Zondervan Introduces Contemplative Leighton Ford

LTRP Note: We are posting the following notice by Zondervan publishing regarding Leighton Ford and his new book, The Attentive Life. The book offers a collection of quotes by and references to some of the most prolific eastern-style meditation teachers, including Thomas Keating, David Steindl-Rast, Gerald May, Kathleen Norris, and atonement rejector and Episcopal priest … [Read more…]


Reviewer: Gary Gilley Book: The Attentive Life, Discerning God’s Presence in All Things by Leighton Ford Reviewer: C. Pack Book: A “Wonderful” Deception by Warren B. Smith Reviewer: Ezra McGill Book: A Christianity Worth Believing by Doug Pagitt Reviewer: Mike Stanwood Book: Drops Like Stars by Rob Bell Reviewer: Lighthouse Trails Editors Book: Death by … [Read more…]

Warning: Evangelical Leaders Give Credibility to Emerging Church Conference

In February of 2009, Zondervan publishers will present the annual National Pastors Convention in San Diego, California. This conference, which was founded by emerging church pioneer, Youth Specialties, is a conduit for contemplative mysticism and emerging spirituality. While most of the speakers at each year’s event fall within the alternative emerging church camp, the conference … [Read more…]

Contemplative Christians and Contemplative Conferences Coming Your Way

  The following conferences will be taking place during the next 12 months. Each of these conferences has at least one contemplative- and/or emerging church-promoting speaker. The number of these contemplative conferences is increasing rapidly. Please warn your loved ones about these events. Note: Contemplative speakers are in bold. For information on these contemplative/emerging-proponents, go … [Read more…]