Something we seldom say “Thanks” for

Something we seldom say “Thanks” for

Like a fly on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, we often fail to recognize the wonder that surrounds us. This Thanksgiving, join me in thanking God for something we often take for granted. In Psalm 139:14-15 David wrote: “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise […]

The Church Has Been Deceived Part 2

The Church Has Been Deceived Part 2

Without repentance, it’s impossible to overpower compulsive lust. Can’t be done. Nor can we harness explosive rage, bitterness, fear, self-hatred, jealousy, addiction, fear, suicidal thoughts and other controlling sins. We can pray over them. Seek therapy for them. Memorize scripture about them. But until we repent those sins will remain. Why? Because until we repent […]

The Church Has Been Deceived

The Church Has Been Deceived

I’ve got a confession to make. While I’ve published three books on addictive/compulsive behavior—one a best-seller—spoken across the United States on the subject, discussed it on radio and television, met with men in groups and counseled individuals—in  most cases, I’ve helped people manage their addiction/compulsion, not get free of it. Have you ever wondered why […]

Where was God?

Where was God?

As I’ve viewed images of the devastation in Las Vegas I’ve grieved for those who, in an instant, lost their life. One moment they were listening to Jason Aldean, the next they were lying dead in a pool of their own blood. The carnage took 59 lives. Today the husbands, wives, mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, […]