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God’s indeed a good Father–how NAR leaders have twisted a biblical truth

Christians would agree: God is good. But not every Christian would agree with what that means exactly. For instance, could God, as a good father, ever use a sickness, disease, or other type of suffering to teach his children a lesson?

Ask me your questions during the ‘Unknown Webcast’!

Tomorrow, July 18, at 7:30 p.m. Central Standard Time, I will be interviewed live on the ‘Unknown Webcast,’ produced by Midwest Christian Outreach.

Getting wasted with the Holy Spirit at Bethel Redding

When I attended the Firestarters adult Sunday School class at Bethel Church in Redding, California, I was shocked by the teacher’s announcement at the start of the class. “There are only three rules in this class. Rule 1: Get drunk. Rule 2: Stay drunk. Rule 3: Get other people drunk.”

The problem with Bethel Redding’s Firestarters ‘prophetic activation’ class, Part 2

I recently attended the Firestarters adult Sunday School class at Bethel Church in Redding, Calif., and was alarmed by many of the teachings, including the teaching that people should prophesy from their imaginations. Another troubling teaching is that it’s OK for people to make mistakes when they prophesy.

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.

Hot off the press: ‘Study Guide for God’s Super-Apostles’

I’m pleased to announce that our ‘Study Guide for God’s Super-Apostles’ has just been published.

Bill Johnson, IHOP, and the ‘Passion Translation’

The New Apostolic Reformation‘s most influential leaders continue to quote from the “Passion Translation”–despite the fact that this translation is no translation at all.

Bill Johnson and Mike Bickle’s mutual admiration society

Anyone who has studied the New Apostolic Reformation knows how difficult it is to pin down.

Protect your church from the NAR: adopt a position paper

I was contacted by the pastor of a church, requesting help with drafting a position paper against the New Apostolic Reformation. This church, like so many others, had experienced disunity and decline due to the introduction of NAR teachings.

NAR pioneer and chief theologian C. Peter Wagner dies

C. Peter Wagner, one of the most influential leaders in the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR), died Friday at age 86. Many people who are part of the global NAR movement have been deeply influenced by Wagner without knowing it.

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