Category: Shane Claiborne/New Monasticism

SHANE CLAIBORNE'S CHRISTIAN-MUSLIM BROTHERS? »

See also: IS SHANE CLAIBORNE A CHRISTIAN-MUSLIM? JIM WALLIS AND SOJOURNERS MAKING MUSLIM-CHRISTIANS THE RISE OF CHRISLAM?

THE EMERGING CHURCH ON A WILD GOOSE CHASE »

The online apologetics and discernment work Apprising Ministries has been covering the damage that’s been done by evangelicalism’s embrace of the sinfully ecumenical neo-liberal cult of the Emergent Church aka the Emerging Church—with its “big tent” Progressive Christianity aka Emergence Christianity. By using warped and toxic teachings of EC leaders like Emerging Church rock star pastor Rob Bell the mainstream of […]

JOHN MACARTHUR ON SOLA SCRIPTURA »

First, it is necessary to understand what sola Scriptura does and does not assert. The Reformation principle of sola Scriptura has to do with the sufficiency of Scripture as our supreme authority in all spiritual matters. Sola Scriptura simply means that all truth necessary for our salvation and spiritual life is taught either explicitly or implicitly in […]

JOHN MACARTHUR: JESUS AND FALSE TEACHERS »

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IS SHANE CLAIBORNE A CHRISTIAN-MUSLIM? »

And Judah did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, and they provoked him to jealousy with their sins that they committed, more than all that their fathers had done. For they also built for themselves high places and pillars and Asherim on every high hill and under every green tree, and there were […]

THE NEW DOWNGRADE AND ITS APOSTLES OF UNBELIEF »

This online apologetics and discernment work Apprising Ministries has been blessed of Jesus to be used as one of His “go-to” ministries in the area of  the ne0-Gnostic corruption called Contemplative Spirituality/Mysticism (CSM), which is now pandemic within mainstream evangelicalism through its foolish embrace of the sinfully ecumenical neo-liberal cult of the Emerging Church aka Emergent Church with its quasi-universalism in a […]

MYSTICISM—PART 4 »

The following by Dr. Gary Gilley, pastor of Southern View Chapel, is republished at Apprising Ministries with permission:    Mysticism’s Inroads    Most evangelical Christians probably would not recognize themselves in the previous discussion of mysticism (as found in our last three papers), but there are subtle influences at work drawing believers in this direction even without […]

MYSTICISM—PART 3 »

The following by Dr. Gary Gilley, pastor of Southern View Chapel, is republished at Apprising Ministries with permission:  Contemplative Prayer, the Heart of Mysticism  The heart and soul of mysticism, any type of mysticism, Christian or otherwise, is the art of meditation or contemplation. Georgia Harkness informs us that “among the church fathers, ‘contemplation’ was […]

MYSTICISM—PART 2 »

The following by Dr. Gary Gilley, pastor of Southern View Chapel, is republished at Apprising Ministries with permission: Modern Christian Mysticism Medieval mysticism has managed to survive within small pockets of Roman Catholicism for centuries but has gone largely unnoticed by evangelicals. It is true that a few groups, such as the Quakers, have always […]

MYSTICISM—PART 1 »

The following by Dr. Gary Gilley, pastor of Southern View Chapel, is republished at Apprising Ministries with permission: Mysticism, a Way of the Past, the Wave of the Future I am often asked what I see as the next important challenge facing evangelical Christianity. Such questions are asked in the wake of major movements that […]

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