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How Anxiety Has Grown My Faith

I am not sure why I ordered anything to eat in the first place. Anxiety had locked up my appetite. Eating seemed more of a chore than a pleasure as I sat across the table from a trusted pastor and friend, pouring out recent pains and telling him how fear had gripped nearly every area... Read more

10 Practices to Give Anxiety over to God

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:6-7) For a long time, I thought anxiety was a purely spiritual problem. If I... Read more

5 Powerful Prayers for Anxiety

A Prayer for Hope When You Are Fearful Father,May the presence of fear cause us to pray, When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. (Psalm 56:3) Let fear be an automatic signal to us to remember, There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear  (1 John 4:18).Fear can... Read more

Why Is Teen Anxiety on the Rise?

A Growing Curve All the statistics show that depression and anxiety has been increasing at least 10% a year amongst teens since about 2010. In recent years, the curve has been increasing, getting steeper. Therefore, a lot of people have been asking whats gone wrong here, and the church has asked these questions as well.... Read more

Hearing God in the Midst of Anxiety | RELEVANT

Everywhere I gothe plaza, the grocery store, Chick-fil-AI cant help but notice that people are riddled by anxiety. I watch them and remember the years I spent frantically trying and failing to find peace. I hated that I didnt have the power to make my life more peaceful. Ever been there? Have you ever asked,... Read more

Want to conquer COVID-19 fear, anxiety? Attend this virtual event – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) — September is National Suicide Prevention Month in the U.S., and the latest numbers reveal startling developments. When adjusted for age, the suicide rate is at its highest point since 1941. Set Free Ministries Dean VanderMey says the COVID-19 pandemic is behind the latest surge in national and local mental health crises. Weve... Read more

What Is Anxiety vs. Depression?

Similar and Different Anxiety and depression are different, and yet they can also overlap. About fifty percent of people with depression also have anxiety together with it. So, it's important to separate them, but also to be careful to realize that they do sometimes overlap. How do we separate depression and anxiety? The symptoms of... Read more

30 Day Prayer Challenge for Stress and Anxiety

This past year has been one of the most rapidly changing, chaotic periods many of us have ever experienced. When lifes uncertainties threaten to steal our inner calm, may we draw close to the Prince of Peace, and may His peace, which surpasses understanding, sink deep into our souls, expelling our inner angst.This 30-day anti-anxiety... Read more

As Depression, Anxiety, Grief Spike during Pandemic, Churches Offer Hope

As Depression, Anxiety, Grief Spike during Pandemic, Churches Offer Hope CHICAGO (RNS) Not long into the coronavirus pandemic, the Rev. Sandra Maria Van Opstal, a pastor at Grace and Peace Church on the West Side of Chicago, began to hear from congregants who lost their jobs and were struggling financially as the city... Read more

Podcast: Help! My Teen Is Struggling with Anxiety and Depression (David Murray)

This article is part of the The Crossway Podcast series. How Parents Can Help In this episode, David Murray, author of Why Is My Teenager Feeling Like This?: A Guide to Helping Teens through Anxiety and Depression, discusses how parents can help teens who struggle with anxiety and depression. He reflects on the dramatic rise... Read more

How to Help Someone with Anxiety

When someone we know is experiencing anxiety, it can feel like there is nothing we can do to help them. It can be overwhelming to constantly answer questions, calm the individual, or help de-escalate their thoughts and feelings. This article will point towards some practical ways to help and to gain understanding of the anxiety... Read more

Two ways to help prisoners fight pandemic fear, anxiety – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) — A new UK study shows worsening mental health among prisoners and prison staff as a result of the pandemic. Underfunding and overcrowding increase the risk of COVID-19 infections for both of these populations. More coronavirus coverage here. The same problems exist in U.S. prisons, where World Missionary Press sends Scripture booklets and... Read more

TGC Q&A Podcast: How Do I Overcome Anxiety and Depression?

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Andrew Dealy: Hi. You’re listening to TGC Q&A, a podcast from the Gospel Coalition and this is the Biblical Counseling Series featuring hopeful answers to your questions on navigating fear, anxiety, ministry and... Read more

20 Psalms to Calm Your Stress and Anxiety

16. It is God who arms me with strength,And makes my way perfect. (Psalm 18:32 NKJV)Its His strength that carries us through, not our own!17. The Lord is my light and my salvation;Whom shall I fear?The Lord is the strength of my life;Of whom shall I be afraid? (Psalm 27:1 NKJV)When we see as He sees, through... Read more

How to Care for Friends with Anxiety and Depression

Slice me open, and I bleed anxiety. I always have. I grew up in ’80s and ’90s Northern Ireland, a place riven by chaos and conflict. If fear was a contagion, back then we were all infected. At the same time, the headlines (those I remember) were full of the AIDS epidemica terrifying and fatal... Read more

Casting Your Anxiety on God | Devotional by Max Lucado

On my good days I begin my morning with a cup of coffee and a conversation with God. I look ahead into the day and make my requests. I am meeting with so-and-so at 10:00AM. Would you give me wisdom? This afternoon I need to finish my sermon. Would you please go ahead of me?... Read more

5 Issues Christians Ought to Know About Melancholy and Nervousness | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Editor’s Word: This text was initially posted in 2017. We're re-sharing it now in gentle of how many individuals could discover their struggles with despair and anxiousness exacerbated by self-isolation. Melancholy and anxiousness are typically a few of these sensitive topics which are powerful to sort out from a Christian perspective. It’s... Read more

Premiere: Melanie Penn’s Lyric Video for ‘Psalm 23’ Would possibly Assist Ease Your Quarantine Anxiousness | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] We’re huge followers of NYC singer/songwriter Melanie Penn, who's at present releasing a model new music from her album Extra Alive each month as a manner of telling a narrative of “change and transformation.” We have been thrilled to premiere the video for this wonderful paraphrase of Psalm 23 that feels significantly... Read more

The God of Our Anxiousness – Christ and Pop Tradition

[ad_1] His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy, theres vomit on his sweater already, mothers spaghetti. Again within the day, that was only a fireplace bar delivered by Eminem in his track Lose Your self. In the present day, they're correct and spot-on signs of one thing we name nervousness. For a lot... Read more

When God Will not Take Away Your Nervousness | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] I didnt. You imply, you continue to really feel anxious? Once in a while, sure. You imply, God hasnt healed you from it? These questions are usually not unusual to me and I think about they’re not unusual to others within the church. The large chasm which exists between religion and psychological well being... Read more

7 Methods Christians Ought to Deal With Stress and Anxiousness | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Ive all the time thought of myself to be an individual who handles stress fairly nicely. I prefer to be busy. I take pleasure in taking dangers. I by no means thought anxiousness was my downside. Then, rather less than a 12 months in the past, I hit a wall. I may... Read more

6 Issues to Bear in mind When You are Scuffling with Nervousness | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Nervousness is a monster. It might probably cripple you or make you act in methods that you'd by no means in any other case act. It causes you to consider probably the most unimaginable of lies, and may even hold you from the belongings you care about probably the most. Nervousness even... Read more

Methods to Overcome Anxiousness within the Office

[ad_1] As Aleyna approached the tip of her diploma program on the College of Maryland, she was desperate to discover a job the place she may apply her data and hone her abilities in advertising. At all times a excessive achiever, she needed to discover a firm that was rising and that developed services or... Read more

7 Essential Issues God Says About Nervousness | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Struggling and fear usually go hand in hand. One of many best battles I wage every day is with anxiousness over sicknessespecially in the course of the chilly winter months when its practically unattainable to keep away from. After years of coping with power ache and sickness, I've develop into terrified and... Read more