CHURCH / PLURALISM
- Revelation 9:11 And they had
a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose
name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue
hath his name Apollyon.
- 2 Thessalonians 2:3 "Let
no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come,
except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be
revealed, the son of perdition;"
- Revelation 3:11 "Behold
I AM (JESUS CHRIST) Coming Soon!" Hold Fast to what you
have that no man take your crown."
- Acts 2:11 "Whomsoever
shall call upon the name of the LORD (JESUS CHRIST), shall be
- Our bodies are referred to
as the Temple of the Holy Spirit, we are once again (through
Christ's sacrifice) a habitable dwelling place for the Spirit
of the Living God, a divine connection that had been cut-off
since Adam & Eve in the Garden. Well, we all know Satan mimics
the nature and character of God, thus, the passage from Daniel
9:27 says "and there shall be in the temple the abomination
- We would argue that this verse
is talking about the Temple body becoming desolate, hacked into
by Satan and his demons. Wherein the Mark of the Beast would
ultimately unleash this dark potential within the human genome,
with the spirit of fallen angels descending onto Earth, and Lucifer
himself ultimately setting up residence in the flesh of the willing
Antichrist: "And the great dragon was cast out, that old
serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole
world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast
out with him." REVELATION 12:9
- There are spiritual entities
that are able control the human race, if you are not protected
by the Blood of Jesus Christ, you are a target whether you realize
it or not. This video shows some real-world manifestations of
these Spiritual Hosts of wickedness in high places, foul spirits
who seek only to confuse and destroy mankind.
This is why we must receive a new SPIRIT from the Father, through
Christ, the Holy Spirit- so that we can be protected from these
pervasive and foul spirits that roam the Earth, seeking whom
they can devour.
"In which in time past you walked according to the course
of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air,
the spirit that now works in the children of disobedience:"
- "And I will give you
a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will
remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart
" For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against
principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness
of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly
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spilled His blood on the cross for our sins and rose again to
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up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God."
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- To understand what is happening, one has to know the Bible
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- The first section is about the church.
The news about churches is unedited unless indicated by Ednotes.
The church as we knew it, is undergoing disintegration. This
began on a fast track in the early nineteen sixties when the
Catholic Church produced liberal Vatican II to replace Vatican
- The trend since then has been ecumenical which is truly what
the word 'Catholicism' means: a universal religion all
inclusive and multicultural. The Bible calls for a final church
and today's church doesn't resemble what Jesus taught. The Word
of God has undergone many changes to fit the progressive modes.
Many new Bible tranlations have brought confusion. The Bible
calls for a falling away from churches and becoming
atheistic before Jesus comes back for His Bride. The true believers
are called 'Ekklesia.' Our newsletters prove this fact and prove
that the Bible is true from beginning to end.
- The second section is about globalism
where we bring your attention to the social, political and global
trend, the so called democratizing what is left of the world.
This is a deception since the underlying new world global government
is developed by implementing sustainable development (Agenda
21). The Bible prophesies that there will be ten kings (ten
horns), each king (horn) will receive a region of the world as
a reward for work well done for the Antichrist. This is the reason
for the present development of NAU (The North American Union)
as well as the war in the Middle East. It again proves that we
are moving to closure of the times of the Gentiles prophesied
in the Bible. The end result will not be Democracy but a form
of Fascist Communism (Public/Private Corporations enslaving mankind).
- The third section compliments End Time
teachings because Israel is the time piece of the Biblical Prophecy.
1948 was the beginning of the figtree representing Israel, coming
back to life. Israel was allowed to return to its land. Israel
is the rock upon which the world stumbles and crumbles. We watch
and visit Israel for signs which point to the Tribulation to
confirm that we are moving into that space of time.
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and harmless as doves.
- The Cephas
Newsletter reminds us that the hour is very late, and we need
to be ready for the Lords coming. Are you sure that
you are born again? Are you living for Christ?
that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out
of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.
The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore
cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the
armour of light. Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not
in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness,
not in strife and envying. But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ,
and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof"
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JOE SCHIMMEL'S BLOG
- GOOD FIGHT MINISTRIES - Lessons
from the Alabama Massacre
- In the wake of Alabamas
worst mass shooting in the states history, many Americans
have been left dumbfounded as the nation mourns and wonders how
a young man could murder 11 people in cold blood. Many are still
shocked that mass school shooting and murder sprees have become
common place in the United States, and I ask: Why?
- FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT
- Also simply visit www.goodfight.org
and choose the theater, or you can click on the "Exposés"
link in the navigation bar on our Home Page. You can also use
this direct link: http://theater.goodfight.org
We feature individual movie clips from "They
Sold Their Souls for Rock n Roll" with more clips being
added all the time! So be sure and check back in to the theater
from time to time to see what new movie clips we have added.
We plan on adding clips from all of our DVDs, such as "Hollywood's
War on God", "Hollywood
Unmasked", and more! The Good Fight Theater is a
GREAT way to minister to friends, family and/or loved ones by
allowing them to view specific movie clips on a particular artist
or entertainer, without having to go through an entire DVD.
Our convenient Search bar at the top of the theater makes
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- QUEEN OF ALL
- THE MARIAN APPARITIONS' PLAN
TO UNITE ALL RELIGIONS UNDER THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH WITH JIM
TETLOW AND ROGER OAKLAND
- Brad Myers co-author of Queen
of All The marian apparitions' plan to unite all religions under
the Roman Catholic Church http://www.eternal-productions.org/PDFS/Queen.pdf
- I would like to inform you
of a new end times audio drama that exposes the coming ET and
Marian deception by Jim Tetlow and myself with the help of many
people. It is called 'The Coming Global Transformation.' http://www.thecomingglobaltransformation.org/scene5.html
- I HAD A REQUEST FOR A DEBATE BETWEEN KEN HAM AND SOMEONE
WHO WAS DISSECTING CREATION, HOW IT COULD BE TRUE? HERE IS THE
ANSWER WHY WE CAN'T APPLY THE PHYSICAL TO THE SPIRITUAL
- (b) Romans 8:2 the Spirit
of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free.
- " And so it is written, The first man Adam
was made a living soul; the last Adam
[was made] a quickening spirit." (1
"Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament;
not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter
killeth, but the spirit giveth life." (2
- NO CONDEMNATION NOW
- 1 [There is] therefore now no condemnation to them which
are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the
flesh, but after the Spirit. 2 For the law
of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me
free from the law of sin and death. 3 For what the law could
not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his
own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned
sin in the flesh: 4 That the righteousness of the law might
be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh,
but after the Spirit. 5 For they that are after the flesh
do mind the things of the flesh; but they that
are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.
6 For to be carnally minded [is] death; but
to be spiritually minded [is] life and peace. 7 Because
[is] enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of
God, neither indeed can be.
8 So then they that are in the flesh cannot
- 9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if
so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man
have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. 10 And if
Christ [be] in you, the body [is] dead because of sin;
but the Spirit [is] life because of righteousness.
11 But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the
dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead
shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit
that dwelleth in you. 12 Therefore, brethren, we
are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.
13 For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if
ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of
the body, ye shall live. 14 For as many as are led by the
Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. 15 For ye have
not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye
have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we
cry, Abba, Father. 16 The Spirit itself beareth witness
with our spirit, that we are the children of God:
17 And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and
joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that
we suffer with [him], that we may be also glorified
together. (Romans 8:1-17)
- 16 For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten
Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have
everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world
to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be
saved. 18 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that
believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed
in the name of the only begotten Son of God. 19 And this is the
condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved
darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. 20
For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh
to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. 21 But he that
doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest,
that they are wrought in God." (John 3:16-21 KJV)
- ANTI-CHRIST UNVEILED??: THE SUN RISING IN THE WEST
- [UNCONFIRMED] theJonathanKleck Published on Mar 10, 2014
- Revelation 9:11 And they had a king over them, which is the
angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue
is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.
- 2 Thessalonians 2:3 "Let no man deceive you by any means:
for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away
first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;"
- Revelation 3:11 "Behold I AM (JESUS CHRIST) Coming Soon!"
Hold Fast to what you have that no man take your crown."
- Acts 2:11 "Whomsoever shall call upon the name of the
LORD (JESUS CHRIST), shall be saved.
- Our bodies are referred to as the Temple of the Holy Spirit,
we are once again (through Christ's sacrifice) a habitable dwelling
place for the Spirit of the Living God, a divine connection that
had been cut-off since Adam & Eve in the Garden. Well, we
all know Satan mimics the nature and character of God, thus,
the passage from Daniel 9:27 says "and there shall be in
the temple the abomination of desolation".
- We would argue that this verse is talking about the Temple
body becoming desolate, hacked into by Satan and his demons.
Wherein the Mark of the Beast would ultimately unleash this dark
potential within the human genome, with the spirit of fallen
angels descending onto Earth, and Lucifer himself ultimately
setting up residence in the flesh of the willing Antichrist:
"And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called
the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was
cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him."
- "ESCAPE THE LUKEWARM CHURCH!"
- By Andrew Strom - Below is the Youtube link to watch this
message preached in Australia recently by Andrew Strom. Your
comments would be appreciated. Take a look- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1X9ouhKmLs
- PROPHECY: GUILLOTINES, FEMA CAMPS, AND THE NEW WORLD ORDER,
IT'S ALL HERE!
- (Alarming Video) truther - Josey Wales - It appears the United
States is starting to favor beheading over lethal injection.
Huffington post reports: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An influential
federal appeals court judge said Thursday that the nations
third lethal injection execution to go awry in six months underscores
his call to bring back firing squads
[...] Kozinski said he supports capital punishment but states
and the federal government should abandon lethal injection and
adopt a different method. He mentioned the guillotine as another
foolproof method but said he doubted the public would
accept that form of execution.
- The book of Revelation foretells of a future time in which
Christians are going to be beheaded for their faith in Christ
and the word of their Testimony - But is the United States preparing
to lead the way on this Assault?
- In the Book of Revelation, chapter twenty, the Apostle John
sees a particular company of people. John gives us a very brief
synopsis of what he sees. He is specifically describing the future
Revelation 20:4 King James Version (KJV)
- 20:4 "And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and
judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that
were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God,
and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither
had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands;
and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years."
- The Bible says that in the last-days, beheading will specifically
be the primary method by which people will be martyred. They
will be killed specifically for their testimony of Jesus
and because of the word of God.
- Soon the New World Order will bring in execution by guillotine.
Under the guise of more humane Capital punishment. Whole story:
- WILL THE TRIBULATION BEGIN SOON?
- [UNCONFIRMED] Exclusive: Pastor Mark Biltz ties super blood
moon with beginning of the Shemitah cycle (2015 is a Jubilee
Year) Published: 9.12.2014 WND By Pastor Mark Biltz - Where
has the world headed since the first blood moon on Passover of
2014? Our world has now gone past the tipping point, and events
are now accelerating out of anyones control. Just as ISIS
has gone from the JV team to the A team, along with events spreading
from Russia to Ukraine and planes shot out of the sky, we see
everything developing exponentially.
- Look at the Ebola, for example. From the Centers of Disease
Control, we see that the 2014 Ebola outbreak is one of the largest
Ebola outbreaks in history and the first in West Africa. It is
affecting five countries in West Africa.
- What do you think? We have a respiratory illness that has
already sickened more than a thousand children in 10 states that
is likely to become a nationwide problem, doctors say.
THE CHURCH IS RAPIDLY
HEADING INTO THE DARKEST HOUR!
- John 9:4 I must work the works of him that
sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man
- Matthew 25:6 And at midnight there
was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out
to meet him.
- FREE PLANET - BE BRAVE - BAN ALL ORGANISED RELIGIONS
- Sunday, September 14, 2014 - So, two thousand years ago,
according to the Bible, according to the Koran, according to
a plethora of 'religious texts yet to be folded into the bi-partisan
mix', some beardy omnipotence in the holy sky tore off a reflection/refraction/hologram
of his eternal multi-dimensional self, named him My Only Son
Jesus and ushered him forward as a Ritual Sacrifice for the sake
of Mankind's Absolution in the Endtimes to come.
- Screech of narrative brakes!!!
- What? Wait a minute. An all-powerful, everywhere-everything
throne-seated deity in the clouds, in Heaven, in Space, wherever
you think this beardy thing lives, whatever you think he might
have Created in Seven Days, sacrifices his only son for our sake?
What? He can produce 'only one son' not very all-powerful of
him... unless it's one of those one-shot Monsanto GM Gods. I
- But this 'wise all-seeing genius' knows all, penetrates all,
is all, right? It's what the Holy Books tell us. Nothing gets
through the needle of his eye. He gave us Free Will (as the story
goes) and yet (and yet) he allowed his only son (the only one
he is able to produce, for some reason) to be flayed and flogged
and thorned and nailed to death. For what? For this? For modern
Earth, two thousand years later where he would have (must have!)
seen what the death of his sole progeny would effect. Seven billion
corporate slaves. Countries ruined for PROFIT. Oceans, forests,
wildlife, fisheries, Nature all decimated so that Human Slums
in the name of Industrial Revolution (read, Mechanical Insurgency
and Slavery to Robotics) could pollute and ravage His Paradise.
- He'd allow this? He'd give up his son for this? I don't think
so. Unless he's the Densest God that ever reigned over a species,
whoever oversaw the inhabitants of a planet. Unless he was a
God of Total and Utter Planetary Destruction. But look back through
the History Books, the aftermath of Jesus' ritual slaughter,
and what have we witnessed?
- Nothing but Religious-led torture and mind control so that
WE LOVE OUR GOD, or suffer the Inquisition of Blame. Christians
are even BORN WITH SIN. I mean, come on, Organised Religion is
like an evil-intentioned ORGANISM invented by some evil-scientist
to destroy all that was once natural and living and fun. We're
tied down by irrational rituals and nonsense dogmas and illogical
beliefs. We're slaves to this Thought Police from the dusty trails
once trod by the ranting herdsmen of the Fertile Crescent.
- Organised Religion is just a HUGE NIGHTMARE that mankind
has endured for long enough: wake up son, wake up daughter, wake
up mother, wake up father. We have a job to do. We have a world
to heal. We have a Free Planet to cultivate. http://mikephilbin.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/free-planet-be-brave-ban-all-organised.html
- IN LINE WITH THE TREND TO BAN ALL RELIGIONS
- DALAI LAMA SAYS NO NEED FOR A SUCCESSOR
- September 7, 2014 5:55 PM
- The Dalai Lama has told a German newspaper that he should
be the last Tibetan spiritual leader, ending a centuries-old
religious tradition from his Himalayan homeland.
- His comments to the Welt am Sonntag newspaper echo his previous
statement that the institution of the Dalai Lama has served
its purpose, but were even more explicit.
- We had a Dalai Lama for almost five centuries. The
14th Dalai Lama now is very popular. Let us then finish with
a popular Dalai Lama, he said.
- If a weak Dalai Lama comes along, then it will just
disgrace the Dalai Lama, he added with a laugh, according
to a transcript of the English language interview.
- He also said: Tibetan Buddhism is not dependent on
one individual. We have a very good organisational structure
with highly trained monks and scholars. http://news.yahoo.com/dalai-lama-says-no-successor-215550161.html
- POPE FRANCIS SAYS CHRISTIANS DO NOT EXIST OUTSIDE THE ROMAN
NTEB News Desk | May 16, 2014 | Francis also said that aliens
will be baptized when they arrive
- For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not
of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any
man should boast. Ephesians 2:8,9
- Vatican City, Rome Pope Francis said that people cannot
be Christians without the Church, explaining that Christian identity
is rooted in it and that believers cannot stand alone. Our
Christian identity is belonging to a people: the Church. Without
this, we are not Christians. We entered the Church through baptism:
there we are Christians, Francis said during Mass on Thursday,
Vatican Radio reported. Pope Francis consecrated the world to
the Immaculate Heart of Mary at an October 13, 2013 Mass in St.
Peters Square, in the climactic ceremony of a Marian Day
- A Christian without a church is something purely idealistic,
it is not real, the Roman Catholic Church leader argued.
He said that one cannot understand a Christian alone
any more than Jesus Christ alone can be understood.
- Jesus Christ did not fall from the sky like a superhero
who comes to save us. No. Jesus Christ has a history. And we
can say, and it is true, that God has a history because He wanted
to walk with us. And you cannot understand Jesus Christ without
His history. So a Christian without history, without a Christian
nation, a Christian without the Church is not a Christian. http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=21558
- THE DAY I DIED
- BRINGING THE SISTINE CHAPEL TO YOU:
- Michelangelo's Masterpiece Choir is thrown in free.
AMAZING! MOVE THE ARROW AND YOU WILL SEE EVERY PART OF THE CHAPEL.
This virtual tour of the Sistine Chapel is incredible. Apparently
done by Villanova at the request of the Vatican .
Thought you would enjoy the quality and a bit of Rome on your
computer. Amazing what can be done with technology. http://www.vatican.va/various/cappelle/sistina_vr/index.html
MOTHER TERESA AT 100 (A New Book)
[Ednote: From a magazine named 'The Door' Title of that issue
'Loser of the Decade' : March/April 1996 "Who does she [Mother
Teresa] think she is, Mother Teresa? with her picture on the
cover. (Page 11): To say Mother Teresa is an icon is an understatement.
She's the WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS NUN (flying or otherwise) She's
more famous than the Pope... the mythical Mother Teresa is seen
cooling the brows of the suffering poor in India and living with
them in their abominable conditions. The real Mother Teresa travels
the world in a private jet and sits on huge piles of cash that
idle away in her bank accounts. [the story goes that Mother Teresa
accepted huge amounts from Haitian Papa Doc Duvalier, who lived
in luxury while rest of the country lived in squalor - Charles
Keating gave her $1.4 million who stole from hard working people
(S&L Scandal) and on and on. But the real shame is what you
do with all this money once it rolls in... bank accounts around
the world, including almost $50 million in New York City alone.
You continually claim that your Sisters are poor and have nothing
to work with... [the 'empty bucket' was her brand]. Several writers
have reported that you are secretly baptizing Hindus and Muslims."
I found later that Mother Teresa was a Buddhist and her final
words were that she was proud of the fact that she had never
tried to convert anyone to Jesus Christ. Yet the Pope canonized
Mother Teresa to Saint Teresa. endofnote]
Introduction to the new book by Rick Warren (A False Teacher)
September 26, 2014 "A handwritten note from Mother Teresa
hangs on my office wall. It says, 'Be holy because the God who
created you is holy and he loves you.' Mother Teresa didn't just
believe those words; she incarnated them . . . (Rick Warren)
By the time she wrote the note I've framed on my wall, leaders
from around the world would listen to Mother Teresa. Why? I call
it the Mother Teresa principle: The more you care about the powerless,
the more power you have. The more you serve those with no influence,
the more influence God gives you. The more you humble yourself,
the more you're honored by others. This is the great lesson I
hope you'll learn from this book.
Jesus said it this way, in Mark 8:35 : "If you insist on
saving your life, you will lose it. Only those who throw away
their lives for my sake and for the sake of the Good News will
ever know what it means to really live."
Don't just read this book. Let it change the direction of your
life. Let it cause you to investigate the One who so transformed
Mother Teresa that she was able to walk away from everything
we spend our lives trying to attain. Discover her motivation,
her method, but most of all, her Master.
On this 100th anniversary of her birth, I leave you with my favorite
Mother Teresa quote: 'God doesn't ask us to do great things.
He asks us to do small things with great love.' Find a place
to do that today. (By Rick Warren)
- REPUBLICANS RALLYING BEHIND RELIGIOUS LIBERTY
Associated Press - By STEVE PEOPLES and KEN THOMAS September
26, 2014 8:36 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) Fighting to improve their brand, leading
Republicans rallied behind religious liberty at a Friday gathering
of evangelical conservatives, rebuking an unpopular President
Barack Obama while skirting divisive social issues.
Speakers did not ignore abortion and gay marriage altogether
on the opening day of the annual Values Voter Summit, but a slate
of prospective presidential candidates focused on the persecution
of Christians and their values at home and abroad a message
GOP officials hope will help unify a divided party and appeal
to new voters ahead of November's midterm elections and the 2016
RELIGIOUS CONSERVATIVES OPPOSED TO HILLARY
The Associated Press | September 28, 2014 | Ken Thomas and Steve
Peoples - 9/28/2014 by 2ndDivisionVet
- WASHINGTON (AP) Hillary Rodham Clinton is the one
figure uniting religious conservatives frustrated by a leaderless
Republican Party that's divided over foreign policy, immigration
and social issues.
- The prospect of another Clinton White House stirred anguish
at the Values Voter Summit this weekend where hundreds of conservative
activists debated the GOP's future and warned that the acknowledged
but unannounced 2016 Democratic front-runner would cement what
they see as President Barack Obama's attack on religious freedom....
(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...
SCOTUS REFUSES GAY MARRIAGE CASES, EFFECTIVELY MAKES GAY MARRIAGE
LAW OF THE LAND
by Ben Shapiro 6
Oct 2014 Supreme Courts Gay Marriage Refusal Defers to
Bloomberg - On Monday, the Supreme Court refused to take on the
issue of gay marriage and by doing so, essentially greenlit
same-sex marriage across the nation, encouraging low-level courts
to continue knocking down traditional marriage laws across the
country. Challenges to pro-same-sex marriage rulings in Indiana,
Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin have been rejected, placing
all of those states on notice that they must begin issuing marriage
licenses to two men or two women. The Court clearly wants to
wait until a majority of states have been forced to embrace same-sex
marriage by lower-level appeals courts. Then they can determine
that a trend-line has been established, suggest that
society has evolved, and declare that a new standard
must be enshrined. That, of course, was the logic of Lawrence
v. Texas (2003), in which the Court waited 17 years to overrule
Bowers v. Hardwick (1986), stating that anal penetration was
a hard-fought Constitutional right; the Court in that case stated
that Bowers no longer applied because of an emerging awareness
that liberty gives substantial protection to adult persons in
deciding how to conduct their private lives in matters pertaining
to sex. Justice Scalia rightly pointed out that the Courts
statement was false the state, he explained, still regulates
prostitution, adult incest, adultery, obscenity, and child
pornography. And Scalia also pointed out that Constitutional
entitlements do not spring into existence because some States
choose to lessen or eliminate criminal sanctions on certain behavior.
- But that will not stop the Court.
- They will wait until the time is right, then declare same-sex
marriage the law of the land. They have already given lower courts
precisely the tools with which to create an emerging consensus.
Last year, the Court ruled that state attorneys general could
simply refuse to defend state laws in favor of traditional marriage,
thereby allowing the executive branch of state government to
completely destroy law it doesnt like. The Court furthermore
set the predicate for future same-sex marriage rulings in United
States v. Windsor, in which, as Scalia summarized, the Court
declared anyone opposed to same-sex marriage an enemy of
ARRESTED CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP'S COMPUTER CONTAINED OVER 100,000
IMAGES OF CHILDREN
Tom Boggioni 27 Sep 2014
Arrested Catholic Archbishops computer contained over 100,000
images of children
Vatican detectives analyzing a computer used a by an archbishop
arrested earlier this week discovered over 86,000 pornographic
photos and 160 sexually explicit video files of children, reports
the International Business Times. According to investigators,
another 45,000 pictures had been deleted.
- Former Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, 66, was arrested at the
Vatican earlier this week on charges that he paid to have sex
with minors when he was a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic
from 2008 to 2012. Wesolowski is the first Vatican official to
be arrested within the city state on charges of pedophilia.
- The former archbishop was recalled to Rome by the Vatican
last year while still a diplomat in Santo Domingo and relieved
of his duties following accusations from Dominican media that
he was paying for underaged sex partners.
- Until earlier this week, he had been free to roam Rome, but
is now being held in in a small room in the basement of the Collegio
dei Penitenzieri, which hosts the Vaticans court and military
- KEVIN ANNETT: EURO POLICE JOIN ITCCS TAKE DOWN OF SATANIC
NETWORKS IN NDRANGHETA, VATICAN, MONARCHIES, CARGILL CORP.
- VANCOUVER, BC In an ExopoliticsTV interview with Alfred
Lambremont Webre, Kevin Annett, field secretary of the International
Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State discussed Euro Police
raids that freed thirty children from traffickers were based
on evidence provided by ITCCS and its recent common law court
cases. Police in at least three European nations are now working
directly with the ITCCS to track worldwide child trafficking
networks that feed children directly into Ninth circle Satanic
sacrifices by Popes and Vatican officials, the UK, Dutch and
Belgian monarchies and high government officials, and Satanic
corporations such as Cargill Corporation, and make further arrests.
- Kevin Annett also gave updates Vatican's arrest and protective
detention of Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, who has been accused
of sexually abusing boys he met on the street while serving in
the Dominican Republic.
- Republic of Kanata and Republic of England
- Kevin Annett announced new dates for the the Republic of
Kanata convention scheduled for January 1-4, 2015 in Winnipeg,
and the Republic of England Convention, scheduled for May 1,
CITY OF HOUSTON DEMANDS PASTORS TURN OVER SERMONS
By Todd Starnes Published October 14, 2014 FoxNews.com - The
city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a group of pastors
turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity
or Annise Parker, the citys first openly lesbian mayor.
And those ministers who fail to comply could be held in contempt
of court. The citys subpoena of sermons and other
pastoral communications is both needless and unprecedented,
Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Christina Holcomb said in
a statement. The city council and its attorneys are engaging
in an inquisition designed to stifle any critique of its actions.
ADF, a nationally-known law firm specializing in religious liberty
cases, is representing five Houston pastors. They filed a motion
in Harris County court to stop the subpoenas arguing they are
overbroad, unduly burdensome, harassing, and vexatious.
The subpoenas are just the latest twist in an ongoing saga over
the Houstons new non-discrimination ordinance. The law,
among other things, would allow men to use the ladies room and
vice versa. The city council approved the law in June.
- The Houston Chronicle reported opponents of the ordinance
launched a petition drive that generated more than 50,000 signatures
far more than the 17,269 needed to put a referendum on
- However, the city threw out the petition in August over alleged
- After opponents of the bathroom bill filed a lawsuit the
citys attorneys responded by issuing the subpoenas against
- The pastors were not part of the lawsuit. However, they were
part of a coalition of some 400 Houston-area churches that opposed
the ordinance. The churches represent a number of faith groups
from Southern Baptist to non-denominational. Continued:
- FAITH-HEALING BELIEFS TO BE USED AS EVIDENCE IN MANSLAUGHTER
Thursday May 29, 2014 - A judge has ruled that religious beliefs
and practices can be used as evidence in the manslaughter trial
of a couple charged in the faith-healing death of their 12-year
old daughter. Travis and Wenona Rossiter are accused of only
praying with Syble Ann Marie Rossiter and not providing her with
adequate medical care. The girl died in February, 2013 of type
1 diabetes. Police arrested the Albany, Oregon couple last August
on charges of first-and second-degree manslaughter.
At a court hearing last April defense attorneys sought to exclude
evidence of religious beliefs or practices during the couples
The Rossiters belong to the Church of the First Born, which eschews
modern medicine in favor of faith healing. The church, near Brownsville,
Oregon, is part of the General Assemblies and Church of the First
Born a small Pentecostal denomination of sorts. Continued:
- MORMON PURGE FLUNKING SAINTHOOD
- MORMON CHURCH THEOLOGICAL & SOCIALOGICAL A CULT
- Saturday June 21, 2014 - The Mormon Church is not just theologically
a cult of Christianity, but sociologically it often acts like
a cult as well. Its members face church discipline, up to possible
excommunication, just for speaking out on certain issues.
This has prompted Religion News Service reporter Jana Riess,
herself a Mormon, to take an in-depth look at every individual
excommunicated by Jesus Christ in scripture.
- Jana Riess | Jun 11, 2014 | About two hours ago, the New
York Times reported that John Dehlin, the founder of Mormon Stories,
and Kate Kelly, the founder of Ordain Women, are facing disciplinary
hearings that may result in their excommunications from the Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Im heartbroken and
angry, and not just because these are good people whose work
Kate is a courageous Mormon pioneer, asking our people to confront
systemic inequality and bias against women, even when this has
caused some people to hurl insults and threats in her direction.
John is a fifth-generation Latter-day Saint who has done more
than any other person I know to help Mormons understand that
doubt is not the enemy, but an integral part of a mature journey
- Continued: http://janariess.religionnews.com/2014/06/11/facing-mormon-purge
- BEAST'S REAL MARK DEVALUED TO 616?
Wednesday May 4, 2005 - Satanists, apocalypse watchers and heavy
metal guitarists may have to adjust their demonic numerology
after a recently deciphered ancient biblical text revealed that
666 is not the fabled Number of the Beast after all.
A fragment from the oldest surviving copy of the New Testament,
dating to the Third century, gives the more mundane 616 as the
mark of the Antichrist.
Ellen Aitken, a professor of early Christian history at McGill
University, said the discovery appears to spell the end of 666
as the devils prime number.
This is a very nice piece to find, Dr. Aitken said.
Scholars have argued for a long time over this, and it
now seems that 616 was the original number of the beast.
The tiny fragment of 1,500-year-old papyrus is written in Greek,
the original language of the New Testament, and contains a key
passage from the Book of Revelation.
- THE SHOCKING DISPLAY SEEN AT NYCs MUSLIM DAY PARADE
Sep. 15, 2014 - Mike Opelka - New York Citys Madison Avenue
was the site of the 29th annual Muslim Day Parade on Sunday.
Last years Muslim Day Parade sparked some controversy as
the black flags of jihad were spotted along the parade route.
According to reports from a couple of sources, no black flags
or flags from the Islamic State were on display. However, that
does not mean the parade was without controversy.
A marching band from the NYPD and a contingent of New Jersey
Girl Scouts in Muslim attire kicked off the event. The streets
were filled with flag-waving marchers, pro-Islam floats and a
demonstration of a hanging.
Thats right, a hanging: The [female] mannequin seen dangling
from a noose on this float was wrapped in the flag of Egypt.
Its unclear exactly what it was meant to represent:
The float was really a crude display in the bed of
a pickup truck adorned with the yellow and black R4BIA Free
Egypt symbol that has been associated with the Muslim Brotherhood
since August 2013, an Egyptian flag and several graphic images
that appeared to be from riots associated with Egypts revolution
from 2011: Continued:
- RICK WARREN, ROMAN CATHOLIC MYSTICS AND POPE FRANCIS
Commentary by Roger Oakland - Understand The Times International:
Roger Oakland Ministries
What did he say? This is exactly the direction we predicted he
would go! It will be crucial that skeptics hear and see this
interview. These were my thoughts when I first watched the EWTN
interview with Rick Warren and Raymond Arroyo provided by YouTube.
April 11, 2014. The comments by Rick Warren in response to Arroyos
questions from an interview that took place at Warrens
church in southern California were stunning. There is no room
for doubt: Warrens march towards ecumenical unity with
Rome is becoming clearer and bolder as time passes.
The interview opened with the following question from Arroyo:
The Purpose Drive Life is the bestselling book in the world -
36 million plus copies. Its been translated more than any
book except the Bible. What is the key to that success? Why were
so many people touched by that book and continue to be?  Continued:
- SEX BETWEEN BROTHERS AND SISTERS SHOULD BE LEGAL, SAYS GERMAN
By Alex Finnis for MailOnline - Updated: 29 September 2014 Incest
laws could be scrapped in Germany after the government's ethics
council said sex between brothers and sisters should be legal
and is a 'fundamental right'.
- The council recommended that the right of 'adult siblings
to sexual self-determination' was more important then the 'abstract
idea of protection of the family'.
- It comes after the case of Patrick Stuebing, who was jailed
for more than three years after having four children - two of
which are disabled - with his sister Susan Karolewski.
Stuebing was put up for adoption as a toddler and only met his
sister when he was 24 and she was 16. He was imprisoned for incest
He made an unsuccessful appeal to the European Court of Human
Rights in 2012 over his right to a family life - as he and Ms
Karolewski were split up and three of their children were taken
into care. The youngest was allowed to remain with Ms Karolewski.
- The German Ethics Council said in a statement that 'criminal
law is not the appropriate means to preserve a social taboo',
adding that the risk of disability to children is enough to warrant
incest being illegal.
- THE CREATION OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD
- [Chick Publications' editor's note: You just never know where
or when some truly insightful information is going to cross our
path to share with you.
- How the Vatican created Islam. The astonishing story from
an ex-Jesuit priest, Alberto Rivera, which was told to him by
Cardinal Bea while he was at the Vatican.
How about a "comic book" form of publication of important
suppressed history about the Jesuit/Vatican hand in the creation
of Islam and Islam's founder, the prophet Muhammad?]
- According to the Introduction to what you are about to read:
"This information came from Alberto Rivera, former Jesuit
priest, after his conversion to Protestant Christianity. It is
excerpted from The Prophet, published by Chick Publications,
P.O. Box 662, Chino CA 91708.
- Since its publication, after several unsuccessful attempts
on his life, he died suddenly from food poisoning. His testimony
should not be silenced. Dr. Rivera speaks to us still."
- More complete information and color illustrations of this
and related materials are available for viewing and purchase
from www choosinglife.net/Islam.htm Internet website (note that
the website address is case-sensitive to the capital I in the
- Because of the provocative nature of this material, I (E.Y.)
asked Rick Martin to contact SPECTRUM friend Eric Jon Phelps,
author of the blockbuster research work VATICAN ASSASSINS, for
- This is what Eric wrote back via email: "This is from
the Chick comic book 'Alberto' series, titled The Prophet. And
it is absolutely true. Islam is a sword of the Church evidenced
by who the Moslems have killed for the last 100 years."
ERIC HOLDER PROSECUTING A BORN-AGAIN CHRISTIAN, DR. ERIC HOVIND,
TO EXTEND HIS SENTENCE
August 30, 2014 - Urgent news concerning Dr. Kent Hovind, to
be prosecuted (On Monday, September 8, 2014) by Eric Holder to
extend his sentence!
MEANWHILE HOLDER WANTS TO PRESS ANOTHER CRIMINAL CHARGE.... A
NEW ONE AGAINST KENT HOVIND... INCLUDING "FRIVOLOUS"...AND
81 OTHER CHARGES...FOR "ENCUMBERING" THE COURT SYSTEM......
THEY HAVE STUFFED HIM INTO A COUNTY JAIL IN SANTA ROSA, FLORIDA
AND WOULD NOT ADDRESS ANY OF HIS GRIEVANCES. MR. HOVIND HAS NO
ONE IN HIS DEFENSE (ON THIS EARTH ANYWAY), AND THEY HAVE STRIPPED
HIM OF ALL HIS RIGHTS TO HIS OWN MATERIALS, LEGAL PAPERS, PERSONAL,
ETC. SO HE WILL BE STANDING IN HIS OWN DEFENSE ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER
THIS IS BEYOND OUTRAGEOUS! http://bblessedtoday.net/2014/09/07/lets-help-dr-kent-hovind/
Please blanket him in prayer and send letters of encouragement.
His address is below. WRITE HIM, CALL, VISIT AND PRAY: FOR HIS
IMMEDIATE RELEASE KENT HOVIND O6452-017 SANTA ROSA COUNTY JAIL
5755 E. MILTON ROAD, MILTON, FLORIDA 32583
[Jan. 19, 2007: Kent Hovind - Dr. Dino - sentenced to 10 years
in prison] Pensacola evangelist and tax protester Kent Hovind
winked at his wife and gave her a reassuring smile as he was
led away to jail.
- Jo Hovind clutched the necktie he had been wearing. She kept
her eyes on her husband until he was out of sight. A 12-person
jury deliberated for 21/2 hours on Thursday before finding the
couple guilty of all counts in their tax-fraud case. Kent Hovind,
founder of Creation Science Evangelism and Dinosaur Adventure
Land in Pensacola, was found guilty of 58 counts, including failure
to pay $845,000 in employee-related taxes. He faces a maximum
of 288 years in prison.
- THIS BLOG IS KEPT UP BY HIS SON ERIC: http://www.kenthovindblog.com/
- IMPRISONED CREATIONIST FACES NEW CHARGES. THE NEW HEARING
WAS NOVEMBER 3, 2014
Published: 11/03/2014 at 8:38 PM Popular 'Dr. Dino' was only
months from release - Hovind contends the original charges were
based largely on the Internal Revenue Services misinterpretation
of his tax obligations as a minister of the gospel who had taken
a vow of poverty and, therefore, owed no income tax. He and his
wife, Jo Hovind, who spent one year in federal prison, paid employees
in cash without filing payroll tax returns, designating them
as missionaries. Although Kent Hovind, an avid blogger,
has made statements challenging the authority of the federal
government to collect income taxes, he has insisted he has never
been anti-tax or a tax protester, has advocated obeying
the government and always paid every tax I owe.
A federal court Monday in Pensacola, Florida, scheduled a trial
to begin Dec. 1 for Kent Hovind, founder of Creation Science
Evangelism and Dinosaur Adventure Land, on mail-fraud charges
in connection with court filings on land seized by the federal
government in his case.
The new indictment also names his current chief legal adviser,
John Paul Hansen of Omaha, Nebraska, as a defendant. Hansen has
declared himself a free inhabitant or sovereign
citizen who does not recognize U.S. sovereignty. He pays
no income or property tax and drives a car without owning a drivers
license.The new charges center on Hovinds and Hansens
attempts to regain Creation Science Evangelism property seized
by the federal government in fulfillment of the jurys $480,400
judgment. They are charged with conspiring to defraud the U.S.
and obtain money and property by false pretenses through the
THE MEANING OF OBAMA'S SYMBOL
- Sunday, July 10, 2011 - Islam has many signs of the last
days, many are in the Hadith and some are the sayings of Muhammed.
The sun rising comes into play from time to time and this is
a very important prediction to many Muslims who know Islamic
The hour (the last days) will not come
until the sun rises from the west...
when the people see
it, then those who are on earth will believe
that is a
time when belief will not profit a soul who did not believe before
- Islamic commentary states that one interpretation of the
above prediction is that the sun or the light of Islam, the truth
of Islam according to them, will shine in the western nations
and be received well
- Another interpretation from Islamic commentary is that the
sun is a messenger, a person, a leader, who will come out of
the western nations and not only be positive toward Islam, but
help promote Islam and protect and defend Islam and eventually
many will be converted to it.
- Louis Farrakhan believes the second interpretation. He tried
to paint himself as the messenger who was that sun who would
rise in the west. However, in the 1974 Saviors Day address
the Hon. Elijah Muhammed, said You are witnessing the setting
of one sun, and the rising of another. Then Louis Farrakhan
made this statement while speaking to a group of young people
prior to the election of Obama and he was talking about his friend
Obama, he said you are the instrument that God is going
to use to bring about universal change and that is why Barack
has captured the youth and he has involved young people in the
political process that they didnt care anything about
thats a sign, when the messiah speaks the youth will hear
and the messiah is absolutely speaking.
- Obamas logo, instead of the presidential seal, is the
letter O with the sun rising
representing hope. The Obama
seal that you see everywhere is the sun rising.
- RECENT PENTECOSTAL SCANDALS
- Way of Life Literature - August 26, 2014 - first published
July 18, 2006 David Cloud - Scandals can be found in any group
of Christians, sadly, but the reason that scandals among Pentecostals
and Charismatics are even more significant is because they claim
a special anointing of the Spirit of God. They claim double blessings
and triple anointings and super Spirit baptisms. They claim to
operate in the Spirit and flow in the Spirit and talk in the
Spirit and prophesy in the Spirit and laugh in the Spirit and
soak in the Spirit and even get drunk in the Spirit. They claim
to have the full gospel and the four square
gospel and to operate in the five-fold ministry.
I know from personal experience that not all Pentecostals or
Charismatics live scandalous lives. I was led to Christ in 1973
by an old-line Pentecostal who was a godly man, and I thank the
Lord for the compassion he showed to this former hippy
and the Biblical wisdom that he exercised in dealing with me.
At the same time, from its inception at the turn of the 20th
century, the Pentecostal movement has been absolutely rife with
moral and doctrinal scandals and ridiculous claims among its
prominent leaders (e.g., Oral Roberts conversation with
a 900-foot-tall Jesus). We have documented this extensively in
our illustrated 317-page book The Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements:
Its History and Its Error, which is available in print and eBook
editions from Way of Life Literature.
- Following are some examples: In 1977 ORAL ROBERTS
claimed that God had appeared to him and instructed him to build
a medical center called the CITY OF FAITH. In 1980 he claimed
that he had a face to face conversation with a 900-foot-tall
Jesus who told him that he was going to solve the City of Faith
financial problems. Seven years later, Roberts said that God
had appeared to him yet again and told him that he would die
if he did not raise $8 million within 12 months. The wild-eyed
visions and unrelenting appeals could not save the City of Faith.
In 1989 Roberts closed it to pay off debts! Yet the Pentecostal
world in general did not decry Roberts as a false prophet and
a religious phony. Thousands continued to flock to ORU from Pentecostal
churches across the country, and millions of dollars continued
to flow into Roberts ministry from gullible supporters.
- In 1989 JIM BAKKER, head of the very influential Pentecostal
PTL television program went to prison for defrauding his followers
out of $158 million. He was paroled in 1994 after serving five
years of a 45-year sentence. His trial brought to light his lavish
lifestyle, which included six luxurious homes and even an air-conditioned
dog house. Prosecutors charged Bakker with diverting to his own
use $3.7 million of the money that had been given to his ministry.
Bakker also committed adultery with church secretary Jessica
Hahn and paid more than $250,000 in an attempt to hush up the
matter. Bakkers wife and the former co-host of the PTL
Club, Tammy Faye, divorced him while he was in prison and married
Roe Messner, an old family friend whose company helped build
PTLs Heritage USA resort complex. Before her death in 2007,
Tammy Faye had a non-judgmental ministry to homosexuals. She
appeared at gay-pride events nationwide, including
a Tammy Faye look-alike contest in Washington, D.C., where she
was surrounded by men in falsies and pancake makeup
(Charisma News, November 2002).
- In January 2000 Bakker told Larry King, Every person
who died in the [Jewish] Holocaust is in heaven. Bakker
defended this heretical doctrine in a letter to the editor that
appeared in Charisma magazine in June of that year.
- A year after the PTL scandal first hit the worlds headlines,
JIMMY SWAGGART, one of the leading Pentecostal preachers
of modern times, created his own scandal when he was caught with
a prostitute. At the time, Swaggart had a 6,000-member congregation
in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a 270-acre headquarters, a Bible College,
an influential television ministry that reached to many parts
of the world (broadcast on 9,700 stations and cable outlets),
and a ministry income of $142-million per year. Swaggart is the
cousin of Jerry Lee Lewis and both can pound the piano, but whereas
Jerry Lee pursued a flamboyant rock & roll career Jimmy pursued
a flamboyant gospel career. A report from a Swaggart crusade
in Calgary, Alberta, described the gospel music at acid-rock
volumes and said it is a good show with Swaggart
hammering away at the grand piano, sweating and gesturing
like Elvis Presley and working the audience like
Frank Sinatra (The Courier News, Elgin, Ill., May 20, 1991,
- Swaggart refused to stay away from the pulpit for a year
as the Assemblies of God in Louisiana stipulated for his discipline,
so he was disbarred but he continued preaching anyway. He lost
three-fourths of his television audience and his Bible college
students and a large percentage of his church members; his finances
crumbled. But the Jimmy Swaggart scandal wasnt over even
though he claimed that when he asked God, Lord, do you
still want me to take this work? God replied emphatically,
Yesssss! Youre in better shape today that youve
ever been before (Swaggart Back in Pulpit with Tales
of Nightmares and Revelation, Religious News Service, May
23, 1988; reprinted in Christian News, June 3, 1988, p. 5).
- In a television broadcast in May 1988 Swaggart had the audacity
to boast, You are looking at a clean preacher! and
I do not lie! (Don Matzat, The Same Ol' Jimmy,
Christian News, May 16, 1988). Perhaps this is because Swaggart
had sought counseling from Oral Roberts, and Roberts had observed
demons with long fingernails digging into Swaggarts flesh
and had cast them out (Huntsville Times, Huntsville, Alabama,
AP report, March 31, 1988; reported from Calvary Contender, April
15, 1988). Just like that. The exorcism didnt last though.
In 1991 Swaggart was again in hot water when police in Indio,
California, stopped him on a traffic charge and found that the
woman riding with him was a prostitute. In spite of all of this,
Swaggart is still swaggering, though his crowd isnt very
large. On his Sept. 12, 2004, program he said, Ive
never seen a man in my life I wanted to marry. And Im gonna
be blunt and plain; if one ever looks at me like that, Im
gonna kill him and tell God he died.
- By the 1980s Pentecostal evangelist PETER POPOFF had
a ministry on 51 television channels and 40 radio stations and
an annual income of seven million dollars. He also held healing
crusades in many cities, during which he would exercise a word
of knowledge by calling out the names, addresses, and illnesses
of strangers who were in attendance. In 1986 the news broke that
Popoffs amazing revelations were actually broadcast
to him by his wife after she had conversed with members of the
audience. She transmitted her information by radio signal, and
Peter could hear her voice through a tiny receiver in his ear.
A team of skeptics discovered the ruse and recorded the private
broadcasts using a scanning receiver and recording equipment
(Los Angeles Times, May 11, 1986). When questioned about the
matter by John Dart, religion writer for the Los Angeles Times,
Popoff replied that his wife only supplied him with about 50%
of the information, and the rest he got from the Lord! Popoff
was forced to file for bankruptcy in 1987 but by 1990 he was
back in business with a new book entitled Dreams, which he announced
in a full-page ad in Charisma magazine
- ROBERT TILTON, who was voted one of the most popular
Pentecostals by Charisma magazine readers in 1983 and appeared
on the cover of Charisma in July 1985, was the founder of the
Word of Faith Satellite Network, host of Success-N-Life broadcasts,
and founder and pastor of the Word of Faith World Outreach Center
in Farmers Branch, Texas. He taught the Kenneth Hagin Word-Faith
doctrines and promised prosperity and healing to those who supported
his ministry and exercised faith. He wrote, You are ...
a God kind of creature (Tilton, Gods Laws of Success,
pp. 170--71). In 1990 he said: Being poor is a sin, when
God promises prosperity. New house? New car? Thats chicken
feed. Thats nothing compared to what God wants to do for
you (John Macarthur, Charismatic Chaos, p. 285).
- In 1991, when his ministry was taking in $80 million, Tiltons
empire was shaken when ABC-TVs PrimeTime Live exposed his
extravagant lifestyle and his shady fund-raising practices. His
estate included an 11,000-square-foot home near Dallas, a condominium
in Florida, a yacht, and other assets worth $90 million. The
show reported that Tiltons ministry threw thousands of
unread prayer requests into the trash even though Tilton claimed
to pray over them. He had even claimed: I laid on top of
those prayer requests so much that the chemicals actually got
into my bloodstream, and ... I had two small strokes in my brain
(Robert Tilton, Success-N-Life, November 22, 1991). Though Tilton
protested that he was the victim of falsehood and sued ABC for
libel, the case was thrown out of the courts. Because of the
scandal, Tilton lost much of his television audience and most
of his church members, but he is still on the air and still preaching
the prosperity gospel and still begging for donations and still
promising Gods blessing on those who give.
- In 1991 Kansas City prophet BOB JONESS
tapes were removed from the Vineyard Ministries International
product catalog after he admitted to a moral failure
(Lee Grady, Wimber Plots New Course for Vineyard,
Charisma, Feb. 1993, p. 64). Jones was using his alleged spiritual
authority and prophetic anointing to induce women
- Pentecostal preacher JAMIE BUCKINGHAM (1933-1992)
was the author of 40 books that sold 20 million copies, editor-in-chief
of Ministries Today magazine, a columnist for Charisma magazine,
and pastor of the 2,000-member Tabernacle Church in Melbourne,
Florida. Buckingham began his ministry as a Southern Baptist
pastor but after being baptized by the spirit at
a Full Gospel Businessmens Fellowship meeting, he became
a Pentecostal. Buckinghams spirit baptism made
him a radical ecumenist who called for unity between Catholics,
Protestants, Baptists, and Pentecostals. In an article entitled
Bridge Builders (Charisma, March 1992, p. 90), he
said there is no higher calling than ecumenical bridge building,
and he praised David Duplessis for building bridges between Pentecostals
and Roman Catholics, and Jewish rabbi Yechiel Eckstein for building
bridges between Jews and Christians. Buckingham taught that God
has promised healing through Christs atonement, and when
he was diagnosed with cancer in 1990, many Pentecostals, including
Oral Roberts, prophesied his healing. Buckingham said that God
told him personally that he was going to live to be at
least 100 years of age in good health and with a clear mind.
The April 1991 issue of Charisma magazine featured this testimony
in My Summer of Miracles. Note the following excerpt
from that article:
- One day my wife
suddenly spoke aloud [and] said,
Your healing was purchased at the cross.
is what I discovered. YOU HAVE WHAT YOU SPEAK. If you want to
change something, you must believe it enough to speak it.
If you talk poverty, youll have it. If you say youre
sick, youll be (and remain) sick.
despite what the
doctors said, I refused to say My cancer. It was
not mine. It was the devils. I didnt have cancer.
I had Jesus. The cancer was trying to have me, but THE WORD OF
GOD SAID I WAS HEALED THROUGH WHAT JESUS DID ON CALVARY.
I popped a videotape into my VCR and lay down on the sofa.
The tape was an Oral Roberts sermon
I came up off
the sofa, shouting, IM HEALED! My wife leaped
out of her chair and shouted, Hallelujah! For the
next 30 minutes all we did was walk around the house shouting
thanks to God and proclaiming my healing (Jamie Buckingham,
My Summer of Miracles, Charisma, April 1991).
- Ten months after the publication of this article, on February
17, 1992, Jamie Buckingham died of cancer about 40 years shy
of his 100th birthday. Not only did Jamie Buckingham lead others
astray with his false teaching, but he also deceived himself.
- The Cathedral at Chapel Hill near Atlanta, Georgia, founded
by EARL PAULK, has been plagued with moral scandals and
radical false teaching. At the height of his power Paulk was
exceedingly influential. He authored many books, had a large
television ministry, was the founder of the International Charismatic
Bible Ministries, and a prophet in Bill Hamons
Christian International Network of Prophetic Ministries. Paulk
amalgamated the Word-Faith doctrine with Reconstructionist or
Dominion theology and promoted it widely among Pentecostals.
As for the Word-Faith doctrine, Paulk echoed Kenneth Hagin and
Kenneth Copeland and others when he wrote: Just as dogs
have puppies and cats have kittens, God has little gods. Until
we comprehend that we are gods, and begin to act like little
gods, we cant manifest the Kingdom of God (Paulk,
Satan Unmasked, pp. 96, 97).
- Paulk merges this Kingdom Now Word-Faith theology (that Christians
are little gods with the authority of Christ on earth) with the
dominion doctrine the churches are to unify and then retake the
world from Satan and ruler over it before Christ returns. He
gives this teaching in books such as Satan Unmasked (1984), Held
in the Heavens Until (1985), and Ultimate Kingdom (1986). Paulk
wrote in his book The Wounded Body of Christ, We need not
wonder whether He [Jesus] will come back; HE CANNOT. Christ can
only return when the people of God have reached that place of
unity in which the Spirit and the Bride can say, Come
(p. 73). By 1992, Chapel Hill Harvester Church had 12,000 members
and was one of the most prosperous churches in America, but that
year DON PAULK, who had taken over as senior pastor from his
brother Earl, admitted having an improper relationship
with a woman staffer. He resigned but was immediately reinstated
by the church council. Allegations were made by a group of women
about sexual relationships with the Paulks, and in 2001 another
female church member filed a lawsuit claiming that Paulk molested
her when she was a child and a teenager, but the accusations
were denied and swept under the rug.
- In August 2005 long-time church member and soloist Mona Brewer
and her husband Bobby, who was a major financial supporter of
the church, filed a lawsuit against Earl Paulk alleging that
she was manipulated into being his paramour for 14 years. Brewer
says that the members were conditioned to give unconditional
obedience to the pastor, who called himself Archbishop
Paulk, and that he taught her that those who are spiritually
exalted can have sexual relationships and it isnt adultery.
He called it kingdom relationships. She says that
Paulk even shared her with family members and visiting Charismatic
preachers. This case was featured on CCNs Paula Zahn Now
program on Jan. 19, 2006, but as of March 2006 Paulks television
program was still broadcast on Trinity Broadcasting Network.
- In 2000, CLARENCE MCCLENDON, pastor of Pentecostal Church
of the Harvest International in Los Angeles and prominent bishop
in the International Communion of Charismatic Churches, divorced
his wife and a mere week later married another woman. His first
wife, who accused him of fathering a child out of wedlock, took
their three children and moved to Hawaii, but Clarence went right
on as if nothing had happened, and he had all of the support
he needed. Charisma magazine observed that in just a few
months, members of his new congregation were dancing in the aisles
in their new facility, and the talented young preacher was back
on the conference circuit, no questions asked. ... McClendon
enjoys the spotlight on Christian television, and he shares pulpits
with top leaders in our movement (Lee Grady, Sin
in the Camp, Charisma, Feb. 2002).
- In 2002 ROBERTS LIARDON, pastor of Embassy Christian
Center in Irvine, California, and influential Pentecostal author,
acknowledged that he had a homosexual relationship
(Charisma News, Jan. 31, 2002), though he was back in the ministry
- In 2004, DOUGLAS GOODMAN, head of Victory Christian
Centre near London, England, was sentenced to three and a half
years for indecent assault involving four female church members.
The church subsequently closed after investigators accused Goodman
of receiving unauthorized salary payments (Hinn and Her,
TheStar.com, July 24, 2010).
- On September 12, 2004, the Los Angeles Times reported that
PAUL CROUCH OF TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK had paid $425,000
in 1998 to Enoch Lonnie Ford, an employee at TBN, to keep him
from going public with his allegation that they had a homosexual
encounter. It was after Ford threatened to sue that Crouch paid
almost a half-million dollars to keep the matter quiet. TBN also
paid thousands of dollars in debts that Ford had accrued. Crouch
denied the allegations and tried to blacken the character of
his accuser, which was not difficult to do. Ford is a convicted
sex and drug offender, but it seems very strange that Crouch
would pay such a large sum to a man if there was no truth to
his allegation. Ford wrote his testimony of the affair, but it
was sealed by the courts after Crouch sued to have the matter
- In 2004, Pentecostal prophet PAUL CAIN was exposed
as a homosexual and an alcoholic (Latter Rain Prophet of
Renown Is Now Discredited, The Plumbline, December 2004).
A statement issued in by Rick Joyner, Jack Deere, and Mike Bickel
said: Paul admitted to these sinful practices and was placed
under discipline, agreeing to a process of restoration, which
the three of us would oversee. However, Paul has resisted this
process and has continued in his sin (Special Bulletin,
MorningStar Ministries, Oct, 19, 2004). Eventually Cain admitted
his sin, saying, I have struggled in two particular areas,
homosexuality and alcoholism, for an extended period of time.
I apologize for denying these matters of truth, rather than readily
admitting them (A Letter of Confession, February
2005, archived on the web HERE.).
- In November 2006, TED HAGGARD resigned as senior pastor
of the 14,000-member New Life Church in Colorado Springs and
as head of the National Association of Evangelicals on revelation
of exploits with a homosexual prostitute named Mike Jones. Though
Haggard denied the accusation at first, he eventually admitted
his dark side. A letter from Haggard was read to
the New Life Church on November 5 in which the founding pastor
admitted that he is guilty of sexual immorality and
a deceiver and a liar. He said, There is a
part of my life that is so repulsive and dark that Ive
been warring against it all of my adult life. Haggard is
a Charismatic, a New Evangelical, and a radical ecumenist. In
October 2005 Haggard said, New Life doesnt try to
convert Catholics and the church would
never discourage its members from becoming Catholic or attending
Catholic Mass (Berean Call, Jan. 2006). In January 2009,
Brady Boyd, who succeeded Haggard as senior pastor at New Life
Church, disclosed that Haggard also had a homosexual relationship
with a member of the church that went on for a long period
of time (Disgraced Pastor Faces More Gay Sex Allegations,
AP, Jan. 24, 2009).
- In 2007 wrongful termination suits were filed against Oral
Roberts University by former professors alleging that the founders
son RICHARD ROBERTS and his wife LINDSAY misappropriated
school money and other improprieties. According to the suit,
they spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund their lavish
lifestyle, including a stable of horses for their daughters,
a $29,400 trip to Orlando and the Bahamas aboard a university
jet for a daughter and her friends, and a $39,000 shopping spree
at one clothing store for Lindsay (Healing ORU, Christianity
Today, September 2008). The suit also alleges that the Roberts
home has been remodeled 11 times in the past 14 years, that Lindsay
spent nights in the ORU guest house with an underage 16 year
old male, and that she frequently had cell phone bills of more
than $800 per month, with hundreds of text messages sent
between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. to underage males who had been provided
phones at university expense (Oral Roberts University
Faces the Blue Screen of Death, http://shakespearessister.blogspot.com/2007/10/oral-roberts-university-faces-blue.html).
The professors were fired for trying to expose the leaderships
moral failings and financial improprieties. On November
13, 2007, the tenured faculty of ORU approved a nonbinding vote
of no confidence in Richard, and he resigned as president on
November 23, 2007. Lindsay is his second wife. He and his first
wife, Patti, divorced in 1979.
- In August 2007 televangelist JUANITA BYNUM accused
her husband, THOMAS WEEKS III, bishop of the Global Destiny
Church in Atlanta, of pushing, beating, choking, and stomping
her to the ground in a hotel parking lot. The couple subsequently
divorced (it was the second married for both of them), and in
November 2008 a sheriffs deputy served Weeks with a notice
of eviction from the church property because the rent was nearly
a half million dollars in arrears (Prosperity Gospel on
Skid Row, Christianity Today, Jan. 15, 2009). He was also
forced to move out of his $2.5 million country club estate. Bynum
also filed for bankruptcy, claiming that she is more than $5
million in debt (Weeks able to resurrect his ministry,
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 11, 2009). She lost possession,
through foreclosure, of the $4.5 million compound that formerly
housed her ministry. In June 2008 Bynum and Weeks were divorced,
six years after they married, and in 2012 Bynum admitted that
she has had affairs with women (Televangelist Juanita Bynum
Confirms Sexual Affairs with Women, Examiner.com, July
- In August 2011, Bynum typed in tongues on her
Facebook page. She typed the following prayer: We call
on you Jesus. You are our help and our hope!!!! NDHDIUBGUGTRUCGNRTUGTIGRTIGRGBNR.
You are our help and our hope. RFSCNGUGHURGVHKTGHDKUNHSTNSVHGN
you God. You are our help and our hope!!! (Televangelist
Juanita Bynum Raises Brows with Tongues Prayer,
Christian Post, Aug. 31, 2011). This is the type of nonsense
that has been part of the Pentecostal package since its inception
at the turn of the 20th century. Tongues allegedly broke out
at Charles Parhams Bethel Bible School in Topeka, Kansas,
in January 1901, led by a female student named Agnes Ozman. A
reporter for the Topeka State Journal recorded the actual tongues
of another female student, Lilian Thistlewaite. It went like
this: Euossa, Euossa, use rela sema calah mala kanah leulla
ssage nalan. Ligle logle lazie logle. Ene mine mo, sah rah el
me sah rah me (Topeka State Journal, Jan. 9, 1901). Though
Thistlewaites tongues were more meaningful
than Juanita Bynums, both are mere gibberish. Ligle
logle lazie logle and ene mine mo are exactly
the type of tongues I have heard dozens of times
at Pentecostal and charismatic meetings in various parts of the
world, but it is childish nonsense. Biblical tongues were real
languages that were spoken miraculously by those who had never
learned the languages. This is what we see on the Day of Pentecost,
and it was a very great miracle.
- On August 23, 2007, RANDY AND PAULA WHITE, co-pastors
of Without Walls International, a charismatic megachurch based
in Tampa, Florida, announced that they were divorcing after 17
years of marriage. The couple blamed the two different directions
their lives were going (Interruption during Megapastors
Divorce Announcement, Tampa Tribune, Aug. 23, 2007). That
is not a biblical reason for divorce. Christ gave only one legitimate
cause, and that is fornication, yet the two said the split
involves no third party on either side. If they are going
in two different directions, that is sin on both their parts.
God says the wife is the husbands help-meet and she is
to be the keeper of the home (Titus 2:4-5), and the husband is
to dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour
unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs
together of the grace of life (1 Peter 3:7).
- Randy has spent months commuting to Malibu, California, where
he has a beachfront home. Paula, a preacher and motivational
speaker, makes many speaking trips to San Antonio, where she
recently purchased a home and is oversight pastor
to the Family Praise Center. She also travels frequently to New
York City where she has a Trump Tower condo and leads monthly
services at New Life by Design Empowerment Center. This is open
disobedience to Gods Word, which forbids her to be a preacher
or a pastor (1 Timothy 2:12). And this is not the first divorce
for the two charismatic preachers. They have four children from
previous marriages. In reality they are sinning against Gods
Word while pretending to be undergoing a trial and
to be victims of circumstance, and this, sadly, is typical for
charismatics today. When Paula appeared on Carmans show
on Trinity Broadcasting Network on September 12 and 13, 2007,
she was greeted with loud applause. She told the enthusiastic
crowd, Some of the greatest development in the men and
women of God ... were those in adverse situation, those in opposition.
... You can either gravitate and put your hand to the plow and
say, Okay, God, I dont get this one; I dont
even like this one. But still what do You have to say to me?
I will not be moved.
- Joseph and Job could say things like that and take a stand
on simply trusting God in undeserved adversity, but when you
are suffering for your own sin and rebellion to the Scriptures
that is an entirely different story! For what glory is
it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it
patiently? (1 Peter 2:20). An article in the Tampa Tribune
in May included statements by former Without Walls staff members
who testified that the Whites have shifted their focus to money
and fame. They preach a charismatic prosperity message and live
lavishly. Their home in Tampa is valued at $2.22 million and
the condo in New York, at $3.5 million. By 2011 Without Walls
International was truly without walls as the huge
property in Lakeland was under foreclosure for non-payment. In
2012 Paula White was appointed senior pastor of New Destiny Christian
Center in Apopka, Florida, following the death of Zachery Tims,
who was found dead in a hotel room in New York City under suspicious
circumstances. In July 2012, Randy White returned as bishop
of Without Walls in Tampa after overcoming drug addiction
and a suicide attempt (Charisma, July 9, 2012).
- In August 2008 the four-month long Lakeland Outpouring
led by TODD BENTLEY ended in scandal. Some had prophesied
that the healing crusade in Lakeland, Florida, was the beginning
of a national revival and that entire cities would be shut
down. In fact, it was the Lakeland Outpouring that was
shut down after Bentley announced that he was separating from
his wife (Todd Bentley, Wife Separating, Charisma,
Aug. 12, 2008). A week later it was further announced that Bentley
was stepping down as head of Fresh Fire Ministries, after the
ministry revealed that he had an unhealthy relationship
with a female staffer (Bentley Stepping Down, OneNewsNow,
Aug. 19, 2008). In November 2008, the Fresh Fire board said that
Bentley was guilty of adultery, and on March 9, 2009, Rick Joyner
announced that Bentley had married the same former employee
with whom he had had the inappropriate relationship. Also,
an investigation by World magazine found that two of the people
that the Bentley ministry had reported as examples of his best
healings have died of their diseases (Heal or Heel,
World magazine, May 23, 2009).
- The Lakeland meetings began on April 2, 2008, at the Ignite
Church, and continued nightly in various venues for more than
three months, with Bentley dispensing his medicine by slamming
people on the forehead, shoving them, flinging the Holy Spirit,
yelling Blah, blah, blah, blah, crying out, Come
and get some, and staggering around like a drunk. He has
kicked an elderly lady in the face, banged a crippled womans
legs on the platform, kneed a man in the stomach, and hit another
man so hard that a tooth popped out. My friends, God has given
us clear instructions in Scripture about healing, and James 5
does not describe a raucous healing crusade. We believe
in divine healing for today, but we dont believe in Pentecostal
showmen who pretend to have apostolic healing gifts that they
clearly do not possess. See I Believe in Miracles
- Also in August 2008 MICHAEL GUGLIELMUCCI of the Assemblies
of God in Australia admitted that he had been lying about having
an advanced stage of cancer. For the past two years Guglielmucci,
a popular contemporary worship leader and former pastor, had
claimed to have terminal cancer. He even recorded a song called
The Healer that became a hit and was featured on
Hillsongs latest album. For two years he allegedly fooled
even his wife and parents and closest friends into thinking that
he had cancer. He sent e-mails to his wife from phony doctors,
shaved his head, walked with a cane, and carried around an oxygen
bottle. In one church performance that attracted one-third of
a million hits on YouTube, he sang with an oxygen tube in his
nose! He claimed that God gave him the song after he learned
that he had an aggressive form of cancer.
- Guglielmucci now claims that he faked cancer to hide a longtime
addiction to pornography. He is the former pastor of one of Australias
largest youth churches called Planetshakers. More recently he
was the worship leader at Edge Church International, an Assemblies
of God congregation pastored by his father, Danny. Hillsong is
the ministry of Hillsong Church in Sydney, the largest church
in Australia and prominent in the contemporary worship field.
Brian Houston, who co-pastors the church with his wife, is the
head of AOG in Australia (which has been renamed the Australian
- In July 2009, RIVA AND ZACHARY TIMS, founders of the
charismatic megachurch New Destiny Christian Center in Orlando,
Florida, were divorced. This occurred two years after Zachary
admitted a year-long affair with stripper Judy Nguyen. In August
2011, the 42-year-old preacher was found dead in a New York hotel
room under suspicious circumstances. The Wall Street Journal
reported that police suspected drug overdose and that an envelope
of white powder believed to be narcotics was found on Tims, but
his mother is fighting in court to have the record sealed, claiming
that his cause of death would be an embarrassment to her,
his children, her grandchildren and his congregation. In
December 2011 the twice-divorced Paula White was named pastor
of New Destiny Christian Center, but Riva Tims, who left the
church in 2009 to start her own ministry, has filed a lawsuit
against the churchs board of directors to challenge the
- In February 2010, healing evangelist BENNY
HINNS wife filed for divorce. On August 2, National
Inquirer published a photo of Hinn and Pentecostal preacher Paula
White (who was divorced the previous year) walking hand-in-hand
leaving a Rome hotel. The accompanying story said that the two
spent three nights in a five-star hotel which Hinn booked under
a false name. Hinn admitted to being with White in Rome and having
a friendship and an inappropriate relationship
with her, but both parties claimed there was no affair. He told
a crowd in Oakland, California, that he and his wife had problems
in their marriage for years and could no longer exist in
the same house (Benny Hinn Admits Friendship
with Paul White, The Zimdiaspora, Aug. 11, 2010). He also
admitted that he and his wife had been separated for years. Hinns
divorce was finalized in December 2010. In 2012, Jack Hayford
performed the remarriage of the Hinns, and we commend the Hinns
for saving their marriage.
- In September 2010 megachurch bishop EDDIE
LONG of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta was
accused of seducing four young men into sexual relationships
in exchange for cars, clothes, and trips. Long settled out of
court by paying the men off. In December 2011, Longs second
wife filed for divorce. Kenneth Samuel, who was the pastor at
New Birth Missionary Baptist before Long came in 1987, said Long
needs to step down. Why continue to lead people when you
are being dishonest? It shames the church, it shames the followers,
and it shames him (Churchs Future Uncertain,
AP, Dec. 6, 2011). Long preaches and lives a prosperity gospel,
driving a $350,000 Bentley, flying in a private jet, and living
in a $1.4 million mansion.
- In June 2012, KONG HEE, pastor of the largest charismatic
church in Singapore, was charged with using US$18 million in
church funds to help his wifes pop music career. Kong Hee,
founder of City Harvest Church, was arrested and charged with
conspiracy to commit criminal breach of trust, and police said
four other church leaders will be charged with breach of trust
and conspiracy to commit falsification of accounts (Christian
Pastor Arrested in Singapore, The Blaze, June 26, 2012).
Kong Hees wife, Ho Yeow Sun, is a popular Chinese pop singer
and lives a pop stars sensual lifestyle, complete with
immodest dress and champagne parties. In past years, Sun was
a co-pastor of City Harvest.
- On February 20, 2014, DAVID YONGGI CHO, founder of
Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, long billed as the worlds
largest church, was sentenced to three years in prison for breach
of trust and corruption (David Yonggi Cho, The Gospel
Herald, Feb. 21, 2014). Cho was found guilty of causing $12 million
in losses to the church by having officials buy stocks owned
by his eldest son, Cho Hee-jun, at nearly four times market value.
David Chos three-year sentence was suspended, but he was
ordered to pay a penalty of US $4.7 million. Cho Hee-jun, was
also sentenced to three years for colluding with his father,
and his sentence was not suspended. In 2011, Cho was accused
by 29 of the churchs elders of embezzling US $20 million.
In his book The Fourth Dimension, Cho taught a Word-Faith heresy
called the Law of Incubation. He claimed that believers
can create reality by forming a precise mental picture of a goal,
then speaking it into existence. It appears that this law
isnt working too well for him these days. http://www.wayoflife.org
- THE PENTECOSTAL-CHARISMATIC MOVEMENTS: THE HISTORY AND THE
- I have been examining and re-examining the Pentecostal-Charismatic
movements for more than three decades since I was led to Christ
by a Pentecostal in 1973 and began to seek Gods will about
tongues-speaking and the miraculous gifts of the early churches.
I have built a large library of materials on this subject and
have interviewed Pentecostals and Charismatics and attended their
churches in many parts of the world. I have also attended large
Charismatic conferences with press credentials. I have approached
these studies with an open mind in the sense of having a commitment
only to the truth and not to anyones tradition. I am a
member of an independent Baptist church but Baptist doctrine
and practice is not my authority; the Bible is. Each fresh evaluation
of the Pentecostal-Charismatic movement has brought an increased
conviction that it is unscriptural and dangerous. This book begins
with my own experience with the Pentecostal movement. The next
section deals with the history of the Pentecostal movement, beginning
with a survey of miraculous signs from the second to the 18th
centuries. We then examine the movements in the 19th century
that led up to the creation of Pentecostalism and the outbreak
of tongues-speaking at Charles Parhams Bible
school in Topeka, Kansas, in 1901, and at William Seymours
Azusa Street Mission in Los Angeles in 1906. We examine some
of the major Pentecostal denominations, the Latter Rain Covenent,
the major Pentecostal healing evangelists, the Sharon Schools
and the New Order of the Latter Rain, the Manifest Sons of God,
the Word-Faith movement and its key leaders, the Charismatic
Movement, the Roman Catholic Charismatic Renewal, the Pentecostal
Prophets, the Third Wave, and the recent Pentecostal scandals.
We conclude the historical section with a look at the Laughing
Revival. In the last section of the book we deal with the theological
errors of the Pentecostal-Charismatic movements (exalting experience
over Scripture, emphasis on the miraculous, Messianic and apostolic
miracles can be reproduced, the baptism of the Holy Spirit, the
baptism of fire, exalting the Holy Spirit, tongues speaking is
for today, sinless perfectionism, healing is guaranteed in the
atonement, spirit slaying, spirit drunkenness, visions of Jesus,
trips to heaven, women preachers, and ecumenism). The final section
of the book answers the question: Why are people deluded
by Pentecostal-Charismatic error? David and Tami Lee, former
Pentecostals, after reviewing a section of the book said: Very
well done! We pray God will use it to open the eyes of many and
to help keep many of His children out of such deception.
Another former Charismatic, said, The book is excellent
and I have no doubt whatever that the Lord is going to use it
in a mighty way. Amen!! 317 pages. available in print and
eBook editions from Way of Life Literature -- www.wayoflife.org
- SHEMITAH AUTHOR ANSWERS CRITICS: 'JUDGMENT IS COMING'
- God still raises up, pulls down empires, he says
- Published: 9.30.2014 WND Americas ticket for divine
judgment may have already been signed and sent off to the printer,
but theres still time for God to cancel the order, according
to a leading Bible teacher and author.
- That time could be running short, though, says Jonathan Cahn,
a messianic rabbi and author of the New York Times-best seller
The Harbinger and the newly released sequel The
Mystery of the Shemitah.mystery_shemitah
- In the absence of repentance and mass revival, Cahn sees
a continuation of catastrophic shakings that will
gradually break America down, knocking it off its perch as world
- Americas current downward spiral started in 1973 with
the Arab oil embargo, economic turmoil, the first lost war and
the legalization of abortion, Cahn said in an interview with
conservative radio host and theologian Michael Brown.
- It is a wake-up call, and (Cahns book) has people
thinking about these very issues, Brown said on his nationally
syndicated show, The Line of Fire.
- Brown asked Cahn what he thought about the skeptics, including
many Christians, who have scoffed at the books premise
that God still sends judgment against modern-day nations.
Rabbi Jonathan Cahn: I just saw somebody on Christian television
say that very thing. I mean its almost like temporary deism,
Cahn said, referring to the notion by some theologians that national
judgments come only at the end of the age when Christ returns.
- First of all the Bible says that He will judge the
nations, but also it gives dynamics and patterns that He does
judge the nations. Righteousness is exulted and sin is a reproach
to any nation, not just at the end. In the book of Acts, it says
heres grace and yet God judges in the church.
He judges Ananias and Sapphira. It says judgment begins
with the house of God.
- So how could there be no dynamic of judgment or judgment
against sin if judgment begins with the house of God? Clearly
its the same God yesterday, today and forever. Sin is judged,
he continued. It can take a good while as it did in the
Hebrew Scriptures, but ultimately it does come and all those
principles of the Bible come true. God does judge unrighteousness,
God does judge nations. They rise and fall, according to his
- Continued: http://www.wnd.com/2014/09/shemitah-author-answers-critics-judgment-is-coming/
- OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES NATIONWIDE MUSLIM OUTREACH
PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN GRADES K-12
- American children gathered around a Muslim learning about
for school credit. Washington, DC - At
press conference Friday afternoon, President Obama announced
plans for the first ever federally funded Muslim outreach program.
The program will be available nationwide for all elementary school
students grade K-12 beginning February 1st, 2014 The program
is designed to educate children about the fundamentals of the
Muslim religion and Islamic belief. President Obama spoke with
reporters to explain why it is so important that these outreach
programs exist. The Muslim community deserves our full
understanding and respect, Obama said. We have killed
millions of Muslims overseas since the September 11th attacks.
- These folks are not all bad. In fact, most of them are hardworking
citizens just like you and me. I encourage every student in America
to participate in your schools Muslim outreach program.
Learn about the Muslim community, the beauty of the Sunnah and
the magic of the Quran. 35-year-old Paul Horner, a teacher
at Starks Elementary School in Louisiana, told MSNBC he is excited
about the new programs. I think anything a child can learn
is good. We need more learning in this country. And, these classes
are not mandatory but children can use them as extra credit towards
For example, if Becky has a D+ in math she can simply take a
three week after school class on the Quran and now Sally
has an A in Math. How great is that? The Muslim youth outreach
program is designed to help young people from different cultures
work together to break down ethnic barriers. Their goal is to
help promote a greater respect for other cultures, understanding
while at the same time learning about all that culture has to
offer Khaled Matei, who is a member of the Muslim Brotherhoods
Freedom and Justice Party, told CNN he is pleased with Obama
and his actions. I spoke with President Obama by telephone
yesterday and personally thanked him for what he is doing for
the Muslim community, Matei said. This is definitely
a step in the right direction I explained to him. Praise Allah.
If any parents of students would like to volunteer to teach the
Muslim religion you can call the United States Muslim Outreach
hotline at (785) 273-0325 .
Do we do this for other cultures and religions? NO
Do we federally fund religion for other religions? NO
- "THIS IS BEGINNING OF END OF WESTERN CIVILZATION"
Greg Corombos Published: 10.7.2014 WND The Supreme Court decision
Monday to effectively legalize same-sex marriage in at least
11 more states by not hearing appeals from traditional marriage
advocates is not an act of judicial restraint but a dereliction
of duty from a court that started the avalanche on this issue
last year, warns Liberty Counsel Chairman Mathew Staver. On Monday,
the court announced it would not hear appeals from five states
that approved state constitutional amendments defining marriage
as the union of one man and one woman. Same-sex couples challenged
those laws in federal court and won at the appellate levels.
Staver said this avalanche of litigation started last June, in
the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court striking down parts of the
Defense of Marriage Act so that same-sex couples married in states
where it is legal could receive federal benefits due spouses.
Federal judges then used that ruling to declare the limiting
of marriage to one man and one woman to be unconstitutional.
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- SOME MORMONS PUSHING CHURCH ON GAY MARRIAGE
- In this June 2, 2013, file photo, members of Mormons Building
Bridges march during the Utah Gay Pride Parade, in Salt Lake
City. Court decisions this week paving the way for same-sex marriage
to become legal in dozens of states, including Mormon strongholds
like Utah, Idaho and Nevada, have emboldened a growing group
of Latter-day Saints who are pushing the conservative church
to become more accepting of gay members. (AP Photo - Rick Bowmer)
By BRADY McCOMBS - From Associated Press - October 12, 2014 11:41
- SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Court decisions this week paving
the way for same-sex marriage to become legal in dozens of states,
including Mormon strongholds like Utah, Idaho and Nevada, have
emboldened a growing group of Latter-day Saints who are pushing
the conservative church to become more accepting of gay members.
The church's stance toward gays has softened considerably since
it was one of the leading forces behind California's ban on gay
marriage in 2008, but high-ranking leaders have reiterated time
and again the faith's opposition to same-sex unions.
- Some Mormons hope to change that, or at least work to make
congregations more welcoming places for gays and lesbians.
- Erika Munson, co-founder of a group pushing the faith to
be more accepting of gays, said she worries about losing younger
Mormons because of the church's stance. One of her five children,
an adult son, has chosen to not to practice Mormonism, in part
because of the religion's stance on homosexuality. Continued:
AT URBAN CHURCHES, MASS GETS CROWDED IN A FLASH
By MICHAEL PAULSON OCTOBER 11, 2014
- CLEVELAND - The glory days of Holy Ghost Church were years
ago, when Catholics packed into the wooden pews, beneath a starry
barrel-vaulted ceiling, listening to bells and kissing icons
as priests in colorful robes intoned in ancient tongues the liturgies
of a faraway land.
- The congregation dwindled so much that in 2009 the church
was closed, but on a bright Sunday this summer, Holy Ghost was
alive again. Mary Matei, visiting from Knoxville, Tenn., snapped
pictures on her iPhone as
priests sang Mass, while Ann Cogar and Sue Koch, sisters from
suburban Cleveland, admired stained glass windows and statuary.
- They were taking part in a Mass mob - the latest trend in
Rust Belt Catholicism - which is part heritage tour and part
mixer (crudités in the fellowship hall followed the service).
The movement is bringing thousands of suburban Catholics to visit
the struggling, and in some cases closed, urban churches of their
parents and grandparents. It is also attracting much-needed donations.
- Named after flash mobs - spontaneous gatherings of crowds,
often in a public place, to make an artistic or political statement
- Mass mobs are spreading around the nation and taking church
leaders by surprise. Fueled by social media, they are doing best
around Lake Erie: In Detroit, nearly 2,000 people show up to
visit churches that normally draw a fraction of that number;
hundreds take part in Buffalo, where the movement began; and
scores join the events here in Cleveland.
- Continued: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/12/us/at-forlorn-urban-churches-mass-gets-crowded-in-a-flash.html?action=
- IS YOUR CHURCH WORSHIP MORE PAGAN THAN CHRISTIAN?
Todd Pruitt - There is a great misunderstanding in churches of
the purpose of music in Christian worship. Churches routinely
advertise their life-changing or dynamic
worship that will bring you closer to God or change
your life. Certain worship CDs promise that the music
will enable you to enter the presence of God. Even
a flyer for a recent conference for worship leaders boasted:
"Join us for dynamic teaching to set you on the right path,
and inspiring worship where you can meet God and receive the
energy and love you need to be a mover and shaker in todays
Alongside our teaching program are worship events
which put you in touch with the power and love of God."
- The problem with the flyer and with many church ads is that
these kinds of promises reveal a significant theological error.
Music is viewed as a means to facilitate an encounter with God;
it will move us closer to God. In this schema, music becomes
a means of mediation between God and man. But this idea is closer
to ecstatic pagan practices than to Christian worship.
- Jesus is the only mediator between God and man. He alone
is the One who brings us to God. The popular but mistaken notions
regarding worship music undermine this foundational truth of
the Christian faith. It is also ironic that while many Christians
deny the sacramental role of those ordinances which the Lord
Himself has given to the church (baptism and the Lords
Supper) they are eager to grant music sacramental powers. Music
and the worship experience are viewed as means by
which we enter the presence of God and receive his saving benefits.
There is simply no evidence whatsoever in Scripture that music
mediates direct encounters or experiences with God. This is a
common pagan notion. It is far from Christian. In his helpful
book True Worship Vaughan Roberts offers four consequences of
viewing music as an encounter with God. I will summarize them.
- 1. Gods Word is marginalized. In many Churches and
Christian gatherings it is not unusual for Gods Word to
be shortchanged. Music gives people the elusive liver quiver
while the Bible is more mundane. Pulpits have shrunk and even
disappeared while bands and lighting have grown. But faith does
not come from music, dynamic experiences, or supposed encounters
with God. Faith is birthed through the proclamation of Gods
Word (Rom 10:17).
- ISLAM IS AT WAR WITH THE OLDEST RELIGIONS
Giulio Meotti - Ancient communities will soon be gone as ISIS
Published: Monday, October 06, 2014 5:19 AM - It was 1929 when
British archaeologist Leonard Woolley made a sensational discovery
in Nineveh, Iraq's province. He commanded an Arab worker to dig
a pit to test the archaeological layers of the biblical Ur of
the Chaldeans, the birthplace of Abraham. They found broken bricks
and other items that indicated an ancient human settlement. At
a depth of one meter, the worker reached what archaeologists
call "virgin clay", the layer from which it follows
that there is nothing more that is interesting and signs of life
end right there. Woolley told him to continue. After two and
a half meters of further excavation, the worker found fragments
of pottery and other archaeological material. Sir Woolley gasped:
How you could interpret that split between two civilizations,
the clean land between two layers which clearly indicated two
different human presences, two different civilizations separated
by a layer of sandy soil and virgin clay?
- Nineveh had been erased from the earth. The most magnificent
capital of Mesopotamian civilization, the "great whore"
of the Bible, the land of Hammurabi, Ashurbanipal, full of sculptures
of terrifying winged genuses, man-hawks, demons, Pazuzu and bulls
with wings, was the first to disappear, reduced to rubble by
the Babylonians and Persians, with lynx and jackals howling in
the ruins of palaces and temples, ruins still largely submerged
by the hills of dirt accumulated over the millennia. Even a dam
on the Euphrates, still in business, was built with bricks stamped
with the seal of Nebuchadnezzar. In Nineveh today the grass grows
once more. There where the most ancient cults of the earth sill
mingle, Islam is waging war against the world's oldest religions.
As Louis Sako, head of Iraq's largest Catholic congregation,
said: "This has never happened in the Christian and Islamic
history". Priests and astrologers have been present in Mesopotamia
since the dawn of civilization. It has been proven that our civilization
was born in the land of the two rivers, in Mesopotamia. Up to
today, throughout the Fertile Crescent, despite the many wars
in the region, one could find communities that bore witness to
the extraordinary antiquity of the areas religious traditions.
- DISTURBING MYSTERY AFFECTING YOUR FAVORITE NEWS SITES
Major change has massive effect on rankings - 10.13.2014 WND
by Leo Hohmann - Those who run watchdog news websites are scratching
their heads and trying to make sense of the latest data released
by a California company that measures website traffic. According
to data for July through September, almost every major website
from WND to the Drudge Report and Breitbart saw
its rankings drop on Alexa.com while pro-government sites mostly
Alexa Internet Inc. is a subsidiary of Amazon. Familiar names
in alternative media like the Drudge Report, Breitbart, Infowars,
the Blaze, Newsmax, WND, FoxNews.com, and the Daily Caller all
saw their rankings plummet while sites such as NPR.org, the Daily
Kos, Democracy Now!, Media Matters and ThinkProgress all rose
in the rankings. The lower the number on the graph the higher
the ranking, with 1 being the best.
- WHY SCIENTISTS BELIEVE POPE FRANCIS CAN SAVE THE PLANET
- Published: 25 September 2014 - The article singles out Pope
Francis and the Roman Catholic Church, with its 1.2 billion-strong
network of followers, as the key but calls for religious leaders
of every stripe to be recruited. It argues that religion can
provide a unique combination of moral leadership
and global organisational structures required to bring about
practical changes which could have an immediate effect, such
as providing millions of the worlds poorest people with
cleaner forms of fuel.
- It comes as Pope Francis finalises a widely anticipated papal
encyclical on the environment, throwing the full weight of the
Church behind efforts to limit climate change.
- BISHOPS SCRAP WELCOME TO GAYS IN SIGN OF SPLIT
By NICOLE WINFIELD and DANIELA PETROFF From Associated Press
October 18, 2014 5:50 PM EST
- VATICAN CITY (AP) Catholic bishops scrapped their
landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at
the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope [...] They also
said the church must respect Catholics in their moral evaluation
of "methods used to regulate births," a seemingly significant
deviation from church teaching barring any form of artificial
contraception. But the bishops failed to reach consensus on a
watered-down section on ministering to homosexuals. The new section
had stripped away the welcoming tone of acceptance contained
in a draft document earlier in the week..
- Continued: http://www.wral.com/bishops-revise-document-on-gays-expect-approval/14092301/
- POPE FRANCIS DEMOTES ANTI GAY CARDINAL
- HE OPPOSED CHURCH'S PLAN TO WELCOME GAYS
- THE POPE CLAIMED THAT JESUS PROBABLY DID NOT EXIST, THAT
HE IS A MYTH, YET THE POPE SPEAKS OF ENEMIES OF THE CROSS??
- WHY WOULD THERE BE ENEMIES OF THE CROSS IF HE NEVER EXISTED???