For those who experience anxiety, their story often includes elements of trauma. As we look into trauma and anxiety, we can find Biblical answers and help. God doesn’t intend for our pain to define us and we can make progress with God’s help.
Anxiety and the Fear of Man
This is an honest testimony of a struggle with the fear of man. If we fear others more than we fear God, anxiety and worry can rule our lives. However, God is faithful and can always be trusted to guide us.
Should Christians Use Anti-Anxiety Medication?
One of the more common questions we get asked when helping those with fear, worry, and anxiety is whether they should use anti-anxiety medication. At BCC, we often counsel those who have already been prescribed by a medical doctor and it is estimated that 8% percent of the US Population  takes some sort of anti-anxiety medicine. How should we … Read More
How I Found God Faithful in Battling My Anxiety
In this testimony, Carol Wright details how God has brought her through some severe and debilitating struggles with anxiety. She writes about how her anxious dread “kept me from being punctual in appointments and deadlines. It kept me from going back to school, and it kept a little, invisible black cloud hanging over my head (think doom and gloom). My mindset was that if the worst could happen, it would. However, one day that started to change.”
Do You Fear the Fight? – How to Handle Relational Anxiety
Of all the things that make us anxious most often, people are at the top of the list. Dr. Donna Hart unpacks some common patterns when fear begins to dominate our conflicts. She ends with three reminders to those battling anxiety because of relational unrest.
Chaotic Anxiety and God’s Promises
In our anxiety, we often feel all alone. However, God promises that He is acting even when the chaos in us and around us makes it hard to see what God is up to. Three promises of God are particularly helpful when in the midst of our anxious moments.
Kenzie Crowley, who counsels in our Dupage (Winfield Office) and via Skype, writes about these three promises that are sure to bring hope to our struggles with anxiety.
Why I Wrote “HELP! I Get Panic Attacks”
Panic Attacks are terrifying! What should you do if you or your loved one is experiencing a panic attack? Lucy Ann Moll, a BCC counselor, recently wrote a short book about this topic. In this post, she shares a few of her suggestions and an excerpt from the book. If you are looking for solid guidance on panic attacks, she is also available to counsel via online video from wherever you are in the country or world.
“Help me, Counselor! I’m Scared to Death!”
How do you answer a friend who is persistently fearful? Can you help them grow and make progress? In this article, Sherry Allchin walks through a biblical counseling process to examine fear in a wise way. Whether you are struggling with fear or walking with a friend who is stuck, you can learn some practical and biblical strategies to overcome fearful patterns of thought and action.
How Jesus Addressed Fear, Worry, and Anxiety
Our world is more anxious than ever. This article shares some of the key passages on anxiety from the Bible and includes 4 principles that Jesus taught about anxiety. Each principle also provides an action step to take in helping us overcome anxiety.