Are you struggling to keep your head above water? I remember, as a little girl, my dad taking us fishing. I loved to fish, but mostly I just liked throwing the worm in the water and reeling him back in. Dad would bait my hook with a big, fat, juicy worm and tell me to … Continue reading Get Out of the Boat
The peace I give is a gift the world cannot give, so don’t be troubled or afraid. John 14:27 Why are you so afraid? I ask myself this question every time I have to fly on an airplane and fear comes pounding at my heart's door, filling my mind with such panic and anxiety to … Continue reading Why Are You So Afraid?
A few weeks ago I began our small group by handing everyone a small blank note card and asking them to write a list of things that they would do if they were bolder. What would you do if you were bolder? One minute. Go! Take just a minute and list one thing you would … Continue reading What’s On Your List?
“What do you want me to do for you?” That’s the question Jesus asked Bartimaeus, a blind man sitting by the roadside near Jericho. [Mark 10:51, Luke 18:35] Bartimaeus had no trouble answering this question: “I want to see.” Mark tells us that Bartimaeus “immediately received his sight and followed Jesus along the road.” [Mark … Continue reading Desires of Your Heart
My name is Anna Hargett. I grew up in Tuscaloosa, the third of four children. My father was a construction worker, and mother was a homemaker. We were taught well about work, manners, adventure, relationships, Christianity, and play. Every summer we spent a week at our grandmother's beach house in Pensacola with two other families. … Continue reading Courage Emanuel
For God has not given us a spirit of fear (timidity, cowardice) but of power and of love and of self-control (sound mind, discipline, instruction, judgement, sobriety). 2 Timothy 1:7 There was a time in my life when fear ruled me. It permeated every decision, stalled or stopped almost every adventure, and I was powerless … Continue reading Fearless Leading