Does Southern Baptist Lifeway Stores Promote Contemplative Spirituality & the Emerging Church

Yesterday we received the following question: “You make mention that LifeWay Christian Resources and/or stores (Southern Baptist) is also behind the emergent church movement. Where are you getting that from?” So we can set the record straight, we are providing the following documentation that shows Lifeway’s promotion of both contemplative and emerging: Perhaps the most … [Read more…]

CAUTION: 2006 National Youth Workers Convention

This year’s Youth Specialties-hosted National Youth Workers Convention will include a labyrinth(Meditative words and music guide you on a one-hour reflective journey), and a huge speakers list that includes several contemplative/emerging promoting authors including Dan Kimball (The Emerging Church), Fil Anderson (Running on Empty: Contemplative Spirituality for Overachievers), Lauren Winner (Girl Meets God),and Mark Oestreicher … [Read more…]

Cincinnati Christian University (and Seminary) Added to Contemplative Colleges List

Lighthouse Trails has now added Cincinnati Christian University (and Cincinnati Christian Seminary) in Ohio to its list of Christian colleges that are promoting contemplative spirituality and Spiritual Formation. The school began in 1924 and was founded on the “Restoration Movement.” Wikipedia has an interesting description of the history of that movement here. On a website called … [Read more…]