Author Archive | Amy Spreeman

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What’s mysticism doing at the Catalyst leadership conference?

Remember when Pastor Rick Warren posted a tutorial on Centering Prayer on his Pastor’s Toolbox website, encouraging thousands of pastors to teach their congregants to go into the silence? No? That’s probably because he yanked it down after biblically sound Christians sounded the alarm bells in his comments section. (Good thing there’s screen capture.) Now […]

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Pope to Copeland: Catholics and Charismatics must spiritually unite

We are galloping toward a one-world melding of religions, and the ramifications are staggering. Pope Francis has now sent a video message to Word of Faith father Kenneth Copeland, urging a reconciliation between Catholics and Charismatics. This is undoubtedly one of the most significant developments I’ve reported. Please take the time to see and hear […]

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WARNING: Kundalini Yoga’s “Highest Mantra Meditation”

We’ve warned before about the many forms of  Kundalini Yoga Meditations, which combine the use of mantras, mudras and pranayama (breathing), to bestow profound spiritual “benefits” to those who practice them.  Many Christians are being taught these dangerous but popular meditations in day spas, fitness facilities, hospitals, and sadly, in some Christian churches. The names […]

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Rick Warren’s Top 100 Pastors to Follow

Joel Osteen? T.D. Jakes???  This is quite a Facebook Post from Pastor Rick Warren. Here he tells is fans which senior pastors — the top 100 in fact – that he recommends his fans follow on Twitter. Of course if you click that link you’ll get the idea that he has taken down that post. […]

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New NAR “Passion Bible” a dangerous heresy

Have you heard about the latest Bible “translation?” This one comes from the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) camp, from the brain of one man, a human-appointed “Apostle.” It’s called “The Passion Translation,” written by Brian Simmons of Stairway Ministries. Simmons has actually released four installments of his new translation: Psalms: Poetry on Fire Song of […]

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The Dangers of Contemplative Prayer

One of the continuing snares Christians often encounter in their churches (of almost every denomination) is contemplative prayer. Is it biblical? Why are so many discernment ministries sounding the alarm? After all, doesn’t the Bible say we are to meditate on God’s Word? The answer to that last question is YES! We are to fill […]

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