Alternative Therapies

Yoga – 2

Is yoga compatible with evangelical Christianity In these notes we are not asking if those who practice Yoga are nice people. Nor are we asking if they are genuine, nor even if Yoga works. We are asking,whatare the roots of Yoga and are they compatible with evangelical Christianity? There are many varieties of Yoga, which date back to the origin…read more →

Did Jesus teach Yoga?

Author: Mike Shreve Though it may surprise you, the answer to this question is both “Yes” and “No.” First, let’s define the word “Yoga.” It comes from an original Sanskrit word that means “yoke”or “union.”So the implied meaning is “to be yoked with God or in union with God.” In this sense, Yes, a person could say that Jesus taught…read more →

Four Main Reasons Why I No Longer Practice Hatha Yoga

Author: Mike Shreve Over the Internet and in the worship gatherings I conduct throughout the U.S. and the world, I am often asked the question, “Is it acceptable for a Christian to practice HATHAYOGA?” I will attempt to answer concisely in the following article, with a few preparatory statements. I understand that some of you may disagree with my conclusions, but…read more →

Judo by Jon Taylor

<!–[if !mso]> < ! st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } –> 1. Introduction Judo is a rapidly growing martial art that is derived from ju-jitsu and is practised worldwide. Judo literally means “the gentle way”. Unlike the majority of other martialartsforms, kicking punching or striking actions are not permitted, though it does involve grappling where the objective is to pin, throw, lock or strangle…read more →

Transcendental Meditation – 2

What is it? Transcendental Meditation comes in many guises indeed it is often disguised so as to be unrecognised for what it is really. The official version goes like this, TM is Transcendental Meditation – a technique for deep relaxation and revitalisation. It allows your mind and body to gain a unique state of very deep rest with calm alertness….read more →

Deborah – Former Follower of TM

TESTIMONY OF DELIVERANCE DEDICATED TO “MY SWEET LORD” JESUS CHRIST INTRODUCTION Psalm 116 TESTIMONY “The cords of death entangled me” (Psalm 116:3) That phrase, “my sweet Lord” is the title of a song written by the late George Harrison of the Beatles to sing the praises of his Lord, Krishna, a mythical figure deified in Hinduism. Growing up, I had…read more →

Do Alternative Medicines Have a Scientific Basis?

Alternative medicines, an overview: There is no doubt that many surgeons, physicians, and healers in ancient days practised a great mixture of occultism, witchcraft, sorcery and divination Nevertheless there were unquestionably some elements of value in the methods and medicines they used if one can exclude all the occult paraphernalia that went with them. The product of some herbs e.g. opium…read more →

Emotional Freedom Technique – 2

Introduction EFT is one amongst many of the ‘meridan’ or ‘energy therapies’ such as Reiki, Reflexology, Acupuncture, Acupressure, Tapas Acupressure Technique, Shiatsu or Thought Field Therapy (TFT) available under the umbrella of alternative medicine. ‘One of the best ways to describe EFT to clients who are new to EFT is to compare it to acupuncture without needles.’ (Fone p255) Various…read more →

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