You can overcome fear

You can overcome fear

Everyday we are bombarded by fear: fear of violence, fear of economic crisis, fear of losing a job, fear of catching some disease… We are all under attack by the ghost of fear in many areas of our lives and we must learn how to deal with it. And this is what I’d like to talk to you about today. Do you know how to deal with your fear? All growth and maturation involves challenges and fear is a device used to paralyze and prevent us from moving forward in what God has for us. It is normal and fully acceptable to feel those “butterflies in the stomach” when we’re […]

How can we have peace in the midst of a storm?

How can we have peace in the midst of a storm?

In a so busy world as the one in which in live in nowadays, it’s not easy to keep the peace. Everything is so demanding that we find ourselves jumping from one commitment to another. We have so many responsibilities. We have to spend time with God, work, study, take care of the family, give our pet some attention, and so on… Sometimes we wish our day would have at least 30 hours; and, as if our daily responsibilities weren’t enough, we often have to face difficult situations such as financial problems, family illness, challenges at work… Among all the challenges we face in a daily basis, however, none of them is […]

When a child goes to heaven

When a child goes to heaven

When a pain so great as a death of a child befalls a family, few are those daring to comfort the family that is going through such a great loss. How can we search the right words to soothe the hearts of those facing what so many people believe being the greatest tragedy that can befall a family? Indeed, for those who do not have a solid knowledge of the Bible and of whom God is, words really fail. My intention with this text today, however, is to try to fill this gap. March 12th, 2005, was the most difficult day of my life. The day that my daughter, Lissa Camila, went to Heaven. There were few people […]