No, God Did Not Speak to You Through, Dreams, Visions, Voices in Your Head, or Divine Impressions

“If you are the one making such a claim, you must be prepared to defend your claim. If you are going to tell others that God is speaking to you, you must give us a reason to believe it. No … Continue reading 

What Churches Should Know About YWAM: ‘Hearing God’s Voice’

“[G]iving prophetic words to another person while blindfolded – has been practiced at YWAM’s Impact DTS in Skien, Norway. A former student named Stephen – who attended this DTS in 2018 –  reports that, through this exercise, God confirmed he should … Continue reading 

The Mainstreaming Of Neo-Gnosticism In Evangelicalism

“I’m including what Joanna Gaines shared with Oprah about her relationship with the Almighty for the reason that she has made the claim during other interviews that God speaks directly to her. She revealed to Oprah’s audience that she has … Continue reading 

The Low-Information Evangelical Part 2 (Reprise)

FLASHBACK!  This article by CRN managing editor Marsha West was first published August 29, 2014. “In part I brought the reader up to speed on Beth Moore’s slide into mysticism and also gave a heads up on her unbiblical teaching … Continue reading 

Going Against God ‘Just for Fun’

FLASHBACK FRIDAY This article by CRN managing editor Marsha West was first published May 2, 2013. Today we’re hearing a lot about  Spiritism or Spiritualism, not to be confused with spiritual or spirituality, as in “I’m not religious, I’m spiritual,” or “I’m into … Continue reading 

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Contemplative prayer (also referred to as centering prayer, breath prayer, meditation or listening prayer) is one of the most esteemed spiritual disciplines taught in spiritual formation. In both practice and purpose, contemplative prayer stands in contrast with what Scripture teaches … Continue reading