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Should our church sing Bethel Music worship songs?

A frequent question I hear has to do with the music being made by groups coming out of Bethel Redding and other churches that have New Apostolic Reformation beliefs. The question is, is it OK to sing their songs as long as the lyrics don't contain any error?

Update on my speaking engagement in Nashville

Thank you to all who prayed for my talk at the Religion New Association’s annual conference in Nashville last Saturday. It went extremely well.

New NAR group to keep your eyes on: The International Coalition of Prophets

The International Coalition of Apostolic Leaders is the world’s largest network of New Apostolic Reformation apostles, with hundreds of members from many nations. When I was on their website recently, I noticed a link to a newly formed group, the International Coalition of Prophets.

More NAR in the news: Trump’s ‘bizzare’ pick to lead the State Department’s Office of International Religious Freedom

The New Apostolic Reformation has made international news multiple times in recent weeks. Last week I linked to a BBC report on NAR. Now see this Daily Beast article about President Trump’s pick to lead the State Department’s Office of International Religious Freedom, Kansas governor Sam Brownback.

One to Watch: Torben Sondergaard

Many people have asked me what I know about Torben Sondergaard, the founder of the Last Reformation movement, and whether he’s part of the New Apostolic Reformation.

The BBC reports on the New Apostolic Reformation

Laura Hubber, a BBC reporter, recently investigated the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement and particularly how this movement has attracted millennials.

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Hot off the press: ‘Study Guide for God’s Super-Apostles’

I’m pleased to announce that our ‘Study Guide for God’s Super-Apostles’ has just been published.

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.

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 number of reasons.

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