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Letter to the Editor: Freedom of Religion Being Seriously Challenged in Canada
Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, during the gay Pride Parade on June 30, 2013 in Toronto-Canada.

Dear Lighthouse Trails:

Freedom of religion is being seriously challenged in Canada. Freedom of speech will be next! Christian organizations (perhaps including the Salvation Army, because who knows whether they will sign) which offer charitable programs (after school activity etc.) funded by the government are now required to sign that they will tolerate sins acceptable to humanists, such as abortion and sexual deviations. If they don’t sign, they don’t get their funds any more. After school programs, for example, have been cancelled when government funds were withdrawn. Our Catholic schools (which are public schools in Canada funded by the government) have to teach acceptance of things contrary to their religious beliefs. In other words, what they teach in faith and morals could affect their funding. Freedom of religion is guaranteed in the Canadian Constitution. It’s basic to this country’s government. But, as I’ve been saying to others, our Prime Minister does have a religion too, called humanism, which is being forced on all Canadians. If Christians had been as radical as the humanists, the world today would be Christian . . . because humanists like to call us extreme and radical.

I don’t think that Canadians understand – that freedom of religion includes belief in the Bible for many people and that humanism denies that the Bible is the revealed Word of God. The Moslems may be the only ones to really fight back – if they do.

The U.S. needs to take note – they could be next.


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The Inconvenient Truth about Vanishing Christianity

By Cedric Fisher
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(Cedric's new biography Chains Couldn't Hold Me is being released in early April.)

When God delivered me from darkness over 4 decades ago there were numerous Believers speaking the truth, warning about the advent of deceivers and other Endtimes dangers. However, I since have witnessed a significant decline in the number of individuals warning about the Endtimes. What was once a popular topic is currently regarded as negative and counterproductive to the Believer’s peace, prosperity, happiness, comfort, and “best life now” trend. I believe that it is actually more counterproductive to numerical growth in this time of Seeker and Emergent churches.

The blunt truth is that the overwhelming majority of professing Christians in our nation enjoy life in their self-ordered environments. Changes that involve any inconvenience or distraction from their delightful pastimes are not popular. They only want as much godliness as is required to be viewed as a valid Christian and then fill in the rest of their life with pleasing and comfortable things and activities. It appears that they are not convicted of yielding their minds and emotional systems over to stimulation by every form of entertainment of the world system. It is perplexing to witness professing Christians become possessed with delirium over sports and yet seldom respond to anointed preaching, teaching, writing, et cetera.

I view their compromise as extremely dangerous considering the period that we are in. The consequence is a permanently closed mind that cannot receive any critical information by the way of the eye or ear gates. The reality is that Christianity is critically stricken with heresy, and that the world system is near to being prepared for Antichrist. Those facts have completely escaped their detection. God in His great mercy continues to send people to warn them.

It now appears that we are getting close to a catastrophic upheaval in our society. The fact is, a component necessary to such an event in our society, what I label the buffer zone, is completely missing. To clarify, I must illustrate by dividing society by spiritual boundaries. I view our society in the past as divided spiritually into three sectors. Sector one contained godly individuals, people who prayed and were devout in every other area of their lives. The second sector included both nominal Christians and secular people who, though they were not saved, had a moral base influenced by Christianity. The third section was composed of secular people that resisted most moral values and lived according to their will and desires.

The volume of those sectors has changed drastically over the past several decades. The number in the first sector has shrunk immensely. That reduction occurred because the Believers grew old and most of them passed into eternity. Younger ones did not arrive as rapidly as the older ones departed. Click here to continue reading.

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From the back cover of Cedric's biography:

Cedric Fisher was the third of three boys born poor, dirt poor, to transient parents in Texas in 1949. Like many other nomadic, impoverished, post-depression families, his mom and dad followed jobs wherever they could find them. Soon, there were three daughters added to a family already struggling just to find enough food to eat for each day and a shelter to sleep in for the night. In time, the family settled in Oklahoma where life only got worse as Cedric’s dad drank and flew into fits of rage. Cedric, his brothers, and his mother suffered at the hands of this violent man. After the sixth child was born, the law chased Cedric’s dad out of town, leaving an already stressed mother to work in order to provide for her family. In her own desperate way to keep order, she continued the beatings that the boys had endured under their father’s hands. “I’ll whip you till the blood runs down your heels!” she would scream as she chased a terrified four-year-old Cedric through the house.

Living near the city dump, rarely having clean clothes to wear, plus having poverty and abuse written all over his face, Cedric became the object of severe bullying and ridicule at school. Between the beatings at home and the cruel treatment by both students and teachers, Cedric was convinced he was no good. When he reached his teen years, he decided to show them they were right, becoming as bad and tough as he could be. If his life had any purpose, it was the pursuit of one goal—getting as far away as possible from all his troubles.

Cedric landed in adulthood taking all the pain, rejection, and anger with him as he desperately sought to develop a successful music career. Trying to drown out the nightmares from his childhood, he turned to alcohol, drugs, fighting, and wild behavior—a deadly mixture. Before long, he was on a fast track to prison or an early death. Chains Couldn’t Hold Me is the story of one man’s search for identity and peace amidst turmoil and despair and how everything changed when given one last chance. Click here for more information on Chains Couldn't Hold Me.

Understanding the Difference: Biblical Atonement or New Age At-One-Ment?

by Warren B. Smith

And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.—Matthew 24:4–5

In 1965, Columbia University Professor of Medical Psychology, Helen Schucman, heard an “inner voice” saying, “This is a course in miracles. Please take notes.”1 Schucman’s initial resistance was overcome when the “inner voice,” identifying itself as “Jesus,” told her the purpose of the course:

The world situation is worsening to an alarming degree. People all over the world are being called on to help, and are making their individual contributions as part of an overall prearranged plan. Part of the plan is taking down A Course in Miracles, and I am fulfilling my part in the agreement, as you will fulfill yours. You will be using abilities you developed long ago, and which you are not really ready to use again. Because of the acute emergency, however, the usual slow, evolutionary process is being by-passed in what might best be described as a “celestial speed-up.”2

Baffled by her assignment, but nevertheless obliging, the skeptical Schucman diligently took dictation from this “inner voice.” In the seven and a half years of cumulative dictation that became A Course in Miracles, Schucman’s “Jesus” presents a whole new way of looking at the world. Using Christian terminology, sophisticated psychology, and convincing authority, Schucman’s “Jesus” teaches a completely different gospel than the one found in the Bible. His New Age/New Gospel wholly contradicts the Bible’s Gospel of Jesus Christ. Schucman’s “inner voice,” while claiming to be Jesus, actually opposes everything for which the Bible’s Jesus stands.

In brief, A Course in Miracles teaches that all is love. And while the Course teaches that the opposite of love is fear, it explains that fear is just an illusion based on wrong thinking. It states that the world we see is merely the projected manifestation of our own illusive, fearful thoughts. As each one of us learns to correct our fearful, wrong thinking, it will change not only how we see the world, but also change the world we see. The purpose of the Course is to facilitate this change in perception.

According to the Course, love is all there is. And because God is love, God is therefore in everyone and everything. It states God is sinless, perfect, and “at one” with all creation and that we, as a part of God, are also sinless and perfect in our “oneness” with Him. It teaches that man’s only “sin” is in not remembering his own perfect, sinless, divine nature. The only “devil” is our illusion that we are separate from, and not a part of, God. The Course tells its readers that a “sense of separation from God is the only lack you really need correct.”3

The Course also teaches that while “Christ” is in Jesus, so “Christ” is in everyone—and that the “Christ” in everyone is their divine connection with God and with each other. The Course further teaches that a “slain Christ has no meaning.”4 It states that wrong thinking has produced the misperception that man is a “sinner” and that he needs an external Christ to save him from his “sins.” The Course teaches that salvation has nothing to do with Jesus’ death on the cross. Salvation comes from what the Course calls the “Atonement” (“at-one-ment”) process.

This “Atonement,” or “atoning,” is when each person remembers and affirms and experiences their “oneness” (at-one-ment) with God and creation. The “Atonement” is the Course’s key to undoing “fear” and dispelling the illusion that man is “separate” from God. The Course stresses that the healing of the world is dependent upon each person’s fulfilling their Atonement “function” to teach this “oneness” to the world. When everyone comes to understand that “all is love and all is God,” then “inner peace” and “world peace” will finally happen. Only “fear” and the illusion of “separation” stand in the way of man’s attaining this peace for himself and his world. (For more on this and the "false christ," read False Christ Coming: Does Anybody Care?

1. Robert Skutch, Journey without Distance: The Story behind “A Course in Miracles” (Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts, 1984), p. 54.
2. Ibid., p. 60.

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Letter to the Editor: Freedom of Religion Being Seriously Challenged in Canada
The Inconvenient Truth about Vanishing Christianity
Understanding the Difference: Biblical Atonement or New Age At-One-Ment?
Four Ways to Guard Your Children Against Immorality and the Occult

Letter to the Editor: The Calvinist Book - For Such a Time as This

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Four Ways to Guard Your Children Against Immorality and the Occult
Berit Kjos

Berit Kjos

By Berit Kjos
(From Berit’s book How to Protect Your Child From the New Age & Spiritual Deception)

When children from nine years of age upward are led to believe that [contemporary teen novels] reflect how most people live, then their conduct will certainly be influenced. . . . If more acceptable conduct is desired by society, then society must hold before young people more acceptable conduct.1

Literature that fails to thrill, titillate, or terrorize doesn’t get far in today’s secular marketplace. Shallow and provocative substitutes for good literature seduce rather than build noble character. Traditionally, the classroom has been a purveyor of character-building books. It still is, but what kind of values does it now build?

When my son was in the eighth grade, his English teacher required her students to read Jay Mclnerney’s Bright Lights, Big City. The setting: A nightclub for singles, in the wee hours of the night. The hero: “You.”

You spot a girl at the edge of the dance floor who looks like your last chance for earthly salvation. . . . There she is in her pegged pants, a kind of doo-wop retro ponytail pulled off to the side, as eligible a candidate as you are likely to find this late in the game. The sexual equivalent of fast food.

She shrugs and nods when you ask her to dance. You like the way she moves, the oiled ellipses of her hips and shoulders. After the second song, she says she’s tired. She’s at the point of bolting when you ask her if she needs a little pick-me-up.

“You’ve got some blow?” she says.

“Is Stevie Wonder blind?” you say.

She takes your arm and leads you into the Ladies’ [room]. A couple of spoons and she seems to like you just fine, and you are feeling very likable yourself. A couple more. This woman is all nose.

“I love drugs,” she says, as you march toward the bar.

“It’s something we have in common,” you say.

“Have you ever noticed how all the good words start with D? . . . You know. Drugs. Delight. Decadence.”

“Debauchery,” you say, catching the tune now.

“Dexedrine. . . .”


A discussion with my son’s teacher resulted in a change in reading assignments. Yet it takes more than an occasional win to slow society’s downward spiraling. In Amusing Ourselves to Death, mass media critic, the late Neil Postman, compared the chilling prophecies of two authors, George Orwell and Aldous Huxley:

Orwell feared that the truth would be concealed from us. Huxley feared the truth would be drowned in a sea of irrelevance. Orwell feared we would become a captive culture. Huxley feared we would become a trivial culture, preoccupied with some equivalent of the feelies, the orgy porgy, and the centrifugal bumblepuppy. . . . In [Orwell’s] 1984 . . . people are controlled by inflicting pain. In [Huxley’s] Brave New World, they are controlled by inflicting pleasure. In short, Orwell feared that what we hate will ruin us. Huxley feared that what we love will ruin us.3

Postman suggests that Huxley, not Orwell, was right. I believe that if Huxley was right, Orwell’s reality will follow. New Age optimists, who believe man’s inherent goodness will lead him on an upward journey to spiritual perfection have, in Huxley’s words, “failed to take into account man’s almost infinite appetite for distractions.”4

America still reads, but popular books now aim to entertain, not inform. Thrills sell. Facts don’t. A charismatic world leader needs no military weapons, only promises, to take control over a hedonistic and non-thinking people.

I am not a pessimist. Our King has won the war, filled us with Himself, and promised us a glorious future. We don’t need to fear anything—other than turning our backs on God.

Step One: Personal Preparation

Are children being taught to read discerningly, or do they accept whatever is in print simply because it is in print?

Pray as a family for discernment and wisdom. Don’t let fear of offensive literature keep your family from finding and feasting on wonderful books.

Commit yourself to a deeper knowing of the Word of God. Continue a daily Bible study program together. If children know truth, they will spot the lies.

Enjoy books together that demonstrate God’s values. Read-aloud times build in most children a deep love for reading, while they also enable you to direct your children’s taste for enriching books. “While the average first-grade student reads from a primer with only 350 words, his listening vocabulary approaches 10,000 words, according to the Council for Basic Education.”5

When you read aloud to your children, they learn to associate wholesome books with good times.

Step Two: Be Alert to Deception in Books

A crossless version of Christianity fits the New Age lie that all can be one—with or without Jesus. It denies man’s need for redemption and, in effect, makes man his own savior. “For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God” (1 Corinthians 1:18).

Examine gift books for children. Some of Audrey and Don Wood’s attractive books are filled with enticing New Age magic. Other picture books, like The Witches Handbook by Malcolm Bird, treat witchcraft as a game for all to enjoy.

Check contemporary children’s poetry. While some poems are superb, others are grotesque and macabre.

Check fantasy game books. They make you the hero—but what beliefs do you follow? What mental pictures will your imagination create? As you make decisions appropriate to the story, will occult forces become part of your thinking? Some titles will tip you off—like Seas of Blood and Castle Death—but many others sound deceptively innocuous.

Be alert to what your child’s peers read. Discuss their influence on your child with him. During the winter of 1989, our son’s eighth-grade peers read Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King, master of occult horror.

New kinds of joke books are captivating today’s readers. The object of the humor may be sex, marriage, parents, or God. Some of the illustrations may be pornographic. While we are in dire need of healthy humor, we don’t need to laugh at corruption and delight in immorality. God wants us to love, accept, and forgive each other. But He also tells us to discipline and control our own human nature. Discuss these Scriptures with your child: Leviticus 11:44, 20:26; and Matthew 5:6, 8. Review Romans 12:1-2, 9, and Romans 13:14.

Step Three: Check Your Library

Befriend your local librarian. Learn your library’s guidelines and limitations. Know its definition of adult literature and whether or not children can check it out.

Many decision makers deny essential differences that separate childhood from adulthood. Children have neither the knowledge, wisdom, or experience to make adult decisions and carry adult responsibility. Adult movies, television, and books feed children adult-sized mental stimulants that they are unprepared to handle.

Scan the books promoted in special displays for children and for young adults (teenagers). Do they promote anti-Christian religions or poor values? Do biographies promote social philosophies that oppose Christianity? Is the children’s section balanced with books that promote other points of view? If not, our libraries become like the media—a political force with incredible power to influence children according to their own bias.

Discuss your concerns with the librarian. Observe the guidelines in chapter two. Suggest solutions. While your local librarians may share your values, the American Library Association denies the need to shield children from certain kinds of adult literature and illustrations.

Step Four: Join in the Battle For Truth

Continue to pray with other Christian families for God’s wisdom and direction.

Write those who advertise in offensive magazines. One voice does make a difference.

Keep an up-to-date church library and encourage other families to support and use it.

Let God encourage you with biblical passages that promise victory to those who trust and follow Him. See Psalm 25:1, 4-5; Exodus 14:13-14; Deuteronomy 1:30; 20:1, 4.

Preparing Children For Spiritual Battle

Remember, this is spiritual warfare. God’s enemy fights as hard as ever to win the hearts and loyalties of our children—and he has added all kinds of high-tech tools to his arsenal.
To resist his strategies, they first need to understand them and have in their hearts the Word of God. That’s why God told His people long ago to base all conversation—day and night—on His unchanging truth and to teach His truth diligently to our children (see Deuteronomy 6:6-7).

Everything we say must reflect the reality of God—His love, His omnipotence, His promises, and His warnings. To prove that our God is far greater than the plethora of alternatives that are out there, our lives must demonstrate faith in the midst of difficulties and His triumph in the midst of turmoil. This is possible, not by our own strength, but by His power and grace. Then, seeing His greatness, children learn to trust His promises.

Likewise, the armor of God (Ephesians 6:10-18) begins and ends with the power of His Word. First, we put on the belt of truth, which holds all the other pieces—His righteousness, peace, faith, and salvation—in place. The last part, “the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,” is simply His truth and promises memorized, remembered, and affirmed as we face each day’s challenges.

This two-edged sword is our main weapon in every battle. It exposes lies and uncovers deceptions while it strengthens our faith and lifts our hearts. The world can’t understand it, and many so-called Christians despise it. But to those who love God, it brings the hope, strength, joy, and perseverance needed to walk with Him in peace no matter what happens.

(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ. (2 Corinthians 10:4-5)

1. A Pro-Family Forum—no longer online.
2. Jay Mclnerney, Bright Lights, Big City (New York, NY: Vintage Contemporaries, 1984), pp. 6-7.
3. Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death (New York, NY: Viking Penguin, Inc., 1985), vii-viii.
4. Aldous Huxley, Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited (HarperCollins Edition, 2004), p. 267.
5. Jim Trelease, The Read-Aloud Handbook (New York, NY: Penguin, 1987 edition), p. 40.


Letter to the Editor: The Calvinist Book - For Such a Time as This

LTRP Note: As we head to press with our newest book, Calvinism: None Dare Call It Heresy, the letter to the editor below capsulates the anguish and concern that many who have written to us or called us have expressed. It's through such letters that we have come to more fully see what so many are dealing with in the lives of their families and churches.

Dear Editors,

Obviously I have come late to this debate regarding the publishing of Calvinism: None Dare Call it Heresy. And I have hardly read anything of the dialogue attending your announcement. Just seeing your intention to publish has motivated me to write to you. I want to say emphatically that I thoroughly endorse your stand and thank you for your determination to publish the Truth.

Calvinism is a pernicious doctrine, and at a personal level it has had a most destructive, life-altering influence on my family through relatives who had departed from Calvinist Christianity but who have subsequently turned to the occult. We are in a contest with principalities and powers over the future well-being and eternal destiny of some of our grandchildren as a consequence.

The Way is truly a narrow one, and it get's more obvious just how narrow it is. This is why we need a Savior, and despite Calvin's doctrine, God predestined a way by which all who fully put their hope and trust in Him will be found in Christ and fit for His Kingdom. This is the only valid doctrine.

Aside from the kind of personal impact I briefly described above, I cannot understand how anyone could believe Calvinism anything other than evil. It makes God out to be a  capricious individual and makes life into a purposeless, cynical, cruel joke. Why go through all the charade when God has already mapped out your destiny; this one to heaven, that one to hell. Why the cross? Such a God would be evil incarnate. But we know otherwise. Maybe Calvinism appears to provide some sort of certainty in a disconcerting age, or maybe it appeals in times when there is little taste for agape. One thing is certain; of itself, it will bare no good fruit. Clearly there are levels of `Calvinism,' but anyone who even adopts the more benign forms of it lives in cognitive dissonance.

One only has to look at Calvin's own life and time to see the evil fruit of his doctrine and the reactionary heresies such as the `God within' we do battle with now. Praise to the Lord that he has always had his true and faithful Church. But it hasn't for the most part made the highlights of history. It has been mostly hidden behind mists of darkness where the counterfeit is heralded and idolized by historians and theologians.

My wife and I have been in trouble in the `church' all our lives over the Truth, to the point we are now fairly isolated. I cannot even see how we could start up a fellowship at this point of time given the contempt for our stand on the truth and the slander against us. The deceiver has persuaded multitudes that `love' trumps truth. But `love' that is not founded on Truth is not agape at all. When Jesus said the `. . . love of many will grow cold . . .', he was referring to agape. Agape transcends all other human love which upon reflection has at its heart (though not necessarily exclusively) the benefit of the self. We are indeed at the point in time when we seen 2 Thessalonians 2 being fulfilled before out eyes.

I know you don't need any encouragement from me or anyone else to pursue your holy course. We appreciate your resolute stand. If anyone needed proof of your validity dear friends, then this moment in time surely provides it. We thank our loving Father for your stand, the encouragement you are and ask Him to profoundly bless you as he will in due time.


Guest Commentary: On Behalf of Sheepdogs Everywhere

LTRP Note: The following article is written by a long-time Lighthouse Trails reader who is a lay preacher and evangelist from Canada. He encouraged us to post this specifically on behalf of the many dedicated commentators, authors, readers, and contenders of the faith who stand for truth and are devoted to warning others.

sheepdogsBy Dick Leppky
B.C. Canada

SHEEPDOG: Sheepdogs help to identify and prevent the ‘wolves’ (often dressed in sheep’s clothing) from hurting the sheep. Sheepdogs understand that truth is powerful, at times painful, and equally unpopular. However, truth is necessary . . . and it sets the Christian free. Sheep who ‘tolerate’ the sheepdog learn to appreciate that they keep the wolves away.

SHEPHERDS and SHEEPDOGS: Some shepherds cannot tell the difference between a sheepdog and a wolf and chase the dog away. The loss to the shepherd and the flock can be tragic. Other shepherds think they are sufficient by themselves. In spite of their preoccupied schedules and workload, they are often too proud to accept assistants. This attitude can be disastrous. Every shepherd needs a sheepdog. Moses needed helpers, and God sent them. One of his greatest was Caleb – whose name in Hebrew significantly, means ‘sheepdog.’ (It may also mean devoted, faithful, whole hearted, brave.)

We are aware that wolves and sheepdogs can look much alike and that shepherd/pastors must proceed cautiously; but we also know it can be spiritual suicide for a pastor to pretend he is God’s sole gift to the church.

If the church does not have sheepdogs,  it indicates the pastor’s failure to recognize and encourage the development of spiritual gifts in his flock. Churches across North America are literally dying and/or falling victim to false teachings because pastors are not accepting and mentoring their Calebs. Pulpit preaching does not usually fill this role. Good shepherding success requires the recognition of spiritual gifts within HIS church, encouraging them and helping development of the ‘body’ gifts. The proof of a church being a true biblical organism is that God has “the whole body fitly joined together” (Ephesians 4:16) with different parts working together in harmony. Paul had Timothy, Barnabas, Silas and other sheepdogs and helpers. He explained it as: “according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love” (v. 16).

A healthy church is a gifted church. If there is no spiritual gift recognition, it is clearly not God’s fault. The best example may be like a good football team: A captain or two, defense and offense, lineman and line backers, receivers and defenders. When they work in harmony, you have a winning team. (Not just because of qualified quarterbacks, captains or coaches.)

Having visited hundreds of evangelical churches across North America and several other countries, combined with 1000s of hours of research, I have a basic analysis that at least two core biblical mandates are almost completely absent in the majority of denominational churches. (1)The lack of discernment within evangelical churches and their leadership. (2) The second is like unto the first. There is virtually no doctrinal discipleship happening in the congregations. To put some descriptive details to this two-fold contention would require several conditions to be met: (1) A willingness to spend some serious time to watch and listen to our research conclusions, and (2) A willingness to accept that there would be some identification of the denominations who have allowed this to come about and unapologetically identifying many of the so-called evangelical leaders who are in fact ‘the wolves in sheep’s clothing.

As servants of the Master, this ought not be a deterrent. As Christian leaders, our first obligation is to our Lord and His Word. (“And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another. And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.” Matthew 24:10-11) Who are the ones to whom Jesus will say: “I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity” (Matthew 7:23)?

One of the essential qualities of true leaders is that they recognize their own limitations – and supplement that lack, by enlisting others. Paul would say – as another body part. Successful Kings, Presidents, and Prime Ministers always surround themselves with gifted assistants and delegate certain authorities to them. The burnout rate of pastors is disproportionate to almost every other leadership profession largely because they are unnecessarily flying solo most of the time.

If what I am saying sounds somewhat intolerant, it is because we grieve for congregations that are being endangered by the heresy and apostasy that has swept into evangelicalism in the past thirty years. Today, the growth of ecumenical falsehoods is exponentially compounding—while the pulpits remain silent! (Is this the church of Laodicea?)

Every shepherd needs a sheepdog. A shepherd without a Caleb is spiritually handicapped. Any flock of sheep, large or small, healthy or infirm, will attract wolves. It’s become much too obvious that a shepherd without a sheepdog is vulnerable to the wolves that come to kill, steal and destroy (John 10:10).

With the variety of our experience and research, we have witnessed this repeatedly. We have all met pastors and heard from thousands of sheep who feel powerless and frustrated by creeping (and now rushing) heresy that is ambiguously described as Purpose Driven, Willow Creek, Alpha, Spiritual Formation, Contemplative, Emergent, and other evolutionary humanistic language. In fact, most of this teaching is ecumenical universalism sprinkled with socialist Marxism, Roman Catholicism, Buddhism, and New Age type Hinduism. (Regardless of what their ‘token’ faith statement says.)

If that’s not enough, much of this is originating from denominational head offices, most Bible Schools and Seminaries, plus hundreds of heretical authors and their publishers. Aided by TV programming and the Internet. Worst of all, individual churches and denominational conferences etc. are compromising their own people by featuring and endorsing these false prophets in their pulpits and on their podiums.

(There is a growing need for sheepdogs that have the God-given gift and commitment for biblical discernment.)

We are not saying that sheepdogs will function perfectly . . . we are all imperfect vessels. What we are saying is that we can do much better; God has commanded us to do much better; and, in fact, His Word promises the diversified spiritual gifts to do much better. These are not self-proclaimed gifts. Our responsibility is to seek the Giver and Distributor of these gifts “to each one individually as He wills” (1 Corinthians 12:11).

Pride, ego and self-seeking must be set aside. Brothers and sisters in Christ must be able to accept the deeper heart/soul and eternal issues facing HIS church in these last days. Being honest, open, and non-compromising is clearly taught in His Word. Who are we to re-interpret that, as we cover-up and/or ignore the false teachings that are turning biblical Christianity into a shallow social-cultural religion that is no longer separated from a broken world.

If you are a pastor, we pray God will bless your ministry with disciplined sheepdogs. If you are not a pastor, we pray God will confirm the spiritual gifts He has ordained for you. If sheepdog discernment quickens His Spirit in you, we would be pleased to hear from you. Either way, you are the winners, Satan is the loser – because, ultimately, God is in control.

Thank God for the Calebs in the church, for spiritual sheepdogs and shepherd pastors who recognize the contributions of assistants in their Kingdom work.

Thank you for your attention. (Truth is powerful – not popular)


Dick Leppky . . . on behalf of sheepdogs everywhere

We would love to make contact:

This is only a New Testament sampling:

2nd Timothy 3:16 & 4:3-5; 2nd Peter 1:19-21; 1st Thessalonians 2:13; 1st Corinthians 2:12-16; 1st Timothy 6:3-5; Titus 1:9&13; Colossians 1:9-12 & 2:4&8

(John 17: 20-23: A careful word study that reveals the real unity that our Savior desires for us – as opposed to the false ecumenism practiced today)

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Bryce Homes Myanmar Update

From Understand the Times, Bryce Homes in Myanmar. If you would like to partner with this amazing mission program (directed by Roger Oakland and Understand the Times), please visit their website. Lighthouse Trails readers have been coming alongside UTT’s Bryce Homes since 2011. 

We hope and pray that you are doing well along with all your family members. As for us, we are doing well by His gracious protection and guidance.


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Gathering of Bryce Homes Children in Yangon

This past quarter is a very busy quarter in Myanmar Bryce Homes. By His grace we have done a lot of work. How the Lord directs us in each home is not the same but God’s work is always wonderful. Now is summer holidays for all the children.

I am so grateful for all the children in the Bryce Homes program along with my precious brothers and sisters who are faithful in their call in caring for them. There are over 150 children in Myanmar who receive care because of Bryce Homes. The photo above shows the members in the Yangon area alone.

The call of Sumpi, Bryce Home 1, is to plant a Church amongst the Buddhist community. He works very hard in evangelism. His family members are now 16 including the new born baby.

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I praise God by seeing his strong faith in the Lord. Click here to continue reading this report from Myanmar.


NEW BOOKLET: Forgiving—A Story of Forgiveness and How and Why We Should Forgive

Forgiving: A story of forgiveness and how and why we should forgiveNEW BOOKLET: Forgiving—A Story of Forgiveness and How and Why We Should Forgive by Maria Kneas and Egerton Ryerson Young is our newest Lighthouse Trails Booklet. The Booklet is 14 pages long and sells for $1.95 for single copies. Quantity discounts are as much as 50% off retail. Our Booklets are designed to give away to others or for your own personal use. Below is the content of the booklet. To order copies of Forgiving—A Story of Forgiveness and How and Why We Should Forgive, click here.


The following incident occurred years ago on the great plains of the Canadian Northwest, long before the waves of Anglo-Saxon civilization began to surge over those glorious fertile prairies which for so many generations were hid from the gaze of the outside busy world.

Among the Indian tribes that roamed over those vast regions, the Crees in those days were perhaps the most numerous and powerful. The terrible small-pox and other epidemic diseases had not entered in among them, mowing them down by thousands, leaving them, as they are to-day, but a shadow or a wreck of their former glory.

The most powerful chief among this tribe was called Mask-e-pe-toon, or “Crooked Arm,” from the fact that one of his arms had been so hacked and wounded in his hand-to-hand conflicts with his neighbors, the Blackfeet Indians, that, in healing, the muscles had so contracted and stiffened that the arm remained crooked.

Mask-e-pe-toon was a warlike chief, and his delight was in all the excitements of Indian conflicts, in cunning ambuscades, and, when successful, in the practice of unheard-of barbarities upon the captives of other tribes who fell into his hands.

Very picturesque was the dress of many of these warriors of the plains. The quills of the eagle, which with them is considered the royal bird, formed the head-dress. Their shield was generally made of the tough leather of the neck of an old buffalo bull. The clothing, which was most elaborately ornamented and fringed, was made of the skins of the deer or moose, most beautifully tanned and prepared by the Indian women. Some of their horses were really magnificent animals and marvelously trained for Indian warfare.

The Rev. Mr. Rundle, of the English Wesleyan Missionary Society, was the first missionary who at great personal risk visited the Cree tribes and faithfully declared the message of salvation to them. The Rev. James Evans, also, in some of his marvelous trips through that land of “magnificent distances,” visited Mask-e-pe-toon and faithfully preached to him and his people. Some accepted the truth and became Christians, but Mask-e-pe-toon was too fond of war to receive the message of peace.

A number of years later the Rev. George McDougall went out, in prosecution of his missionary work, to those mighty plains. That he might be more successful in his efforts to bring them to Christ, Mr. McDougall frequently left his own home, and for months together lived with these red men as they wandered over vast stretches of country, hunting the buffalo and other game.

Rev. McDougall’s custom was always to have religious service every evening where they camped for the night. These camp-fire services are quite an institution in connection with work among the Indians of the different tribes. Their habits are so migratory that it is necessary that the missionary should follow them up in their various haunts where they have gone hunting the various kinds of game and gather them together in larger or smaller numbers as is possible and there preach to them. At these camp-fire services, hymns were sung, prayers were offered, and God’s Word was read and expounded.

One evening, Rev. McDougall read as his lesson the story of the trial and death of the Lord Jesus. He dwelt particularly upon the prayer of the Savior for his murderers, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do,” and, well aware of the Indian spirit of revenge that was so prominent in the hearts of his hearers, he dwelt strongly upon it, and plainly told them that if they really expected forgiveness, they must have the same mind that was in Christ, and forgive their enemies. Mask-e-pe-toon was observed to be deeply moved under the sermon, but nothing was said to him that evening.

The next day, as the great company, consisting of many hundreds, was riding along over the beautiful prairies, an Indian chief rode quickly to the side of Rev. McDougall, and in quiet but excited tones asked him to fall back in the rear, as they did not wish him, the missionary, to witness the torture and killing of a man who was in that little band of Indians that was approaching them, although still so far away as to be almost indistinguishable to the eyes of a white man.

It seems that months before this, Chief Mask-e-pe-toon had sent his son across a mountain range or pass to bring from a sheltered valley a herd of horses which had there wintered. Very sublime and magnificent is some of the Rocky Mountain scenery. Travelers who have visited the Alps and other picturesque mountainous regions declare that some of the views in the Canadian “Rockies” are not excelled in any other part of the world. Tourists in ever-increasing numbers are availing themselves of the opportunities presented by the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway through and across those sublime mountains to there see these magnificent fir-clad, snow-capped objects of the Creator’s handiwork.

Among the foothills of these mountains are many beautiful valleys, where the grass and herbage abound all the year, and it was in one of them that Mask-e-pe-toon had kept his reserved horses. He selected one of his warriors as his son’s comrade to aid him in the work. From what afterward was found out, it seems that the man, having a chance to sell the horses, his cupidity was excited, and so he murdered the chief’s son, disposed of the horses, and hiding for the time his booty returned to the tribe with the plausible story that when they were coming across one of the dangerous passes in the mountains the young man lost his foothold and fell over one of the awful precipices, and was dashed to pieces, and that he alone was unable to manage the herd of horses, so they had scattered on the plains.

Knowing nothing at the time to the contrary, Mask-e-pe-toon and his people were obliged to accept this story, improbable as it seemed. However, the truth came out after a while, for there had been, unknown to the murderer, witnesses of the tragedy. And now, for the first time since the truth had been revealed, the father was approaching the band in which was the murderer of his son.

That the missionary might not see the dire vengeance that would be wreaked upon the culprit was the reason why this subordinate chief had requested Rev. McDougall to slacken his pace and fall into the rear of the crowd. But instead of doing so, he quickened the speed of his horse and rode up to a position a little in the rear of the mighty chief, who, splendidly mounted, was leading the van of his warriors. On they galloped over the beautiful green sward, the missionary’s heart uplifted in prayer that the wrath of man might be turned to the praise of God.

When the two bands approached within a few hundred yards of each other, the eagle eye of the old warrior chief detected the murderer, and, drawing his tomahawk from his belt, he rode up until he was face to face with the man who had done him the greatest injury that was possible to inflict upon him. Rev. McDougall, who still kept near enough to hear and see all that transpired, says that Mask-e-pe-toon, with a voice tremulous with suppressed feeling, and yet with an admirable command over himself, looking the man in the face who had nearly broken his heart, thus sternly addressed him:

“You have murdered my boy, and you deserve to die. I picked you out as his trusted companion and gave you the post of honor as his comrade, and you have betrayed my trust and cruelly killed my only son. You have done me and the tribe the greatest injury possible for a man to do, for you have broken my heart, and you have destroyed him who was to have succeeded me when I am not among the living. You deserve to die, and but for what I heard from the missionary last night at the campfire before this I would have buried this tomahawk in your brains. The missionary told us that if we expected the Great Spirit to forgive us we must forgive our enemies, even those who have done us the greatest wrong. You have been my worst enemy, and you deserve to die.”

Then, in a voice tremulous with deepest emotion, he added, “As I hope the Great Spirit will forgive me, I forgive you.” Then, speaking up sternly, he added, “But go immediately from among my people, and let me never see your face again.” Then hastily pulling up his war-bonnet over his head, his forced calmness gave way, and, quivering with the suppressed feelings that tore his heart, he bowed down over his horse’s neck and gave way to an agony of tears.

Mask-e-pe-toon lived for years afterward the life of a devoted, consistent Christian. All his old warlike habits were given up, and, mastering the syllabic characters in which the Cree Bible is printed, the Word of God became his solace and his joy. He spent the remainder of his days in doing good. Very earnest and thrilling were the addresses which he gave to his own people as he urged them to give up all their old sinful ways and become followers of that Savior who had so grandly saved him. Many listened to his words, and, like him, gave up their old warlike habits and settled down to quiet, peaceful lives.

Anxious to benefit his old enemies, the Blackfeet, and to tell to them the story of the Savior’s love, he fearlessly and unarmed went among them with his Bible in his hand. A blood-thirsty chief of that tribe saw him coming, and, remembering some of their fierce conflicts of other days, and perhaps having lost by Mask-e-pe-toon’s prowess some of his own relations in those conflicts, he seized his gun, and in defiance of all rules of humanity, he coolly shot the converted Christian chieftain down.

Thus, sadly fell Mask-e-pe-toon, a wondrous trophy of the Cross, and one whose conversion did a vast amount of good, showing the power of the Gospel to change the hardest heart and to enable the warlike savage to conquer so thoroughly the besetting sin of the Indian character, even under the most extreme provocation, where very few indeed could have found fault if the price of blood had been exacted and the murderer summarily executed.1

How and Why We Should Forgive
By Maria Kneas

Anger can be dangerous. God knows we can’t help getting angry sometimes. However, He warns us that if we let that anger stay with us and take root in us, then we will give the devil an opportunity to harm us. The Bible warns us:

Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: Neither give place to the devil. (Ephesians 4:26-27)

According to Strong’s Concordance, the word “place” means a condition, a position, or an opportunity. I have a friend whose husband often beat her severely. One day he deliberately threw her down a flight of stairs and broke her back. She had to leave him in order to protect her life and the lives of her children. But she also had to forgive him.

Forgiving him did not mean allowing him to keep on abusing her. It meant not staying angry and not carrying a grudge. The Bible says:

Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD. (Leviticus 19:18)

It also meant having the attitude of Stephen in the Book of Acts. While he was being stoned to death, he prayed for his persecutors, saying:

Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. (Acts 7:60)

God will deal with the people who hurt us. He is both just and loving, and only He really knows their hearts. If we try to avenge it, then it will damage us spiritually and emotionally. It may also harm us physically because long-term anger can cause health problems. And the Bible tells us that God will avenge us when that is necessary:

And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them? (Luke 18:7)

When God tells us to forgive, He is not telling us to be a doormat. Rather, He is saying, “Don’t put your hands on the hot stove. Let Me take care of it.”

Matthew 18:23-35 is a parable that Jesus taught about a servant who owed his master so much money he could not possibly repay him. His master was compassionate, and he canceled the servant’s debt. Then that servant found a fellow servant who owed him a little money and had him thrown into debtor’s prison because he was unable to pay him. When the master found out about it, he ordered that the servant who owed him money be turned over to the torturers until he paid the entire debt. Jesus warned:

So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses. (Matthew 18:35)

What does being turned over to the torturers mean? And how does that apply to Christians? I really don’t know. But whatever it is, I sure don’t want to experience it. Forgiving people is a small price to pay to avoid being tormented.

If you know people who are eaten up with bitterness, you have probably seen some of that torment. Everything reminds them of the ones they are angry at. Their whole lives are focused on their grievances. They have stress-related health problems. Their anger spills over onto their families and causes relationship problems. In their anger, they do things that emotionally damage other people, which may tempt those people to become bitter. No wonder the Bible warns us:

Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord: Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled. (Hebrews 12:14-15)

It is vital that we forgive, not primarily for the sake of the other person but for our own sake. We don’t do it because they deserve to be forgiven. They don’t deserve it. But neither do we. And God forgave us in spite of that. Therefore, we should be willing to do the same thing for other people—out of love for God and gratitude for His forgiveness.

Lack of forgiveness can result in long-term anger. And that can have serious consequences. The apostle Paul called it a “work of the flesh” and warned us:

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance [contentions], emulations [jealousies], wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God. (Galatians 5:19-21, emphasis added)

Note that “wrath” and “strife” are listed right along with sins like murder and adultery. These fruits of unforgiveness can have serious consequences in our lives and in the lives of people who are close to us.

Paul contrasts them with the “fruit of the Spirit,” which should characterize our lives as Christians. He said:

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. (Galatians 5:22-25)

If we want to live biblically and “walk in the Spirit,” then God will give us the grace and the strength to do it. This is a process that takes time, patience, and perseverance. We can spend our lives learning to do it more and more consistently. And then we will enjoy the fruit of our labor for all eternity.

To forgive can be difficult. However, when something is clearly necessary, then we do it, no matter how difficult it is. People who have cancer endure painful and difficult treatments in order to get rid of it. Well, bitterness is a kind of emotional and spiritual cancer. No matter how difficult it is, we have to do whatever it takes to get rid of bitterness.

I have learned that one way to forgive someone when it is very difficult to do is to pray for that person in earnestness. It is very hard to remain angry at someone and feel unforgiving toward them when you are praying to the Lord on their behalf. And remember, part of what forgiveness means is giving the hurt and the pain from the trespass against us over to the Lord, allowing Him to carry a burden He has instructed us not to carry.

I once had to forgive someone who had hurt me deeply and betrayed my trust so badly that when I thought about this person, I became physically ill. For over two years, I kept telling God, “You told me to forgive. I want to obey You, but I can’t do it. Please change my heart and make me able to forgive.”

Then one day, I unexpectedly ran into that person. And it was all right. There was no trauma, no stress. In fact, I saw the pain and confusion in this person, and I prayed. God, in His kind mercy, enabled me to love the person who had hurt me so deeply. But I had to persist in continuing to ask God to do it. And I had to cooperate with God’s work in my life.

The person who had hurt me so badly did not realize the degree of damage I had endured. This is often the case. As Jesus said:

Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. (Luke 23:34)

Booker T. Washington was born a slave in 1856. He experienced a lot of injustice, but did he allow it to make him bitter? No. He said, “I let no man drag me down so low as to make me hate him.”2

When people do things that rightly anger us, we need to forgive the people, give the situation to God, let God take care of it, and get on with our lives. God is more than able to take care of the people and situations that caused us problems.

In addition, when we are wronged, we share in the fellowship of Christ’s sufferings. The apostle Paul said:

That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings. (Philippians 3:10)

People who go through similar kinds of suffering develop bonds of love and understanding that cannot be built any other way. Being a widow enables me to comfort and encourage other people who have been bereaved. I know what they are going through because I’ve lived through it myself. The apostle Paul said:

Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ. (2 Corinthians 1:3-5)

Nobody had to forgive people more than Jesus did. When He ministered God’s love and compassion, the religious leaders of his day said he was of the devil (Matthew 12:24), and they hated him so much, they plotted to kill him (John 5:18, 7:1).

When we have been wronged and need to forgive people, we are sharing in the fellowship of Christ’s sufferings. It gives us a greater appreciation of what Jesus went through for us. We know Him better, and we love Him more. It’s worth the price. What it costs us to forgive is a small thing compared to the revelation it gives us of Jesus’ love for us.

Anita Dittman was a teenager in Germany during World War II. She was Jewish and also a Christian believer. During Hitler’s reign, she saw many horrors. When she was in a work camp, some of the prisoners had a unique opportunity one Christmas Eve to hold a small service. Anita recalls something one of her young friends said to her that snowy night in a Nazi concentration camp:

The birth of Jesus must have been like this . . . He was poor and persecuted, and He was misunderstood and rejected, yet He always forgave. We have to forgive too, Anita, even the Nazis.3

This kind of forgiveness cannot be done without the Lord’s help. But He promises to help us do what is right.

If you want to see forgiveness in action in modern times, read the Ravensbruck Prayer.

In April 1945, Russian soldiers liberated the Nazi concentration camp at Ravensbruck, Germany. They found the following prayer written on a piece of paper that was wrapped around a stone:

The Ravensbruck Prayer

O Lord, remember not only the men and women of good will but also those of ill will. But do not only remember the suffering they have inflicted on us. Remember the fruits we bear, thanks to this suffering—our comradeship, loyalty, humility, courage, generosity, and the greatness of heart that has grown out of all this. And when they come to judgment, let all the fruits that we have borne be their forgiveness.

Forgiving Their Captors

The following is an excerpt from Foxe’s Book of Martyrs. This story took place in the Netherlands in 1568:

[T]hree persons were apprehended in Antwerp, named Scoblant, Hues, and Coomans. During their confinement, they behaved with great fortitude and cheerfulness, confessing that the hand of God appeared in what had befallen them and bowing down before the throne of his providence. In an epistle to some worthy Protestants, they expressed themselves in the following words:

“Since it is the will of the Almighty that we should suffer for His name and be persecuted for the sake of His gospel, we patiently submit and are joyful upon the occasion. We are not comfortless in confinement, for we have faith; we fear not affliction, for we have hope; and we forgive our enemies, for we have charity. Be not under apprehensions for us, we are happy in confinement through the promises of God, glory in our bonds, and exult in being thought worthy to suffer for the sake of Christ. We desire not to be released, but to be blessed with fortitude; we ask not liberty, but the power of perseverance; and wish for no change in our condition, but that which places a crown of martyrdom upon our heads.4

Later, each of these men died, but they had forgiven their captors.


Following Jesus, my Lord and my Savior
Leaving the past behind

I press on to the mark of God’s high calling
Leaving the past behind

Forgiving, forgetting, and giving to Jesus
Leaving the past behind

Replacing old voices with the truth of the Bible
Leaving the past behind

1. This story is from Egerton Ryerson Young’s book, Stories from Indian Wigwams and Northern Campfires (Eureka, MT: Lighthouse Trails Publishing, 2011), pp. 109-115.
2. Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915 (Source unknown; Public Domain)
3. Anita Dittman, Trapped in Hitler’s Hell (Eureka, MT: Lighthouse Trails Publishing, 3rd edition), p. 134.
4. John Foxe, Foxes Book of Martyrs (Eureka, MT: Lighthouse Trails Publishing, 2010), pp. 187-188.

About the authors
Egerton Ryerson Young was a young missionary in the late 1800s to the Cree people of Manitoba, Canada. His book, Stories From Indian Wigwams and Northern Campfires, chronicles his missionary work with the Cree people.

Maria Kneas is the author of several Lighthouse Trails books and booklets. She was widowed at the age of 35, having watched her young husband die in her arms from a massive heart attack. Her two books, Strength for Tough Times and How to Prepare for Hard Times and Persecution both reflect God’s love, wisdom, and faithfulness.

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Shepherd's Bible Verse Tea - Sampler BoxIn 2010, Lighthouse Trails began a small organic tea division as a way to help support the ministry. Thus the creation of Shepherd's Bible Verse Tea. Each tea bag has a string with a tag, and on each tag is a KJV Bible verse (95 verses used). Since the tea division began, we have had many people tell us how much they love our tea. We hope you will consider getting a box and trying it out. It is a wonderful gift too and helps to remind people about God's wonderful Word.

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