Apparently, some of my Catholic readers believe that everything I write is somehow an attack on Roman Catholicism.
Let me suggest that perhaps the view from inside evangelicalism is a bit different than it is from outside of it. For example, when people are desperate to “experience God,” as evangelicals like to say, then religious experience becomes a collection of desperate measures to bring God down.
Courtesy of Youtube, here’s what I have in mind. Be sure: I am not making fun, I am simply showing you what happens when people are desperate for God to “show up,” and they don’t understand the Bible’s message about Jesus, where he is now and what he’s doing now.
And by the way, if you keep up with these things, the fascination with this kind of manifestation has gotten far more extreme in the years since this video.
And this happens all around me here in Appalachia.
Then listen to contemporary Charismatic prophet John Crowder explain his gnosticism in words that even middle schoolers can understand.