Tag Archives | Healing

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Leaving the NAR Church: Marissa’s story

“He prayed over her, and my little girl truly believed God had healed her. I will never forget her face. She thought she was healed.” Unfortunately, Marissa’s little girl was NOT healed. She became another victim of the countless “healing” events that take place all over the world under the banner of the New Apostolic […]

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What Is Discernment?

Sinclair Ferguson of Ligonier Ministries reminds us, “the only worthwhile discernment we possess is that which we receive in union with Christ, by the Spirit, through God’s Word.” How does discernment affect the way we live? Ferguson suggests four ways.  Discover what those four ways are so that if you are in bondage to an unbiblical way […]

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An Analysis of Celebrate Recovery Addictions Program

Eric Davis of The Cripplegate analyzes the popular packaged addiction program, Celebrate Recovery (CR) that many churches have adopted.  The program, created by John Baker and Rick Warren, is supposedly based on biblical principles. In his review, Davis informs us that “CR is founded on eight principles taken from the Beatitudes and has similarities to the […]

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Sozo – a dangerous “inner healing and deliverance ministry”

Before I get to Kim Olsen’s blog post, those who are unfamiliar with Sozo prayer need to know more about it.  First of all, Sozo prayer is the brain child of husband and wife team Bill (self-proclaimed modern-day apostle) and Beni  (New Age guru) Johnson, both of whom are pastors of the infamous Bethel Church in Redding […]

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