Occult

Ghosts

The following is adapted from a chapter in “Occult Dangers Explained Safely” by Doug Harris and is available from Reachout Trust. How many times do we hear the question; ‘do you believe in ghosts?’ Yet, it is difficult to give a straightforward answer. The moment you say, ‘yes’ the questioner has made up their own mind as to what you…read more →

The Grail Foundation

BACKGROUND The Grail Foundation of Great Britain has its headquarters in Sidcup, Kent. I believe that we can show that the group appears to have ‘occult tendencies’ even though they use words such as God, salvation and other spiritual terms. We are told on their website that, Legally, on the basis of its statutes, the Grail Foundation serves to “further…read more →

Gurdjieff

Background Different dates are given for the birth of George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff but it appears to be around 1870; however we do know he died in 1949, albeit in somewhat mysterious circumstances. An autopsy indicated that for him to have lived so long was a medical impossibility, as most of his internal organs had failed to function properly some time…read more →

Hallowe’en

OTHER OPTIONS 1. Click to download a PDF with more detailed notes on Halloween 2. Click to go to the shop where Tracts are also available BASICS TIMES PAST The celebration of Halloween on 31 October each year goes back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. Indeed this is still the pagan name for the festival that falls around…read more →

Kabbalah

Introduction It is a sign of our times that men and women are trying to fulfil a deeply felt need for spiritual things. There is a serious quest by many people for deeper meaning in life and it is significant that many are found among the rich and famous. Someone once said that the only difference between the poor man…read more →

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Author: David Kirkham Mark Noll in his book The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind states: >By an evangelical “Life in the mind” I mean more the effort to think like a Christian – to think within a specifically Christian framework – across the whole spectrum of modern learning … and the arts. – p.7, 1994. During a Bible class discussion…read more →

About F.A.C.E.

Author: Andrew Fisher F. A. C. E. ‘Friends of Andrew Cohen Everywhere’ is a group set up to follow the teachings of Andrew Cohen. The group is also referred to as either the Impersonal Enlightenment Fellowship or Moksha Foundation. Ian Howarth from the Cult Information Centre says worried family members have contacted him concerning Andrew Cohen and F. A. C….read more →

Procter and Gamble Satanic?

From time to time, a document circulates, accusing the President of Proctor and Gamble that on a television show he claiming to be part of the Church of Satan. This document is basically the same every time with just some slight differences to the information therein. The last time we saw this document, the name of the show was changed….read more →

Philip Pullman’s Subtle Lie

Author: Ann Thomas When I first read the His Dark Materials trilogy, as an informed adult, I thought it was brilliant. As an evangelical Christian I was not offended at all – because it was fantasy. I read a lot of science fiction and fantasy, and, like most people, am used to suspending reality and taking my mind into a…read more →

Correspondence on Philip Pullman’s Subtle Lie

The following is correspondence entered in to by Ann Thomas after her article entitled “Phil Pullman’s Subtle Lie”. 11/06/04 Dear Ann His Darkest Materials trilogy Let’s start off with a few basic points: you’re an evangelical Christian and I’m an Atheist, so we’re never likely to agree on most points – though I hope we can disagree in a civilised…read more →

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