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