Research: Spiritual Formation

Spiritual formation is the process of apparent spiritual development through engaging in a set of behaviors, termed disciplines. Advocates believe these disciplines help shape the character of the practitioner into the likeness of Christ. Though superficially similar to discipleship, spiritual formation … Continue reading 

Research: Occult-Sorcery

The term “occult” comes from the Latin occultus or “hidden.” Generally the word is used of secret or mysterious supernatural powers or magical, religious rituals. The word “occult” is used to describe any attempt to gain supernatural power or knowledge … Continue reading 

Research: Contemplative Prayer

Definition of Contemplative Prayer:  A form of Christian mysticism that allegedly brings about a mystical union with God. The mystical “spirituality” that is so popular in evangelical and charismatic circles today is a yearning for an experiential relationship with God … Continue reading 

Research: Yoga

Many Christians have been duped into thinking that yoga is just relaxation and exercise when nothing could be further from the truth. Classical yoga includes stretching, controlled breathing and relaxation to increase one’s physical fitness.  It is intended to put … Continue reading 

Research: Word of Faith

Word of Faith, Health & Wealth, Prosperity Gospel The world’s fastest-growing false religion tells us that  our faith is a “force,” and the words we speak have the power to create something new. The Word of Faith proponents promise we … Continue reading 

The Low-Information Evangelical Part 1 (Reprise)

FLASHBACK FRIDAY This article by CRN managing editor Marsha West was first published August 12, 2014. We are told throughout the New Testament to judge, to test, to discern, to assess, to rebuke, to hold one another to account, to … Continue reading 

How Your Child is Being Groomed to be the Next Antifa/BLM Street Rioter

“The left’s obsession with race is driving a wedge between generations and tearing at the social cohesion necessary for any nation to succeed.” (Harbingers Daily)  President Trump’s executive order banning critical race theory from federal agencies is a great first … Continue reading 

A Whole lotta ‘Christian’ bestsellers are unfit for Christian consumption

(Marsha West – Christian Research Network)  Sadly, “Christian” book sellers line their shelves with books that are clearly unbiblical. Books that put a positive spin on New Age spirituality, Eastern mysticism, LGBTQ+ issues and so forth are available through online … Continue reading 

Where Are the Prophets to Our Church and Culture?

“Autonomous freedom! How the voices of our day cry out! I must be free to kill the child in my womb. I must be free even to kill the newborn child if I don’t think he or she measures up … Continue reading 

ERLC, Cru, Gospel Coalition, NAE Among Soros-Funded Organizations

The Gospel Coalition: This organization receives “Dark Money” through Soros’ numerous grant-funded shell charities that keep the organization pushing evangelicalism to the left, trying to turn a key conservative voting demographic against the GOP. (Pulpit & Pen)  If you’re wondering … Continue reading 

Christians Who Oppose Conversion Therapy Need a Reality Check

“So Allberry, Butterfield, and Perry’s popularity comes largely because straight Christians like to hear them talk about how they dealt with their homosexuality.  It makes straight Christians feel tolerant for giving them platforms.  Straight Christians imagine that gay people will respond positively … Continue reading 

Willow Creek Elders Release Statement Supporting the ‘Women’; Yet One Woman Says Hybels’ Sins Were ‘Far Worse’ Than Anyone’s Said Publicly

Dyer said she hopes the elders will provide more detail on Tuesday night about what led them to their conclusions. “I believe that detail, rather than causing unnecessary obscurity and harm, would help illuminate truth and give needed closure to … Continue reading 

Observations From A Former Roman Catholic Junior Seminarian on Celibate Homosexual Students and Priests

“Most devastating of all was the culture of secrecy combined with a large population of like-minded and sexually oriented men, who worked against a culture of transparency and moral rigor. Instead, the internal culture facilitated an environment where pedophiles knew … Continue reading