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Brain Stopper No. 5: Bill Johnson’s Book Ban

One brain stopper, I call the "Book Ban," is employed by Bill Johnson--senior pastor and NAR apostle over Bethel Church in Redding, California. Johnson tells his readers not to read books that are critical of teachings he promotes. He does this in his popular book When Heaven Invades Earth: A Practical Guide to a Life of Miracles.

What’s up with the National Day of Prayer?

Last year, I reported that New Apostolic Reformation teachings and practices have made inroads into the National Day of Prayer and asked the question, “Has the National Day of Prayer been hijacked by the NAR?” Unfortunately, this year, the NAR appears to have gained more ground in this event.

SBC president slated to speak at major NAR event tonight

I was disappointed to learn that the president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Ronnie Floyd, agreed to be a keynote speaker at the International House of Prayer’s annual youth conference in Kansas City, Missouri.

Comment Policy

I’ve been pleased to see many of my readers discussing my articles and interacting with other readers in the Comments section of my blog. Please check out my new Comment Policy.

[ More ] October 23rd, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Miscellaneous |

The Deflection Tactic

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.

Hidden in Plain Sight: The NAR Agenda of ‘The Response SC’

On Saturday, June 13, thousands of Christians are expected to gather at a coliseum in South Carolina for a prayer rally called “The Response SC.” Many seem unaware that this event is about much more than simply praying and fasting on behalf of the nation.

Minding Your ‘P’s and ‘C’s: The Definitions of Pentecostal and Charismatic

In talking with people, I’ve realized that many do not know the difference between a Pentecostal and a charismatic.

[ More ] June 3rd, 2015 | 20 Comments | Posted in Miscellaneous |

God’s Super-Apostles: An Interview with Doug Geivett

The Good Book Blog, published by Talbot School of Theology, featured an important interview with my co-author Doug Geivett about our new books.

[ More ] May 1st, 2015 | 2 Comments | Posted in Miscellaneous, My Books |

The ‘NAR’-tional Day of Prayer?

Has the National Day of Prayer been hijacked by the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR)?

Washington State Churches and Organizations That Promote the NAR

I’ve been compiling a list of churches, organizations, and individuals in Washington that promote NAR teachings, practices, and/or leaders. I thought this list might be helpful for some of my readers who live in Washington or have friends who do.

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