Fruit or Results: Which Equates to Success?

In my life, I like things to happen fast. I often forget that I’m a piece to a much bigger puzzle. I forget that my visions and dreams may be fulfilled, not by me, but by my children or my children’s children, for whom...

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Generational Momentum

The Incredible Power of Generational Momentum Most people in our culture have no idea of the power in what I call generational momentum. Unfortunately, my own father made little investment in my future. I have seen this...

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2 Peter & God's Greater Plan

Why a Thousand Years Is Too Long and Not Long at All Are you discouraged today or feeling condemned because of the toll life has taken on you? It may surprise you to know that you’re smack dab in the middle of God’s...

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FREE Webinar on "Deliverance From Unholy Memories"

I'm excited to announce that this Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 8 p.m. ET, I will be guest speaking on the International College of Ministry's "Counseling & Learning Hour."

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Crossing Pain Lines: Striving for the Best in Your Marriage

Pain lines: the lines between the comfortable and the uncomfortable and safe and not safe. Pain lines divide those who want God’s best, from those content to live within the scope of the mediocre. It’s the difference...

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How Much Do Hormones Influence Sexual Impurity? – Part 2: 5 Ways Adrenaline Creates Sexual Highs

In case you missed it, read "Part 1: An Adrenaline Addiction." Each one of the following elements plays a part in increasing the sexual-adrenal response in your body. If you understand these dynamics, you’ll be more...

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How Much Do Hormones Influence Sexual Impurity? – Part 1: An Adrenaline Addiction

It is one thing to deal with your sexual cravings or addictions, but it is another thing to understand why you have such uncontrollable desires in the first place. Physiologically, your sex drive depends on hormones....

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Don't Stop Dating Your Spouse

“Recently, I saw a cartoon that was significant: a man was examining the fender on his car. His wife asked, ‘How is it that you can remember every dent and notice new ones, but never remember my birthday or notice my...

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Why One of the Most Famous Movie Lines Ever is Also One of the Dumbest!

I was 16, the year, 1970, the movie I graced at the Harrisburg Drive-in Theatre was “Love Story,” based on a novel by Erich Segal. It was a tearjerker, though at that time, I wasn’t programmed to cry at movies. What I...

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Life is Hard, But He Brings Hope

Life is hard. You’ve probably heard this phrase, and thought it yourself, countless times throughout life. For example… When you were a child, crying over something seemingly unfair that transpired between you and a...

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Go Left, Old Man

Horace Greeley popularized the phrase, Go west, young man! The phrase is thought to encourage young men to grow with the country, break their comfort zones, and move out of the manicured meadows of the Eastern US. In...

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Deeper Wells Leadership Series: If You Don’t Do This, You Are Headed For Trouble!

One of the most beneficial lessons I learned many years ago, was one of the many lessons I learned from the classic leadership book by Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People. It is an intense and...

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Culture of Honor Series: Bridges and Walls

Recently, I was consulting with a ministry leadership team. It was my third time with them. My job was to mediate a multi-year conflict that originated from a complex mission endeavor within their church. My job was to...

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The Duggars, Sex, and Hope

Recently, I read about the transgressions that occurred within the Duggar family—the famous “19 Kids and Counting” TV family on TLC. Let me start by saying, sexual abuse is wrong, unacceptable and should never be taken...

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“More Than a Conqueror” Never Made Sense, Until…

What God revealed to me on my mission trip added a whole new dimension of hope and excitement to my ministry! Most of what my wife, Ruthie, and I do in ministry is to help people to become overcomers—conquerors—in life...

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Sexual Purity: Rethinking Our Ideas, Reformatting Our Approach

I never chose my assignment to help bring a fresh perspective to the sexual purity movement within the body of Christ. It was on the same level as if I, at 61, with an oversized gut, would sign up for a mixed martial...

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The Lion in the Tyger

Update on Bruce's Ministry Time in South Carolina at the State Penitentiary The Lion in the Tyger I sit here, home, enjoying the very present thoughts from my two-day sexual-purity seminar in the Tyger River, South...

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Ideas About Sexual Purity Gone Wrong

Has contemporary Christianity placed sexual impurity in a “sin category” of its own? Is sexual impurity more unforgivable or a worse sin than the others? In my book, To Kill a Lion: Destroying the Power of Lust from the...

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Do We Need to Redefine Sexual Purity for Women?

Have contemporary Christian mindsets separated you from the hope, forgiveness, and authentic purity in Christ you could be enjoying (in spite of the many other times you have failed)? I’m writing this after listening to...

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Unleashing the Power of Praise

My earliest remembrance of the power of praise happened in my first year of marriage. My wife, Ruthie, and I got hit with a flood of bills and my job wasn’t designed to make anyone rich. You could say I was concerned—...

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