The Trojan Horse of New Age Mysticism Part 2: Mike Bickle's Polluted Prayer Movement

Excerpts from The Polluted Church: From Rome to Kansas City

Chapter 9: Praying Like Pagans

“And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words” Matthew 6:7 (NIV)

On July 6, 1988, John Stephens, a relief tanker driver working for Bristol-based distribution firm ISC, arrived at Lowermoor Water Treatment Works on Bodmin Moor and found it unmanned. Being unfamiliar with the location, he had been given a key by another driver and instructed simply, ‘...once inside the gate, the aluminum sulphate tank is on the left.’ However, he was unaware that the key he was given fit almost every lock used by the South West Water Authority (SWWA). After twenty minutes of looking for the correct tank, Stephens trie