Repentance from Willow Creek - Only a Mystical Paradigm Shift
headlines about Willow Creek filled the home pages of several online news
outlets. The caption stated: "A Shocking Confession from Willow Creek
Community Church." Some wondered if Willow Creek's pastor Bill Hybels
was repenting from past errors in ministry techniques.1 But a
Lighthouse Trails commentary showed that
this "shocking confession" was actually a re-enforcement of
Willow Creek's efforts to "transform this planet" through
contemplative and emerging spiritualities. The LT commentary stated:
It is no new thing that Willow Creek wishes to
"transform the planet." They are part of the emerging
spirituality that includes Rick Warren and many other major Christian
leaders who believe the church will usher in the kingdom of God on earth
before Christ returns. This dominionist, kingdom-now theology is literally
permeating the lecture halls of many Christian seminaries and churches, and
mysticism is the propeller that keeps its momentum. If Willow Creek hopes
to transform the planet, they won't be able to get rid of the focus on the
mystical (i.e., contemplative). Their new Fall 2007 Catalog gives a clear
picture of where their heart lies, with resources offered by New Age
proponent Rob Bell, contemplative author Keri Wyatt Kent, and the Ancient
Future Conference with emerging leaders Scot McKnight and Alan Hirsch as
well as resources by Ruth Haley Barton and John Ortberg. Time will tell
what Willow Creek intends to do about strengthening its focus on
"spiritual practices" and "transform[ing] the planet."
Well, it appears it isn't going to take a lot of time to see
what their future intentions look like. The
most current issue (Fall 2007) of Willow Creek's magazine, Willow (in hard copy and also online) gives a clear
view of the organization's spiritual emphasis. The issue titled Ministry
Shifts has a subtitle that says: "The landscape of our ministries
is shifting. Brace yourself for the aftershocks."
Article titles in this Willow issue certainly make a statement that things
are going to change: "Seismic Shifts," "Rediscovering
Spiritual Formation," "Stemming the Tide," "The
Changing Face of Worship," "Shifts in Missional Mindset,"
and "The Next Great Debate." With such commitment to change, it's
no wonder Willow Creek supports Brian McLaren, who is currently on his
"Everything Must Change" tour (named for his new book).
In the first article, "Seismic Shifts," the message is
straightforward: "Change or die. ... If the local church refuses to
change, it will die. ... But the winds of change are blowing. Leaders and
entire congregations are making the choice to try something new. They are
looking at the world, culture, norms and trends and they are daring to take
a chance, venture a risk, find another way." Bell explains that the
other articles in the issue give "snapshots" of how the church is
In the first article to follow, "Rediscovering Spiritual
Formation," meditation promoter Keri
Wyatt Kent writes positively about
"monastic communities" and "the emergent church."
Quoting or favorably referring to one mystic after the next (Richard
Foster, Ruth Haley Barton, David Benner, John Ortberg, etc.) Kent paints a
picture that shows mysticism's role in this seismic shift that Willow Creek
proclaims. She correctly states that while there are some
"conservative" Christians who are suspect of spiritual formation,
by and large the term and "the practices" have become
"mainstream." These practices, of course, are the mystical
practices that are the energy behind the spiritual formation movement.
Kent identifies Scot McKnight as part of this mystical shift. McKnight
acknowledges the Catholic connection to contemplative practices, and
amazingly, Kent brings into her article Catholic priest Richard
Rohr. Why amazing? Rohr's
spirituality would be in the same camp as someone like Matthew
Fox who believes in pantheism and
panentheism. For Willow Creek to include him in Willow speaks
volumes about the level of spiritual deception that Willow Creek is now under.
If Kent is right that spiritual formation is now mainstream, then this
deception is mainstream as well. Incidentally, Richard Rohr wrote the
foreword to a 2007 book called How Big is Your God? by
Jesuit priest (from India) Paul Coutinho. In Coutinho's book, he describes
an interspiritual community where people of all religions (Hinduism,
Buddhism, Christianity) worship the same God. Is this where Willow Creek is
While the Willow issue says that they are not moving away from
biblical principles, nothing could be further from the truth. For those reading
this who may be new to the terms contemplative prayer and spiritual
formation, it is quite simple. A mantric-style meditation is practiced so
that the pray-er can enter a silent, altered state, which supposedly allows
him or her to hear God's voice and be transformed. However, because the
premise of contemplative prayer is panentheistic (God in all), it is
actually occultic in nature. We can say that, because in occultism all
things are one, and there is no distinction between God and man - both enjoy
equal glory. This is why research analyst Ray
Yungen believes that the mystery of
iniquity that Paul talked about in the book of II Thessalonians,
chapter 2 could very well be mysticism. If man is brought under the
delusion that he is part of God and one with God (with or without Jesus),
then the Cross and the Gospel become of no effect (theoretically). It is
Satan's ultimate desire to be equal to God (Isaiah 14:14), and he tried to
convince Eve of this in the Garden of Eden and continues to this day with
his seductive alluring.
Some people have said that contemplative spirituality and the emerging
church are just passing whims or trends. But that isn't true, and Keri
Wyatt Kent see that. She explains: "Spiritual formation is not a
passing fad, but it does continue to shift and to change as the Church and
its people grow." Of course, what this really means is that where once
the true nature of contemplative had to be disguised, more and more it can
come out of the closet. No passing fad here. Contemplative is pure New
Ageism, the devil's religion to put it bluntly.
For those who realize that contemplative spirituality is the vehicle
through which the kingdom-now, emerging church, dominionist views draw
their strength and momentum, Willow Creek's "shocking confession"
will indeed be very shocking. As Rick Warren, Bill Hybels, and most other
major leaders in Christianity today, stand arm and arm with contemplatives
and emerging spirituality, those who understand biblical prophecy about the
days prior to Christ's return will realize that history is being made. But
unfortunately, Scripture warns that Satan will deceive the whole world
(Revelation 12:9) and that a great falling away will occur. Let us be
sober-minded and diligent to stand for biblical truth and the Gospel that
alone can save the soul that turns to Jesus Christ in humility and
repentance, acknowledging Him to be God, Lord, and Savior.
But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no
need that I write unto you. For yourselves know perfectly that the day of
the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. For when they shall say, Peace
and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a
woman with child; and they shall not escape. But ye, brethren, are not in
darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. Ye are all the children
of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of
darkness. Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be
sober. For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are
drunken in the night. But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on
the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of
salvation. I Thessalonians 5:1-8
upside-down world of Pullman's "Golden Compass"
by Berit Kjos
More than 15 million copies of Philip Pullman's
trilogy have been sold. The first movie in the series opens December 7.
Pullman was a teacher at Westminster College, Oxford, while writing
children's books. The Golden Compass won the prestigious Carnegie Medal.
Flying witches, evil specters, talking bears and
evolving "Dust" abound in The Dark Materials, Philip Pullman's
popular fantasy series for children. In this confusing cosmos of multiple
universes, every human is linked to a personal daemon, and telepathic
seekers find answers to life's mysteries through divination, Eastern
meditation, ancient "wisdom" and ritual magic. These occult
practices are essential to the battle for the "free" Republic --
against the despised old Church.
Lyra, the pre-teen heroine, is a headstrong tomboy raised without parents
at an Oxford college in a universe parallel to ours. A proficient liar,
she's first seen snooping in a forbidden area with her personal daemon
camouflaged as a moth. From then on, she follows her intuition from one
crisis to the next until all remnants of Biblical truth and authority have
been destroyed. By the end of the series, God is dead. Free-spirited Lyra
(still a 12-year-old) has sexually "come of age" and fulfilled
her destined assignments in the war against Christianity.
As readers move from book to book, they meet likeable God-haters,
experience magical worlds, and discover new revelations about the strange
forces that drive Pullman's occult cosmos. Defying any short, simple synopsis,
this mind-changing trilogy appeals more to feelings than to understanding.
But those feelings will open hearts to deceptive mysteries that produce
death and bondage, not life in Christ. Click
here to read this entire article.
Other articles on New Age films:
Ant Bully - A Movie for Kids?
Rick Warren : "I want to be a uniter."
Rick Warren says he is
"looking for a coalition of civility." (See
the YouTube video clip of this interview with Rick
Warren Distorts the Instructions of Jesus to Fit His Global Peace Plan
Warren Seeking Unity to Reach Critical Mass
Warren's Global Peace Plan
Quotes by Rick Warren:
"We are here at these conferences to say to fellow Christians that we
believe the Church needs to take the lead in the greatest health concern on
At one conference Warren said that every village has a man or woman of
peace, who might not necessarily be Christian and could possibly be Muslim,
and that person would help to implement the global P.E.A.C.E. plan in their
part of the world. At the AIDS conference in Canada, Warren said he is
"pressing for a 'coalition of civility,' where diverse groups can
disagree without being disagreeable or denouncing one another, and seek
unity without requiring uniformity in order to reach critical mass."
The following is an excerpt from the promotional description on Rick
Warren's website about the upcoming global P.E.A.C.E. Plan Seminar: "Rick
Warren has said repeatedly, 'This is why God made me. Everything else I
have done was simply preparation for the P.E.A.C.E. Plan.' If you choose to
lead your church to participate in the P.E.A.C.E. Plan it will be a wild
ride and an amazing spiritual adventure for your members as they get God's
heart for the world, as God uses them to change lives, and together we
bring global glory to God!"1
"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.
Evangelicals and Mormons Hope to Bridge Theological
Students aim to bridge theological gap"
Deseret Morning News
by Carrie A. Moore
As Mitt Romney tells people that his religion won't
dictate his political policy decisions and an occasional Christian pastor
warns publicly that Romney's religion is a "cult," some are
looking to bridge the cultural gap that divides evangelical Christians and
More than 300 scholars and students on both sides of the gulf recently
spent two days in Salt Lake City talking about the meaning of Christianity
- including the definition of grace and injunction by Jesus to "love
one another" despite the differences in theology....
Jerry Root, adjunct professor of Christian formation and theology at
Wheaton College, told participants that one benefit of the pursuit of truth
should be "spiritual maturity," that considers the beliefs of
others and is not afraid to ask deep questions about one's own or another's
That pursuit recognizes that "truth is not reality, but truth is what
I think about reality" and must be distinguished from opinion, which
is "based on probability rather than certainty ... I must not be
afraid of honest doubt that accompanies debate and discussion."
Failure to have doubts about faith "may mean I'm on the threshold of
delusion," the former pastor said, adding "spiritual formation is
a process of maturity." Click here to
Research on Interspirituality
by Roger Oakland
The Bible calls Satan the great deceiver. To be deceived
means to be led away from the truth without knowing it. If the person being
deceived knew they were being deceived, then deception would not have
occurred. One must believe that one is not deceived in order to be
deceived. It is just that simple.
I believe that understanding deception has a lot to do with having a proper
perspective. Instead of having God's perspective, the person being deceived
has his own perspective. A human desire for power and the potential to be
proud are two of the greatest barriers that prevent us from seeing God's
perspective. Satan's plan is to deceive mankind by working on human
weaknesses. He knows what he is doing.
In Proverbs we read: "There is a way that seemeth right unto man, but
the end thereof are the ways of death." Think about this for a moment.
The Bible states "the wages of sin is death." So what may seem
right, can lead to death because the consequence of sin is death. Do you
see how deception works?
Sometimes it is beneficial to take time to do a reality check on our lives.
For example, a Christian can be confident that he (or she) is serving the
Lord when actually he is being deceived. This is because what we do
"seems to be right" in our eyes....
I know Christian leaders and denominations that started out right but have
ended up wrong. This downfall can be predicted in light of church history.
God has raised up individuals from time to time to be leaders. As long as
these leaders are led by the Holy Spirit and continue in His Word, God's
blessings will be abundant. Sometimes, a pastor will become a leader and a
model for many other pastors. Eventually, a fellowship of churches with
like-minded pastors may be the result.
This fellowship of pastors teaches the Word of God and the sheep are
enlightened and fed. The sheep, because they are learning, love God with
all their heart. This love spreads to the horizontal plane and love is
overflowing. The sheep want to tell others about Jesus. Click
here to read this entire article.
Coming Soon to a
Planet Near You: Lausanne III
By David Wells
Plans are now afoot for the Third International Congress on World
Evangelization. It will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2010.
The first such congress, Lausanne I, was the brainchild of Billy Graham. It
was held in Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1974. A total of 2,700 Christian
leaders from 150 nations attended, more than half from the Third World,
many from countries which had just gained independence in the 1950s and
1960s from European colonial powers. They all gathered to consider the
gospel and its proclamation in their own contexts. Out of this great
gathering came the Lausanne Covenant which was drafted principally by John
Stott. This Covenant has served as a basis for evangelical strategizing and
thinking about evangelism in the global context since then.
Lausanne II was held in Manila, Philippines, in 1989. Over 3,000 Christian
leaders attended from 170 nations, more than were represented in the United
Nations in 1989. Its chief written accomplishment was the Manila Manifesto,
again drafted principally by Stott. But it was not the achievement which
the Covenant had been. Indeed, Lausanne II itself, while it had its high
points, was something of a disappointment. There was much celebration but
little serious wrestling with the issues of the day. And that left behind a
lingering question: what is the point of having world congresses like
these? Why, we may then ask, should we have a Lausanne
III in 2010? Click
here to read this entire article.
See our 2006 article below for information about
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization to Host 7th Chinese Congress
2006, Coming from the Lighthouse newsletter
The Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization (see
Lausanne Covenant) will be presenting the 7th Chinese Congress this year.
The Lausanne Committee website states:
"Since 1974, leaders have come together under The Lausanne Covenant to
debate and discussion [of] issues ranging from ministering to specific
ethnic groups to evangelism and social responsibility."
This coming together of leaders now includes Rick Warren who will be a
speaker at this year's Chinese Congress. With Rick Warren's promotion of
Spiritual Formation, contemplative and emerging, this will mean that world
evangelism may take on the characteristics that will lead millions of
people throughout the world into mysticism and the New Age.
According to a document on the Lausanne website, "the Lausanne
Movement was born out of the First International Congress on World
Evangelization called by evangelist Billy Graham held in Lausanne,
Switzerland, in July 1974." In a 2004 report, the Committee said they
were bringing together "younger emerging leaders" from around the
world and that "Transformation was a theme which emerged from the
working groups ... We pray for peace and reconciliation and God's guidance
in how to bring about peace through our work of evangelization."(see
For more research on Lausanne:
Call to Global Oneness
World Christian Movement by Al Dager
Ministries Database on Lausanne
and New Agers Together by Warren Smith
Can Right be Wrong?
Proverbs states there is a way that "seems
right" to man. However, Jesus said what seems right to man may not be
right with Him. For this reason, Christians must be led by the Spirit of
God and follow God's Word. However, as the Bible teaches, it is possible to
believe one is being led by God, but instead be misled by Satan.
Emerging Church propaganda has created a major controversy within a number
of fellowships that were once made up of Bible believing and teaching
pastors. Pastors sympathetic to the Emerging Church say Christianity must
change or be reinvented if we are going to be relevant and reach the
postmodern generation. Change is necessary, they say, because Christianity
is no longer relevant for the postmodern era and the gospel can no longer
reach young people who are looking for experiences. Click
here to read this entire article.
National Pilot Project to Study
Contemplative Kids - Project Influenced by Thomas Keating
by Mary Bergin
The Capitol Times
In 2008, local middle school students will among those who
participate in a national pilot project that studies the effects of
contemplation in the classroom, says Richard Davidson, a University of
Wisconsin researcher/neuroscientist. (Time magazine selected him as one of
the world's 100 Most Influential People of 2006.)...
The ground is ripe for this type of science to be conducted," says
Davidson, whose work already has shown that meditation can change the way
the brain works. In college students, Davidson says research at the UW and
elsewhere shows that contemplative practices cause "changes in the
brain that promote empathy, compassion, increased concentration."...
Davidson expects the work to begin within six months. Middle school
students are being targeted because early adolescence is a time of
heightened vulnerability due to body and brain changes....
Centering prayer, meditation, breath work, chanting, sitting in silence,
extended concentration on an object and focusing on positive thoughts and
images are examples of contemplative exercises that can be taught. Click
here to read this entire article.
Baptist Sunday school undergoes 'extreme makeover' -
Includes Breathing Exercises and Spiritual Formation
By L.J. Gigis
Sea Coast Online
PORTSMOUTH - What kid doesn't like painting? How about
storytelling and dressing up in period costumes? Maybe they love playing
computer games or doing cool science experiments? Dancing? Music? Watching
Infuse this fun with peace on earth, good will toward men, and you have
Sunday school 2007 at Middle Street Baptist Church....
After months of hard work and preparation, the church's Sunday school
department this fall officially did away with traditional classroom
instruction and renamed itself "The Potter's Mansion" instead....
Sunday scholars at Middle Street Baptist alternate through a total of 10
freshly painted rooms week to week. Each room has a particular purpose and
theme and is painted and decorated accordingly. Among the rooms is The Garden
Grotto, where science and nature are explored. The Temple Courtyard serves
as a multipurpose room for games, spiritual formation, missions and more.
The music and movement room is called The Psalms and Songs Conservatory.
The Artisan's Market is for arts and crafts. The Apostles' Theatre is where
drama, puppetry and storytelling occur....
"You can really teach according to your particular experience,"
said Hand, who recently taught a stretching and breathing workshop. Click here to read this entire article.
Colleges, Contemplative, and
by Watcher's Lamp Blog
Last October, Emory University of Methodist roots,
installed "His Holiness", the Dalai Lama, as a distinguished
professor . The New York Times quoted Robert Paul, the college dean:
"One of the great things about the Methodist tradition is they don't
insist that everybody has to be Methodist," ..."His Holiness is a
religious figure who is not dogmatic, not sectarian, doesn't advocate 'My
way or the highway.'
The Catholic News Service reports Christian meditation finds a
sanctuary at Georgetown University. A quote from the article shows that
contemplative prayer knows no religious boundaries. Click
here to read this entire blog article.
Related Articles and Information:
Campolo is Speaking His Mind About Mysticism, Interspirituality and More
Review of Tony Campolo's New Book by Larry
Prophecy on Trial by Roger Oakland
Another Jesus and Messages from Heaven
Lighthouse Trails Publishing is
pleased to announce the release of Another Jesus by Roger Oakland.
A new evangelization program is underway to win the lost brethren back to
the Mother Church. How will this be done? Through the Eucharistic Christ.
Many Christians think that the Christian tradition of communion is the same
as the Catholic tradition of the Eucharist. But this is not so. The
Eucharist (i.e.Transubstantiation), is a Catholic term for communion when
the bread and the wine actually become the very body and blood of Jesus
Christ, thus when taken the partaker supposedly experiences the presence of
God. These transformed elements are placed in what is called a monstrance
and can then be worshipped as if worshipping God Himself. The implications are
tied in with salvation.
With the Eucharist, salvation becomes sacramental (participation in a
ritual) as opposed to justification by faith in Christ alone. While this
mystical experience called the Eucharist cannot be upheld through
Scripture, there appears to be an increase of interest by evangelical
Christians towards this practice. In Another Jesus?: the eucharistic christ
and the new evangelization, Oakland warns about this growing deception
within Christianity that presents a different gospel and another Jesus.
Discusses the following:
1. Efforts to merge evangelicals and Catholics together
2. Catholic Evangelism and the Eucharistic Christ
3. Those who have been martyred for rejecting the Eucharist doctrine
4. The Pope's New Evangelization program to win the lost brethren back to
the Mother church
5. Appearances of Jesus and Mary
6. The New Global Era
7. Christ's second coming and lying signs and wonders
8. Evangelicals who converted to Catholicism and why they did
9. Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ and why the film was made
10. The Mary Connection
11. What is true salvation?
Roger Oakland with Jim Tetlow
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Willow Creek: Out of
the Seeker-Sensitive Frying Pan; Into the Emerging Church Fire
by Cecil Andrews, Take Heed Ministries
Regarding Willow Creek "Shocking Confession"
Willow Creek's answer to their problem of failed
'discipleship' of young believers is to expose them at SHIFT 2008 to two of
the leading proponents of what has been called 'The Emerging Church.' Far
from shielding them from 'grievous wolves' and 'every wind of [false]
Creek is willingly opening their doors to such men and their 'cunning
craftiness.' On other articles on our website I have highlighted the
gospel-destroying views of Brian McLaren who rejects as 'divine child
abuse' the glorious truth at the heart of the Christian gospel - the truth
of 'penal substitution' by Christ on the Cross of Calvary. As for Dan
Kimball, Roger Oakland in his book exposing 'the emerging church' called Faith
Undone writes on pages 45-46:
"If you listen to the emergent conversations long
enough, you will hear a recurring theme: Christians are wrong to confront
unbelievers head on with the Word of God.... They often use Jesus as an
example, saying, He did not confront people but always accepted them for
who they were... Kimball refers to the story where Jesus is sitting near a
well by Himself... and he talks to a Samaritan woman. Kimball alters the
story by saying 'He [Jesus] stopped and asked questions of the Samaritan
woman and didn't just jump in and say 'Samaritans are all wrong.'" But
Kimball is wrong, Jesus did the exact opposite! He didn't ask her ANY
questions and he confronted her straight on.... The fact is Jesus did
confront people with the truth.'
When it comes to making 'sound
disciples of Jesus Christ' I'm afraid for Willow Creek it's a case of
out of the 'seeker-sensitive frying pan' and into 'the emerging church
fire'. Click here to read this entire article by Cecil
Andrews of Take Heed Ministries (Northern Ireland)