Lifeway Stores Says OK to New Age Sympathizing Authors

Keating, Sweet, Blanchard and Nouwen “consistent with basic tenets of the Christian faith?” The infiltration of New Age books in online Christian bookstores is a growing concern for many discerning Christians. American Family Association and LifeWay Stores have two of the more popular online stores for Christians, and both stores contain some of the most … [Read more…]

Wooddale Church Starts “The Gathering”

Wooddale Church (Pastor Leith Anderson) of Minneapolis, MN is one of America’s largest evangelical churches with over 12,000 people attending. We post this information because so many Christians and churches around the world look up to these mega churches for leadership and direction. Starting October 1st, Wooddale Church will have a Sunday evening meeting called … [Read more…]

Evangelical Covenant Church – Denomination Gone Contemplative

The Evangelical Covenant Church began in the late 1880s “in the biblical instruction of the Lutheran State Church of Sweden, and in the great spiritual awakenings of the nineteenth century.” The denomination has ministries on five continents and claims that it “values the Bible as the Word of God.” Therefore it is with sadness to … [Read more…]

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…]

Concerned Family Asks Legitimate Questions of Church Leaders

Note: The following article is based on actual facts, but the name has been changed to protect the innocent. In September of 2008, a Christian woman (a wife and mother) stumbled across Lighthouse Trails Research website when she and her husband became concerned about certain things happening in the large church they had been attending … [Read more…]

Lee Strobel’s Son – Founder of Contemplative Ministry – Biola Named as “Partner,” Lee Strobel as “Supporter”

Kyle Strobel, son of prolific Christian author, speaker, and teacher, Lee Strobel, grew up at Willow Creek Church and later studied at Biola’s Talbot School of Theology. Today, he is helping to pave the contemplative way by touting the works and practices of mystics, contemplatives, and emergents. Kyle’s website ministry Metamorpha is called “an online … [Read more…]

May 18th – “World Shift Day” – A Critical Mass and Contemplative Prayer

On May 18th, the World Peace Prayer Society will host the “World Shift Day” where organizations, groups, and people around the world will synchronize their watches and meditate together for the purpose of bringing peace to the earth and helping to create a “critical mass.” This year’s event carries a theme of “The 3rd Timely … [Read more…]