Naked and Unafraid
Celebrate a vulnerable and open life by overcoming your fear of criticism and start living the life God intended. Fear of criticism has turned into a massive epidemic harder than ever to overcome. It prevents people from speaking...
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Celebrate a vulnerable and open life by overcoming your fear of criticism and start living the life God intended.
Fear of criticism has turned into a massive epidemic harder than ever to overcome. It prevents people from speaking up; it's why most people struggle to make decisions; it's why we're uncomfortable with vulnerability and openness; and it's why so many are unable to meet their full potential. But it doesn't have to be that way.
Through the Bible story of King David dancing naked in the streets while his distant, guarded, and critical wife watches from a window, Naked and Unafraid provides a visual contrast of these two characters that sheds light on the way we all approach life and explains how the fear of criticism impacts our lives much more than we realize or are willing to admit.
God didn't create us to live guarded, isolated lives. Our greatest fulfillment isn't found in the window. It's found in the street. Everything in our lives, including our relationships, our work, our emotional and spiritual health, gets better in a place of openness and vulnerability. But that doesn't mean it's easy... because it's not. Vulnerability is risky. Exposure is scary.
Naked and Unafraid pushes readers to: Find the courage to not let criticism control or determine who they are and what they do. Stop living in the shallow end of relationships and experience the rewards that true vulnerability can bring. Abandon smallness and live the life they were born to live. Discover how the fear of criticism diminishes in direct proportion to understanding it. Reject the limitations and inhibitions of "window living," so they can experience the freedom and rewards of "street life." Confront their own worst critic that counts them out of what God has included them in. God will help you move away from window watching, and toward street dancing. Know who He says you are, and live in that freedom!
KEVIN GERALD founded and is now lead pastor at Champions Centre, Tacoma and Bellevue, Washington, a non-denominational church and one of the largest churches in the Northwest. He has served as President of Integrity Leadership Ministries and sits on leadership boards at several other influential mega-churches in America. His speaking opportunities include major conferences,
events, and church platforms throughout the world. Kevin is known for a ministry that imparts practical Biblical principles that equip people to live successful Christian lives. Kevin and his wife, Sheila, and family live in the Tacoma area.