How to Pick Your Family

Brian Fannin Community, Discipleship, Family, Walking with God Leave a Comment

Let me walk you through one of childhood’s greatest nightmares. Wait! Before you move to a new article, that was just me being dramatic. Kind of. This nightmare was kickball. Or playground sports in general. Remember that age-old tradition of the two (usually self-appointed) captains having to pick their players? One-by-one we would line up to be assessed on our …

Grace that Empowers

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

by JoAnna Fannin One of the biggest blocks in many Christian’s lives – that keeps them from walking in freedom – is shame. Shame is defined as a painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt, shortcoming, or impropriety. Our human nature has typically been conditioned to avoid the pain of embarrassment or humiliation, so when we find ourselves guilty, falling …