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Brian Brodersen and Greg Laurie’s “Big Picture of Christianity”

Lighthouse Trails exposes the ways in which senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa Brian Brodersen and leading CC pastor and evangelist Greg Laurie are plotting to remove the barriers between evangelical Christianity and apostate Roman Catholicism. According to LT, the plan is to help believers see “the big picture of Christianity.” This is nothing new. […]

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Jesus Movement

Move of God or Movements of Men . . . Connecting the Dots

Roger Oakland of Understand the Times International begins connecting the dots with the “Jesus Movement” of the ’60s and ’70s.  Was this movement really of the Holy Spirit?  Was God’s “Presence” in the movement?  Or was it another spirit, another gospel and another Jesus? Dot…Calvary Chapel in Southern California, Pastor Chuck Smith, and a so-called move of […]

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Connecting the NAR dots: Gumbel, Brodersen and the Neo-Calvary emergence

Yes, London is the hot spot for next week’s big gathering of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) leaders, peddling their latest “words from God” and visions from the realms of glory. Before you say “ho hum, another heretic convention,” let me point out what makes it newsworthy. These are the false teachers now being embraced […]

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Who has bewitched you?

Calvary Chapel, Bill Hybels, and Jesuit Mysticism

Roger Oakland of Understand the Times International says that Calvary Chapel has a new found connection with Bill Hybels, one of the architects of the seeker-sensitive movement.  Oakland wonders how big of an impact this union will have.  There’s a program Willow Creek implemented by Bill Hybels’ son-in-law Aaron Niequist called The Practice that Oakland sees as “the epitome […]

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Greg Laurie and the SBC: “Surely Becoming Charismatic”

What in the world is going on with Greg Laurie? For this article you will need to remember our recent reports, Azusa Now, Catholics and…Greg Laurie? and, “Together 2016”: Denominations link arms with Chrislebrities to erase doctrinal divisions, and, Calvary Chapel Pastor Posts Photo Standing With New Age Advocate Roma Downey.  Bud Ahlheim over at […]

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Same-sex marriage

Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa Pastor, Brian Brodersen, Says Sometimes It’s OK to Attend a Homosexual Wedding

(Lighthouse Trails Research) On Friday, a long-time Lighthouse Trails reader contacted our office regarding the following situation. The person who called had attended Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa for several years but has not been attending for some time. According to an article titled “Can I Attend My LGBT Friend’s Wedding?” written by Calvary Chapel Costa […]

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