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Deafening Silence

Three days ago, I asked readers for a biblical defense of the apostolic-prophetic movement. My question was: “Where, in the Bible, is there any concept of an end-times army of Christians — led by apostles (with great authority) and prophets (with new revelation) — that will subdue God’s enemies and establish His kingdom ...
[ More ] September 27th, 2006 | 7 Comments | Posted in Twisted Scriptures |

Based on the Bible?

As I’ve researched the apostolic-prophetic movement, I’ve been constantly amazed at the lack of biblical support for its teachings. Where, in the Bible, is there any concept of an end-times army of Christians — led by apostles (with great authority) and prophets (with new revelation) — that will subdue God’s enemies and establish His kingdom […]

[ More ] September 25th, 2006 | 8 Comments | Posted in Twisted Scriptures |

An Army of Christians … Or Locusts?

A key teaching of the apostolic-prophetic movement is that God is raising up an end-times army of Christians, led by apostles and prophets, to establish His kingdom on earth. This army is called “Joel’s Army.” Todd Bentley’s “Fresh Fire Ministries,” for example, promotes this teaching, and his Web site records many prophecies given about this […]

[ More ] September 23rd, 2006 | 9 Comments | Posted in Jesus Camp, Twisted Scriptures |

Absolute Authority and Extra-Biblical Revelation

Some readers who commented on my last post rightfully pointed out that not all Christians who believe in modern apostles and prophets embrace the unorthodox teachings of the apostolic-prophetic movement. As I start this blog, I want to be clear: my concern is not with Christians who believe that there are modern “apostles” in the […]

[ More ] September 20th, 2006 | 12 Comments | Posted in Twisted Scriptures |

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