The Healing Power of Tears

The Healing Power of Tears

Many men feel uncomfortable crying. Some men can’t cry. They think tears are a sign of emotional weakness. Yet in John 11:35 we read that at the tomb of Lazarus, “Jesus wept.” It’s the shortest verse in the bible, just two words, yet it speaks volumes.  The word for “wept” doesn’t refer to a sadness […]

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 […]

Before Jesus healed he felt this

Before Jesus healed he felt this

When two blind men cried out to Jesus, the crowd saw them as intruders–irritants they brushed aside like pesky flies.  Jesus viewed them differently.  Matthew tells us: “Jesus had compassion on them and touched their eyes.  Immediately they received their sight and followed him.” (Matthew 20:34). On another occasion a leprous man approached Jesus, fell […]

What if it doesn’t work?

What if it doesn’t work?

It’s easy to read the Gospels and conclude we should only follow Jesus when he teaches and disciples.  Not when he heals and casts out demons. After all, what if we pray for healing and it doesn’t work? Or, what if we try to evict a demon and it doesn’t work? I think those are […]