Oh, to be brave! To embrace risk and challenges all for the sake of Christ with little thought of the what-ifs. To daily surrender myself so fully to Christ, I would always and only do His will…
Unfortunately, my actions are often more characterized by fear than faith and striving than surrender. But God is faithful, even when–especially when!–I’m not.
This past Saturday, I had the privilege of reconnecting with the ladies at Northland Baptist in Kansas City, MO. While there, I talked about fear–of the world and the Lord.
One refreshes and strengthens us, the other leaves us drained, stressed, and completely exhausted.
So which will you choose?
My study on what it means to fear the Lord and how this impacts a believer’s life has been so rich, I decided to extend it and invite you to come alone! I’ve created a one-week study guide, which I gave to the Northland ladies and also posted on Facebook. I’ve also created a Facebook “group” and page where we can all dialogue about what God is showing us through the study. I hope you’ll join us! Later this week, Susan Aken and Julie Arduini, blogging friends of mine, will be sharing their thoughts on some of the study verses. I can’t wait! I love learning from other believers. 🙂 And on Thursday, Kimberly Rose Johnson, another writing friend, will be here to talk about waiting on God, so make sure to pop back to join that discussion!
If you’re not on Facebook, that’s OK. I can send you the questions via email. Simply shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org letting me know you’d like and I’ll send them off to you.
In the meantime, you can watch segment one of my speech here. I hope to have segment two posted to Youtube tomorrow.
Or, if you’d rather see the video in it’s entirety, recorded on the day of the event, you can watch that here: