ARE YOU TIRED OF LIVING IN FEAR?
Do you long to overcome the fear and doubt that is sabotaging the life God has for you? Are you ready to grow in courage and put feet to your faith? You’ve come to the right place! Chickening IN is an invitation to a lifestyle of courage and faith. It’s a journey of loosening the power of fear over your life in practical and manageable ways. With the 8 Pillars of Transformation as your guide, you will be equipped to overcome fear and walk in faith like never before.
A FUNNY TWIST ON AN OLD IDIOM THAT TURNED MY FEAR INTO COURAGEOUS FAITH
God used the words "Chickening IN" to grab my attention. They were the vehicle He used to point me back to the Bible, the place where the most life changing words can be found. Without the Word of God, I wouldn't be sharing my "Chickening IN" journey with you. Nor would I offer it to you to use as a tool against your fear, doubt, and anxiety. The power of "Chickening IN" lies not in the phrase but in the truth of God's Word that it is founded upon. Knowing the truth, studying the Scriptures, and allowing God to guide and lead your "Chickening IN" journey is critical because the power belongs to God.
CHICKENING IN IS A LIFESTYLE OF FAITH OVER FEAR
PRACTICAL STEPS AND BIBLICAL ENCOURAGEMENT
Learn 5 specific roadblocks that prevent courageous forward movement.
Create Action Plans
Discover how to strategically reduce “risk anxiety” with a Calculated Risk Plan.
Dig into God's Word
Catch the courage of Moses, Joseph, Daniel and more through exploring their stories.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The 8 Pillars of Transformation
Everyone has internal conversations with Fear. Learn to recognize the 5 ways Fear speaks and how to listen to what God says above what Fear says.
Let’s face it difficult, scary situations are inevitable. We cannot escape them. Stepping up to the plate hard times is critical. There are 4 excuses that can hold us back from being an active participant in our lives…knowing how to identify them will increase our courage and faith.
Risk is a necessary part of life. Fear can stop us from taking much needed risks. Understanding how to take calculated risks instead of reckless risks can reduce risk anxiety. Queen Esther is a perfect example of how to approach risk strategically. She shows us how to take calculated risks.
A life of courage and faith is like traveling to new places. Following God often leads us to walk down unknown roads and to take new leaps of faith. That can be scary. By digging into the Word we can catch the courage of Moses, Joseph, and Daniel. Their courageous faith to walk unknown roads can rub off on us and infect us with courage too.
Fear of not being good enough and comparison are a dangerous activities that can lead to doubting who God made us to be. The truth is we are His masterpiece…not perfect but perfectly in progress. Boldly accepting this is courageous. Learn 10 Bible truths that will help you see yourself as God sees you.
God has a plan and a purpose for everyone. Fear can interrupt the good works God has for us…the dreams He has planted in our hearts. Grow your courage to purse your dreams and learn the universal dream God has for every believer.
Sometimes with all our tactics and plans to eliminate fear, fear is still present. That’s the time to Do it Afraid. Understand the 3 growth areas to Doing it Afraid so you can move forward regardless of fear’s refusal to leave.
The final and most critical pillar to Chickening IN is faith. Faith is putting hope and trust in God above our circumstances. Learn the 4 principles of faith that strengthen courage and faith in fearful and worrisome situations. These 4 faith principles provide the framework for how faith makes the difference in our ability to transform fear to courageous faith.
A Note from the Author
Sometimes a single word or phrase has the power to change the course of our lives. We might be stuck in a rut, trapped by fear, or just living a mediocre life, and suddenly that word or phrase is spoken. A switch is flipped in our brain. I call it an epiphany or “God moment.” It was exactly what we needed to hear to step up and act with courage and faith.
Chickening IN is that word for me! A silly phrase spoken by my daughter that propelled me to make bold decisions in the face for fear. Join me and discover how this word can change your life too!