What Makes Helping People So Challenging? (And What To Do About It)

Relationships and communication are the foundation to healthy living. Without it, we don’t have churches, business or even families. God created these connections to be the conduit by which we would understand how to process our relationship with Him better. The invisible God desire’s to make Himself visible through healthy relationships that operate in a […]

12 Straight Truths About Addictions

People who recognize their entrapment of addictions and desperately want to be free will often appreciate the straight truth. Whether its drugs, food addictions, relationship addictions or addictive thinking patterns that are obsessive, we all need the straight truth to get free from addictive influences in our lives. Here’s the straight truth to know in […]

When the Pursuit of Freedom Becomes Rebellion

Events of the 1960s resulted in a wave of reactions against authority and leadership. Dubbed a freedom movement, many flocked to gatherings, listened to songs and read books that spread the message of “love and peace.” This trend, however, was not a freedom movement, but further plunged people into bondage. In this case the bondage […]

Signs that Pride May Be the Problem

When pride creeps into our hearts, we don’t just have a devil problem. We have a God problem. God says that He actually will resist someone who has pride in their life: God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble. Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt […]

Does the Bible Address Addictions?

The key to understanding addictions, from a biblical perspective, is in seeing the meaning of the word lust. James writes, “But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed” (James 1:14 KJV). In a biblical context, lust is not just a word describing sexual temptation, although that can certainly fit. Lust […]

How Addictions Train the Body: Dopamine

Addictions are a common place theme in today’s society. If its not a substance addictions, its a relationship. If its not an addictive relationship, its an obsessive pattern of thinking. Our world has allowed an addictive mindset to roam and take greater control. We don’t ingest life anymore, we binge. We overload on TV shows, we […]

Are You Listening to Accusing Thoughts About Others?

Accusation is a weapon that originates from Satan’s identity. He is the accuser of the brethren. That’s what he is in everything he does. Satan goes before God day and night, accusing you and me constantly! He is a legalist that looks for anyway to accuse someone and uses people to accuse others. His target […]

Twisted Communication

The most frustrating tactic in Satan’s toolbox is his ability to twist and distort our communication with each other. Being able to communicate is the primary mechanism we have as humans to have relationship with God or others. Satan knows if those communication lines get distorted, then we are all sunk. A rejection mindset works within […]