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Breath Ministries

Note Breath Ministries closed in 2014 and John Huggett is now retired from full-time ministry. This article still offers valuable insights on this and similar ministries. This article in no way attempts to validate or invalidate John Huggett’s Christian healing ministry, but simply calls into question Breath Ministries’ use of Complementary/Alternative Therapies/Medicines.Forthese I will use the abbreviation ATCMs as a…read more →

Emotional Freedom Technique

EFT is described on various internet sites as, “…emotional and psychological acupuncture but with no needles”. We are told it is a form of acupressure tapping on the meridians of the body and we arealsoread that it is a “cutting edge technology that allows you psychological and emotional freedom, sometimes in minutes”. The suggestion is, that it may be used…read more →

Iridology

History The beginnings of iridology have been cited from many areas of the world dating back to the time of the early Chaldeans. The first documented reference to iris analysis was when the physicianPhillipusMeyens wrote a book called ‘Chiromatica Medica published in 1679. This described the reflexive features of the iris part of the eye and gave an analysis of…read more →

Kundalini Yoga

What is Kundalini Yoga? According to the Kundalini Teachers Association, Kundalini Yoga “is a metaphor, a poetic way of describing the flow of energy and consciousness that exists within each one of us.Thesepractises enable you to merge with, or ‘yoke’ with, the Universal Self. This merging of consciousness with individual consciousness creates a ‘divine union’ called ‘yoga’ of the beloved.”…read more →

Pilates

Pilates (pronounced puh – la -tes), a registered trademark, is one of those activities which is hard to come to a clear conclusion about. It certainly is a discipline in which the practitioner is as importantasthe practice. We will seek to lay out the facts here and then draw some conclusions and hope this helps you make up your mind…read more →

Rebirthing

Leonard Orr founded Rebirthing Breathwork in the late 1970s. He defined it in two ways: 1. Rebirthing-Breathwork, aka Intuitive Energy Breathing or Conscious Energy Breathing, is the ability to breatheEnergyas well as air. It is the art of learning to breathe from the Breath Itself. Rebirthing is perhaps the most valuable self-healing ability that humans can learn. We cannot have…read more →

The Message

THE MESSAGE 1. Introduction The current usage of the Message Bible has many applications. Many people buy the Message for their friends or relatives as a means of introducing the unchurched to Christianityorfor those that may find the more literal versions, in particular the King James Version difficult to understand. It is also quoted extensively for evangelistic purposes in an…read more →

Yoga

Yoga by its own definition seeks to bring us into union with an impersonal force that it calls God. It has a number of assumptions that are different to the belief of evangelical Christians. Yoga worksonthe basis that man is basically good. Yoga claims to be the way to oneness with God (Salvation). Yoga is about self-realisation.

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 →

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