Breaking Strongholds in the African-American Family: Strategies for Spiritual Warfare

Paperback | January 23, 1996

byClarence Walker, Dr Clarence Walker

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Black churches and their leaders are at the front line of a war for the lives of people bound by fear, anger, and idolatry. Sociologists, politicians, and economists all have failed to solve the complex problems of African-American families. But victory is available -- and believers hold the key. In Breaking the Strongholds in the African-American Family, Dr. Clarence Walker unfolds a plan for spiritual warfare using the weapons of God. Drawing from biblical characters such as Nimrod, Jezebel, and Tamar, Dr. Walker describes the various types of strongholds that imprison black men, women, and children today. He matches the weapons and strategies of ancient warfare with our spiritual weapons, providing a vital and practical ministry resource for pastors, counselors, and laypeople. Step by step, Breaking Strongholds in the African-American Family shows: - how to identify types of strongholds - how to know and use our weapons of warfare - how to train an army of warriors to work as a team - how to set up an effective battle plan. "It is up to us to initiate battle," says Dr. Walker, "and therefore we must advance and move toward our target with faith and confidence, remembering that the battle ultimately is not our battle -- it is the Lord's."

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A practical guidebook for African-American churches to help black families prevail in the spiritual warfare being waged against them.

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Black churches and their leaders are at the front line of a war for the lives of people bound by fear, anger, and idolatry. Sociologists, politicians, and economists all have failed to solve the complex problems of African-American families. But victory is available -- and believers hold the key. In Breaking the Strongholds in the Afri...

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Black churches and their leaders are at the front line of a war for the lives of people bound by fear, anger, and idolatry. Sociologists, politicians, and economists all have failed to solve the complex problems of African-American families. But victory is available -- and believers hold the key. In Breaking the Strongholds in the Afri...

Clarence Walker is a licensed marriage and family couselor who holds a PhD in counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary and an MSW from Temple University. He is an ordained minister and the founder-director, with his wife Ja'ola, of Clarence Walker Ministries, a preaching, teaching, and music ministry in Philadelphia.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8 × 5.38 × 0.38 inPublished:January 23, 1996Publisher:Zondervan

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ISBN - 10:0310200075

ISBN - 13:9780310200079

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPart 1: The Strongholds in African-American Families1. What Is a Stronghold?2. Types of Strongholds3. Strongholds Imprisoning African-American Males4. Strongholds Surrounding African-American Females5. Strongholds Immobilizing African-American YouthPart 2: Bringing the Strongholds Down6. The Christian's Arsenal7. The Battle Plan: Part I8. The Battle Plan: Part IIConclusionAppendicesAppendix 1. Tools for Waging WarfareAppendix 2. Special Considerations for Churches and PastorsAppendix 3. Special Consideration for Individual Family ApproachesAppendix 4. Sample LetterBibliographyNotes

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A practical guidebook for African-American churches to help black families prevail in the spiritual warfare being waged against them.