Marketing the Bible:  affiliative groups and special-purpose editions

Originally posted on Earnestly Speaking:
I think it had been more than 15 years since I perused a CBD (Christian book Distributors) catalog, and the number of pages devoted to Bibles has probably doubled since that time.  Among the new offerings are study Bibles published with notes by famous folks.  In addition to the emphases…

Brian Simmons and The Passion Translation Deception

Originally posted on Kingdom Files:
In my opinion, the Passion Translation (paraphrase) and the ministry of Brian Simmons is a fine example of what is wrong with a portion of the charismatic church.  Leaders and teachers within the “ movement” that embrace preterism and Kingdom Now/Dominionism or Seven Mountain Mandate (or whatever branch of NAR…

Wagner the NAR and new wineskins

The organisation which wants to be the 5th House in Christianity is convinced the world does not need the old systems or denominations any more. C.P. Wagner, author of more than 70 books, taught at Fuller Theological Seminary for 30 years, holding graduate degrees in theology, missiology and religion from Fuller, Princeton Theological Seminary and […]

What Doctrines came out of the Shepherding/Discipleship Movement (SDM)?

Some important New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) heresies we haven’t addressed in the past include the following: Spiritual Covering Doctrine Spiritual Fathers Doctrine Submission Doctrine Spirit of Sonship (SOS) Doctrine (aka Sonship Doctrine) Orphan Spirit Doctrine. In our recent coverage of Dr Michael Brown and Edgar Mayer, they briefly touched on these heretical NAR doctrines. Specifically the Spirit…

What is the Shepherding/Discipleship Movement (SDM)?

In the articles below, NARpostle Jan-Aage Torp talks about Pat Robertson’s involvement in dealing with the Shepherding/Discipleship Movement (SDM). But before that, we need to look at Jim Jones of the People’s Temple Cult in the 1960s and 70s (known world-wide for the Jones Town massacre in 1978). While we might assume the cult of Jones…

Using Alexander Dowie’s “altar call” system to suggest that they are God’s instrument to furthering the Kingdom of God here on earth

C. Peter Wagner observed and analyzed the birthing of the New Order of the Latter Rain (NOLR) Apostles in its man-made construction of the Charismatic Renewal Movement (CRM). As the NAR Apostles (NARpostles) rolled out their regime to dominate the visible church with their church growth strategies and visionary leadership over the last few decades, they were […]

C. Peter Wagner – The Don Quixote of Evangelicalism (Part 1): Knighted as a General.

Charles Peter Wagner is famous for leading what is known as the New Apostolic Reformation. Wagner was one of the most influential heretical figures last century in evangelicalism, encouraging Christians to convert to his NAR movement. In other words, he has been leading people away from the Christian faith into his ways of doing what he…