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What churches should know about YWAM Part 1: A sketchy theological heritage

This post is the first in a series on the influential Christian missions organization Youth With a Mission (YWAM), with a focus on its relationship to the controversial New Apostolic Reformation movement.
[ More ] May 14th, 2019 | 14 Comments | Posted in Size and Influence of the NAR, YWAM |

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.

The ‘Unplanned’ influence of the New Apostolic Reformation on a box office success

On the one hand, I wish everyone would see this film. On the other hand, I also feel the need to give a word of caution.

My interview about NAR with ex-New Ager Doreen Virtue

Yesterday, I was interviewed about the New Apostolic Reformation by ex-New Agers Melissa Dougherty and Doreen Virtue.

‘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.

NAR film, ‘The Trump Prophecy,’ hits theaters this week

This week, on Tuesday and Thursday, ‘The Trump Prophecy’ was screened in more than 1,000 theaters throughout the United States.

[ More ] October 4th, 2018 | 22 Comments | Posted in Lance Wallnau, NAR and Politics, Politics and the NAR |

NAR and the turning tide

It’s been encouraging to see a growing number of Christian organizations and church leaders recently speak out against NAR teachings and practices.

Downplaying the Devil in NAR

The idea that Christians should stop worrying about being deceived — and enthusiastically embrace all manifestations of the miraculous — is common in the New Apostolic Reformation.

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.

Important facts about The Passion Translation

I put together a fact sheet on The Passion Translation, showing — quickly and concisely — what this “translation” claims to be and why people need to beware of its growing use by churches.

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