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Ask me your questions during the ‘Unknown Webcast’!

My headshot 2Tomorrow, July 18, at 7:30 p.m. Central Standard Time, I will be interviewed live on the Unknown Webcast, produced by Midwest Christian Outreach. The episode is titled “Prophets from Bethel … True or False?” You can call during the webcast to ask me questions about the New Apostolic Reformation.

Use this link to watch the interview live or after it airs.

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Holly Pivec is the co-author of A New Apostolic Reformation?: A Biblical Response to a Worldwide Movement and God’s Super-Apostles: Encountering the Worldwide Prophets and Apostles Movement. She has a master’s degree in Christian apologetics from Biola University.

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5 Responses to “Ask me your questions during the ‘Unknown Webcast’!”

  1. Jane James Says:

    i can hardly wait to hear the broadcast Dear Holly.

    Maranatha
    Jane

  2. Greg Winterburn Says:

    Can you comment on Heidi Baker, David Hogan, and Graham Cooke as well?

  3. Mika Says:

    Good morning. I just posted on a different page, that this morning I researched the education of the lead pastor of the small church I just left. He has no formal education in divinity according to his website and G.A.’s website. His previous training was in business. But per G.A.’s bio on him, he has not even completed their level 1 requirements which is 6 eight-week long classes.  The junior pastors are my age and either do not have degrees or else their degrees are also in business related rather than Biblical or counseling related fields.  I am shocked that his only formal education in Bible studies is the equivalent of one semester of electives in physical healing and miracles. Apart from the books and materials, these classes have a $0 registration fee. I do not feel he is being honest.  

    In comparison, the man who baptised me as a child has a BA in Cultural Studies, an MA in counseling and an MA in Bible studies and is working on his DMIN.  Compared to the other guy, he knew his Bible and it showed.  And I know where my donations went: to his education and the building of a new church and school, as well as foreign missionary trips.
    Perhaps you can touch on why it is important for pastors to obtain accredited education when they have the time and resources to do so, and the folly of an entire church leadership being educated only by the G.A. doctrine and no other university. I undestand God calls who he will call, whether that person has a formal education or not; but I never knew we needed to vet our churches so closely before.

  4. Mika Says:

    To clarify, this is a new church that is about 5 to 6 years old. They don’t even have Bibles in the pews. They have a screen instead that they use. They preach from the books sold by G.A. and encourage the congregation to buy these books so they can read along. They hand out worksheets on the chapters as well.  What it appears they are doing is that although the lower classes are free, they have to buy the books and materials. It appears that they are writing sermons based on that week’s homework assignment.  While this is great that we can all learn from each other as we pursue our education, this is no way to begin the founding of a new church. They split off from a larger church in this area and have never given a direct answer as to why.  It’s hard to believe that God would have led them to found a new church before they had the education or resources to do so. It’s not like they just sprung up because God felt a need in our community. They split off from the church where this man was previously the financial director. It just doesn’t sit well, on top of the other red flag behavior (having a man pray in his native Chinese to hopefully reveal visions to the non-Chinese speakers, talk of gold dust at the regional G.A. and slain in the spirit and such)

  5. Aaron Easton Says:

    Holly,

    Thanks for your labors here!  I’ve recently been researching again the Brownsville Revival & especially Steve Hill’s true background.  Seems he was much involved with the ‘latter rain’ types for many years and his preaching & methods of ministry certainly seem to dove-tail that & similar groups.  To me the Brownsville was anything but a Pentecostal revival.  Thx-AL

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