Crystal Cathedral Postpones Rethink 2009 – Ravi Zacharias and Dan Kimball Will Have to Wait Until 2010

RE: Rethink 2009 at Crystal Cathedral in February 2009 A notice has been placed on the Rethink Conference website stating the following: At the request of Crystal Cathedral, Rethink 2009 has been postponed to 2010. If you have already registered for the event, you will receive a full credit for your payment. We sincerely regret … [Read more…]

Dan Kimball: Is He or Isn’t He?

While some begin to see the heresy of Brian McLaren and Doug Pagitt’s teachings, confusion has arisen as to who is part of the emerging church and who isn’t. As Roger Oakland has stated in his book, Faith Undone, there are certain key elements that distinguish emerging church leaders: promotion of mysticism (i.e., contemplative), kingdom-now … [Read more…]

Dan Kimball: Modern Day Christianity Needs Combination of Nouwen and Maxwell

  In a Christianity Today article titled, “Shape-Shifting Leadership,” featuring Dan Kimball, Mark Driscoll, and Leith Anderson, Kimball states: I’ve read Nouwen’s In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership a dozen times. It convicts me to the core about motives and the heart of leadership. But Henri was shepherding and loving a relatively … [Read more…]

Emergent Talk Around Town: Dan Kimball Key Player in Ancient Practices Game

  From the Emergent Up/Rooted blog: “Key influencers have been people like Dan Kimball and Bob Webber – and they have helped lead emerging churches in to being very experimental, creative, artistic, and willing to reclaim ancient and liturgical worship practices as well. Click here to read more from this emergent site. Related information: Emerging … [Read more…]

WARNING: Dan Kimball – A Christian Witch Agrees With Him

Yesterday, we addressed Rick Warren’s e-newsletter, which had an article by emerging church leader Dan Kimball. Below is an article just sent to us that shows how a “Christian” witch is describing the same spirituality that Kimball describes in his article. The article below links to a website that should not be read by children … [Read more…]

Dan Kimball Writes to Lighthouse Trails Over Labyrinth Issue – Book Should Be Pulled From the Market

On Sunday night, Dan Kimball, author of The Emerging Church: Vintage Christianity for New Generations, wrote to Lighthouse Trails regarding an article that Kimball wrote on labyrinths in 2001. Kimball stated to us that his article is no longer posted on his website, and he wondered why we still had a link to it. The … [Read more…]

National Youth Worker’s Convention Could Be Dangerous to Your Youth Pastor’s Spiritual Health

TheNational Youth Workers Convention will take place in three different US cities this coming fall (October through November). The event is presented by Youth Specialties, an organization that has been a springboard for contemplative and emerging spiritualities for many years. If your youth pastor or youth workers are planning on attending one of the three … [Read more…]

The Story Behind Lighthouse Trails

LTRP Note: We are reposting this background article for those who have been asking how Lighthouse Trails got started. By Deborah Dombrowski Editor – Lighthouse Trails Part One: “It Was a Dark and Stormy Night.” Every good mystery starts off with “It was a dark and stormy night.” But this is a different kind of … [Read more…]