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What’s being missed with the ‘waking’ of Olive at Bethel Church, Redding

Many news sources have already reported on the story out of Bethel Church this week. But I want to point out what has been missed in the 'waking' of Olive.

Is it too late to save this church from NAR?

In just five days, on Sunday, September 29, the members of Christian Life Center in Santa Cruz, California, will cast a vote determining the fate of their lead pastor and the future of their church

What churches should know about YWAM Part 2: Partnering with the New Apostolic Reformation

Many people are unaware that YWAM has come under significant influence from a controversial movement known as the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR). In this post, I show that YWAM has allied itself with NAR leaders and has adopted many of their questionable teachings and practices.

Beware the ‘Bright Ones’: Bethel Church’s big-screen debut to hit theaters nationwide on April 22

Behind this seemingly innocuous film lies the dangerous theology of one of the nation’s most controversial churches – Bethel Church in Redding, California.

‘Eat the meat and spit out the bones’: A proper response to NAR teaching?

“Eat the meat and spit out the bones” is a common refrain in NAR.

What are the dangers of ‘Treasure-Hunting’ evangelism?

Despite its popularity, the practice of Treasure Hunting is one that ought to be avoided by Christians because of its many inherent problems and dangers.

Twisting the legacy of Billy Graham: End-time apostle and prophet, Lou Engle–The new Billy Graham?

I recall words my father told me decades ago. He said to watch, when Billy Graham dies, and see how people will twist his message.

[ More ] February 21st, 2018 | 24 Comments | Posted in Lou Engle, Miracles/Supernatural Powers |

Buzzfeed’s eye-opening look inside the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry

Last week Buzzfeed published an excellent, eye-opening article about the Bethel School of Supenatural Ministry — a school run by Bethel Church in Redding, California, probably the most influential church in the New Apostolic Reformation.

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 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.

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