A new religious fad is sweeping the churches: Contemplative Prayer.
Contemplative prayer has been borrowed from the repetitious religious chants of the Catholic church. After chanting repetitive phrases for an hour, the mind becomes blank and then God—or a god—is supposed to speak.
Michael W. Hoggard is the author of “The King James Code” and serves as senior pastor of Bethel Church located in Festus, Missouri. He is the founder and director of Prophetic Research Ministries. He has spent many years researching the Scriptures and has discovered several biblical principles for understanding the Word of God as a prophetic voice. He has been called upon to lecture on college campuses, Bible conferences, and local churches. Mike, his wife Lisa, and their children, live just south of St. Louis, Missouri.