Tag Archives: mysticism

Don’t Miss List: Conference Live Stream, About the ‘Young Messiah’ and More

Shepherd’s Conference is Streaming The Shepherd’s Conference continues today at Grace Community Church. For all those who can’t be there, here’s the live stream. Three posts about the ‘Young Messiah’ Movie Amy Spreeman at Berean Research exposes several problems with … Continue reading

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A Helpful List of Common False Gospels

Sometime in the past week I found this helpful summary of several false gospels prevalent today, at Growing4Life. Leslie, the author, presents each with a critique, but in an unusually loving tone. I appreciated her concern for the true believers … Continue reading

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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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Exceptional Piety or Mysticism?

Originally posted on 5 Pt. Salt:
Throughout much of church history there have, time and time again, arisen movements and behaviors within the Church, which many view as exceptionally pious. Our own day is no exception. Within camps of the new…

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Flashback: “We’re going to root this stuff out of our ministry.”

A year ago today, I shared a message from The First Baptist Church of Johnson City, N.Y. in which the pastor apologized to his congregation and delivered one of the most thorough warnings about false teaching I’ve heard. It is … Continue reading

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Praise God! LHT Shares Story of Church that Turned Back from Contemplative Practices

This headline just made my morning! From Lighthouse Trails Research: “Church Heading Toward Contemplative Turns Around After Seeing the Evidence.” Someone from Texas wrote in to LHT to encourage them with the news of how their materials were able to … Continue reading

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