By Don Veinot

Some of our readers will remember our blog “The Occult Religion of #Black Lives Matter” from September of last year which delves into, Ifá Yoruba, the spiritual practices of #BLM according to the #BLM founders and leaders are the foundation on which the movement is built. A former practitioner of  Ifá Yoruba, Ivani Greppi, weighed in this week with, “The spiritual foundation of Black Lives Matter and Umbanda Spiritism” Umbanda Spiritism is one of several of the African Diaspora Religions such as: 

Vodou (Voodoo) developed primarily in Haiti and New Orleans; Santeria also known as Lacumi or Regla de Ocha, developed primarily in Cuba; Candomblé, Umbanda, and Quimbanda developed in Brazil. These spiritual systems all worship Yoruba deities called orisas (orishas, or orixás).

Ivani Greppi gives a short overview of her testimony but at the time of this writing I spent about an hour on the phone with her and found someone who is in love with the Lord and desires to reach others who are as deeply involved in the occult as she and her ancestors have been. The article is quite well done and adds information as to the rituals of #BLM:

During this protest, Abdullah, who led a group of demonstrators, poured libation on the ground while the group chanted “Asé” after names of the deceased were called. The ritual of pouring libation, common in many religions, is an offering to deities or spirits of the dead.

While politicians are calling for the elimination of religious influence in government, it appears that only refers to Christian influence not spiritistic occultic religions.

Many thanks to Don Veinot of Midwest Christian Outreach for sharing the link to my article “The Spiritual Foundation of Black Lives Matter and Umbanda Spiritism.”

Don and Joy Veinot’s article, “The Occult Religion of #Black Lives Matter,” was a source of reference for my own article and is also linked above.

My article: “The Spiritual Foundation of Black Lives and Matter Umbanda Spiritism” was originally published by Pastor Mike Shreve at:

Pastor Shreve also published it in http://Charisma Magazine

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“Many of us attend church to learn about God, to learn about ourselves, and to connect with God and others. Along with that is a general belief that the church is spiritually safe. After all, the best source of knowledge about God comes from His self-revelation, which is contained in His inspired, inerrant word: the Bible. We rely on church leaders to interpret the Bible, to carefully teach and guide the church family while keeping false teaching on the other side of the doors. But like a virus on a physical level, false teaching can operate on a spiritual level. A church leader may be introduced to new concept or spiritual tool by what is believed to be a reliable source. It may be embraced as a path to a better understanding of God and self. Even with the best intentions and efforts of spiritual leaders, they may themselves become spiritually infected and pass their infection on to their flock. In Richard Rohr and the Enneagram Secret, we explore the spiritual infection of those who have embraced Richard Rohr and the Enneagram he has delivered into the church through his disciples. 

The claims for the Enneagram are simple. Supposedly it is an ancient tool used by some of the Early Church Fathers. It is claimed to be the “face of God” and each Enneagram number is an individual spiritual path to deeper spiritual understanding and fuller self-awareness. But what if this seemingly harmless tool is in fact one of the largest deceptions perpetrated upon the Christian church in recent history?”