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Upcoming speaking event in Nashville, Sept. 9

I'm honored to have been invited to speak about the New Apostolic Reformation at the Religion News Association's annual conference, a professional training event that brings together religion reporters and scholars from across the country to discuss trending topics in the world of faith, ethics and spirituality.
[ More ] August 22nd, 2017 | 10 Comments | Posted in Miscellaneous |

God’s indeed a good Father–how NAR leaders have twisted a biblical truth

Christians would agree: God is good. But not every Christian would agree with what that means exactly. For instance, could God, as a good father, ever use a sickness, disease, or other type of suffering to teach his children a lesson?

More NAR in the news: Trump’s ‘bizzare’ pick to lead the State Department’s Office of International Religious Freedom

The New Apostolic Reformation has made international news multiple times in recent weeks. Last week I linked to a BBC report on NAR. Now see this Daily Beast article about President Trump’s pick to lead the State Department’s Office of International Religious Freedom, Kansas governor Sam Brownback.

One to Watch: Torben Sondergaard

Many people have asked me what I know about Torben Sondergaard, the founder of the Last Reformation movement, and whether he’s part of the New Apostolic Reformation.

The BBC reports on the New Apostolic Reformation

Laura Hubber, a BBC reporter, recently investigated the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement and particularly how this movement has attracted millennials.

[ More ] July 25th, 2017 | 3 Comments | Posted in Miscellaneous, Size and Influence of the NAR |

Ask me your questions during the ‘Unknown Webcast’!

Tomorrow, July 18, at 7:30 p.m. Central Standard Time, I will be interviewed live on the ‘Unknown Webcast,’ produced by Midwest Christian Outreach.

Getting wasted with the Holy Spirit at Bethel Redding

When I attended the Firestarters adult Sunday School class at Bethel Church in Redding, California, I was shocked by the teacher’s announcement at the start of the class. “There are only three rules in this class. Rule 1: Get drunk. Rule 2: Stay drunk. Rule 3: Get other people drunk.”

The problem with Bethel Redding’s Firestarters ‘prophetic activation’ class, Part 2

I recently attended the Firestarters adult Sunday School class at Bethel Church in Redding, Calif., and was alarmed by many of the teachings, including the teaching that people should prophesy from their imaginations. Another troubling teaching is that it’s OK for people to make mistakes when they prophesy.

The problem with Bethel Redding’s Firestarters ‘prophetic activation’ class, Part 1

I recently returned from a trip to Redding, California, where I visited Bethel Church, led by popular NAR apostle Bill Johnson. Many things were taught during my visit there that troubled me. Especially troubling was the adult Sunday School class called Firestarters.

Hot off the press: ‘Study Guide for God’s Super-Apostles’

I’m pleased to announce that our ‘Study Guide for God’s Super-Apostles’ has just been published.

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