How to Be Less Fearful in Turbulent Times

June 10, 2019  • Aspen Ideas to Go

Leading up to the US presidential election in 2016, Kansas pastor Adam Hamilton noticed the people in his congregation wrestling with fear. Campaign speeches and negative ads stoked anxiety, but personal fears, such as disappointment and failure, weighed on the people in his church. Hamilton, who founded the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas, explains tools for dealing with fear, whether it arises from politics or everyday life. He tells John Dickerson, journalist for CBS News, that fear shouldn’t hold us back from pursuits that promise fulfillment and joy. 

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