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Letter to the Editor: “Add us to the list of those who have left their [Southern Baptist] churches.”

Old ChurchDear Lighthouse Trails:

Please add us to your growing list of the watchmen on the wall, called by some (most) in “churchianity” the “haters that divide.” Add us to the list of those who have left their churches/denominations because they were “black balled” for speaking the truth and providing biblical proof against heresy. The deception (emerging: ecumenical) has arrived and is now being promoted in the very small (and getting smaller) rural, Southern Baptist Convention (SBC: Slowly Becoming Catholic) church where we were members. 2 Timothy 3:4-5 surely does fit this church’s leadership!

While at first, after presenting him with the Truth of the Word, we couldn’t believe our ears when the “pastor” haughtily and proudly declared he would keep on with his heretical, cultic practices even after he was shown his error in Scripture! We might have well been talking to the wall.

We then realized he is blind to the Truth and that it was time to leave, “mark” him, the SBC, and turn away as are told to do in Romans 16:17-18.

We are sorry for [those teaching and promoting heresy]. They are so puffed up and proud in their error that they cannot see the Truth when it’s presented to them from the Word. We are sorry for those who remain, especially those who see the error being taught but are too afraid to stand up for the Truth and leave.

Thank you so much for continually sounding the alarm, exposing heresy, and planning on enduring until the end. We are truly thankful. Your website and authors have helped more people than you know stay on the “narrow path.”

T & C

A community in NW Oregon

Yoga Is Official! United Nations Adopts International Yoga Day—177 Nations Adopt Resolution (Including USA)

LTRP Note: The following news story is posted for informational and research purposes only and not as an endorsement. Also see our links below for Lighthouse Trails coverage on Yoga and “Christian” Yoga.

By the Huffington Post

The United Nations declared June 21st as International Yoga Day, just three months after India’s newly-elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi used some of his valuable minutes during his address to the U.N. General Assembly to introduce it. With an unprecedented 177 countries signed on, including the United States, China, France, the United Kingdom and Russia, it might be an indication that the winds are changing. The resolution adopted by the General Assembly garnered a record number of co-sponsors.

In my recent meeting with Minister Sripad Naik of the Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy), I saw for myself how incredibly optimistic he and his team are about their work and the role of AYUSH for a wider community. I left our meeting so encouraged to know that India is leading the way and remaining courageous to bring forth, perhaps the most missed agenda item in world policies, that of spirituality. Click here to continue reading.

Related Articles:
A Former New Age Follower Talks About “Christian Yoga”

Considering Yoga? Consider this!

Southern California Mariner’s Church Wraps Up “Holy Yoga” Sessions (And Answering the Question: “Are Yoga Positions Harmless?”)

Letter to the Editor: Liberty University Offering Yoga Classes . . . AGAIN!

Rick Warren’s Daniel Plan Accelerates – Tells Followers to Practice 4-7-8 Hinduistic Meditation

 

 

Judge Rules Florist May Be Sued Personally for Declining to Provide Flowers for ‘Gay Wedding’

CNNBy Heather Clark
Christian News Network

RICHLAND, Wash. – A judge in Washington has ruled that the state may hold a florist personally liable for declining to provide flowers for a regular customer’s same-sex “wedding,” thus authorizing authorities to go after her personal assets should she lose the legal battle.

As previously reported, Baronelle Stutzman of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland was leveled with a lawsuit March 2012 by State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who claimed that she violated the law by not fulfilling the order. Stutzman had been approached by one of her faithful customers, Robert Ingersoll, a homosexual, as he wanted her to supply the flowers for his upcoming ceremony with his partner, Curt. She states that she politely explained that she would not be able to help in regard to the event.

“I just took his hands and said, ‘I’m sorry. I cannot do your wedding because of my relationship with Jesus Christ,’” Stutzman told reporters.

After Ingersoll decided to post on Facebook about the matter, controversy arose on both sides of the issue—both for and against Stutzman. The florist said that she received a number of threatening and angry comments. Click here to continue reading.

Yoga Is Official! United Nations Adopts International Yoga Day—177 Nations Adopt Resolution (Including USA)
Judge Rules Florist May Be Sued Personally for Declining to Provide Flowers for ‘Gay Wedding’
Two Opposite Letters to the Editor About David Jeremiah: 1 Concerned about Recent Broadcast, 1 Upset with LT
“Men’s Wedding Marks a Point in History for the Mennonite Denomination in Canada”
That Didn’t Take Long!—Mark Driscoll Resurfaces With New Resource Ministry & Website
Video: Roger Oakland –What Is The Purpose Of Purpose Driven
Understanding What Lectio Divina Is?
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Two Opposite Letters to the Editor About David Jeremiah: 1 Concerned about Recent Broadcast, 1 Upset with LT

Letter #1:

 

Dear Lighthouse Trails:

You may already be aware of this, but going into work this morning (5 Jan) I tuned into David Jeremiah’s Turning Point radio broadcast titled “Living a Life Wide Open.” In the broadcast Jeremiah lists biblical characters whom he describes as having a passion for God or being “on fire” for God. One of these characters he listed was Moses, which sounds right except he based it on the events of Numbers 20. Numbers 20:1-12 gives the account of God providing water to the children of Israel in the wilderness. Gold told Moses to speak to the rock and water would come forth, but Moses, angry at the Israelites because of their complaining, struck the rock twice. God went ahead and gave the water, but because of Moses disobedience he was not allowed to enter the Promise Land. As a matter of fact the Bible specifically tells us Moses’ action was rebellion against God’s commandment (Numbers 27:14). Just to make sure I didn’t misunderstand what Jeremiah said I listened again to a repeat of the broadcast in the evening. I scratch my head wondering how a prominent Bible teacher, preacher, and author could make such a mistake!

In another portion of the broadcast, he favorably mentioned Erwin McManus giving “insight” into one his books. Basically in the book mentioned McManus criticizes some of the old hymns such as “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms” which (according to McManus) encourages believers to be passive (leaning on God I guess?) instead of passionate. I don’t know if this was a recent sermon Jeremiah preached or a re-broadcast of an older one.

Letter #2:

To Lighthouse Trails:

Praying for you to be able to understand God’s Word with true understanding. That Satan will leave the person, who is trying to discredit the work being done in El Cajon, California.  Really blatant remarks being made.  Dr. Jeremiah preaches the Word according to the Bible.  No nonsense, but True Scripture from God.  El Cajon being located in the most populous state in the Union and David Jeremiah choosing to be among the people bringing the Gospel and trying to meet the people’s needs.  Being obedient to God in spreading the Gospel.  He uses his time raising up rather than tearing down. Satan interacts through his demons here on earth. We pray that you walk in God’s light rather in the darkness of Satan’s work. [LT Note: We have removed some derogatory remarks from this letter about Lighthouse Trails that are unbeneficial, untrue, and have nothing to do with the subject matter.]

All I am asking is that you focus on God’s Word and not on God’s true servants, who are being obedient by reaching millions of we sinners each week, through his obedience to God. I will say no more. Please make each of your days count for God and not for Satan’s condemnation of others.

Our Comments: First, we would like to reiterate previous statements we have made regarding the articles at Lighthouse Trails. We are not attempting to destroy the reputations of those we critique. However, as we watch the complete silence by Christian leaders in matters pertaining to the preservation of the Gospel message, we remain compelled to challenge them and beseech them to stand for truth and against apostasy no matter the cost.

Coincidentally, Lighthouse Trails received both of the letters above just a couple days apart. The second letter is an example of someone who is devoted to David Jeremiah but who has not gathered all the facts before making his assessment. The sermon that is referenced in the first letter pertains to David Jeremiah’s book Life Wide Open,which was published several years ago but still in circulation today and as one can see from the recent broadcast, still inspiring Jeremiah today. Lighthouse Trails wrote a review of Life Wide Open a number of years ago. Below we are re-posting a portion of our original review of the book because it is still a relevant issue and is a case in point of another Christian leader who is not speaking out against spiritual deception, including his own. While the broadcast mentioned above is from an earlier date, the present-day introduction by Jeremiah shows that he still approves of his book and his ideas on a “passionate” life.

Sadly, as he did in Life Wide Open, you will hear Jeremiah speaking in this broadcast in a demeaning matter about hymns, much differently than he did in his 90s book Invasion of Other Gods, where he commendably gave a strong warning about the New Age and spoke lovingly of hymns. In Life Wide Open, he stated: “Unfortunately, we often encourage comfort zones in the church.” He then quoted contemplative Calvin Miller as saying, “I was struck one day by all the hymns that center on faith as a protective refuge.” Examples he gave included “A Mighty Fortress is Our God,” “Rock of Ages,” and “Haven of Rest.” Jeremiah said that such songs were “comfort music for weak-kneed saints” (pp. 164-165). We are wondering what invaded David Jeremiah’s thoughts to change them regarding hymns over the course of a decade. And how is it that he condemned the New Age in the 90s but in Life Wide Open (ten years ago) admired them, and today, still resonates with that book?

From our original review:

David Jeremiah’s 2003/2005 book, Life Wide Open, has a subtitle of “Unleashing the Power of a Passionate Life.” In the introduction of the book, Jeremiah tells readers that “A Small handful among us have discovered what the rest of us would pay dearly to know: How can we bring real, living excitement into this life?” Jeremiah goes on to tell readers that “This book is a map to the life of passion and purpose, the life wide open…”  (p. xii) Who are these small handful of people who have discovered the secret? Well according to Jeremiah’s book, his list includes Rick Warren, contemplative, feminine spiritualist Sue Monk Kidd (When the Heart Waits), contemplative Calvin Miller (Into the Depths of God), Buddhist sympathizer Peter Senge (The Fifth Discipline), emerging church leader Erwin McManus, contemplative Michael Card, and Brother Lawrence (Practicing the Presence of God).

When one ponders the spirituality of some of these names, it is disheartening to see that David Jeremiah continues promoting his book rather than having it pulled from the market. What would cause him to do that? Well, either he is not pulling the book because he does not see anything wrong with Sue Monk Kidd, Rick Warren, Peter Senge, and the others or he knows something is wrong with them but for whatever reasons he has chosen to ignore the fact that his book could potentially mislead many people.

Looking at just one of the names in Life Wide Open (as someone who has found the secret to passion and purpose), Sue Monk Kidd, may put things into perspective. Ray Yungen explains:

A Sunday school co-worker handed Sue Monk Kidd a book by Thomas Merton telling her she needed to read it. Once Monk Kidd read it, her life changed dramatically. What happened next completely reoriented Sue Monk Kidd’s worldview and belief system. She started down the contemplative prayer road with bliss, reading numerous books and repeating the sacred word methods taught in her readings.

She ultimately came to the mystical realization that: “I am speaking of recognizing the hidden truth that we are one with all people. We are part of them and they are part of us … When we encounter another person, …we should walk as if we were upon holy ground. We should respond as if God dwells there.” (A Time of Departing  p. 134)

Monk Kidd, also author of The Secret Life of Bees (emulating the goddess Madonna), reveals her spirituality when she states in a book endorsement: “In Radical Optimism, Beatrice Bruteau sets forth a deep and shining vision of spirituality, one that guides the reader into the contemplative life and the very root of our being. Dr. Bruteau is a philosopher of great measure whose work should be required reading for all who seek the deepest truth about themselves” (Monk Kidd’s endorsement of Bruteau’s book). For those who are not familiar with Beatrice Bruteau, she is a Catholic panentheistic contemplative.

Monk Kidd’s journey has also led her to say: “We also need Goddess consciousness to reveal earth’s holiness. . . . Matter becomes inspirited; it breathes divinity. Earth becomes alive and sacred. . . . Goddess offers us the holiness of everything” (The Dance of the Dissident Daughter, pp. 162-163). Few would argue that this does not line up with biblical Christianity nor is it the kind of life of “passion” and” purpose” that Christians should seek after. She also said in The Dance of the Dissident Daughter that God can be found in everything, even graffiti and excrement! (p. 160).

In Life Wide Open, it wasn’t The Dance of the Dissident Daughter that Jeremiah quoted from. But the book he did quote from, When the Heart Waits, is also about Monk Kidd’s propensities. In that book, she explains: “There’s a bulb of truth buried in the human soul [everyone] that’s only God … the soul is more than something to win or save. It’s the seat and repository of the inner Divine, the God-image, the truest part of us” (as quoted by Ray Yungen in A Time of Departing, 2nd ed., p. 134, citing pp. 47-48 of Monk Kidd’s book) .

When the Heart Waits is a primer on contemplative spirituality. Monk Kidd talks about finding her “true self” and explains how mystics like Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross, Meister Eckhart, and Thomas Merton helped her to find it. She quotes Beatrice Bruteau’s book, Gospel Zen, and Thomas Keating’s book, The Heart of the World. Keating and Bruteau embrace a mystical panentheistic view, without a doubt. She even quotes favorably Alan Jones, author of Reimagining Christianity. Reading a couple quotes by Jones in that book will show the seriousness of this situation:

“The Church’s fixation on the death of Jesus as the universal saving act must end, and the place of the cross must be reimagined in Christian faith. Why? Because of the cult of suffering and the vindictive God behind it.” (p. 132)

“The other thread of just criticism addresses the suggestion implicit in the cross that Jesus’ sacrifice was to appease an angry god. Penal substitution [the Cross] was the name of this vile doctrine.” (p. 168)

And even though the book by Sue Monk Kidd is in Life Wide Open, David Jeremiah’s book is still promoted throughout mainstream book venues.

In 2006, a year after the second edition of Life Wide Open came out, Jeremiah said he wanted to use a book by emerging leader Erwin McManus to help bring a “major paradigm shift” to his church. The book Jeremiah wanted to use was The Barbarian Way, a book that McManus admits had at its core “mysticism.” Considering that David Jeremiah chose Sue Monk Kidd as part of a road map to spirituality,is is any wonder that he also chose Erwin McManus who once said:

My goal is to destroy Christianity as a world religion and be a recatalyst for the movement of Jesus Christ,” McManus, author of a new book called “The Barbarian Way,” said in a telephone interview.

“Some people are upset with me because it sounds like I’m anti-Christian. I think they might be right.” Erwin McManus

Isn’t it time for Christian pastors and leaders to step up to the plate of humility, sorrow, and repentance? For the sake of the sheep.  (END OF REVIEW)

Related Articles:
Ravi Zacharias on Henri Nouwen – “I regret having said that” “Henri Nouwen Was One of the Greatest Saints In Our Time”

Hymns – Why Do Some Modern-Day Christian Authors Dislike Them?

David Jeremiah Opens Pulpit to Contemplative Advocate John Ortberg

David Jeremiah’s Book Life Wide Open – Still Sold on His Website – Still Includes New Agers

David Jeremiah Quotes Mystic/Panentheist Henri Nouwen … Again

David Jeremiah Quotes New Ager … A Mysterious Twist

David Jeremiah Instructs “Visualize Jesus” – References Mystic Francis de Sales

David Jeremiah Proposes “Major Paradigm Shift” For His Church

“Men’s Wedding Marks a Point in History for the Mennonite Denomination in Canada”
Mennonite Church of Canada logo; in public domain

Mennonite Church of Canada logo

LTRP Note: The following news story is posted for research and informational purposes only and not as an endorsement of either content or the source.

“Saskatoon gay couple 1st to be married in Mennonite church”

New Year’s Eve is a special time for many, and for Craig Friesen and Matt Wiens, it was especially meaningful.

The Saskatoon couple was married on Dec. 31 in Osler, Sask., in the presence of family, friends and the church community.

The men’s wedding marks a point in history for the Mennonite denomination in Canada. Friesen and Wiens are the first same-sex couple publicly married in a Canadian Mennonite church. Click here to continue reading.

Related Articles:
NEW BOOKLET TRACT: 6 Questions Every Gay Person Should Ask

Mennonite University Considering Policy Change to Allow Homosexual Faculty

FBI Arrests Man Who Tried to Protect Lisa and Isabella Miller From Gay Activists and Vermont Court (America: Punishing the Good, Rewarding Evil)

Southern Baptists, Openly ‘Gay Christians’ Break Bread at Conference

Year in review: Sexuality issues test unity (from Menno-lite ministries)

 

That Didn’t Take Long!—Mark Driscoll Resurfaces With New Resource Ministry & Website

According to a Christian Post article dated December 31, 2014 and titled “Former Mars Hill Pastor Mark Driscoll Launches New Website,” the former pastor of the mega church  has started a new resource ministry & website. All we can say at this point is, that sure didn’t take long.

Interestingly, Rick Warren gave the final “sermon” at the now-defunct Mars Hill Church on December 28th. It was Bob Buford (who worked with then-colleagues Rick Warren and Bill Hybels), mentored by Peter Drucker, who hand chose Mark Driscoll, along with Brian McLaren, Doug Pagitt, et.al. in the late 1990s to start the Terra Nova project, which later became the Emergent movement (read Faith Undone for more on that history or click here). All we can say to that is, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.

Lighthouse Trails research on new spirituality icon Mark Driscoll:

Mark Driscoll Resigns From Mars Hill Church For Social Failures – But Media Silent on Controversial Doctrinal Issues

Seattle Megachurch Mars Hill Dissolves 2 Weeks After Founder Mark Driscoll Resigns

Mark Driscoll’s Distorted View on Noah and Salvation . . . (And How Some People Have a Very Strange Idea as to the Meaning of God’s Salvation)

Video: Roger Oakland – What Is The Purpose Of Purpose Driven

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What is Lectio Divina?

Lectio Divina - There's a lot of talk about it today; umpteen books are published and more are on the way about lectio divina; and an increasing number of evangelical/Protestant figures are writing about it, endorsing it, and teaching it. Some people think lectio divina simply means to read a passage of Scripture slowly (or "praying the Scriptures") then ponder or think on that Scripture. That can be a part of it. But if you ask mystics or contemplatives what it entails (And who would know better than they?), they will tell you that lectio divina (pronounced lex-ee-o di-veen-a) always includes taking a passage of Scripture (or other writings), reading it slowly, then working your way down until you have just a word or small phrase from the passage that you are meditating on (repeating over and over). Basically, you are coming up with a mantra-like word or phrase that has been extracted from a passage of Scripture, which, according to contemplatives, if repeated for several minutes will help you get rid of thoughts and distractions, so then, they say, you can hear the voice of God and feel His presence.

Contemplative mysticism pioneer Thomas Keating explains what lectio divina is not. It is not traditional Bible study, not reading the Scriptures for understanding and edification, and not praying the Scriptures (though praying the Scriptures can be a form of lectio divina when a word or phrase is taken from the Scriptures to focus on for the purpose of going into "God's presence.").1 Keating says that lectio divina is an introduction into the more intense practices - contemplative prayer and centering prayer.

While some people think lectio divina is just reading Scripture slowly, and what's wrong with that,  it is the focusing on and repeating a word or small phrase to facilitate going into the "silence" that is the real danger. There is certainly nothing wrong with reading Scripture carefully and thoughtfully. Thoughtfully, we say. In eastern-style meditation (and in contemplative prayer) thoughts are the enemy. Eastern-style mystic Anthony De Mello describes this problem with thoughts in his book Sadhana: A Way to God:

To silence the mind is an extremely difficult task. How hard it is to keep the mind from thinking, thinking, thinking, forever thinking, forever producing thoughts in a never ending stream. Our Hindu masters in India have a saying: one thorn is removed by another. By this they mean that you will be wise to use one thought to rid yourself of all the other thoughts that crowd into your mind. One thought, one image, one phrase or sentence or word that your mind can be made to fasten on. (p. 28)

Spiritual director Jan Johnson in her book, When the Soul Listens: Finding Rest and Direction in Contemplative Prayer also believes that thoughts get in the way, and the mind must be stilled:

Contemplative prayer, in its simplest form, is a prayer in which you still your thoughts and emotions and focus on God Himself. This puts you in a better state to be aware of God’s presence, and it makes you better able to hear God’s voice, correcting, guiding, and directing you. (p. 16)

Ray Yungen explains this silence that contemplative mystics seek:

When [Richard] Foster speaks of the silence, he does not mean external silence. In his book, Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home, Foster recommends the practice of breath prayer (p. 122)—picking a single word or short phrase and repeating it in conjunction with the breath. This is classic contemplative mysticism. . . . In Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home, he [Foster]  ties in a quote by one mystic who advised, “You must bind the mind with one thought" . . . I once related Foster’s breath prayer method to a former New Age devotee who is now a Christian. She affirmed this connection when she remarked with astonishment, “That’s what I did when I was into ashtanga yoga!” (A Time of Departing, p. 75)

With lectio divina, the word or phrase one repeats eventually can lose its meaning, and this repetitive sound can start to put the practitioner into an altered mind state. Yungen tells us that: "Keeping the mind riveted on only one thought is unnatural and adverse to true reflection and prayer. Simple logic tells us the repeating of words has no rational value. For instance, if someone called you on the phone and just said your name or one phrase over and over, would that be something you found edifying? Of course not; you would hang up on him or her. Why would God feel otherwise? And if God’s presence is lacking, what is this presence that appears as light during meditation and infuses a counterfeit sense of divinity within? (ATOD, p. 76)."

Yungen exhorts believers that "the goal of prayer should not be to bind the mind with a word or phrase in order to induce a mystical trance but rather to use the mind to glory in the grace of God.  This was the apostle Paul’s counsel to the various churches: 'Study to shew thyself approved' (II Tim. 2:15) and 'we pray always' (II Thessalonians 1:11) as in talking to God with both heart and mind. (ATOD, p. 75)

In order to help those you care about stay clear of contemplative spirituality and spiritual deception, it is important for you to understand how lectio divina plays a significant role in leading people toward full blown meditative practices. And we propose that this "presence" that is reached during the "silent" altered states of consciousness from saying a word or phrase over and over (or focusing on the breath or an object)  is not God's presence. God has instructed us in the Bible not to perform "special kinds of process[es] or "formula[s], as Thomas Keating calls lectio divina, (source) to induce mystical experiences (Deuteronomy 18:9-11); thus, we believe ample warning about lectio divina is warranted.(This article is also in Booklet Tract form.)

Related Information:

When a Young Girl Meets a Mystic


Some authors read by Christians who promote lectio divina:

David Crowder in Praise Habit

Kyle Strobel at Metamorpha

Richard Foster (in several places)

Professor J. Budziszewski (author of How to Stay Christian in College) - tells students to practice lectio divina on a Focus on the Family website and also talks about it in his book, Ask Me Anything.

Dan Kimball in The Emerging Church

Tony Jones in Divine Intervention

David Benner in Opening to God: Lectio Divina and Life as Prayer

Eugene Peterson in Eat This Book

Ken Boa in Healthy Spirituality

Eugene Peterson in Message Bible for Kids

Promoted by Mike Bickle

 

Other Like-Minded Ministries/Websites

Research Ministry Websites
Deception in the Church: www.deceptioninthechurch.com.
Forcing Change: www.forcingchange.org.
Kjos Ministries: www.crossroad.to.
Let Us Reason Ministries: www.letusreason.org.
Lighthouse Trails Research Project: www.lighthousetrailsresearch.com.
Olive Tree Ministries: www.olivetreeviews.com.
Spiritual Research Network: www.spiritual-research-network.com.
TruthKeepers: www.truthkeepers.com
The Berean Call: www.thebereancall.org.
Understand the Times: www.understandthetimes.org.

Informative Blogs
Guarding the Flock Ministries: http://guardinghisflock.com.
IndyWatchman: http://IndyWatchman.com.
Learn to Discern Granny: http://whputnam00.blogspot.com.
Lighthouse Trails Blog: www.lighthousetrailsresearch.com/blog.
Lighting the Way Worldwide: http://lightingtheway.blogspot.com.
My Word Like Fire: http://mywordlikefire.wordpress.com.
Menno-Lite: http://mennolite.wordpress.com.
Pastor Bill Randles Blog: http://billrandles.wordpress.com.

LT Author Websites
Anita Dittman/Jan Markell: www.hitlershell.com.
Berit Kjos: www.howtoprotectyourchild.com.
Diet Eman: www.thingswecouldntsay.com.
Georgi Vins: www.georgivins.com
Gregory Reid: www.thecolorofpain.com.
Harry A. Ironside: www.harryironside.com
Katie Sapienza: www.stolenfrommyarms.com.
Kevin Reeves: www.kevinreeves.org.
Maria Kneas: www.mariakneas.com.
Nanci Des Gerlaise: www.nancidesgerlaise.com.
Patrick Crough: www.protectingthechildren.com.
Ray Yungen: www.atimeofdeparting.com.
Roger Oakland: www.rogeroakland.com.
Warren B. Smith: www.warrenbsmith.com.

 

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The Lighthouse Trails Booklet Traces are 81/2 x 51/2 topical booklets designed to share with others important truths from a biblical perspective. Topics include: the emerging church, contemplative prayer, lectio divina, the road to Rome, the New Age, protecting children, the public schools, energy healing, Yoga, the Gospel, our Christian colleges, and more. We presently have 49 Booklet Tracts.

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EMG—How to Know When the Emerging Church Shows Signs of Emerging into Your Church by Roger Oakland
CP—5 Things You Should Know About Contemplative Prayer by Ray Yungen
ST-GP—Setting Aside the Power of the Gospel for a Powerless Substitute by David Dombrowski
VIS—“I Just Had a Vision!” by Kevin Reeves
NA—Understanding the New Age, Meditation, and the Higher Self by Ray Yungen
RKI—The Truth About Energy Healing by Ray Yungen
JC—My Journey Out of Catholicism by David Dombrowski
JA—The Jesuit Agenda by Roger Oakland
ISRL—Israel—Replacing What God Has Not by Mike Oppenheimer
LBRT—The Labyrinth Journey by Carl Teichrib
LC-DV—Lectio Divina—What it is, What it is Not, and Should Christians Practice it? (LT Editors)
NW-MS—The New Missiology: Doing Missions Without the Gospel by Roger Oakland
NS-EMG—Native Spirituality “Renewal” & the Emerging Church by Nanci des Gerlaise
CLTR—Can Cultures be Redeemed? by Nanci des Gerlaise
PTC—5 Things You Can Do to Protect Your Kids From Sexual Predators by Patrick Crough
HH—When Hitler Was in Power by Anita Dittman with Jan Markell
TMF-1—Who Really Killed Jesus? by Tony Pearce
STT-1—Overcoming Obstacles to Trusting the Lord by Maria Kneas
RW-DP—Rick Warren’s Daniel Plan by Warren B. Smith
HC-LJ—They Hate Christianity But Love (Another) Jesus (LT Editors)
EPIC—The Epidemic of Apostasy in the Christian Colleges (LT Editors)
PCE—The Peace of God versus the P.E.A.C.E. of Man by David Dombrowski
CD-MN—Brennan Manning’s “New Monks” & Their Contemplative Monasticism by John Caddock
GR-8—8 Things You Should Know About Sexually Abused Boys by Gregory Reid
YGA—Yoga & Christianity: Are They Compatible? by Chris Lawson
SHACK—The Shack & Its New Age Leaven by Warren B. Smith
CHSLM—Chrislam: The Blending Together of Islam & Christianity by Mike Oppenheimer
BK-OC—Popular Books That Introduce Children to the Occult by Berit Kjos
MR-HL—Understanding Paul’s Appeal at Mars Hill by Mike Oppenheimer
BK-CC—A “Common Core” for a Global Community by Berit Kjos
NW-EZ—The New Evangelization of the Catholic Church & Finding the True Christ by Roger Oakland
CL-DIR—A Directory of Authors (Three NOT Recommended Lists) by Chris Lawson
EM—Christians in Holland in 1941: “Should We Help Save the Jews?” (Obeying God or Man) by Diet Eman
AA—The “Spiritual” Truth About Alcoholics Anonymous by John Lanagan
LN-MA—The Dangers & Deception of the Martial Arts by Linda Nathan
LP-CP—So You Want to Practice “Good” Contemplative Prayer? . . .What’s Wrong With That? by Lynn Pratt
LT—The Story Behind Lighthouse Trails (LT Editors)
MD-JW—What You Need to Know about Jim Wallis and the Social-Justice Gospel by Mary Danielsen
JL-BTH—The New Age Propensities of Bethel Church’s Bill John by John Lanagan
IR-RDM—Redemption by Harry A. Ironside
DD-PRT—Preparing for Perilous Times and Finding God’s Peace in the Midst of Them by David Dombrowski
CT-RLG—Is Religion to Blame? - War, Religion, & the Interfaith Global Peace Agenda by Carl Teichrib
SF—Is Your Church Doing Spiritual Formation? (Important Reasons Why They Shouldn’t) (LT Editors)
WS-JC—Changing Jesus Calling by Warren B. Smith
WS-WG—The Awesome Wonder of God’s Word by Warren B. Smith
JL-MB—The Message “Bible”—A Breach of Truth by John Lanagan
MC-6Q—6 Questions Every Gay Person Should Ask by Michael Carter
IR-RGN—Regeneration: “Ye Must Be Born Again.” by Harry A. Ironside
WS-NA-JC—The New Age Implications of Jesus Calling by Warren B. Smith

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