The best-selling book, The Shack, by William Paul Young, is coming out as a full production movie in March of 2017. After viewing the trailer, we believe this movie is going to have a very big impact on many people’s lives. Unfortunately, it’s going to be a harmful impact. Lighthouse Trails has published several articles and one booklet by Warren B. Smith on The Shack book, and if you have any doubts about the dangers of The Shack, we hope you will read some of this material. Our coverage includes several aspects of the book including the author’s universalistic beliefs, his rejection of substitutionary atonement, the New Age implications woven throughout the book, the black Madonna/Father-goddess theme included in the story, and much more.
Below are links to some of our coverage. Below the links is the trailer to the film. Please warn your family members, friends, and church members about this upcoming movie. The movie will pull at the heart strings of people’s emotions, but it will be pulling them in the wrong direction – away from the Cross and toward a universalistic, panentheistic false “Christ.”
BOOKLET – The Shack and Its New Age Leaven by Warren B. Smith
Quantum Physics, The Shack, and the New Spirituality by Larry DeBruyn
The twisted “truths” of The Shack & A Course in Miracles by Berit Kjos
The Shack Author Rejects Biblical Substitutionary Atonement by John Lanagan
The Shack Exposed- Sheila Zilinsky