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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.

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.

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.

[ More ] February 15th, 2013 | 1 Comment | Posted in C. Peter Wagner, Miscellaneous, Prophets for Profits |

Brain Stopper No. 4: ‘God Won’t Let You Be Deceived’

Do you think God won’t allow you to be deceived? Think again.

Brain Stopper No. 3: ‘What False Prophets?’

Many of the prophets in the NAR movement are actually telling their followers that they don’t need to worry about false prophets.

Satan’s ‘Nigerian’ E-mail Scam

Maybe you are too smart to fall for an e-mail scam. But you should know that Satan is running his own, much subtler, version of the same scam.

The Bible Says It, I Believe It…But That Doesn’t Settle It

Have you ever heard someone say, “The Bible says it. I believe it. That settles it!”?

[ More ] January 4th, 2013 | 1 Comment | Posted in Jonathan Welton, Miscellaneous, Twisted Scriptures |

The Big Lie: ‘Normal’ Christianity

The message of Jonathan Welton’s book, “Normal Christianity,” is that the “normal” Christian lifestyle should be characterized by the performance of miracles: walking on water, calming storms, and even raising the dead.

[ More ] December 29th, 2012 | 55 Comments | Posted in Jonathan Welton, Miscellaneous, Occult/New Age Teachings |

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?

Hogwarts School of the Holy Spirit

On Monday, the Elijah List sent out an advertisement for something called “Online Prophetic Activation Training,” offered by the organization Warriors International. See the advertisement here.

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