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Mogale 4 Christ (2014)

Mogale for ChristMOGALE 4 CHRIST – WHOSE CHRIST?

One of the most magnanimous episodes in the the life of Jesus Christ – when He still roamed the earth just prior to his ascension – was when He gave his disciples the following marching orders:-Click to enlarge

“We all recognize a rich person when we see one. These individuals seem to possess qualities that the rest of us desperately lack yet yearn to attain. But the possibility to becoming wealthy is a skill and not a gift allocated to a select few, nor is financial independence achieved by some form of magic or luck.

Do you want your life to include an abundance of riches with the prospect of continuous wealth creation? Do you often dream of living a more fruitful and financially rewarding life? Do you aspire or wish to achieve your full potential in all areas of life? Are you prepared to challenge current limitations to become debt free, cultivate financial intelligence and become money-wise? Then, teach all people: » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

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Changing Your DNA for Spiritual Transcendence?

Changing Your DNA for Spiritual Transcendence?

DNA helix -Spiritual Transcendence

It is a proven fact that meditation alters brain-waves, it has now come to light that it can alter your DNA as well.  So they say.

Spirituality: Reprogramming Your DNA For Spiritual Transcendence

By Nick Arrizza, M.D.

[Note by DTW:  Nick Arrizza is Editor of a New Ezine Called “Spirituality And Science” and is not a Christian.]

Your DNA has programmed in it your entire intergenerational family history and this sets definite limits on your emotional temperament, personality characteristics, intelligence, creativity, physical characteristics, prediliction for certain illnesses, behavior patterns, and ultimately the aging process.

All of this has a direct impact on your success, self confidence, health, relationships, and longevity. Until recently it was believed that DNA was immutable to change. There is now increasing evidence that in fact DNA can be directly programmed by the very beliefs we carry in our conscious and unconscious minds. [Emphasis added] » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

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Which Steps Have You Taken to Aid World Transformation?

Which Steps Have You Taken to Aid World Transformation?

Alchemist-Godhood - World TransformationWhich Steps Have You Taken to Aid World Transformation?

Business, leadership, networks, churches, planting, communities, transformation, growth, change.  This is all we hear lately.  So I wondered if there was any correlation between the Seven Transformations of Leadership — (David Rooke and William R. Torbert – Harvard Business Review) and my Action Steps toward Enlightenment and World Transformation.  — (Deborah from wwww.discerningtheworld.com)

So I drew up a table taking the Seven Transformations of Leadership from David Rooke and William R. Torbert and then I did a comparison with regards to mankind’s growth into New Age Spirituality.  William Torbet promotes New Age Spiritual transformation.  The outcome of my comparison is not at all surprising.

Colossians 2:8-10   8 See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ. 9For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form, 10and in Him you have been made complete, and He is the head over all rule and authority

Please note that I have written my column called the Action Steps toward Enlightenment and World Transformation from the perspective of someone who wants to transform the world under a false Christ.  As you will see the first level is a level for those who refuse to transform i.e., born again Christians:  We are considered narrow minded and a hindrance to World Transformation.  At the bottom of this article I then have a short summary.

The Bible verses I have included show how levels 2-7  levels are detestable before God.

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An Ecumenical, Post Modern, Post Apartheid, Missional Church

ransforming-mission-bosch-david-Since the Conference hosted by the Faculty of Theology at the University of Stellenbosch and Communitas from 18-20 May 2009 on the theme “What can we learn from the book of Acts about being a Missional Church?” the Book of Acts has suddenly become the new Magna Carta for the missional church in South Africa.

Several questions ensue from the Dutch Reformed Church’s unexpected interest in Acts. If Acts is a trailblazer in regard to effective local and global missionary work, why has the church delayed its imperatives to study and implement what Jesus Christ’s apostles taught and practiced in Acts?

What has motivated the DRC to embark at this late stage in the history of the church on a research programme that will work on seven themes in the Book of Acts over a period of three years?

Are they aiming to reach the lost with the unadulterated Gospel of Jesus Christ so that as many lost sinners as possible may be saved? Or, is she working toward the inauguration of the Kingdom of God on earth in which every conceivable religious ragtag and bob-tail is welcome?

Why is the DRC’s younger generation clergy obsessed with the ancient practices and experiential theology and disciplines of the so-called Desert Fathers, i.e. contemplative prayer, centering prayer, labyrinths, breath prayers, the silence, solitude etc., when these disciplines do not feature in the book of Acts?

To find some answers to these questions it might be feasible to pay attention to the names of distinguished missiologists who keep on popping up in the on-going discussions on the blogs of DRC pastors and students on the internet.

A name that seems to be on every “Acts-orientated” follower of Jesus’ lips is David Jacobus Bosch. He was a missiologist in South Africa who died in 1992 in a tragic car accident only a year after he published his monumental book, Transforming Mission.

He formulated the concept of AC, the “Alternate Community” in South Africa which was born out of  his strong aversion to the Apartheid system. In his book “Mission and the Alternative Community,” pp. 8-9. Bosch wrote:

“The church has tremendous significance for society precisely because it [exists] as a uniquely separate community . . . . We have to work consistently for the renewal of the church—the alternative community—and precisely in that way at the renewal of society.” (Emphasis added)

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What did YOU think Revival meant?

What did YOU think Revival meant?

What do you think revival meansI once bought a Christianity Today magazine, paged through it and thought, “this will come in handy one day”. Years later I picked it up again, and I realised that day had arrived.

Is Revival Really Here? 

What are the next steps toward true revival?

by Michael Cassidy – Christianity Today – November 2009

“THE COVER OF THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF Today read:   “Revival in the Land”.  Rodney Howard-Browne apparently thinks it is.  So does Angus Buchan.  Could be!  Who am I to argue with these brothers?   Yes I’m not so sure if it’s real revival just yet, or only pockets of it.

I’d be hesitant to say how I would recognise a national revival.  I have however, had exposure to the so-called East African Revival which has gone on for over 60 years in a sustained way, especially in Uganda and Rwanda.  Yes both countries produced genocidal type happenings in the 80’s and 90’s.  I did also have a perplexing week at the Airport Vineyard Church in Toronto celebrated for the Toronto Blessing. » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

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The Fragrance of Christ

The Fragrance of ChristIS THE ETERNAL SALVATION OF THE LOST THE ONLY OBJECT OF THE CROSS?

Paul admonished his younger brother in Christ to rightly divide the Word of God.

Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. (2 Timothy 2:15)

The word for “divide” is ὀρθοτομέω (rthotomeō) and means to “cut straight.” it is said that in the Old Testament the Levite priests used a very sharp flint knife to cut open the bones of the sacrificial animals to expose the marrow to sunlight. They needed to cut straight or bear the consequences when cutting not so straight. Whether this is true I don’t know, but it helps to understand what Paul and John meant when they wrote :-

For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. (Hebrews 4:12)

And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write; These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges; (Revelation 2:12)

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Angus Buchan says, “Put your Doctrinal Differences Aside!”

Angus Buchan says, "Put your Doctrinal Differences Aside!"

In Dion Forster’s  book,  “An uncommon spiritual path – the quest to find Jesus beyond conventional Christianity” , the editorial review of his book, provides says:

“It would seem that for many Christians, and particularly for persons who have left the Church, conventional Christianity does not provide enough to sustain their spiritual lives. This book charts an uncommon spiritual path by examining the non-dual spirituality of Henri le Saux (Swami Abhishiktananda), a French Benedictine monk in India. His approach is challenging, courageous, and even unsettling in some instances. However, his deep commitment to finding Christ is an inspiration.” – Mobipocket

Interreligious Dialogue – Rethinking Theology – Universalism

“The solution for the crisis of the world must be found in common by all people of goodwill, by all men devoted to truth, in whatever way the truth may have manifested itself in the depth of their hearts. Their dialogue will be a searchlight which will probe the present societies of men, but will first scan the heart of those taking part in it. It will be the test of their allegiance to truth alone in their respective religious or humanist commitments. . .

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Rick Warren – A New Age Prescription For Your Health

Many thanks to Lighthouse Trails Research for their hard work!

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Rick Warren’s New Health and Wellness Initiative Could Have Profound Repercussions on Many

Just ten days after Lighthouse Trails posted its last and most important article of 2010, Rick Warren’s “Apologetics” Weekend Should Apologize for Representing “Another Gospel,” we must issue this Special Report regarding a year-long event that will be kicking off at Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church on January 15th.

Near the end of 2010, Rick Warren announced that Saddleback Church would be entering “a Decade of Destiny.” He told his congregation that they would be focusing on several key areas, one of them being “health and wellness.” The “Daniel Challenge” or the “Daniel Plan” is Saddleback’s new health “initiative.”  On Saddleback’s website, it states:

Gods’ Prescription For Your Health

Be a part of this transformational debut to be a healthier you! » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

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Turn2God at the Union Buildings was…

Turn2God at the Union Buildings was…A Call to a Christian type of Shaira law

Line up:
Angus Buchan * Keke * Soweto Gospel Choir * Graham Power * Elza Meyer * Zane Maes * Retief Burger * Jackson Xhosa * Lionel Peterson * Bennie Mostert * Joe Niemand * Louis Brittz * Rhema South Worship Team *  Marlon Van * Nedine Blom * Soekie and the Radikids, etc.

It was your typical Dominionist fashioned, Apostolic and Prophetic, stake your patch of kingdom earth before it’s too late, unbiblical nonsense.

Elza Meyer had a vision from God one morning to host Turn2God.

They expected 40,000 people to show up and pay +/- R100 for seats.  (These things are no longer for free).   But instead her god only managed to get 15,000 paying people to show up, or less.

The rest of the day there was this echo from the stage where the speakers constantly reminded us how terrible it was that people actually took their invitation to sit on the grass for free.

There also seemed to be terrible feedback from the speakers; mumbles and grumbles that said “if no one came….they would have carried on worshipping God all by themselves.”   Their constant hinting at the lack of turnout and paying attendees was very sad.   Bennie Mostert told the crowd much later during the day, during a ‘Give us Money’ spree that they (the pastors) were very very poor, underpaid and needed money. » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

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Andrew Strom sends his sheep into the ‘Unusual’

Andrew Strom sends his sheep into the 'Unusual'

Andrew StromThis is probably the most disturbing ‘dream/vision passed off as being Godly’ I have read in a while.  Andrew Strom attached a WARNING to his email saying,      “WARNING: This is a highly unusual post!! But hopefully you will find it has some insights into what has been happening in the church and among many leaders. If you get nothing from it, discard it!”

And Andrew says he is not into this Apostolic and Prophetic stuff anymore.  I think we should just discard Andrew Strom.

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Dream of the Sad Preacher – Unusual!

by ‘Bubsie’ – South Africa – 18th Feb 2010.

[Bubsie] dreamt or had an open vision that she was in her bedroom
when she heard the voice of God call her and ask her to wake up.
… He asked her to go to a church as there was a man there that
needed her help. No directions were given but as she drove in her
car she seemed to know where to go and she arrived at a very
large church building: it was magnificently constructed and was a
dome-shaped hexagonal building that stretched for a great distance: » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

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Graham Power & Angus Buchan – The Transformation of Africa

Graham Power & Angus Buchan - The Transformation of Africa

Transformaton Africa

TRANSFORMATION AFRICA

This is an article that I had posted in June 2008.  I am reposting it, because it’s important to know what’s going on for those who don’t know.  I have updated it with some extra information (DTW notes in green)

 

Graham Power

DionForster

And just when I honestly thought things could not get any worse with the New Apostolic Reformation movement in South Africa, it goes and gets worse, a WHOLE LOT WORSE.  There is a man in South Africa by the name of Graham Power who is the chairman for Transformation Africa, Global Day of Prayer and Unashamedly Ethical. We also have Dr Dion Forster (proudly Emergent and author of many books like:  Christ at the centre – Discovering the Cosmic Christ in the spirituality of Bede Griffiths) who is a consultant and spiritual adviser/chaplain to Global Day of Prayer and the Unashamedly Ethical movements.  Bede Griffiths is Deon’s guru/mentor if one can call it that. » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

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Are Ron Martoia, Stephan Joubert and Nelus Niemandt Experts in their Field?

Ron Martoia

An Expert is an unknown drip under pressure

x (unknown factor) spurt (drip under pressure)

So Ron Martoia was invited to South Africa to speak at the Pierre van Ryneveldt NG Kerk on the 28th August 2009 on “Transforming Church the 2009 Way”.   The speakers were:   Ron Martoia, Stephan Joubert and Nelus Niemandt.

The topic that Ron Martoia spoke on was ‘Vertical Development and a Spirituality of Awareness’.   The anticipation to hear this expert in the field of Transformational Architecture speak was overwhelming.  What was Ron going to say that would be any different to Brian McLaren, Rob Bell, Scot McKnight, Shane Hipps, Leonard Sweet, Karen Armstrong, Phyllis Tickle and William Torbet et al?

Well nothing.

-The end-

Oh sorry, what did Nelus Niemandt speak about?   Nelus spoke about a bridge (only because Brian McLaren spoke about it once)  and Stephan Joubert made the question session as short as possible to avoid any serious questioning. » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

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Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma and Angus Buchan

Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma and Angus Buchan

Age of Aquarious DTW - © Discerning The World - Please credit Discerning The World by placing the following link:  http://discerningtheworld2.wordpress.com as a reference for my image in your article, post, website, video or any other form of media.Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma and Angus Buchan

Is Jacob Zuma a Freemason?  This is one of the Google searches that came through on my stats.   And this got me thinking about information I had read recently.

Well is Zuma a Freemason?  I don’t know the answer to this question.  But I can tell you, it would not come as a surprise.   There are many well known ‘Christian’ preachers who are Freemasons that infiltrated the church decades ago to slowly introduce another message that opposes the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

I found an interesting comment made here:   about the difference between Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma.   Basically the commenter is saying that Thabo Mbeki is a Freemason elitist who studied in the UK.  Zuma is a man of the people with no elitist education.  Mbeki had too much control and made his own decisions, Zuma relies on advisers.

Zuma was the best possible candidate to lead  South Africa into transformation and it’s spreading across the rest of Africa.  It’s happening fast and it’s happening furiously. » PLEASE CONTINUE READING HERE »

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