Category Archives: Apostate Christianity

Is your church guilty of spiritual abuse?

Is your church guilty of spiritual abuse? Don’t underestimate the danger of spiritual abuse. It devastates one’s pysche, causes depression and post traumatic stress disorder, and leaves victims spiritually barren. When those in spiritual authority manipulate, intimidate, and control others … Continue reading

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NEW: ‘Beware of Bethel’ by Bill Randles: A Brief Summary of Bill Johnson’s Unbiblical Teachings

This ministry and many others believe that Bill Johnson has led multitudes away from the sound doctrine of the Bible with his anti-Christian teachings and twisted scriptures which are not rightly divided (2 Timothy 2:15).  In early Christianity, this was … Continue reading

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Alert: New Video by Pastor Christopher Lawson on the Observations of Calvary Chapel

https://vimeo.com/158996319 CALVARY CHAPEL ALERT – THE RISING STORM and A CLARION CALL for HUMILITY, TRUTH and REPENTANCE: Observations for Calvary Chapel Leaders to Consider Please watch this very loving and truthful video on the Calvary Chapel movement.  Please pray about … Continue reading

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More Calvary Chapel Apostasy on the Horizon

http://www.piratechristian.com/berean-examiner/azusa-redux-lou-engle-greg-laurie-uniting-denominations Please read above!  More Calvary Chapel apostasy.

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Escape the Lie, An Interview

Originally posted on m'kayla's korner:
Looky what just “escaped” from the internet: Escape From Bethel ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The website containing my interview is no longer in operation. Just “poof” and it is no longer there, along with the contact…

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Is it Christ-like to put pastors and teachers to the test? How does Jesus feel about discernment? A look at a letter to the Church of Ephesus…

Jesus commends Christians who are discerning.  Here is what He says: Letter to the Church of Ephesus (Revelation 2)  1Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things says he that holds the seven stars in his right … Continue reading

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‘San Francisco City Impact’ conference outreach at Warfield Theatre LVAE was saddened to see that Francis Chan (a favorite author) has joined hands with those out of Bethel Church in Redding, California for an upcoming conference on August 17th, 2013. … Continue reading

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An online discussion pertaining to Calvary Chapel Spring Valley in Las Vegas: Here is what happens at many Calvary Chapels due to lack of accountability and the Moses Model (CC Distinctives) – More testimonies can be seen online at www.calvarychapelabuse.com

The above is a photo of a public testimony from a former Calvary Chapel Spring Valley member from early 2013.  There was a public, online forum where this testimony appeared.  Many people contributed their comments, questions and concerns to this … Continue reading

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International Church of Las Vegas (ICLV) promotes and welcomes John Bevere in spring 2013: Concerns and questions amid controversy over self-help book ‘The Secret’

ICLV’s acceptance and promotion of John Bevere has raised a red flag for Las Vegas Apologetics.  There is an ongoing, public debate regarding Bevere’s teachings from his books. Keep in mind! This is the same John Bevere who is seen … Continue reading

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Only One Jesus Can Save: 100% Divine and 100% Human

Check out this article by Bethel Sozo Research Group (BSRG): http://www.bethelsozo.blogspot.com/2013/03/only-one-jesus-can-save-100-divine-and.html Sadly, there are so many teachers and pastors today who are attempting to change either the divinity or the humanity of Christ our savior.  This would be trying to … Continue reading

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Does Beth Moore Promote New Age Teaching? Apologetics Article, part I

Please visit the following link for an apologetics article on Beth Moore.  Max Lucado also endorses the same author Moore does (Brennan Manning).  Their endorsements can be found on the very pages of the book When Godly People do Ungodly … Continue reading

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A Great Bill Johnson Article…

http://blogs.christianpost.com/grace-under-fire/birds-of-a-feather-flock-together-10395/

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Calvary Pastor/Missionary to never return to Calvary again due to Moses Model and other corruption…

Greetings! Please accept my sincere apologies for the delay in my correspondence. A number of things have transpired since I last wrote, many good things of course, and some very difficult things too.  The difficult things have very much slowed … Continue reading

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Many modern day "pastors", "apostles" and "prophets" are New Age Gnostics (false prophets), not Christians…

By Travers van der Merwe Perturbing Trends Unfortunately, Gnostic trends are developing at an alarming rate within the Church. As early as the Second Century, Gnosticism infiltrated Christian theology. Since that time, it has gradually saturated the Church and is … Continue reading

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True and False Division

TRUE AND FALSE DIVISION  “How many times have you heard that somebody was “causing division in the church?” Well, maybe they were supposed to! After all, there are two things that cause division according to the Bible: truth and error. … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 23 and today: truth vs. lies, read the Bible be careful what we drink in…

Jeremiah 23:13-17 “And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err. I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem an horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk … Continue reading

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The Code of Silence in the Assembly

Code of Silence Please click on the above link. Make sure your church does not have a “Code of Silence”. If it does, you are at an unbiblical church.

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Chuck Smith believes AND TEACHES that some Mormons are going to heaven and are Christian

Jesus and the apostles emphasized over and over again that we are to “test the Spirits” (1 John 4:1, among many other scripture verses) and not trust everyone who claims to speak for God. That is a command, not an … Continue reading

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The Moses Cults

The Moses Cults, by Jim Baumgaertel Many religious groups exercise unbiblical control over their people. They are authoritarian cults. Often there is a single leader around whose personality the religious group revolves. One way that such power and control is … Continue reading

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Dangers of the Accomodating Gospel: antinomian gospel, watered-down gospel in the churches, ‘another Jesus’

Dangers of the Accomodating Gospel, by David Wilkerson Paul’s Warning Paul warned of the coming of another gospel and another Jesus (2 Corinthians 11:4). He warned the church that it’s really not another gospel but a perversion of the true … Continue reading

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Bill Johnson, Bethel church in Redding: Teachings on deity of Christ, sovereignty of God, dominionism, false gospels, God’s view on sickness

The following is a look at Bill Johnson’s sermon at Bethel Church of Redding, California from Sunday, August 15, 2010. I am only analyzing his teachings in light of the Word of God. To hear Johnson say these things with … Continue reading

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Cults: Is Calvary Chapel a cult? Is the Moses Model doctrine unbiblical?

Is Calvary Chapel a cult?  I am not saying it is or isn’t, but let’s explore the signs and evidence.  Most people view Calvary Chapels as a place where they can go to listen to sound, Biblical teaching. But what … Continue reading

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A documentary, dated April 23, 2011, concerning America and the Bible…

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Public Facebook page owner Mark Brown and Christi Armstrong teachings on divorce and marriage (Jesus Christ, The Bible, Global Scope Ministries): False or true? ‘Emotional Abuse’ grounds for divorce?

In the opinion of LVAE, fellow Christians need to be very alert with certain public teachers’ teachings and how they claim their teachings are “Biblical” and from Jesus Himself.  This ministry has no ill-will toward these teachers, but encourages caution … Continue reading

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Matthew 7: Beware the poisonous vipers. False prophets vs. true prophets; how to tell the difference. What is ‘fruit’? You will know them by their fruit?

I say this out of love, to warn Christians and unbelievers as well. If I kept quiet, it would be hatred, not love. Please open your Bibles and read Jeremiah 23, Matthew 7 and 2 Corinthians 11. In this article, … Continue reading

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A message on Truth and Counterfeits

If you want to be able to recognize the counterfeit, study the real thing. We can’t see or recognize the counterfeit when we study the counterfeit. The only way to see clearly what is not Truth, is to study the … Continue reading

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The Shepherding/Discipleship Movement – Introduction

“If you warn the brethren of these dangers you will be a good and faithful servant of Christ Jesus, inwardly feeding on the lessons of the faith and of the sound teaching of which you have been, and are, so … Continue reading

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Hold your leaders accountable

“And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.” Matt. 10:28 “For God hath not given us the … Continue reading

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The Solitary Way

“Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution” 2 Timothy 3:12. The People’s New Testament Commentary says, “…and all indeed that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. In that age persecution was … Continue reading

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