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 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 […]

A justifiable sin?

There’s nothing wrong with eating bread when you’re hungry. And after fasting for forty days it wouldn’t have been wrong for Jesus to turn stones into bread and eat them—unless in doing so he acted independent of his Father. That’s what Satan wanted Jesus to do: exercise his power apart from faith in the Father. […]