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Steven Furtick: Unqualified, Not Unworthy

Cameron Buettel of Grace to You reviews megachurch pastor Steven Furtick’s latest book that he wrote to defend his qualifications as a pastor.  However, Buettel reveals that the criterion for “overseers” detailed in 1 Timothy 3:1–7 and Titus 1:5–9 are not mentioned in the book! As we pointed out in Why Won’t Steven Furtick Answer Tough […]

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Why won’t Steven Furtick answer tough questions about his ministry?

Jonathan Merritt of Religion News Service wonders why the prophet-pastor of the multi-site Elevation Church is so secretive.  I mean, aren’t pastors supposed to be transparent?  Well, yes. But according to Merritt, Pastor Steven won’t answer tough questions, especially about his lavish lifestyle.  If you haven’t heard of Steven Furtick, he’s one of the high-profile pastors that the […]

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Steven Furtick Gladhands TD Jakes’ Church – Gives $35,000 To Jakes

For those who are unfamiliar with Steven Furtick, he is among those the late Ken Silva dubbed: Evangelical Ecumenical Magisterium (EEM) which is comprised of megachurch pastors. In a blog post entitled Steven Furtick and the Second Great Embarrassment, Silva quipped: “Furtick is the spiritually nefarious prophet-leader of the highly influential multi-site megachurch known as Elevation Church, […]

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Furtick joins Rod Parsley’s 2017 N.A.R. “Dominion Camp”

Elevation’s pastor Steven Furtick is aligning with Jesse DuPlantis, Perry Stone and others for Apostle Rod Parsley’s annual Dominion Camp Meeting. Parsley says he is ready to release a seven-times greater anointing into your life. Check out the promo video: Furtick has been full-on N.A.R. (New Apostolic Reformation) for years, and now he’ll be delivering […]

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Furtick, Elevation Church activate N.A.R. Apostles

“Prophetic Activations” will happen next week at Steven Furtick’s Elevation Church, a clear indicator that Furtick is not just affiliating, but becoming one with the heretical New Apostolic Reformation. I first noticed Furtick dipping his toe into the signs-and-wonders New Apostolic Reformation movement five years ago when he traveled to Australia for the Presence 2012 […]

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The fruit of Global Leadership Summit 2018

“How many of us are saving our best for the next life when all we have is this life?” That’s one of the many nuggets coming from an allegedly Christian conference for Christian leaders. While the event distanced itself from it’s controversial founder, Bill Hybels, it remains a conference lacking in true biblical leadership. And […]

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Invalid reasons for staying in a church you know teaches false doctrine

Recently we posted “10 invalid arguments in defense of false teachers” by Rick Becker. Now Becker lays out 8 reasons believers shouldn’t remain in a church. One of the reasons people often cite for staying is that they feel they play a valuable role in the church, such as secretary, worship leader, Bible teacher, or even […]

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Can You Change Yourself?

Cameron Buettel urges Christian leaders to repudiate the philosophy that says you can change yourself that’s promoted by self-help gurus Anthony Robbins, Oprah Winfrey and their ilk and replace that worldly philosophy with “the truth of biblical anthropology—that all men are, by nature, totally depraved sinners.” But instead, pastors with rock star status like Joel […]

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Lysa TerKeurst coming to Athens. Do not go to see her.

Good advice from Elizabeth Prata of The End Time. We agree for the reason that Lysa does not rightly handle God’s word and is not doctrinally sound, as you will see. In a previous blog post Prata asks“How can you learn discernment from a Bible teacher who does not possess it herself?” You can’t. Why? Because no […]

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