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A New Parent Resource from Cedarville University

February 22, 2012

Article posted by Carol Lee, senior communication specialist and managing editor of Cedarville University's Torch magazine

I'm done with the evening news.

It's mostly bad, and it's reporting on unfortunate events that have already happened. I can't change the fact that the market fell, the company downsized, the bank was robbed, the tornado ripped through, the bees disappeared, the pandemic spread, the body count rose … and on it goes.

I understand that we’re living in a broken world — that much is clear. But if we don't sort through these negative and fearful messages with some amount of discernment, we will absolutely wither under their weight.

That's why we chose "Facing Fear" as the theme for Cedarville University's Winter 2012 Torch. This collection of articles will explore our fearful culture and help you develop a filter to test what you read and hear against Scripture. Rise above the hysteria, rest in God, and respond with hope.

I'm done with sensational teasers that warn me that [insert a disaster] "is closer than you think." I'm done feeling powerless.

"God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind" (2 Tim. 1:7). When you choose hope, you shine heaven’s light into a world that is afraid of the dark.

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About the Torch:

Cedarville University is engaging the difficult issues of our day and providing thoughtful, biblical perspectives. That's the mission of our award-winning Torch magazine. Torch reflects Cedarville's commitment to helping students wrestle with difficult issues, develop a distinctly biblical worldview, and engage their world with the heart and mind of Jesus Christ.

Students' values are shaped and become their own during the college years. Another reason why truly Christ-centered higher education is so important and worth the investment …

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