Brian Beasley Music Posts


Unafraid is really the song that the “Fear Not” album revolves around and flows from. I wrote the song from idea sparked from a single line in a song from Tenth Avenue North called “Strong Enough to Save.” The line says, “Fear is just a lie.” I had never really thought of fear that way – as a lie – and therefore, as sin. It is sinful to fear because God has not given us a spirit of fear. Although I didn’t see this video before writing Unafraid, Mike Donehey (lead singer for Tenth Avenue North) explains why he used that lyric:

Song Stories

We don’t use the word “redeem” much anymore in today’s society. Maybe you’ve heard it in terms of redeeming coupons or redeeming a winning raffle ticket – giving something to receive something good back in return. The dictionary gives us a better idea of what the word means when it defines it as “to buy back” (such as after a tax sale or mortgage foreclosure) or “to recover by payment or other satisfaction” (such as redeeming a pawned watch.)

Devotional Thoughts


Dear friend,

One of the criticisms of Christianity I hear in our culture today is that Christians are intolerant people and Christianity is an intolerant religion. It seems that when this is said, the speaker is referring to one of two very different ideas:

Letters to a Friend