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Holy Cows!

"God owns the cattle on a thousand hills." The above statement -- quoted from Psalm 50:10 -- has become a favorite in apostolic-prophetic churches where "prosperity theology" is a key teaching. If God owns the cattle on a thousand hills and everything else besides, then He will certainly give His people anything ...
[ More ] August 19th, 2010 | 12 Comments | Posted in Kim Clement, Twisted Scriptures |

How to Do God’s Work and Get Filthy Rich

“It’s Your Time for Wealth.”

Those enticing words are featured in an advertisement for the “Transference of Wealth 2010 Conference,” to be held in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Sept. 9-12.

Christian Camouflage

False apostles and false prophets don’t make it easy for you to spot them. Like wild animals – whose colors and physical features blend in with their natural surroundings – they try to conform to their Christian environments.

Brain Stopper No. 2: ‘Human Logic’ is Bad

Is being logical unspiritual? That’s what modern “apostles” and “prophets” want you to think. (Part 2 of a series on Brain Stoppers — tactics used by “apostles” and “prophets” to keep their followers from thinking)

God is Doing a “New Thing” — Or Is He?

“God is doing a new thing!” Have you ever heard a Christian teacher make this statement?

Steve Shultz’s Bogus Test for Prophecies

If you ever receive a forwarded e-mail from an organization called the Elijah List, beware. Steve Shultz — the founder of the Elijah List — is one of the most dangerous false teachers today.

The Call

Thousands of Christians gathered at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Nov. 1, to fast and pray in support of Proposition 8 — which would ban same-sex marriage. “The Call” received support from prominent evangelical leaders like Dr. James Dobson (who spoke at the event) and from many Southern California churches — even though its list […]

[ More ] November 2nd, 2008 | 14 Comments | Posted in Evangelical Supporters, Twisted Scriptures |

‘Apostles’ From Well-Known Ministries

I just finished reading C. Peter Wagner’s new book, Apostles Today (Regal Books), and plan to comment on it in upcoming posts. In this book, like Wagner’s past books, he argues that modern “apostles” have an extraordinary amount of authority that Christians must submit to — or else be outside of God’s will. Though I […]

Unfair Caricature?

As I was reading through old comments on my blog, I saw that one poster said I took the most extreme examples of error on the fringes of the apostolic-prophetic movement and unfairly applied them to the whole movement. I want to respond to this charge. First, I want to be clear that the apostolic-prophetic […]

‘Apostle’ Joyner Meets Apostle Paul

This is my third post examining Rick Joyner’s teachings in his popular book The Final Quest, which records a series of visions Joyner claims God gave him. In this post, I will look at a conversation Joyner — who claims to be a modern “apostle” and “prophet” — records between himself and the apostle Paul […]

[ More ] April 30th, 2007 | 23 Comments | Posted in Occult/New Age Teachings, Twisted Scriptures |

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