The Consequences of Careless Words

JoAnna Fannin Authority, Community Leave a Comment

“I tell you, on the day of judgement people will give account for every careless word they speak for by your words you will be justified, and by words you will be condemned.” Matt. 12:36-37 I’m not sure that there is more sobering verse I could type at the top of this page, but there it is. I was just …

The Heart of the Matter

JoAnna Fannin Authority, Fear, God's Love, Overcoming Fear, Rebellion, Walking with God Leave a Comment

“I never set out to rebel, I am not a rebellious person, I just followed culture and was living in ignorance. Not only does this line of thinking lead down a path to anxiety, stress, and more rebellion, but I got hit in the face with this question, “Who is the point, what is the point here?” In the entire response that I just wrote out the point was me. I was fixing, and deciding, and controlling, and doing…every part of it was self- focused for the sake of outer appearances.”

Authority or Running?

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By Ashley Orrell-Jones “Is authority really even that important? Why do we have authority anyway? Especially in America–after all, this is a country founded on freedom. I should be able to do whatever I want, whenever I want.  #freewill, right? I mean, no one knows me like I know me. I know what I need, and what is best for …