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NAR leaders meet with the Pope

Earlier this month, on June 10, leaders in the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR)--including International House of Prayer founder Mike Bickle, the apostle Ché Ahn, and prophets Kris Vallotton and Stacey Campbell--attended a private meeting with the Pope along with dozens of other Protestant leaders from North America and Europe. The NAR leaders’ participation in the meeting is troubling for a ...

Ted Cruz touts endorsement from NAR leader Mike Bickle

The Cruz for President campaign announced, on Thursday, that Ted Cruz received Mike Bickle’s endorsement. For those who don’t know, Bickle is the founder of the International House of Prayer in Kansas City, Missouri–a leading organization in the controversial New Apostolic Reformation (NAR). But the campaign did not mention Bickle’s leadership in the NAR. They […]

SBC president slated to speak at major NAR event tonight

I was disappointed to learn that the president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Ronnie Floyd, agreed to be a keynote speaker at the International House of Prayer’s annual youth conference in Kansas City, Missouri.

What’s On Your Bookshelf?

Are there any NAR books on your shelf? Here’s a list of some books, written by NAR leaders, that are found on the shelves of unsuspecting Christians.

Bob Jones’ Death: ‘A Marker’

I just finished watching the memorial service held for Bob Jones–a leading prophet in the New Apostolic Reformation movement who died Feb. 14. While watching the service, I was struck by two things.

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.

Matt Redman and Francis Chan: Slated to Appear at ‘OneThing’

I have learned that two other influential evangelicals are slated to appear at another New Apostolic Reformation event: musician Matt Redman and Bible teacher Francis Chan.

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.

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