All posts tagged: Tradition

BEYOND THE PEWS Launches at Author Jillian Maas Backman’s Alma Mater

Bethany College alumna and author, Jillian Maas Backman, is scheduled to be the featured speaker at the school’s convocation ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m. Aug. 26 in Presser Hall. The first event planned is an invitation by Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas on August 26 with other venues nearby in the works. The author will be making appearances in Kansas City, Washington, DC, Chicago and Miami in the fall. Maas Backman is starting a promotional tour for her new book, “BEYOND THE PEWS: Breaking With Tradition and Letting Go of Religious Lockdown ,” at Bethany College. She describes the book as an “interactive biography” that traces her journey to discover more about God. BEYOND THE PEWS is part poetry, part biography, and a complete guide to personal and natural communications, not forsaking traditional religious doctrine, but enhancing the contribution to the essential nature of divine intuition.  As an intuitive explorer, Maas Backman and her book encourage readers to seek and embrace their own true essence and ignite the divine grace which exists within each of us. …

Beyond the Pews: Breaking Away from Tradition and Letting Go of Religious Lockdown

Beyond the Pews by Jillian Maas Backman Coming Soon! Pre-order from Amazon today! Beyond the Pews:  Breaking Away from Tradition and Letting Go of Religious Lockdown Jillian Maas Backman is a minister’s daughter, a direct descendent of what she calls “American Spiritual Royalty”—an elite subculture of individuals chosen to help God’s people down the century’s-worn trail toward human salvation.  Maas Backman also happens to be an “awakened receiver” who hears angelic communications and soulful insights from a world rarely visible to the naked eye. In her interactive autobiography, Jillian shares the personal account of her journey from spiritual innocence into a religious wilderness where she often hid behind her father’s powerful preacher’s robe.  For many years she hoped her intuitive gifts would simply go away, but they never did.  “I remained reclusive within the untainted spirit world until I became comfortable with my spiritual individuality and emerged from the sacred shadows into the awakened light of day.” Jillian eventually she learned to embrace the duality of her traditional religious upbringing and her connection with uncensored, untainted spirit. Jillian …