Don’t Talk to Strangers: Examining Conversations with God for Teens

(Originally printed in the Winter/Spring 2003 Issue of the MCOI Journal beginning on page 8) God is a pool of energy; there is no certain age or time for sexual initiation; there is no right or wrong, our main purpose is to remember we are actually God; and after death, we will lose our individual distinctions in The Oneness, but then become individualized and be born again, a cycle to repeat for eternity. If one … Continue reading

Friendship with a Marshmallow God: Looking at Friendship with God by Neale Donald Walsch

(This originally appeared in the Winter 2000 edition of the MCOI Journal beginning in page 6) By Marcia Montenegro Continuing his string of bestsellers after Conversations with God: Books 1,2, and 3, author Neale Donald Walsch has coauthored another book with “God”: Friendship with God. As shown in a previous article for the MCO Journal on Conversations with God, Book 1, there is no reason to assume Walsch is actually transmitting messages from God, although … Continue reading

Messengers of Deceit

(This originally appeared in the Winter 1999 edition of the MCOI Journal beginning on page 6) by Sarah Flashing Angels have spoken. Well, supposedly. Nick Bunick, subject of the 1996 book The Messengers, claims to have received messages from angels encouraging him to reveal the transcripts from his past-life, regression-therapy sessions. How did they encourage him? Did they stop by and have coffee? No, they used a sort of numerology by sending messages through … Continue reading

Conversations with Which God? Looking at Neale Donald Walsch’s Conversations with God, book 1

by Marcia Montenegro (This originally appeared in the November/December 1998 edition of the MCOI Journal, starting on page 10) The title of the best-selling book Conversations with God means what it says: the author, Neale Donald Walsch, claims to have written down conversations held between him and a being he calls God. I first heard of this book in 1997 while discussing spiritual beliefs with a woman working in a New Age bookstore. She kept … Continue reading

”Another Jesus” Calling by Warren Smith– A Review

Every believer should read and digest Warren Smith’s newest book, ”Another Jesus” Calling ( Warren Smith, Lighthouse Trails Publishing, Eureka, Montana, 2013, 174 pages, $12.95). It gives insight from a former New Ager about the way in which New Age thought and terminology is infiltrating and permeating the Christian church at large. Sadly it is all being done through publishers, book stores and books that are supposed to be Christian. The allure of these questionable … Continue reading