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 readers for over a decade. Thus, I can attest to the fact that NAR leaders are, as the late Ken Silva so aptly put it, wing-nuts. And that’s not name calling. That is a fact. Take it from one who’s been researching/reporting on these people since they first managed to infiltrate the Christian Right. Many of you will find this hard to believe, but the pro-family movement is literally teaming with wolves.
But what you’re about to read has nothing to do with the Christian Right and undiscerning pro-family leaders. It’s about a growing movement that’s at the root of the collapse of evangelicalism. In this must read piece, Steve Kozar brings to light the reasons this movement is considered dangerous; likewise, he shows the effects it’s unbiblical teaching has had on those who become a part of it — and it’s not pretty. Steve makes if very clear why professing Christians mustn’t involve themselves in any aspect of the bizarre, unholy, mystical movement that has hijacked evangelicalism. It’s not Christian. It’s not of God. It’s a theological cult. And its leaders are wolves! Run!!
If you’ve been a part of a church that adheres to some of the “New Apostolic Reformation/Signs and Wonders” teachings, there’s a good chance that you have nagging doubts and concerns that keep popping up from somewhere in the back of your mind.
That’s actually good.
For example, you’ve been told something like this: The Christian who gets baptized in the Holy Spirit, speaks in tongues and then… jumps aboard the hyper-charismatic NAR/Signs & Wonders bandwagon, will get a bunch of things that “regular” Christians don’t have. You’ve gone…
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