Handling Fear

Read how different Bible characters faced and surmounted fearful situations.

Kids and Sunday School Resources

Projects and Activities

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The Three Hebrew Boys
Read Daniel 3

David and Goliath
Read I Samuel 17:1-54

Jesus Stills the Storm
Read Mark 4:37-41

Jesus Walks on Water
Read Matthew 14:22-36

Spying out the Promised Land
Read Numbers 13 and 14

Listen to a Story

Adult and Teen Resources

Articles — Everyday Living

  • Face Down Fear - Fear can be petrifying, but only because we give it power. When we remember that God is beside us, all of our various fears that seem so real turn out to be nothing more than the monster under our beds.
  • Performing Without Fear: Be Self-Less - One of the best ways to express God is by performing in front of others. Although it has the potential to petrify some of us, when we focus on the audience and what we are able to give, it becomes the perfect opportunity to demonstrate love.
  • A Ski Lesson: Lead from the Heart - How do you help someone who is struggling? I learned lessons helping my daughter ski.
  • There's Always a Way Out - If we feel trapped, scared by emotions or situations, we can trust God's loving hand to rescue us.

Guests — Everyday Living

Healing Messages — Everyday Living

  • The Christ Power in a Storm at Sea - John Lupher shares how sailing in a storm at night awoke in him the desire and commitment to learn more about the Christ power and spiritual confidence that calmed the sea
  • Facing and Overcoming Fear - Nancy Humphrey Case shares how she faced fear and overcame it after a few challenging rides on her new horse.
  • Finding a Place to Live - Christine Villaman shares how God found her family a place to live just in time and in a great location in Spain, where they'd be living for a year.
  • God's Help on Icy Bridge - An individual shares how she experienced God's control of everything, even careening traffic on an icy bridge.
  • God's Presence During a Tornado - Christi Lupher, a guest on our website, shares how she overcame fear in the face of a tornado ... which calmed.
  • Help for Boaters Stranded in Storm - How God answered our prayers when our boat wouldn't start during a thunder and lightning storm
  • Horse and Rider Trust God's Control - Nancy Humphrey Case shares how she learned to let go of control and trust in God while she worked with her young horse.
  • Loving a Scary School Teacher - In elementary school, Helen Eddington overcame fear of her teacher, and even learned to love her.
  • Overcoming Feeling Alone - Nicholas shares how he felt alone in a different country and found comfort in the story of Joseph.
  • Restaurant Owner Trusts God's Direction - Ray Villaman worried about leaving his restaurants for a year to live in Spain with his family. Trusting that God is in control brought healing.

Parenting — Everyday Living

  • The Bible and Bullies - Standing up to bullies, keeping our composure in the face of aggression, finding the words and actions that let us be both principled and loving — these are our goals when faced with bullying.
  • Change is Good! - Turning to God opens our thought to new ideas and actions that help us respond to change with a sense of peace and confidence..
  • Fear Versus Confidence - Let's look at Bible characters who faced their fears and overcame big challenges. There's no better way to solve our problems or confront our fears than to be assured of God's presence and power!
  • Triumphing over Teasing - We can rejoice in our God-given freedom from untrue labels and labeling tactics. Jesus reminds us that we're in good company when persecuted, but he also expects us to triumph over evil-doing.

Book Reviews — Everyday Living

  • Facing Your Giants by Max Lucado - In 'Facing Your Giants,' Max Lucado relates David battling Goliath to today's weary worriers battling their own giants. The inspired sermon turns David into a friend we all can relate to, sympathize with, and truly turn to for advice.
  • Facing Your Giants: Teen Edition by Max Lucado, adapted by Monica Hall - Teens, get reacquainted with David and see how heroes come in all sizes. Author Max Lucado hits at handling the challenges that bully the younger generation, which require the same unwavering faith that allowed David to defeat Goliath.
  • Fearless by Max Lucado - Are you fearful or fearless, faithless or faithful? Author Max Lucado teaches how to replace reactions of fear with actions of faith, delivering a fresh, lively pick-me-up for even the most me-focused. Don't be afraid. See what Lucado has to say.

Identity — Teen Time

  • Face Down Fear - Fear can be petrifying, but only because we give it power. When we remember that God is beside us, all of our various fears that seem so real turn out to be nothing more than the monster under our beds.
  • Jacob and Nicholas (Living in Spain) - Living, Learning, Communicating in a Different Culture-We're All God's Children
  • Life Lessons from Skiing - What do you do when you fall? How do you know when to lead or follow? Find this out and more - all from skiing.
  • Performing Without Fear: Be Self-Less - One of the best ways to express God is by performing in front of others. Although it has the potential to petrify some of us, when we focus on the audience and what we are able to give, it becomes the perfect opportunity to demonstrate love.
  • A Safe Place - If we're ever in an unsafe situation, God can lift us out. And we can feel safe, especially when we listen.
  • Test Prep: Don't Forget About Prayer - If taking tests is nerve-wracking, there's an answer: pray