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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?”

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?

Reader Mail: How 2 Cor. 12:7-10 contradicts Bill Johnson

I wanted to share a reader comment here because I think the commenter raises a strong argument against Bill Johnson’s teaching that God never uses sickness or disease to teach his children a lesson.

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.

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