Let's be honest. Following Jesus is not for the faint of heart. At times it can be terrifying to think of the consequences to relationships, maybe even our lives. Perhaps that is why over and over again Jesus tells his disciples, "Don't be afraid."
Rollercoasters, dark rooms, spiders, vampires--all the things we are afraid of. They all pale in comparison to death. But what does our faith say? Don't be afraid!