A megachurch pastor in Missouri is taking a strong stand against yoga in the Christian community, something that has become increasingly controversial over the past couple of years. John Lindell, head pastor of a 10,000-person Assemblies of God church in the Ozarks, spoke out against the practice in a sermon titled “Pursuing the Paranormal” in October.
The Christian Post reported that Lindell addressed his congregation by warning them of the “demonic influences” that yoga brings into a believer’s mind, heart and soul. He warned of the Eastern mysticism that is found in yoga, connecting the practice to paganism, witchery, sorcery and astrology. Continue Reading