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These people, practices, and language related to Contemplative teachings are listed due to the increasing influence of the Contemplative Movement. Problems with this movement are multiple and have been addressed […]

So far, no biblical passage cited as support for these practices has held up under scrutiny. What God’s word does do is that it supremely sheds light on the misunderstanding or misuse of such passages.

For the past two decades, the popularity of what are called the “spiritual disciplines” has grown at a breathless rate. Some in-depth responses are already on this website, so this […]

PRIOR TO READING THE BOOK, Emotionally Healtlhy Spirituality, I had been asked for a few years about the author, Peter Scazzero, former pastor of New Life Fellowship Church in Queens, […]

After someone sent me the Renovare Bible (now called the Life With God Bible) several years ago, I looked through it and made notes of troubling things I found.  My […]

[First published in Midwest Christian Outreach Journal, February, 2005; this version has been modified with additional information] “God’s first language is silence.” 1   “Progress in intimacy with God means progress […]

[First published in the Midwest Christian Journal, Spring/Summer 2006; modified for website March, 2008] Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving. Col. 4:2 NASB […]