over the past 12 months.

Philippians 4:6 Was the Most Popular Bible Verse of 2019, YouVersion Says

Philippians 4:6 Was the Most Popular Bible Verse of 2019, YouVersion Says

2019's most popular Bible verse is Philippians 4:6, popular Bible app YouVersion has found. The verse is all about trusting God instead of worrying.