Rolling Stone magazine released a fascinating article, last week, about Tyler Deaton–a former student in the International House of Prayer, who is charged with the murder of his wife.
What disturbs me about this documentary is that it appears its creators have lumped together all U.S. evangelicals with the New Apostolic Reformation movement.
You may already know that apostles and prophets in the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement promote spiritual exercises designed to help people tap into the Holy Spirit’s powers, such as prophesying, healing the sick, and raising the dead. But did you know these same exercises are being taught to children?
I’m often asked the question, “Are Assemblies of God churches part of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement?” It’s an important question because the Assemblies of God USA and Assemblies of God organizations around the world make up the world’s largest Pentecostal denomination–representing 65 million people.
During a recent conversation with a news reporter, she asked me for my opinion about the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement and its obsessive focus on Israel. Here is what I told her.
A reporter recently asked me why more traditional evangelicals–including Dallas Willard and Josh McDowell–would take part in an event organized by NAR leaders. This is what I told her.
The other day, I was talking with a friend and he asked me, point-blank, “What is the worst that will happen if someone buys into this NAR stuff?” Good question.
People often ask me, “How can you tell if a church or organization or individual is part of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement?” Here are five clues that might tip you off.