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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)

The ‘Word of the Lord for 2010’ — Maybe, Possibly, It Could Be

The ACPE has released their “Word of the Lord for 2010.” But don’t hold them to it.

‘Prophets’ claim to have predicted Haiti quake

Did ‘prophets’ really predict the Haiti quake?

[ More ] January 20th, 2010 | 22 Comments | Posted in Elijah List, False Prophecies |

Brain Stopper No. 1: Name Calling

What is one of Satan’s greatest tools?

Brain stoppers.

That’s the term I made up for a variety of tactics Satan uses to get people to shut off their minds so they don’t critically evaluate teachings. Leaders in the apostolic-prophetic movement use them all the time.

[ More ] January 9th, 2010 | 17 Comments | Posted in Miscellaneous |

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 |

A Tale of Two Apostles

A long time ago, in a Roman land far away, there was an apostle named Paul from the city of Tarsus. Paul was sent to proclaim Jesus’ gospel to the Gentiles. And Paul was very protective of that gospel. He got angry when anyone changed the content of the gospel. He even wrote a letter […]

‘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 […]

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