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9/9/06 - Trusted Evangelical Leaders Endorse The Papa Prayer

8/17/06 - A Slap in the Face to Those Who Have Died For the Faith

8/10/06 - Willow Creek Leadership Summit - Speaker Promotes Eastern Meditation and the New Age


Arab countries and Israel
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The following links are provided to give you up to date news and commentary on the current crisis in Israel.

7/17/06 - Popular Bible Website Begins Spiritual Formation Project

7/17/06 - 20 Million in the Emerging Church?

7/05/06 - "Vessel of Peace" to Preach Purpose Driven in North Korea and Around the World

7/05/06 - Are Christians in China Going to Embrace the Purpose Driven P.E.A.C.E. Plan?

7/05/06 - Calvary Chapel Update

6/23/06 - Purpose Driven Resisters - Must Leave or Die

6/11/06 - Will the Next Billy Graham be a Mystic?

6/02/06 - Beth Moore Gives Thumbs Up to Be Still DVD

5/25/06 - Focus on the Family Continues its Dive into Contemplative Spirituality

5/21/06 - Special Report: Calvary Chapel Rejects Contemplative Spirituality and the Emerging Church!

5/21/06 - An email we received from the Classical Yoga Hindu Academy

5/10/06 - Focus on the Family Responds to Lighthouse Trails - Defends Contemplative Author

5/05/06 - 2006 Global Day of Prayer The Annual Global Day of Prayer is coming again in June, uniting more and more people every year.
This annual event that started just a few years ago is growing each year. Here is a list of participating countries.

5/05/06 - Calvary Chapel Book Follow-Up

5/02/06 - Calvary Chapel Book Tampered With - Includes Contemplative References

4/24/06: Criswell College and the Emerging Church?

4/17/06 -Evangelicals Debate the Meaning of 'Evangelical' 

4/17/06 - "Massive Effort" to Unite a Billion People To understand more about the global P.E.A.C.E. peace plan, see our research on this topic.

4/7/06 - Book Release Announcement - A Time of Departing is Here!

4/5/06- Richard Foster and the BE STILL DVD


4/2/06 - News Alert - June 2006 Leith Anderson (of Mega Wooddale Church) Joins Emerging Church Leader Erwin McManus to Teach Emerging Church concepts at the pro-contemplative Bethel Seminary

3/30/06  Ancient Commentaries on Scripture in Question

3/22/06 - Read the transcript of Brian McLaren's interview (Refer to News Brief Below of 3/17/06)

3/19/06 - Rick Warren Promotes the Emerging Church
and Brian McLaren

3/17/06 - Brian McLaren Calls Hell and the Cross
"False Advertising for God"
Listen to Interview

3/16/06 - Our March 2006 E-Newsletter is Here.

3/15/06 - Rick Warren - Fundamentalist or Finagler? by Paul Proctor

3/13/06- Mystical Encounters for Christians

3/05/06 - Rick Warren Speaker at the Futurist Technology Entertainment Design Conference, "The Future We Create" with Al Gore and other futurists.

Update - March 5, 2006: It has been brought to our attention that on the Awana's High School program 24/7 Ministries, they also promote an organization called SonLife, which is another organization that pushes the emerging church movement. Please refer to our 2/27/06 news alert for further information.

2/27/06 - Awana Club - Urgent Heading Towards Contemplative?

2/21/06 - Dallas Willard Participating in the
Ancient Wisdom Conference

2/21/06 - "Christian" Leader Still Promoting New Age

2/20/06 - Want to understand emerging church leader, Brian McLaren's spirituality and Faith Formation? Check out this powerpoint presentation.

2/18/06 - Columnist Rips Evangelical Leaders for Becoming 'Trojan Horse' for the Left

2/2/06 - National Prayer Breakfast - Interfaith for the First Time

1/30/06 Rick Warren Promotes Another Contemplative Book

1/26/06 Saddleback Youth Ministry Teaches and Promotes Henri Nouwen, Leonard Sweet, Brian McLaren, and New Age Mormon Stephen Covey (Scroll 3/4 down the page you link to.)

1/10/06:   Rick Warren Predicts Christian Fundamentalism Will Be Enemy to 21st Century!

1/05/06: Robert Schuller to Step Down

12/21/05: Bruce Wilkinson Quits Africa! Is the Dream Giver and the Purpose Driven program the best thing for the African people?

Don't miss these two important articles about Africa:

Race for Africa: The Re-colonization of Africa

Wilkinson's Dream for Africa is Shattered

12/17/05: Ken Blanchard Endorses Another Book on Meditation - Tom Gegax's By the Seat of Your Pants. Listen to an excerpt from this book: "Beginning each day with a ritual- an inspirational book; a guided meditation; a daily prayer; yoga-can bring some measure of peace." p. 285 and now listen to Blanchard's endorsement on the back cover: "[A] business can be run with enlightenment as well as efficiency ... brimming with brilliant strategies for achieving both."—Ken Blanchard

11/27/05:At the recent contemplative-promoting National Youth Worker's Convention, emerging church author Tony Jones says the emerging church has no position on absolute truth, but his new book, Sacred Way, takes a strong position on Eastern religion and New Age practices ...

11/26/05: Sue Monk Kidd Video Clip "The Black Madonna"
Sue Monk Kidd: "God is more than two men and a bird."
More Research on Sue Monk Kidd; Also see our Research on Dr. David Jeremiah who favorably quotes Sue Monk Kidd in his book, Life Wide Open.

11/21/05: Defender of the faith, Professor Opal Reddin Goes Home To Be With The Lord

11/20/05: Has American Bible Society Gone the Way of the Emerging Church?

11/16/05: Lighthouse Trails Publishing Announces Release of Newest Book

11/16/05: Minneapolis Church Leads Congregation in Contemplative Prayer Exercises During Their 40 Days
(Listed here not as an endorsement but rather a serious warning.)

11/14/05: Rick Warren's Church Health Awards—The world's pastors following Rick Warren—Is Your Pastor in this Picture? (Also see article on this event.)

11/14/05: Rick Warren wants to "build bridges" between different religions.—"I really do feel that these people are brothers and sisters in God's family. I am looking to build bridges with the Orthodox Church, looking to build bridges with the Catholic Church, with the Anglican church."
Rick Warren's "Mentor" Peter Drucker Dies at 95
Related News Item
November 11, 2005 - Saddleback Church's Youth Pastor, Doug Fields, Teams Up With Youth Specialties
November 9, 2005 - Youth Specialties President Declares, "Christianity IS an Eastern Religion."
November 11, 2005 - Christianity Today magazine: "Contemplative Kids." What next!
November Newsletter Now Available
Historic Conference on Meditation in the West
Rick Warren Speaks at: TIME Global Health Summit
Rick Warren Speaks with World Leaders including Bill Clinton, Madeleine Albright, and others.
Nov 2 & 3 (Transcript)

*Armed Men Hijack African Evangelist Loren Davis
Misguided Shepherds - Christian Leaders Who Have Given in to Contemplative Spirituality
Chuck Swindoll Joins the List of Fallen Angels

A Closer Look at Rick Warren's "mentor" -
Peter Drucker

Rick Warren Promotes Contemplative Prayer
National Youth Organization Kicks Off New Age Promoting Conference 9/29/05

David Jeremiah Not to Speak at
Lead Like Jesus

"Personal computers have brand names. But inside every pc is an Intel chip and an operating system, Windows," Warren says. "The Purpose Driven paradigm is the Intel chip for the 21st-century church and the Windows system of the 21st-century church."—Rick Warren, Christianity Today, Oct. 2005 in talking about his global peace plan.

Rick Warren, (September 2005)-"Why are you here? I'll tell you why you are here, ... you were marked by God to be part of a revolution."
(You may have to register with this newspaper to view article, but it's free and quick.)

Leonard Sweet (Soul Tsunami)
will speak
with New Age sympathizer, Jay Gary at Pat Robertson's Regent University.

On September 3rd, Steve Muse's wife passed away. Steve is the director of Eastern Regional Watch Ministries and has courageously defended the faith and been a source of strength and blessing to believers around the world.

The Berean Call Examines Richard Foster's New "Bible" and Takes a Look at Spiritual Formation and Spiritual Disciplines

According to Rick Warren's publisher, Zondervan, he teamed with Leonard Sweet to do an audio set, The Tides of Change.

Leonard Sweet: Quantum Spirituality
and a Christ Consciousness!

And yet he speaks at Christian churches and organizations around the world.

Rick Warren Shares Platform with Tony Campolo in the UK at the Baptist World Alliance Congress:

"This is a celebration of diversity and unity at the same time." —Rick Warren

Warren: Global Baptists "are all in this together."

Tony Campolo Tackles Interfaith Relationships at
Baptist World Alliance Congress

(More on Tony Campolo)


Ken Blanchard's Lead Like Jesus and
Robert Schuller
Lighthouse Trails Publishing



Lighthouse Trails Publishing - Not Afraid to Publish the Truth.

Ever wonder about the silence, contemplative prayer, yoga, and mantra meditation? Or how about authors such as Richard Foster, Brennan Manning, Thomas Merton and Henri Nouwen? If so, this is the book that answers your questions.
A Time of Departing by Ray Yungen
A Time of Departing
by Ray Yungen

2nd Expanded Edition

And now that Rick Warren has aligned himself with this movement, this book is all the more essential.
Don't be caught unaware.
A Time of Departing by Ray Yungen - $12.95

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