Richard Foster, Renovare, Larry Crabb make mystical mix


On April 3rd, Richard Foster’s Renovare organization will be presenting the Formation for Whole Life conference in Houston, Texas, reports Lighthouse Trails:

According to several sources, including Rick Warren, Christianity Today, and Lighthouse Trails, Richard Foster is a key player in the contemplative prayer movement (aka: Spiritual Formation movement). Speakers at this year’s Renovare conference include contemplative figures Ruth Haley Barton, Mark Scandrette, Richard Foster, and Kyle Strobel. Joining the team of speakers will be Larry Crabb, a popular evangelical author and speaker, who years ago switched from a psychology focus to a focus on Spiritual Formation (i.e., contemplative prayer).


What is Renovare? Why are we concerned with Richard Foster, Larry Crabb and others speaking at this conference? If you've heard of Richard Foster, or Larry Crabb and "The Papa Prayer," this probably won't surprise you. If you don't know what Renovare is or why it is problematic, this article does a good job comparing this organization to the truth of God's Word.  Read More:

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