The other day, I was talking with a friend and he asked me, point-blank, “What is the worst that will happen if someone buys into this NAR stuff?” Good question.
People often ask me for advice to help a friend or family member see the errors of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement. Unfortunately, I don’t have a silver bullet. But I do have five strategies I find helpful.
One of the most common questions I am asked is “Why do people join the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement?” I’ve thought about this a lot. And I believe there are at least four main reasons.
Dr. Steven Collins’ excavation of ancient Sodom is an example of true spiritual warfare–in contrast to the showmanship that passes itself off as spiritual warfare in so many churches today.
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.
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.
In 2007, I reported on an alarming trend that continues today — the growing use of magic charms and other occult practices in the apostolic-prophetic movement. Read the article, published by the Christian Research Journal, here.