Lighthouse Trails Research

“True Revival in the Midst of Persecution” by a Pastor Who Went to Prison For His Faith By Georgi P. Vins (Pastor in USSR who spent 8 years in Soviet prison camps for his faith | Author of The Gospel in Bonds) Revival At the beginning of the 1960s, the Lord sent a spiritual revival among the Evangelical Baptists1 of the Soviet Union. The revival preceded a great assault from the atheistic […] The post “True Revival [...]
Sun, Oct 22, 2017
Category: LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS
Letter to the Editor: New Booklet Teaches Discernment Is For All Believers – Even Women and the “Uneducated” Dear Lighthouse Trails Editors: I just read your article “Sound the Trumpet” and wanted to thank you for your paragraph confronting those men in point who seem to have a corner on discernment, bulleting women of “sharp tongue” trumping their scriptural knowledge. The understanding I get is that compared to them most of us who […] The post Letter [...]
Sat, Oct 21, 2017
Category: LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS
Letter to the Editor: I Was A Cultural “Christian” But Was Not Born Again To Lighthouse Trails: . . . having a form of godliness but denying the power there of. I was a cultural Christian, and I was baptized in the Baptist church that I was raised in. I was not born again. Sadly, it was departing from the faith; however, God used my evil for good. I […] The post Letter to the Editor: I [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Category: LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS
A Public School Transgender Agenda Alert: A Wake Up Call for Christians By Lois Putnam For whosoever shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depths of the sea. (Matthew 10:6) Perhaps, you've heard of the Sacramento, California charter school Rocklin Academy where a kindergarten teacher […] The post A Public School Transgender Agenda Alert: [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Category: LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS
Churches Going Contemplative with Diana Butler Bass' Book, “Christianity For the Rest of Us” A Lighthouse Trails reader sent us an article this week from a Pacific Northwest newspaper* describing how members of a local church are changing the way they practice church and view Christianity, doing away with their traditional church methods and embracing what they call a “contemplative approach.” The article states that they were inspired, in […] The post Churches Going Contemplative with Diana [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Category: LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS
LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS ANNOUNCES NEW BOOK RELEASE – SIMPLE ANSWERS BY RAY YUNGEN Lighthouse Trails Publishing is pleased to announce the release of Ray Yungen's new book, Simple Answers: Understanding the Catholic Faith (An Evangelical Primer). Ray Yungen was the pioneering author who helped launch Lighthouse Trails nearly 16 years ago. His cutting-edge book A Time of Departing was released in the fall of 2002, six months after […] The post LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS ANNOUNCES NEW BOOK RELEASE – [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Category: LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS
“After Yoga, Meditation Breaks Into the Mainstream” LTRP Note: The following news story is posted for informational and research purposes and not as an endorsement of the content (but rather as a warning): By Catherine Triomphe Agence France Presse (from the Daily Star) NEW YORK: It is 5 p.m., otherwise known as rush hour in Manhattan. Julia Lyons, 31, finishes work and […] The post “After Yoga, Meditation Breaks Into the Mainstream” appeared first on . [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Category: LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS
Revealing Quotes by Influential Contemplatives These revealing quotes are from well-known figures who have significantly influenced the religious landscape in today's culture. Sadly, they have helped to mislead millions with their promotion of contemplative prayer (a mystical, panentheistic-rooted practice). Shalem Prayer Institute “This mystical stream [contemplative prayer and other monastic traditions] is the Western bridge to Far Eastern spirituality.”—Tilden Edwards, Spiritual […] The post Revealing Quotes by Influential Contemplatives appeared first on . [...]
Sat, Oct 14, 2017
Category: LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS
10 PRACTICAL THINGS ABOUT LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS YOU MIGHT FIND USEFUL 10 things you might find useful about the practical aspects of Lighthouse Trails Publishing & Research Project: 1. WEBSITES—We have two main sites: www.lighthousetrails.com, which is the publishing site and store that sells all our products and www.lighthousetrailsresearch.com, which is where our news blog is located as well as the main research site. The blog […] The post 10 PRACTICAL THINGS ABOUT LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS YOU MIGHT FIND [...]
Sat, Oct 14, 2017
Category: LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS
The Impact of Practical Mystics versus Cults By Ray Yungen (Author of A Time of Departing) Evangelical scholar David L. Smith correctly assessed the powerful, yet subtle, impact New Age spirituality is having on society when he made the following observations: Not since Gnosticism at the dawn of the Christian era has there arisen a philosophy as pervasive and threatening to orthodox […] The post The Impact of Practical Mystics versus Cults appeared first on . [...]
Fri, Oct 13, 2017
Category: LIGHTHOUSE TRAILS