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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.

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.

Evangelical Leaders and the NAR: What Gives?

A reporter recently asked me why more traditional evangelicals–including Dallas Willard and Josh McDowell–would take part in an event organized by NAR leaders. This is what I told her.

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?

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.

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