Steven Kozar of Messed Up Church takes on the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR). You will come away from reading his piece with no doubt in your mind as to why this is such a dangerous movement and why discernment bloggers continually warn of the pitfalls of the NAR. I for one have been warning my […]
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Everything you (and your pastor) must know about the NAR
The New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) is a dominionist movement that also goes by names like Third Wave, Seven Mountains, Latter Rain, Kingdom Now, Joel’s Army, Manifest Sons of God, Charismatic Renewal, and more. This week we feature our White Paper on this dangerous counterfeit “Christianity” which asserts that God is restoring the lost offices of […]
You Might Be Apostate If…
Bible study author, speaker and blogger Michelle Lesley identifies Christendom’s most nefarious false teachers — and she proves it by using their own words and actions against them. Now find out who Michelle thinks are some of the worst of the worst apostates… Comedian Jeff Foxworthy hit the big time several years ago with his […]
Death, the prosperity gospel and me
Kate Bowler is 35 years old, a wife, mother of a toddler, an assistant professor of the history of Christianity in North America at Duke University, and the author of “Blessed: The History of the American Prosperity Gospel.” Kate recently found out she has stage 4 cancer. In a piece she wrote for the New […]
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 […]
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, […]
Did Todd Bentley REALLY Raise the Dead?
Chrystal Whitt of Slaughter of the Sheep has written a piece on NAR super star Todd Bentley’s claim to have raised a Pakistani man from the dead. Chrystal reminds us that all that glitters is not gold. On Facebook this week, a friend posted a video supposedly showing Todd Bentley, of Lakeland Outpouring fame, purportedly […]
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 […]