Contending for the Faith

September 20, 2022

Becoming a Gate of Heaven

Jesus said that the kingdom of heaven is within us (see Luke 17:21). We must learn how to release this kingdom into the world around us. […]
September 13, 2022

What is an Open Heaven?

We are called to walk like Jesus walked and do what Jesus did. But we can’t do what Jesus did unless we have what Jesus had. […]
September 6, 2022

Jesus’ Model for Healing

As we pick up the torch of healing and pursue the ministry of Jesus, we will face many obstacles and much opposition. It will take perseverance […]
August 3, 2022

Contending for our Spiritual Inheritance

Throughout the whole Bible, we can see that the promises of God do not automatically happen. His promises are an invitation to partner with Him in […]
July 25, 2022

Five Barriers to Walking in God’s Power

Christianity without power does not exist in the New Testament. Unfortunately, for the most part we have so accepted it as the norm today that anyone […]
February 15, 2022

How Predators and Abusers Blend Into the Church

For the past several years the Lord has increasingly called me to speak up about abuse in the church. This is not a topic that I […]
August 2, 2021

How Can a Person be Spiritually Gifted While Also Being an Abuser or Predator?

Over the last several years, the church has been rocked with scandals and and exposures of sexual sin, abuse, and predatory actions of ministry leaders. From […]
April 15, 2020

The Definition of a False Prophet – According to Jesus

In the New Testament, there are various warnings about false teachers and false prophets. There is a clear call for wisdom and discernment in this area, […]
April 4, 2018

The Subtle Danger of Soulish Preaching

One of the subtle dangers in preaching is for the message to be more soulish than spiritual. This is what happens when human wisdom runs the […]
June 28, 2016

Should We Just Ignore The Devil?

There seems to be an increasing number of believers who are taking an approach to the devil that is totally foreign to the New Testament. The […]
May 30, 2016

How Isolating a Truth from Other Truths Causes Error

In a recent article, I mentioned that one of the ways that error gets into the church is when a genuine truth from the Bible gets isolated […]
April 11, 2016

3 Ways that Error Gets Into the Church

The New Testament is full of exhortations to guard against error. There are warnings about false doctrine, false prophets/teachers, lying signs, and other types of destructive […]