Battleground – Your Mind

I wrote this article many years ago. I wish I could take credit for all of it, but it is in fact taken from several ministers, including Joyce Meyer.I am again publishing this article because of a comment a long-time friend of mine made about the original that was lost when this website was viciously hacked back in 2021.A little history.  When I returned to Texas back in 2012, I had not seen my friend in many years but he often communicated with my wife on Facebook.  When he learned I was living in Galveston, he suggested that we get together for lunch.  Although I consider Mike (actual name omitted) a very good and lone time friend, I told my wife in response to her telling me his suggestion. “I wonder what he wants now?”  In response to…

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Tired of Pain and Suffering

Frankly, serving God and the public as a pastor, is not always an easy commitment for my life’s work.  Daily, I receive tear jerking letters from people who are tired of the pain and suffering that their family, friends and themselves often endure.Very rarely, do such letters omit the question, ‘why does God permit so much pain and suffering to go on in this world?’Is pain and suffering the plan that God has for your life?  It took me years to realize myself, who is actually responsible for the pain and suffering many of us have and or now experiencing. Who is the Ruler of This World?In answering who is the ruler of this world, we can consult God’s word, the Bible, which tells us that the world belongs to Satan.  Please consider how Satan attempted to sway Jesus…

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