I regularly receive comments from my readers–some who strongly disagree with me. One comment I received earlier this week came from “Pam,” a follower of Brian Simmons–a NAR leader who has undertaken his own NAR translation of the Bible, called the Passion Translation.
I’ve written before about the Dead Raising Team–a NAR organization, led by Tyler Johnson, that trains people to go to funeral homes, morgues, and family homes where bodies are being kept and raise the dead by offering “prayers of resurrection.” The teams claim to have seen 12 resurrections to date, as a result of their prayers.
One of the criticisms I hear most is that it is wrong for me to “name names” of people who promote false teaching unless I first go to those teachers in private to address my concerns with them. But is this what the Bible really teaches?
People often ask me for advice to help a friend or family member see the errors of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement. Unfortunately, I don’t have a silver bullet. But I do have five strategies I find helpful.
My last post gave reasons why people join the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement. Now I list some reasons people leave the NAR movement. Here are the top four reasons I have identified, based on my conversations with former NAR followers.