Proclaiming the Gospel and Encouraging Biblical Discernment
A TIME OF DEPARTING - How ancient mystical practices are uniting Christians with the world's religions
by Ray Yungen
Description: A revealing account of a New Age spirituality that has infiltrated much of the church today. Exposes the subtle strategies to compromise the gospel message with Eastern mystical practices cloaked under evangelical terminology and wrappings.
Contemplative Prayer, Yoga, Labyrinths, Spiritual Director, **Reiki, **Desert Fathers, Spiritual Formation, Spiritual Disciplines, Purpose Driven, and the Emerging Church
Table of Contents
1. The Invisible Denomination … 9
2. The Yoga of the West … 27
3. Proponents and Visionaries … 54
4. Evangelical Hybrids … 72
5. Discernment … 91
6. Could This Really Be the End of the Age … 110
7. Seducing Spirits … 129
8. “America’s Pastor” … 142
9. The Christian of the Future? … 171
Special Note From Ray Yungen … 201
Glossary … 202
Commonly Asked Questions … 206
Christian Mystics of the Past … 207
Endnotes … 208
Index … 232
Author Bio: Ray Yungen (1952-2016), author, speaker, and research analyst, studied religious movements for nearly twenty-five years. His exuberance for life and his love for Jesus Christ and for people was evident in his writing and his speaking. Ray also authored the fantastic book, For Many Shall Come In My Name. Ray's radio and television interviews, seminars, and conferences can be heard and viewed on his YouTube account.
Questions this book answers ...
1. Is Rick Warren's Purpose Driven paradigm promoting the contemplative prayer movement?
2. How and through whom is great delusion moving into the majority of churches today?
3. What is wrong with "Christian" yoga?
4. What is the emerging church really all about, and why is it a dangerous spirituality?
Also, find out about practices such as the labyrinth, reiki, meditation, breath prayers, spiritual directors, and much, much more.
Title: A Time of Departing
Author: Ray Yungen
Paperback: 242 pp
Product Dimensions: 8.50 x 5.50 inches
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The products on our site provide excellent research documentation, and they speak the truth about issues confronting the Church today. They also encourage believers in Jesus Christ to uphold the Word of God and remain steadfast in the truth of the Gospel. Our good friend and colleague Ray Yungen—now in Heaven—would've done about anything to get the truth of the Gospel into your hands. May you enjoy his books and the other resources we have.
"Ray was a man who loved life, loved people, and loved God. His tenderhearted manner touched all who came to know him. In addition to his researching and writing, he enjoyed spending time over a good cup of coffee with friends, listening to music, and being in nature. Ray had a zeal for truth and was passionate in his desire to help others find and know truth as well. He loved God’s Word and used it as a measuring rod in all he did and believed. Ray’s research and writing ministry impacted tens of thousands of people throughout the world, and he will be sorely missed by many. He has left an indelible imprint on the Christian church that will be remembered for years to come. Ray’s writings and lectures will continue to be distributed through his publisher, Lighthouse Trails Publishing"