Maybe you’re dealing with panic attacks and the physical symptoms of fear. Perhaps it’s the fear of other people and social situations. Possibly it’s constant worry and a feeling that something will go wrong. Or you are repeatedly trying to control what happens to you and those around you by your behaviours and thoughts. Any of this sound familiar?
Perhaps, like me, you have exhausted yourself trying to deal with these problems and reached a point where you feel there’s no solution and you’re just broken. If that’s you and you have been living with anxiety for years, or you can see that you are on a slippery slope towards it, then you are in the right place.
What I’ve learnt is that the solution to most anxiety is straightforward. I didn’t say easy. It’s not easy, but it is mostly straightforward.
But why take my word for it?
I am a writer who became a Christian, who trained as a cognitive behavioural therapist but who moved on from that to become a biblical counsellor. More than any of that, however, this book is my testimony of how – after becoming a Christian – I learnt (and continue to learn) to overcome years of anxiety, depression, and depersonalization.
So, let me ask you, do you want to live a life where you master your anxieties instead of having them master you? What would your life look like if you finally stopped worrying and started living? How would it feel to be able to control and direct your thinking and behaviour? These are just some of the benefits that I would like to discuss with you here.
I cannot promise you a problem-free existence. No one can. But I can agree to share with you a workable and effective road map out of your anxieties.
A well-trodden path that I had to walk along and continue walking on myself. A road map based on the word of God. Please don’t think to yourself, “I’m too broken” or “It’s too late” or “It won’t work.” What have you got to lose? If not now – realistically – when are you going to act? Haven’t you had enough already?
So, I invite you to go on this journey with me, where we consider what the God of the Bible says about the “how-to” of overcoming anxiety.
My goal is to help you overcome your anxieties so that you can get back up and get on with what you’ve been called to do – to bring light to a dark world (Phil. 2:15).
So, are you ready to be a light bearer?