Category Archives: Postmodern/Emergent Church

On Discerning the Difference Between Religious Phenomena from Upgraded Old Catholic “Mystical Experiences” and Truth

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you to live in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel— 7 which is really no gospel at all. Evidently some people are … Continue reading

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Hallmarks of Spiritual Abuse and Sally’s Story (© 2018, Sally Richardson)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Introduction: Today’s post is a contribution from a reader in the UK who shares her story of spiritual abuse in several churches. She also presents a list of the hallmarks of such churches, which aligns with the … Continue reading

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Letters to the Remnant: Welcome! (New Series)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Co-Saints, Perhaps you, too, can relate to the following: In recent months or years you left one or the other denominational church because you realized the leadership focus shifted from the basic tenants of Christianity to purposes, … Continue reading

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On “WIKIs” and Truth (Commentary/Devotional)

Phyllis Nissila WIKI BRAIN? I was listening to an interview with a futurist, a person who makes his living predicting and estimating life ten, twenty, even a thousand years from now. As opposed to many people in these days of … Continue reading

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Johanna Michaelsen on Rapture Ready Radio, June 10, 2012: Her Testimony and Warning to Christians About Occult Influences Inside the Church

Phyllis Nissila I’m posting last evening’s Rapture Ready Radio program, “Afterglow,” co-hosted by Tim Roden and Vince Tarquini (Sunday, June 10, 2012). Their guest was Johanna Michaelsen, author of The Beautiful Side of Evil, and Like Lambs to the Slaughter: … Continue reading

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On Paradigms and Postmodernism in the Church: Watch Your Step

  Phyllis Nissila What prompts this commentary is a brief conversation I had on the term “paradigm” with the hosts of Rapture Ready Radio’s “Afterglow” program a few weeks ago (May 27th, 2012). The term paradigm, coupled with the current … Continue reading

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“Mrs. P.” and the Gold Rosary Beads: The Danger of One Degree Off

Phyllis Nissila The following story happened some years ago when I worked as an administrative assistant for a ministry set up to help people leave religious cults. [1] The woman at the center of the story was not one of … Continue reading

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