Category: Contemplative Spirituality

Contemplative spirituality and Contemplative Prayer was once called “Christian mysticism.” The word “mysticism” was intended to convey the sense that humanity cannot fully understand God; God is a “mystery.” Christian mysticism, is a way of focusing one’s life completely on God, through prayer, living in love, and an awareness of God’s presence. Contemplative spirituality is the teaching that spiritual growth and true spirituality occur by contemplation not of Scripture or even of scriptural themes, but contemplation of God through emptying your mind.  Keywords: contemplative spirituality, spiritual transformation, sacred-pathways, contemplative prayer, meditation, lectio-divina, soaking, transcendental meditation, breath prayer, centering prayer, hesychastic prayer, silence, labyrinths, cloud of unknowing.

Emergent - Divine Self - Suid-Afrikaanse Emergent Church 2

Ons eie eg Suid-Afrikaanse “Emergent Pinocchios”

Ons eie eg Suid-Afrikaanse “Emergent Pinocchios” – Die ander Waarheid Die siening dat die geskiedenis geneig is om homself te herhaal is nogal waar . . . of is dit maar net ’n langneus Pinocchio-leuen om...

Global Leadership Summit 2017

Global Leadership Summit: Mega Synergy Energy Display (6-7 Oct 2017)

The Wikipedia Chosen Ones The Global Leadership Summit at the Mosaïek Teatro (6-7 Oct 2017) in Randburg, South Africa – I have often wondered how Jesus would have chosen his disciples had He lived...

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Stephan Joubert se Twee-Gat Jakkals Manewales

Stephan Joubert se Twee-Gat Jakkals Manewales God se wil 4 from Ekerk on Vimeo. Wanneer Stephan Joubert soos ‘n wafferse Pous Ex Cathreda spreek, moet almal doen wat hy sê. As hy sê jy moet...

Johan Geyser - aanvaar

KYKNET HOE LIEG HULLE VIR JULLE – Kerk is ‘n Werkwoord, AANVAAR!

Leuens kom hoofsaaklik in mooi geskenkies toegedraai. Sommige van hulle is selfs oordek met die beste Bybel leeromslag en is met potsierlike strikkies toegedraai, net om jou ingebore behoefte na aanvaarding te troetel. Paulus...

Double Belonging / Christian Buddhism

Double Belonging or Christian Buddhism Romans 14:8 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) “If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or...

Keep it short like The Cat in the Hat Seuss

Keep it Short like the Cat in the Hat

Keep it Short like the Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss Stephan Joubert pulled another rabbit from his hat when he advised the readers of his site to  “Hou dit Kort”  (Keep it Short)....

Lesslie Newbigin

Incarnational Spirituality

WHAT IS INCARNATIONAL SPIRITUALITY? Lesslie Newbigin offers one of the best definitions of incarnational spirituality. The following is an excerpt from “Assessing Missional Orientation: Observing Biblical Community, Incarnational Service, Bold and Humble Witness, and...

Stephan Joubert: The New Positive Confessionist

Stephan Joubert: The New Positive Confessionist Like so many Emergent Christians, Stephan Joubert has become so desperately besotted with all the most recent studies on all kinds of silly stuff that he has forgotten what...

Mary Queen of Heaven and The Dutch Reformed Church Apostasy

Mary Queen of Heaven and The Dutch Reformed Church’s [Accelerated] Downward Spiral into Apostasy Someone recently asked me “How is it possible that anyone who once proclaimed a steadfast faith in Jesus Christ can...

Stephan Joubert & Leonard Sweet

Leonard Sweet: Changing The Emergent Leopard’s Spots

Leonard Sweet and Stephan Joubert’s Emerging spots The Bible is the most amazing, most awesome and most wonderful book ever written. No other book foretells and describes future events so accurately than the Bible....

Stephan Joubert

The Church Stephan Joubert is Building

The Church Stephan Joubert is Building What kind of church is Stephan Joubert building? The more I read Stephan Joubert’s articles on his sites (ekerk and echurch) the more evident it becomes that he...

The Un-holiness of Renovare’s “Holiness without Steroids”

The Un-holiness of Renovare’s “Holiness” Adherents to the Emergent Church have an uncanny ability to tell their congregates what to do without explaining to them what they really have in mind. They have the...

Neuroplasticity And How To Re-wire Your Brain

Neuroplasticity, A science falsely so-called

NEUROPLASTICITY AND HOW TO RE-WIRE YOUR BRAIN (SALVATION REVISITED) 1 Timothy 6:20 (20)  O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so...