I recently ran across a television interview Brian Simmons did last year with Sid Roth, where he makes a number of startling statements about his Passion Translation–statements showing just how dangerous this so-called Bible translation is.
Recently I heard about a Christian youth conference in Anchorage, Alaska, called Fusion, that drew more than 800 teenagers and church youth workers from across the state. In addition to performances by nationally known music artists, the conference featured “training classes” on a variety of topics to help students grow in their faith. Two of these classes promised to teach them “how to hear God’s voice.”
I received a question from a reader who has been troubled by a popular NAR teaching. I share her question here, along with my reply, because I know other readers may be struggling with the same question.
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.
Last weekend, I spoke with Derek Gilbert, at View from the Bunker, about the New Apostolic Reformation and my two new books analyzing this worldwide movement.
When you see someone in the NAR movement referred to as a “general” that is another way of calling them an apostle–for those in the know.
I just finished watching the memorial service held for Bob Jones–a leading prophet in the New Apostolic Reformation movement who died Feb. 14. While watching the service, I was struck by two things.
Recently, I wrote a two-part series of posts examining a new film called Deadraiser. The film’s premise is that Jesus commissioned all Christians to heal the sick and raise the dead. So, if you are a Christian, then should be performing these miracles as a part of your normal Christian walk, according to the filmmakers. […]
In my last post, I examined a new documentary film, called Deadraiser, that profiles a team of men who travel around the world and seek to raise people from the dead. In this post, I want to share two personal reactions I had while watching the film.