Confronting the Fear of Failure

People sometimes use the terms “fear of failure” and “fear of success” as a way of trying to explain why some individuals are reluctant to take risks.  We know both from the Bible and personal experience that a certain amount of fear is normal – an emotion that can be triggered by many different things. And while many of us …

Marissa BenavidesConfronting the Fear of Failure

The Mystery of Near-Death Experiences

Megyn Kelly of Fox News recently interviewed John Burke—a pastor in Austin, TX—about his book Imagine Heaven. Burke provides detailed descriptions of the after life from individuals claiming to have been taken there in an intermediate, out-of-body state often referred to as a near-death experience (NDE).   Burke’s in-depth research and observations clearly raise some very legitimate questions.In light of the testimonies …

Marissa BenavidesThe Mystery of Near-Death Experiences