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Evangelical Leaders and the NAR: What Gives?

A reporter recently asked me why more traditional evangelicals--including Dallas Willard and Josh McDowell--would take part in an event organized by NAR leaders. This is what I told her.

The NAR: What’s the Big Deal?

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.

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.

Deception-Proof Yourself: Buy a Good Study Bible

We are all susceptible to spiritual deception. But there are steps you can take to guard yourself against deception.

Helping Someone Exit the NAR Movement

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.

Why People Leave the NAR Movement

My last post gave reasons why people join the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement. Now I list some reasons people leave the NAR movement. Here are the top four reasons I have identified, based on my conversations with former NAR followers.

[ More ] March 9th, 2013 | 14 Comments | Posted in Brain Stoppers, Control Tactics, Miscellaneous |

Why People Join the NAR Movement

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.

[ More ] March 2nd, 2013 | 18 Comments | Posted in Miscellaneous, Spiritual Warfare |

Your Go-To Guide About the New Apostolic Reformation

I just finished writing a comprehensive overview of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement for the popular Web site, Apologetics Index. My article is titled “The New Apostolic Reformation: Influence and Teachings.”

[ More ] February 24th, 2013 | 2 Comments | Posted in Discernment Ministries, Miscellaneous |

The Power of Positive Confession

One of the teachings NAR apostles and prophets claim to have restored is known as “Positive Confession.”

[ More ] February 23rd, 2013 | 6 Comments | Posted in Miscellaneous, Twisted Scriptures |

Follow the Money–The Great Wealth Transfer

Prior to my realization, I naively thought that most people were drawn to the NAR movement for spiritual or theological reasons. I underestimated the lure of money.

[ More ] February 15th, 2013 | 1 Comment | Posted in C. Peter Wagner, Miscellaneous, Prophets for Profits |

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