Author Archive | Amy Spreeman

"King" Eddie Long

Dominionist “king” Eddie Long dead at 63

The man who was once hoisted high, wrapped in a Jewish scroll and anointed with the title and crown of “King” has died. Eddie long was 63. As part of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR), Long was given apostolic/leadership authority over nearly 300 churches, over which congregations were to submit to the almost absolute authority […]

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How to Read Your Way to Heaven?

Advertising claims can be quite sensational, but I’ve never heard one quite like this. I came across this ad for a brand new book that promises instant access to heaven IF you’ll only read the book, titled, How to Read Your Way to Heaven – A Spiritual Reading Program for the Worst of Sinners, the […]

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Calvary Chapel and Women in the Pulpit

Those who are wondering about the Calvary Chapel Association’s announcement of a split from CC Costa Mesa and its pastor, Brian Brodersen, must understand that this has been coming for several years now. For instance, one of the many reasons that Calvary Chapel pastors were upset about the new direction taken by Brian Brodersen and […]

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Pastor twists scripture, writes “Unclobber” book for sin-affirming “Christians”

Another pastor, another dreadful book in the same vein as Matthew Vines’ book, God and the Gay Christian. This time, Pastor Colby Martin takes on the so-called “clobber verses”. You know, the Scriptures that clearly teach homosexuality is a sin: “The Bible has been misused, to justify keeping gay people out of our churches and […]

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Calvary Chapel Association Announces Complete Separation from Brian and Cheryl Brodersen, CC Costa Mesa, and the CC “Global Network”

The following letter was sent worldwide today, Nov. 28, to  all 1,600 Calvary Chapel Pastors by the Calvary Chapel Association. November 28, 2016 Calvary Chapel Pastors, Pastor Chuck Smith chose a group of men to lead the Calvary Chapel movement after his passing. The Calvary Chapel Association Council was a plan he reiterated on numerous […]

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Shawn Bolz teaches children how to channel God’s “voice”

On January 21st in Los Angeles, author and “prophet” Shawn Bolz will teach hundreds of children to close their eyes, listen for “God’s voice,” and write down what He says.  The event at Glendale Baptist Church costs $50 per child. Below is a short, shocking promotional video in which Bolz instructs the children to close […]

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Another real, raw, “Christian” mommy blogger comes out

Now that Jen Hatmaker has made Christian and Gay Okay, another popular blogger many Christian women follow announced on Facebook and Twitter that she has a new girlfriend. The Washington Post picked it up over the weekend: Christian author Glennon Doyle Melton — known as the “ultimate confessional writer” for her honest portrayals of her […]

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Calvary Chapel Association: Ready to move on?

It’s been a tough few weeks for the Calvary Chapel movement. Many are now asking themselves, among other things, if their churches need to find a new name to call themselves.  Mark Jeffries over at Emergent Watch has been following last week’s Brian Brodersen split from the Calvary Chapel Association, noting that Brodersen’s Calvary Chapel […]

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