Worry and its fraternal twins anxiety and stress affect our mind, body, and spirit—and can make us miserable. In these practical pages, Michael Ross—with contributions from Dr. Arnie Cole and leading researcher Pamela Ovwigho, PhD—help readers to identify the root cause and provides easy-to-follow plans to find relief.

This insightful and easy-to-read resource includes Bible-based wisdom, advice, and treatment options from psychological and medical professionals. Our bodies are not designed for a continual state of fear, worry, and anxiety, but instead for continual tranquility with short bursts of adrenaline.

Seven Secrets of Worry-free Living shows how anyone can break the cycle of unnecessary suffering and find peace in Christ.

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Meet Arnie Cole

ARNIE COLE is the CEO of Back to the Bible and Director of Research and Development for the Center for Bible Engagement. He has spent much of his professional life tracking trends of human behavior and developing programs to help men, women, and children successfully change negative behaviors, overcome their struggles, and grow spiritually. He and his wife, Char, operate Still Waters Ranch, an equestrian center that serves as a community outreach. The Coles live near Lincoln, Nebraska.

ARNIE COLE studio shot

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Meet Michael Ross

MICHAEL ROSS is an award-winning journalist and the author, co-author, and collaborator of more than 32 books, including a Gold Medallion winner B OOM: A Guy’s Guide to Growing Up , and a bestselling parenting guide What Your Son Isn’t Telling You. Michael oversees Back to the Bible’s book publishing efforts. He and his wife Tiffany live in Lincoln, Nebraska, with their son.


“Back to the Bible has conducted extensive research, which has been thoroughly incorporated into these pages. I love how Worry-Free Living engages me with such relevant facts, but  what I really appreciate is that Arnie and Michael have developed a tool that can assist us all in our dialogue with one another. The ‘Recap and Reflect’ feature helps me to hear from God through others—and that may be the most important thing of all.”

—Brian Doyle

President, Iron Sharpens Iron National Men’s Equipping Conferences


“Great advice for every worrier in your life—from an anxious child to a stressed-out spouse. The authors guide readers toward a clear understanding of worry and anxiety, and they offer hands-on strategies for relief. Explore Worry-Free Living on your own or with a group and learn how to nurture a calmer, Christ-centered home front.”

—Dr. Trina Young Greer

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Founder and Executive Director of Genesis Counseling Center


“In Worry-Free Living, Arnie and Michael give you the practical tools and common-sense strategies that can help break the grip of unproductive worry, anxiety, and stress in your life. Like personal trainers, they use biblical principles, stories, and research findings to give you effective tools to live in peace and freedom through the healing power of Jesus Christ. More than another ‘self-help’ book, Worry-Free Living is a developmental spiritual fitness plan for individuals or small groups who are seeking to live more effectively for Christ and His Kingdom.”

—Dr. Rick Ryding

Pastor and Professor Emeritus (Mount Vernon, Ohio)


“God is not just interested in our souls; He wraps his salvation around the Whole person. This is why the mind, body, spirit approach to handling worry is essential for wholeness and healing. Worry-Free Living is a biblically grounded book that provides helpful, practical tools for families. And the couple and group discussion worksheets, paired with the Bible studies, make this a valuable resource for churches.”

—Rev. Connie Larson DeVaughn

Co-Pastor, Altadena Baptist Church


“We wholeheartedly recommend Worry-Free Living for every family and church leader. Page after page is grounded in Scripture and filled with thought-provoking questions, making this a useful resource for group study. Worry-Free Living is outstanding, excellent in truth, very well written, and highly practical.”

— Dr. Steve and Megan Scheibner

Founders of CharacterHealth, Creators of the YouTube video

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