"Is contemplative prayer really a vehicle to a closer walk with God? A Time of Departing documents clearly that far from being such a vehicle, contemplative prayer is more akin to a Trojan Horse. You may be very surprised to read of who the prime pawns are in this spiritually dangerous deception."
TAKE HEED MINISTRIES Northern Ireland
There is a practice that is becoming more and more popular within the evangelical church. It is called contemplative prayer or centering prayer. Youth organizations and seminaries are particularly drawn to this, thus impacting the Christian youth in this country. Furthermore, there is a snowballing effect wherein contemplative prayer is being accepted and endorsed by more and more evangelical leaders, often based not on their own experience and understanding but rather on the word of other respected leaders who in turn may not have fully researched this subject.