The Undefiled

One of the most delightful things to lay eyes on is a person who walks with God. This person has the Spirit of the living God that reflects the attributes of virtue, righteousness, wholesomeness, and God’s workmanship. He has guarded himself from defilement. The basis for this temperament is a deep-seated loyalty to and delight […]

The Multitude of Anxieties

The multitude of anxieties is commonplace among many. Just think of our own lives, how we may have experienced the spirit of anxiety, just one of endless afflictions. The width, depth, and height of these afflictions can, at times, confound even the best of counselors and pastors. Add to this the instability, passivity, and brokenness […]

The Powerful Antidote for Idolatry

In contemplating the two belief systems of trusting in God and the love of idolatry, trusting in God will outshine the love of idolatry every time. There is a fragrance of Christ that emanates from those who trust in God. On the other hand, there is a spirit of the world emanating the spirit of […]

The Deluge of an Unsound Mind

As I reflect on the depravity of human nature I am astounded of the shipwreck of the mind of so many. The shipwreck of the mind is not limited to those in addiction. In fact, many who are pursuing counsel are already shipwrecked in their mind. Family issues abound without the enslavement of addiction. Addiction […]

The Power Encounter

In the early 80’s, while in seminary at Columbia International University in Columbia, SC I had little knowledge of spiritual warfare. My commitment to serve the Lord was to “grow in the grace and knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” I Peter 3:18. It was a season of peace for my beloved wife, Cathi, and […]