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Prayer and pork barreling

Last Saturday, thousands of Christians gathered at a stadium in Baton Rouge for a prayer and fasting rally, called "The Response: Louisiana." The event was led by Gov. Bobby Jindal, who appears to have presidential ambitions.

NAR Prophet Bob Jones Dies

Bob Jones, a prominent prophet in the New Apostolic Reformation movement, died Friday, February 14. Jones’ prophetic words, given over four decades, influenced many leaders in the New Apostolic Reformation movement, including Mike Bickle, founder of the International House of Prayer (IHOP) in Kansas City, Missouri.

Love and Death in the House of Prayer

Rolling Stone magazine released a fascinating article, last week, about Tyler Deaton–a former student in the International House of Prayer, who is charged with the murder of his wife.

Francis Chan Speaks at OneThing Conference

In September, I wrote a post expressing concern that Francis Chan would be speaking at the IHOP “OneThing” conference at the end of December. Chan spoke on Monday, and I was pleased that his message–which included praise for the “great things” going on at IHOP–also included some loving corrections to New Apostolic Reformation teachings.

‘God Loves Uganda’–New Film Exposes the NAR Movement

What disturbs me about this documentary is that it appears its creators have lumped together all U.S. evangelicals with the New Apostolic Reformation movement.

Passionately Wrong

A serious error is being made by many people who are part of the New Apostolic Reformation movement.

Bickle’s Bible Botching

In this post, I look at one of the International House of Prayer’s (IHOP’s) teachings and show how Mike Bickle attempts to support it through the use of a botched interpretation of Scripture.

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.

How to Spot An NAR Church

People often ask me, “How can you tell if a church or organization or individual is part of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement?” Here are five clues that might tip you off.

Saving the Lost or Smiting the Wicked?

So, what do you think Christians should be doing–calling for the lost to be saved or calling for them to be judged?

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