Spiritual Warfare

10 Ways the Enemy Robs Us of Our Joy

Paul made it clear to us that we wrestle against demonic forces as we strive to follow Christ (Eph. 6:12). In fact, the enemy often seeks to destroy our Christian joy so that our witness for Christ loses its effectiveness. Here are some ways he seeks to rob us.

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10 Lies of the Enemy that Church Leaders Believe

In my years of studying spiritual warfare, I’ve spent a lot of time talking with pastors about their own battles. Often, those battles are connected to lies the enemy proclaims loudly – and we leaders choose to believe. Maybe you’ve listened to some of these lies.

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Saturday Suggestions/Week in Review

Check out these important posts from others on worry, spiritual warfare, healthy churches, and single moms, then catch up on this week’s posts at www.chucklawless.com.

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5 Signs That the Enemy Has a Stronghold in a Church

Some churches just seem to be hammered with evil. Based on my years of studying spiritual warfare—and recognizing that human sinfulness is at the root of all these issues—these things at least suggest ongoing strongholds in a church

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Week in Review

In case you missed any of this past week’s posts, here’s the week in review:

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8 Ways the Enemy Attacks Young People

Today, I want to focus on a similar issue: primary ways I see the enemy attacking teenagers and young adults. I’m cautious in making these points, as I don’t want to suggest that the devil is behind every rock—but nor do I want to deny the reality of an enemy who seeks to devour us (1 Pet. 5:8).

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6 Reasons the Internet Makes It Easier to Fall

I grieve when ministers of the gospel fall . . . and I recognize that all of us are susceptible to that possibility. I think, though, that it might be even easier to fall today because of the internet. The internet provides incredible opportunities for ministry, but it’s also risky territory.

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