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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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Cindy F.

I had been praying to the Lord to give me wisdom and discernment for many months. At the time I was attending a Calvary Chapel in a mountain community where I live. The Lord kept revealing things to me little by little. At first it was the books they were selling in their small bookstore. […]

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Brian Brodersen

Brian Brodersen Now Promoting Contemplative Mysticism?

A new report says Calvary Chapel Senior Pastor Brian Brodersen is an active promoter of contemplative mysticism. Last November Brodersen led the Calvary Chapel split, quit his leadership position at the Calvary Chapel Association, and  announced he is establishing a new Calvary Chapel Global Network. Today a new EmergentWatch news article reports that Brodersen is […]

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What is “hateful?”

We often get letters accusing us of being hateful when we post warnings for the church. Especially when we report the news of someone held in high regard. Often these rebukes come with accusations that we have lost our salvation or were never Christians. We draw more ire from Christians when we’ve shared on the […]

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Brodersen splits from CCA; calls for new “Global Network”

The Calvary Chapel fracture was bound to happen, and now it appears Costa Mesa senior pastor Brian Brodersen is leading that split, calling for “like-minded” pastors to stand with him. Over the weekend Brodersen quit his leadership position at the Calvary Chapel Association, and  announced he is establishing a new Calvary Chapel Global Network. This […]

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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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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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