How to Fight Fear in Motherhood

Ryan Troglin | January 24, 2017

Raising kids is a high calling, but not an easy one. As parents we’re often racked with fear for our children. If we’re not careful, these anxieties can consume us.

In this new six-minute roundtable, three women in different seasons of motherhood—Noël Piper, Kathleen Nielson, and Gloria Furman—talk about how they fight their own fears. Furman discusses the encouragement she receives from dwelling on Jesus and the role older women play in her life as a young mom. Piper reflects the ways prayer helped her push back the fear she felt when her kids left home as adults. Nielson shares how vital it is to have the gospel motivate her heart, rather than her own desires. Watch this video (or listen) to learn from these mothers as you work to fight your own fears as a parent.  

Editors’ noteSign up to hear Gloria Furman on “Marveling at the Glories of Christ in the Book of Ephesians” and Kathleen Nielson on “Mountains, Vineyards, and Birth Pangs: the Power of Metaphor in the Prophets” at The Gospel Coalition 2017 National Conference, April 3 to 5 in Indianapolis. Space is running out, so register soon!


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