Mike Morrell

Opti-mystic meditations: Spirit. Culture. Permaculture.

Why I Stopped Believing in Jesus On A Mission Trip

By Emily T. Wierenga It was the Lin Yeng Temple, a Hindu temple in Richmond, BC, and we were supposed to be praying over the false spirits, we were supposed to be converting lost souls, but I found myself taking off my shoes instead. I found myself on holy ground and all of my 18 […]

Attention Authors & Bloggers: Spend 2 Days with Me + a Bestselling Author this July at the BUZZ SEMINAR – We Spill All Our Secrets!

Save the Date: July 4-5th in Orlando, Florida. Through my work with many gifted authors via Speakeasy, two of the most frequently asked questions I get are: 1) How do I get people to read my blog – and actually make money blogging? and 2) I’m a new author and I want to know how […]

When Times Are Tough – Breathe

Have you been having the day from hell? The week? The month? The year? I feel you. I’ve been there. And. I believe that G-D is right here with you; I believe that what is growing is nothing less than the seed of G-D inside you, waiting to be birthed. G-D, transcending and including everything. […]

An Open Letter to Billy Humphrey of IHOP Atlanta on ‘Homosexuality and Gay Marriage’ – from Kimberly Knight

          Dear Billy, Good afternoon. I am an Atlanta-born, Christian mom who recently read your post A Christian Stance on Homosexuality and Gay Marriage. I am writing because I am concerned about the same things you are. As a mother and a Christian I am personally – and ardently – concerned […]

Tech Companies: Masters of Tax Evasion?

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The ‘God particle’ – The Key to Understanding the Universe

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The Way of the Heart Part 9: Christ is Living in Our Midst

This continues my series on Cynthia Bourgeault‘s recent day-session at the Servant Leadership School of Greensboro. You can start reading right here, or scroll below to see the previous sessions.  Regular centering prayer encourages our direct knowing, without which there is no actual living Jesus tradition. While we call Jesus our ascended master, our risen Lord, we […]

Nondual Week: David Henson on ‘How Hinduism Saved My Christian Faith’

Nondual week continues, perhaps out of bounds of the ‘week’ as conventionally understood (because hey, from a nondual vantage point all weeks are in some sense one, right?) with David Henson, a journalist/husband/father/Episcopal priesthood postulant. Here goes! Hinduism saved my Christian faith. Like others who have engaged in interreligious study, — most famously of late […]

Spirit Week with Crowder & Morrell: Charismissional – What About The Poor?

This post continues a four-part interview with arguably the most controversial contemporary charismatic minister, John Crowder. It’s worth noting that Crowder’s ministry has evolved since 2008, and that he’s recently released two new books reflecting this: Mystical Union & Seven Spirits Burning. Here we talk about whether or not Spirit-filled types are so heavenly minded that they’re no earthly good. […]

Spirit Week: Crowder & Morrell Dialogue – What About the Fam? (Or, ‘Sex-Crazed Charismatics?’)

This post continues a four-part interview with arguably the most controversial contemporary charismatic minister, John Crowder. It’s worth noting that Crowder’s ministry has evolved since 2008, and that he’s recently released two new books reflecting this: Mystical Union & Seven Spirits Burning. The conversation picks up… Over the next several days, John and I will have a 3-4 part dialogue […]