Author Archive | Amy Spreeman

New NAR “Passion Bible” a dangerous heresy

Have you heard about the latest Bible “translation?” This one comes from the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) camp, from the brain of one man, a human-appointed “Apostle.” It’s called “The Passion Translation,” written by Brian Simmons of Stairway Ministries. Simmons has actually released four installments of his new translation: Psalms: Poetry on Fire Song of […]

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The Dangers of Contemplative Prayer

One of the continuing snares Christians often encounter in their churches (of almost every denomination) is contemplative prayer. Is it biblical? Why are so many discernment ministries sounding the alarm? After all, doesn’t the Bible say we are to meditate on God’s Word? The answer to that last question is YES! We are to fill […]

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Why is a Saddleback pastor teaching on the Kingdom Circles?

With all the buzz about the interfaith aspect of Saddleback Church’s P.E.A.C.E. Plan and the controversy over the King’s Way initiative that partners Rick Warren’s church together with the Islamic community, many question just how Saddleback is reaching Muslims after promising not to convert anyone to Christianity. Could it be that not converting anyone is […]

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Warren’s Connection to the Muslim Brotherhood

    Has Rick Warren become a shill for Islamic terror? Warren is promoted on the “speakers corner” of the Islamic Society of North America, an arm of the Muslim Brotherhood and a financier of the Hamas terror organization.Fifteen months ago, Warren spoke to ISNA’s annual convention with these opening words: “As-salamu Alaykum. I come […]

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Emerging signs: How to know…

  How to Know When the Emerging Church Shows Signs of Emerging in Your Church There are specific warning signs that are symptomatic that a church may be headed down the emergent/contemplative road. In some cases a pastor may not be aware that he is on this road nor understand where the road ends up. […]

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How Dan Southerland’s seeker-strategy shapeshifted the Church

The following is taken from  and page references are given where appropriate. This is what they’re pushing: Southerland’s Overall Steps to “Transition” your church: Change your Approach – from “Program Driven” (read: traditional), to “Purpose Driven”. Change your Target – from reaching saved fellow Christians to reaching the “un-churched”. (this is an oxymoron, since church […]

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“Schools need to teach about orgasms” says NEA to UN

I posted this originally in 2011, but I’m sure many readers have no idea that this has been in the works long before more recent headlines like,Liberals in Las Vegas propose masturbation coursework for Kindergartners. A little history lesson for parents and grandparents who think this won’t come to their school districts: By Lauren Funk […]

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