Over the course of the last decade, Mairi and I have actually sat privately with senior pastors who have held Bill Johnson high and aloft as ‘the’ man to listen to and follow and read. We have sat within local churches in Edinburgh who promote “Bethel students” whose indoctrination by the hands of Johnson and Bethel have been endorsed and encouraged. We have even led gatherings with people who lap all this demonic mysticism up (while ourselves not knowing the full extent of the tentacle-reach of the Satanic influence at the time). The local church have often been grossly naive and it is time to publicly repent.
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Is the Holy Spirit Correcting You?
The bottom line is that false theology and doctrine has spread and is spreading like gangrene throughout the Church. Church leaders/Bible teachers are more accountable than those whom they lead (James 3:1) but we are all accountable before God for the diet that we consume, both for our physical bodies – temples of the HolyContinue reading “Is the Holy Spirit Correcting You?”
An Open Letter to the Church: Is Your Church Faithful?
The Instruction of 2 Timothy in Assessing The Faithfulness of Our Churches. The podcast with the backstory for this letter is here and a follow-up YouTube here: If I go wrong it hurts me but if I get your Word wrong it hurts everybody. John Piper Dear Church, I am persuaded that God is preparingContinue reading “An Open Letter to the Church: Is Your Church Faithful?”
Rediscover Bethel (a response to Bill Johnson & Dann Farrelly)
“Rediscover BETHEL” is a new video series from Bethel Church in Redding California that’s trying to address some of the common “misconceptions” regarding their theology and practices. Here is the video in question: This is the best I can do to be as gracious as possible while unashamedly seeking to address one primary audience: thoseContinue reading “Rediscover Bethel (a response to Bill Johnson & Dann Farrelly)”