Do some Christians experience spiritual oppression? Jesus cast out demons from people as clearly recorded in the Gospels – what does that mean for us today? What are we to think of “deliverance ministry”? In this message, I share some personal experiences from encountering the demonic as well as Scripture to begin to develop a Biblical response to those questions.
David’s interaction with Saul became increasingly difficult and dangerous. David began to experience spiritual abuse from King Saul who was insecure and self-centered. There are many applications from “David vs Saul” that can apply to leadership in the Church today.
Spiritual abuse is painful and a serious problem in some churches, unfortunately. When we consider the consequences of spiritual abuse, we begin to understand why Jesus emphasized this is part of discipleship.
Have you had a difficult or even painful church experience? Or maybe you wonder about your current faith community where some things “just don’t add up”? Sometimes, these are symptoms of spiritual abuse – when churches wound. In this audio message, learn about the fourteen dynamics of spiritual abuse.
Healing from the past sometimes involves healing from what has impacted or “shaped” us before we were born. Research in pre-natal psychology confirms what can happen in this type of prayer ministry. For some people, this is the most significant prayer for their healing and transformation in adult life.