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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 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.

A reply to Michael Brown’s ‘Appeal for Holly Pivec and Prof. Doug Geivett to Separate Yourselves From the Hyper-Critics’

Last week, Michael Brown wrote an open letter to myself and my co-author Doug Geivett, urging us to separate ourselves from “hyper-critics” of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) and inviting us to join him, on air, for more discussions about NAR.

The Christian Post prints my response to Michael Brown’s ‘NAR Straw Man’

Today the Christian Post printed my response to Michael Brown’s claims that the New Apostolic Reformation is a myth and a conspiracy theory.

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