What is a spiritual stronghold?

What is a spiritual stronghold?

A spiritual stronghold is a fortress of lies built in the soul. Stone by stone, lie by lie, the fortress takes shape until it seems impregnable. Within its walls stands an idol that produces shame, anger, lust, greed, malice, hatred and other vile thoughts.  The only ones allowed through its gate are more lies and […]

Where are demons today?

Where are demons today?

I’ve written three books to help people overcome addictions. While writing I offered biblical truth along with current scientific knowledge. I did this because I view all truth as God’s truth. But the foundation of everything I believe about spiritual, mental, emotional and physical freedom rests on a believer’s identity in Christ. In Christ we […]

Do Demons Afflict People Today?

Do Demons Afflict People Today?

Tell someone you believe demons afflict people today and you’ll likely get an eye roll. Except for a few Catholic priests and extreme elements of the Charismatic movement, most people take the idea about as seriously as Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny. Most sound thinking people view demons as the fodder for horror movies and Halloween costumes.

Over the years I’ve seen a couple unsuccessful exorcisms.

Two Seconds That Will Change Your Mind

Two Seconds That Will Change Your Mind

The moment you’re conscious of an unwanted thought you’ve got two seconds to kick it and replace it with another one. If you do this, your brain will treat the initial thought as vapor and it won’t form a neural pathway. Paul wrote, “No  temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And […]