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The Big Lie: ‘Normal’ Christianity

The message of Jonathan Welton's book, "Normal Christianity," is that the "normal" Christian lifestyle should be characterized by the performance of miracles: walking on water, calming storms, and even raising the dead.

Saving the Lost or Smiting the Wicked?

So, what do you think Christians should be doing–calling for the lost to be saved or calling for them to be judged?

The True Way to Intimacy With God

Recently, I discovered something about myself that startled me. I discovered that I don’t feel as close to God as I would like to.

[ More ] November 29th, 2012 | 2 Comments | Posted in Miscellaneous |

Hogwarts School of the Holy Spirit

On Monday, the Elijah List sent out an advertisement for something called “Online Prophetic Activation Training,” offered by the organization Warriors International. See the advertisement here.

The new ‘snake oil’ salesmen–NAR apostles and prophets

Meet the new “snake oil” salesmen–the apostles and prophets of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement. They’ve concocted all manner of so-called miracle potions made with recipes they claim were revealed to them by God.

Naming Names

One of the criticisms I hear most is that it is wrong for me to “name names” of people who are promoting false teaching unless I first go to those teachers in private to address my concerns with them.

[ More ] June 29th, 2010 | 24 Comments | Posted in Miscellaneous |

The ‘Great Wealth Transfer’ — 100 Percent Returns!

How can you get rich and build God’s kingdom at the same time? By following the modern “apostles” and “prophets” — at least that’s what they claim. They say a “great transfer of wealth” is about to occur — from the wicked to the righteous. If you want to be on the receiving end of […]

[ More ] February 16th, 2010 | 42 Comments | Posted in Miscellaneous |

Brain Stopper No. 1: Name Calling

What is one of Satan’s greatest tools?

Brain stoppers.

That’s the term I made up for a variety of tactics Satan uses to get people to shut off their minds so they don’t critically evaluate teachings. Leaders in the apostolic-prophetic movement use them all the time.

[ More ] January 9th, 2010 | 17 Comments | Posted in Miscellaneous |

Steve Shultz’s Bogus Test for Prophecies

If you ever receive a forwarded e-mail from an organization called the Elijah List, beware. Steve Shultz — the founder of the Elijah List — is one of the most dangerous false teachers today.

Readying the Bride of Christ

A couple of weeks ago, I had a dream. I want to share it with readers because I hope it will give insight into my reasons for starting this blog. I’ve been told that some readers of this blog — members of apostolic-prophetic churches — have been really offended by things I’ve written. This has […]

[ More ] February 26th, 2007 | 21 Comments | Posted in Miscellaneous |

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