The Second Step Toward Freedom

The Second Step Toward Freedom

No spiritual stronghold will be destroyed until we let go of the sin it protects. Whether the sin is anger, bitterness, fear, despair, depression, dishonesty, lust, or a host of other sins Until we repent the sin will effectively resist all efforts to manage it. It will persist in the face of Bible study, prayer, […]

Finding the Root of a Stronghold

Finding the Root of a Stronghold

If you’ve got a character battle you keep losing over something like anger, lust, bitterness, jealousy, or depression, maybe the source of the problem is spiritual. For years I’ve helped men and women develop a strategy to rein in out-of-control appetites. I’ve always based my guidance on sound biblical exposition and the most current research available. […]

The Birth of a Stronghold

The Birth of a Stronghold

Every spiritual stronghold is built on a lie. And by stronghold I’m referring to a place in the heart where lies reside and generate control over an area of our life. With that in mind, the key to destroying a stronghold is to expose and reject the lie. Notice I said the lie. At a […]

The Mystery of Divine Healing

The Mystery of Divine Healing

I have no idea over the course of my life how many people I’ve asked God to heal. It has to be a lot though. Through the years I always gratefully accepted invitations to pray for the sick. I prayed with sincerity and I believe my prayers accomplished something good. They brought comfort to the […]