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Wolf Little Red Riding Hood

Some Christian news blogs and high-profile leaders overlook the truth

By Marsha West When I heard that Jan Crouch died of a massive stroke, to be quite honest, I was not saddened by the news.  Why?  Well, for one thing Jan and her deceased husband Paul promoted the worst sort of heresy imaginable: Word of Faith.  But you wouldn’t find that out by reading the […]

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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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Betrayed with a kiss: Azusa Now’s One World Religion

A kiss is just a kiss? Not when it betrays the Lord Jesus Christ.  It’s been six weeks since I posted: Azusa Redux: Lou Engle, Greg Laurie uniting denominations? That’s a question that was resoundingly affirmed by Lou Engle in the sound of one sloppy wet kiss.  The NAR-affiliated false teacher Lou Engle, founder of […]

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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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Strange Fire

Should Type-R Charismatics Get A Free Pass?

In October 2013 Grace to You (GTY) hosted the Strange Fire conference at Grace Community Church to launch John MacArthur’s book Strange Fire.  The conference critiqued those on the fringe of the charismatic movement who flagrantly misrepresent the work of the Holy Spirit.   The conference caused quite a stir, to say the least.  But […]

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Chain

Binding and Loosing: A Biblical Perspective on a Popular Modern Practice

When we take verses out of context and apply a meaning that was not the intent of the author, it will result in unbiblical practices such as “binding and losing” Satan and his demons.  Context, context, context! By W.E. Nunnally This article discusses the popular Pentecostal/charismatic practice of binding and loosing certain attitudes or dispositions, […]

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SBC’s International Mission Board no longer to disqualify candidates who speak in tongues

Many Southern Baptists will find the policy recently approved by the denomination’s International Mission Board deeply troubling, as the practice of speaking in tongues is associated with Pentecostalism. Many, but not all, Pentecostals believe that speaking in tongues is the evidence of receiving the Holy Spirit while Southern Baptists have held to the view that speaking in […]

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On the Chuck Missler partnership with “prophet” Kim Clement

A lot of Christians have been asking about a well-known Bible teacher, Pastor Chuck Missler. We’ve been aware of growing concerns being voiced from around the country over teachings, plagiarism and partnerships, including the pairing of Pastor Missler with New Apostolic Reformation “singing prophet” Kim Clement. Who is Clement and why do we care that […]

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