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The ‘Christian’ Tarot card controversy at Bethel Redding

There's been controversy in recent days, after a few Christian sites--including Pulpit & Pen and ChurchWatchCentral--reported that people associated with Bethel Church in Redding, Calif., and others who are part of the New Apostolic Reformation have been using "Christian" Tarot cards, called "Destiny Cards."

Listen to my latest radio interview

Yesterday my co-author Doug Geivett and I did a two-hour, live radio interview with Chris Arnzen of Iron Sharpens Iron radio about our book “A New Apostolic Reformation?: A Biblical Response to a Worldwide Movement.”

Watch my new interview on the Unknown Webcast

On Tuesday I was interviewed about the New Apostolic Reformation on the Unknown Webcast. This is my second interview on this webcast, which is produced by Midwest Christian Outreach.

Identifying New Apostolic Reformation churches in your city

After I speak about the New Apostolic Reformation and its dangers, a question I’m often asked is, “Do you think there are any NAR churches where I live?”

Global Prophetic Summit takes prophetic movement to the ‘next level,’ Nov. 16-18

Right now, New Apostolic Reformation prophets from more than 50 nations are meeting in Dallas, Texas, for what they are describing as a historic event in church history, a three-day “Global Prophetic Summit,” sponsored by an organization called the Apostolic Council of Prophetic Elders.

That’s scary, Part 2: The spookier reason for the Passion Translation New Testament’s Oct. 31 release date

Last week I wrote a post noting that the book publisher BroadStreet chose Oct. 31 — Halloween Day — to release the controversial Passion Translation’s complete New Testament. Then one of my readers sent me a link to this article showing that the people behind the Passion Translation are reading an even spookier significance into the Oct. 31 release date.

That’s scary: Passion Translation plans Oct. 31 release for full New Testament

BroadSteet Publishing has announced an Oct. 31 release date — Halloween Day — for the full release of the controversial Passion Translation.

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.

Should our church sing Bethel Music worship songs?

A frequent question I hear has to do with the music being made by groups coming out of Bethel Redding and other churches that have New Apostolic Reformation beliefs. The question is, is it OK to sing their songs as long as the lyrics don’t contain any error?

Prophet James Goll’s ‘revealing’ interpretation of Luke 7:44

The New Apostolic Reformation prophet James Goll gave a teaching about Luke 7:44 that was very revealing — but not in the way he intended.

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