Jesus Is the Resurrection and the life NOW

Jesus Is the Resurrection and the life NOW

Followers of Jesus, not just the twelve, lived with a pro-death-anti-resurrection bias. This bias showed itself after the death of Lazarus. Remember, the sisters of Lazarus, Martha and Mary, had sent a message to Jesus telling him their brother was “very sick” (John 11:3). They likely expected Jesus to immediately travel to their home and […]

Can Demons Occupy a Christian Part I

Can Demons Occupy a Christian Part I

I actually got fired once for disagreeing with a pastor about whether or not demons could occupy Christians. Before that encounter I had no idea the subject triggered such feelings. When I studied demonology at Dallas Theological Seminary, my professor, Dr. Charles Ryrie, said Christians are divided on the subject. He said he didn’t think […]

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 […]