What is the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International (FGBMFI)?

To remember

FGBMFI (founded in 195) connection to New Order of the Latter Rain (NOLR) + influence in developing leadership, networking + theology of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR)

Franklin Hall + William Branham helped shape prosperity theology of NOLR => Healing Movement across America + shape ministries of T.L. Osborne, Jack Coe, A.A. Allen, and David Duplessis

Branham helped develop healing movement in early 1950s working closely with the FGBMFI leader Demos Shakarian

 

T.L. Osborne, Jack Coe, A.A. Allen, + David Duplessis instrumental in formation + growth of FGMBFI, significant players in formation of Latter Rain movement

Shakarian + his FGMBFI = launchpad of the Church Growth Movement

working with Charles S. Price + Tommy Hicks and William Branham and Oral Roberts

Fellowship grew into over 190 countries

Shakarian played a key role in working with Paul Crouch to help launch TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network)

Joel Osteen Preaching (cropped).jpgJoel Osteen’s ministry started from his father John Osteen

Shakarian funded launching of John’s first tent meeting.“

 

1950’s – The Decade of Foundations

1960’s – The Decade of Expansion

1970’s – The Decade of Influence

“Good News” Television Show + “Good News America,” “The Happiest People on Earth,” + “Turning Point.”

1980’s – The Decade of Unity

During 1980’s FGBMFI numbered 2,646 chapters around the world > Every month estimated 700,000 people met regularly in chapters

1990’s – The Decade of Transition

1993 Demos Shakarian died > his son, Richard Shakarian, followed him as FGBMFI International President > “The Great Encourager.”

2000 and Beyond – Globalization

FGBMFI has become one of the largest businessmen networks in the world > In 142 nations + with over 7,000 chapters globally

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Place for a fifth and sixth house in Christendom

History of the NAR cult infiltrating the marketplace

We have slightly touched on the FGBMFI, its connection to the New Order of the Latter Rain (NOLR) cult and its influence in developing the the leadership, the networking and the theology of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) cult.

History of the NAR cult infiltrating the marketplace.

Franklin Hall and William Branham helped shape the false gospel and dangerous prosperity theology of the NOLR which in turn helped develop the notorious Healing Movement across America. Franklin and Branham’s heretical teaching also helped shape the ministries of T.L. Osborne, Jack Coe, A.A. Allen, and David Duplessis. As Branham helped develop the healing movement in the early 1950s, it has been observed, “Branham worked closely” with the FGBMFI leader Demos Shakarian during the height of his early revivals” and that “Branham was the keynote speaker at a number of FGBMFI meetings during the initial years of that ministry, and was instrumental in the…

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