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Damage control: Bethel Church’s statement about the ‘Christian Tarot card’ controversy leaves many questions unanswered

Bethel Church in Redding, California, last week, responded to the "Christian Tarot card" controversy that has created a buzz in the Christian media.

The hidden pitfall of Bill Johnson’s ‘Red-Letter Revival’

Yesterday I read chapter 8 of Bill Johnson’s book “Hosting the Presence: Unveiling Heaven’s Agenda.”

[ More ] January 6th, 2018 | 31 Comments | Posted in Bill Johnson/Bethel Church, Revival |

My Top 3 posts of 2017

Here are links to my Top 3 most-read posts of 2017.

[ More ] December 29th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Bill Johnson/Bethel Church, Miscellaneous |

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.”

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.

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