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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.

Yes, Bethel Redding and Bill Johnson are part of the New Apostolic Reformation

Following Christianity Today’s recent cover story on Bethel Church in Redding, California, I’ve been contacted by people wondering about Bill Johnson’s statements made in that article distancing himself from the New Apostolic Reformation.

NAR Prophets Sound Off On the Syria Crisis

Prominent U.S. prophets–including C. Peter Wagner, James Goll and Chuck Pierce–weighed in on the current Syria crisis. And what did these respected voices within the New Apostolic Reformation movement have to say?

The Changing of the Apostolic Guard: 13 Names to Watch

I think we are witnessing a time of leadership transition in the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement. The first-generation NAR leaders–those who formulated the major teachings of the NAR movement–have begun stepping aside and a new generation of apostles and prophets have risen to take their places.

Apostle Brian Simmons: Name Dropping and Name Dodging

I want to highlight another tactic used by apostle Brian Simmons in our exchange over at Amazon.com. I call this tactic “Name Dropping.”

The NAR’s Obsession With Israel

During a recent conversation with a news reporter, she asked me for my opinion about the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement and its obsessive focus on Israel. Here is what I told her.

Follow the Money–The Great Wealth Transfer

Prior to my realization, I naively thought that most people were drawn to the NAR movement for spiritual or theological reasons. I underestimated the lure of money.

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Putting the millennial ‘cart’ before the Rider of the white ‘horse’

Many mainstream Pentecostal and charismatic Christians who have just started to follow the apostles and prophets of the New Apostolic Reformation are in for a big surprise: their end-time views are about to be turned upside down. Specifically, they will have to stop waiting for Christ to return and start working to set up God’s kingdom themselves–before Christ returns.

Charisma Magazine = NAR?

Flip through the pages of any recent issue of Charisma magazine, and you can’t miss them–the NAR apostles and prophets, that is. They’re everywhere.

Did Jesus give up His divine powers?

Perhaps you’ve heard a new teaching about Jesus from today’s so-called apostles and prophets. According to this teaching, when Jesus was on earth–though He was fully God–he voluntarily gave up the use of His divine powers…

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