From CrossTalk with Ingrid Schlueter Recently, Bethel University in the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota area held an interreligious symposium that was titled: Meditation-Buddhist and Christian: Is There Common Ground? Pastor Bob DeWaay of Twin City Fellowship appeared on Crosstalk to discuss … Continue reading
On Saturday I had a spirited on-air discussion with a Bethel University professor who acted as spokesman for the college regarding its recent interfaith symposium. As I wrote last week, Buddhism was featured and there was a suggestion that there … Continue reading
This DVD includes quotations from the Catholic Church’s official teaching. It shows how these same mindsets have become the basis of so-called salvation in New Evangelical churches. Other main mindsets are also addressed, the most important being idolatry in pictures … Continue reading
Do we really have to "practice the presence" of God? Good news! If you have received the “Good News” that is the Gospel of Jesus Christ, then there is no requirement, law, or regulation that mandates you “practice the presence “of … Continue reading
Isn’t it clear that “practicing the presence” is for those who are not indwelt with the presence of Christ through the Holy Spirit? There is no need to “practice” a “presence” when the perfect God of the universe dwells within … Continue reading
In this detailed article, Meditating on Contemplative/Centering Prayer, Ken Silva aptly warns of its dangers. Read this article to find out more about Dallas Willard, "spiritual formation", Richard Foster, and "centering". Has Buddhism mixed with monastic Catholicism made inroads into … Continue reading
Go to the LTW blog here for quotes from Martin Luther, showing that "spritual disciplines" are not enough to bring true and everlasting peace.
The LTW blog references the Washington Post here to show that anti-biblical traditions are becoming more and more accepted within the new evangelicalism. The contemplative prayer movement certainly gets all the glory for this, much more glory than Jesus!