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…]

Ravi Zacharias Ministries Points to Nouwen, Merton, and Foster

The headline is sadly accurate – Ravi Zacharias International Ministry website is carrying numerous articles which speak favorably of Catholic mystic Henri Nouwen, Catholic monk and mystic, Thomas Merton, and contemplative Richard Foster. The articles are under a section called A Slice of Infinity. A summary statement on the website says they are “aimed at … [Read more…]

Ravi Zacharias, What Part of Contemplative Prayer Don’t You Understand?

The headline of this article may seem disrespectful at first glance, but we say it with all sincerity and not meaning to sound derogatory. At Lighthouse Trails, we won’t pretend it isn’t discouraging when after 17 years of ministry, evangelical leaders (those men and women with all the influence and platform – the ones who … [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…]