“God, the scripture is saying, is formless consciousness and the essence of who you are.” –Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose. (Penguin, 2005), p. 219
This question is not meant to be disrespectful. It is meant to illustrate a point. Most amazingly, Oprah Winfrey might be the first person to answer this question with a “yes.” And, if you follow Oprah closely and participate in her new endeavors you may eventually answer this question in the affirmative also.
Richard Bennett is a former Roman Catholic priest. If you have never seen his testimony, it is excellent and I will try to post it at some point. In this video he discusses what I feel to be a very important topic for today, and that is Catholic Mysticism and the Emerging Church.
A discerning Christian should note that the ecumenical movements of both the Roman Catholic Church and the Emerging Church combined with new age centering prayers and Purpose driven movements is drawing this world rapidly into the One World Religion scenario. Continue reading →
Over 400,000 churches have now participated in Rick Warren’s Purpose Driven program. Quite obviously, millions of Christians have bought into the idea that the details of Christ’s return are none of our business, and we must help usher in a new reformation to eradicate the global problems facing the earth. According to Rick Warren, we accomplish this only if we all work together.
This togetherness/community mindset is the same message that [occultist] Alice Baileyreferred to as “right human relations” and the same one the emerging church hopes to convey to the people of the world. A personal, individual relationship with Christ is considered self-centered,6 because it doesn’t focus on the global, common good. Communal spirituality is seen as the only path to the world’s survival. Listen to today’s new reformation thinkers: Continue reading →
David Hocking is one pastor I enjoy listening to very much through his “Hope for Today” ministry. He has an excellent 2 part series designed for Roman Catholics called “To Roman Catholics With Love”
I want to state here that I am not anti-catholic. I was raised one and have family members who still are ones. I love them so much but I have a great burden to show them the truth of their ways and teachings. Continue reading →