Mike Perschon Quotes

Two Quotes by: Mike Perschon of Youth Specialities

I worked as a church planter the following year and began using contemplative elements in worship from the outset. We held "thin place" services in reference to a belief that in prayer, the veil between us and God becomes thinner. Entire nights were devoted to guided meditations, drum circles, and "soul labs." At soul labs we used the rave culture's approach of multiple rooms for different music to create a number of prayer stations, where people could try various approac sake of emptying it. The Christian empties the mind to fill it with Christ."
Book: by Mike Perschon entitled: Desert Youth Worker Disciplines, Mystics, and the Contemplative Life Published: November 2004.
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I built myself a prayer room, a tiny sanctuary in a basement closet filled with books on spiritual disciplines, contemplative prayer, and Christian mysticism. In that space I lit candles, burned incense, hung rosaries, and listened to tapes of Benedictine monks. I meditated for hours on words, images, and sounds. I reached the point of being able to achieve alpha brain patterns...
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