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The Interface of Medieval Mysticism and Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation

Pam Frost informs us of the influence Eastern mysticism has had on the modern Church, thanks largely to high-profile Protestant’s affinity for the teaching of Roman Catholic mystic monks such as Thomas Merton, Basil Pennington, William Menninger and Thomas Keating.  The Desert Fathers, as they are called, embraced the beliefs of Neoplatonism (Frost explains this […]

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Nancy Leigh (DeMoss) Wolgemuth Mixes Pagan Witchcraft Circle-Making With Christianity

And people wonder why “Cheetos-eaters living in their mothers’ basements” (discernment bloggers) blog about Christian celebs like Nancy Lee (DeMoss) Wolgemuth!  “Watchbloggers” as we’ve been dubbed, feel that our brethren should know when a Christian leader strays from the truth. And according to Jeff Maples of Pulpit & Pen, DeMoss-Wolgemuth strayed when she began promoting a […]

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Quick Thoughts: What is the “Seven Mountains Mandate”?

Lyndon Unger of Mennoknight, who also blogs for The Cripplegate, has written an excellent piece on the Seven Mountains Mandate (SMM).  This is a subject we’ve reported on many times to remind people of the unbiblical nature of this so-called mandate.  Still, a large number of professing evangelicals are unaware that SMM is the brainchild of the New Apostolic […]

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Cold Hard Facts On Cults

Christians are drifting into a highly subjective murky mysticism.Six years ago I penned a piece entitled “Caught up in a cult?”  My concern at the time was that a growing number of people were being drawn into cults and cult-like groups that call themselves Christian.  They had no clue that they’d strayed off The Safe […]

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