Fighting Anxiety: Episode 508
Featured musical artist: Danen Kane
Can Worry Be Good?
It’s every chronic worrier’s conundrum: Do our feelings of uncertainty and insecurity make us higher achievers? Can there be an upside to worrying? If so, how do we balance that with the biblical mandate to not be anxious about anything? Our panelists admit to their own anguishes and discuss how they combat them.
The Anxious Pastor
Guests: Max Lucado,
About 80 million copies of his books sit on shelves around the world. He’s known as “America’s Pastor” and was dubbed “The Best Preacher in America.” But Max Lucado admits that he still struggles with anxiety. This week, he takes us through the CALM strategy from his book “Anxious for Nothing“: Celebrate God’s goodness, Ask God for help, Leave your concerns with Him, and Meditate on good things, and then shows us how to apply it in everyday life. He also explains how to know if you should get professional help for your anxiety.
So, Why’d You Get Divorced?
A listener fired up her laptop and ventured into the world of online dating. But she noticed that an otherwise promising match has been divorced. Now, she wants to know the details. Was it biblical? Is he free to date again? How can she tactfully ask? Our own Lisa Anderson weighs in.