Tag Archives: contemplative spirituality

Repost: Context, Context Context

Back in 2012, I wrote about the necessity of context to understand the Bible. The easiest way to be fleeced by bad teaching is when someone uses a part of a verse, or even a few Bible verses without regard … Continue reading

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Dangerous Spiritual Formation Practices Influencing Kids

I’ve warned a little bit here about Richard Foster and his spiritual disciplines as well as the dangers of contemplative spirituality. That’s why I want to share this update about “spiritual formation” and how it could be impacting your children … Continue reading

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Pastor James Murphy on Mysticism and Experientialism

Many of you have already listened to First Baptist church of Johnson City, Pastor James Murphy’s sermon that I shared the other day. If you haven’t, I hope that you will because it is the most encouraging thing I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Pastor Jim Murphy Tells Congregation: ‘We’re going to root this stuff out of our ministry’

I just finished listening to this message, The Subtlety of Satan, by Pastor Jim Murphy of First Baptist Church of Johnson City, N.Y. (Hat tip to Stand Up for the Truth) If you can carve out an hour to listen … Continue reading

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Concerns about Matt Chandler’s The Village Church

I happened to visit Apprising Ministries website today and when I spied a post about Matt Chandler and The Village Church what I read troubled me greatly. First, Silva pointed out the covenant for membership at the church. Pretty common … Continue reading

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