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Protect your church from the NAR: adopt a position paper

I was contacted by the pastor of a church, requesting help with drafting a position paper against the New Apostolic Reformation. This church, like so many others, had experienced disunity and decline due to the introduction of NAR teachings.

The danger of the live simulcast

You might have noticed a growing trend. More churches are hosting live simulcasts, featuring big-name Christian speakers, like one coming up Wednesday, called The Gathering 2016. There are a lot of reasons why they’re popular, which I’ll address below. But despite the popularity of the simulcast, churches need to be aware of a particular danger before they decide to host one of these events.

How to spot a NAR book

We documented in our books that the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) has penetrated mainstream Christianity. Many people find this hard to believe, claiming they’ve never heard of the NAR. I suspect one big reason this movement has flown under the radar for so long is because people don’t know what to look for.

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.

Prophet Rick Joyner predicts a ‘military takeover’

Last week, Rick Joyner of Morningstar Ministries–an influential U.S. leader in the New Apostolic Reformation movement–said America is destined for tyranny and its only hope is for the military to take over the government and restore the nation to its religious foundations.

Children, Miracles, and Toilet Paper Mummies– Oh My!

You may already know that apostles and prophets in the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement promote spiritual exercises designed to help people tap into the Holy Spirit’s powers, such as prophesying, healing the sick, and raising the dead. But did you know these same exercises are being taught to children?

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.

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.

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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