This is a Christian blog dealing with various issues. “Discernment is not simply a matter of telling the difference between what is right and wrong; rather it is the difference between right and almost right.” -Charles Spurgeon. Scripture is my authority for all things regarding to life and godliness. 2 Cor. 10: 5 We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Catalyst Conference, Oprah, Rainn Wilson's Pagan "Soul Pancake" and Witchcraft
Let me start by saying that Christians LOVE the sticky mess that Soul Pancake and Oprah are. The biggest Emergent leadership conference, Catalyst, hosted Soul Pancake creator Rainn Wilson recently so that young upcoming leaders could incorporate this mind-boggling spirituality into their Christian teachings. And we reported last year that Oprah Winfrey’s anything-goes “Soul Pancake” spirituality channel is now promoting “Past Life Regression” therapy. This is nothing more than the Buddhist teachings of reincarnation. Yet Christians in her audience see no problem with this. And don’t even get us started on Oprah’s new tour with apostate heretic Rob Bell.
We know that Oprah Winfrey doesn’t believe that Jesus Christ is the only way. She has been clear about her universalist, mystical occult leanings for years, so Christians should not be surprised about this. But what jumped out at me this morning was......
Soul Pancake is created by Oprah’s friend, actor Rainn Wilson (Dwight Schrute of “The Office”), who describes SoulPancake as: “a creative way to chew on life’s big questions and figure out what it means to be human.” This journey led him to the Baha’i faith, which he described to Oprah in their first Soul Series in 2009: