Tracy (not her real name) was a former New Age speaker who for 30 years endured spiritual oppression and times of trauma. From her riveting testimony, she shared about how healing prayer, when done in the Presence of Christ and with His Spirit, finally brought healing, deliverance and wholeness into her life.
The New Age Movement, in a multitude of forms and variations, has attracted many people. What are the origins? What makes it so attractive?
Healing via “energy fields” is increasingly common. What are the origins and assumptions of such practices? How do we assess these practices in terms of Christian theology and science?
New Age and Eastern Healing practices typically rely on “energy fields” that pervade the universe. Healing therefore involves correcting such energy imbalances or disruptions. Reiki, Reflexology, and Therapeutic Touch are common examples. What are the core assumptions and how could Christians begin discernment in this?