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Four Books That the Enemy Has Used To Corrupt Christianity
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article.

The four books that have changed the church by giving an introduction to the false teachings of the New Apostolic/Latter Rain (NAR), the Emerging Church/Contemplative/Catholic Mysticism (EC), pragmatic Church Growth (CG) methodologies of C. Peter Wagner, Robert Schuller and Peter Drucker, and the teachings of the World Christian Gathering on Indigenous People (WCGIP) are as follows:

Surprised by the Power of the Spirit by Jack Deer, Celebration of Discipline by Richard Foster, Purpose Driven Church by Rick Warren & Etnerity In Their Hearts by Don Richardson.

 These four books were widely read by Christians from virtually every denominational background before their ramifications and the movements they would spawn were known.  They lay error alongside truth so were considered not to be a threat to churches.  Therefore these books then became part of the consciousness of many Christians and churches, thereby laying the basis for the introduction of the modern day false teachings of the NAR, EC, CG and WCGIP that have become part of the landscape of Christendom today. 

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Night Marchers and UFOs on the Big Island 
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article.

With the resurgence of the old religion of Hawaii and the continual invocation of Pelé and other "deities" for years in the secular culture and even in churches with regards to worshipping 'Io, is it any wonder that those beings are beginning to manifest again?  In a story called "Night Marchers" on the Kawaihae site and in a YouTube video on the same subject, eyewitnesses claim all kinds of sightings that they think are the warriors, ancestors and demi-gods of Hawaii coming back.  Interestingly the first book the Hawaiian Heritage site recommends in its "Suggested Reading" list is "Perpetuated in Righteousness" by Daniel Kikawa that we reviewed in our book "Idolatry In Their Hearts" by Sandy Simpson and Mike Oppenheimer. Since Kikawa claims that 'Io is the True God and one that the Hawaiians worshipped in secret, we have to wonder if Kikawa also thinks 'Io is showing up in these night marches? Since YWAM, Aloha Ke Akua and Hilo New Hope participated in worshipping 'Io at the "edge of Hale-ma'uma'u Crater" it sounds like they have all been inviting the old "gods" to return to Hawaii. 

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"They Will Believe 
The Lie"
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article.

I am doing a Bible study right now on what I would call "renewing our minds".  It is based on this verse:

Romans 12:2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is - his good, pleasing and perfect will.

The only way to renew our minds is to believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, confess our sins, and be saved, then to study the written Word and allow the indwelling Holy Spirit to teach us.  Our minds are corrupted by virtue of the sin nature and what we have learned in life because our filters are off. I gave an illustration of straining coconut to make coconut milk.  If you use a 1 inch screen everything will pass through.  Even if you use a quarter inch screen you will get mostly coconut meat in your milk.  You have to use a fine screen in order to separate the milk from the leftover.  Our filters are off and the first thing God begins to do is correct our worldview, because if your worldview is off you will not understand God's reality.  We need to learn to see things from His perspective.  This is why I started this study by going back to an original problem.

2 Thessalonians 2:9-12 The coming of the lawless one will be in accordance with how Satan works. He will use all sorts of displays of power through signs and wonders that serve the lie, and all the ways that wickedness deceives those who are perishing. They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved. For this reason God sends them a powerful delusion so that they will believe the lie and so that all will be condemned who have not believed the truth but have delighted in wickedness.

This has always been an interesting passage to me for a few different reasons.  What is "the lie" that is talked about here in verse 9 and 11?  What are the ways that "wickedness deceives those who are perishing" and how long has this been going on or does this only begin to happen at the coming of the lawless one?  In what way does "the lie" cause those who do not believe the truth to "delight in wickedness"?

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Updated!
The First Nations Movement
Deceiving The Nations!
4-DVD Series

Critical Missiological Issue!

The "Indigenous People's" (IPM) or "First Nations" movement is an unbiblical movement teaching heresies and doctrines of demons. It is being spread worldwide by YWAM, Don Richardson, John Dawson, Richard Twiss, Terry LeBlanc, Daniel Kikawa and many other adherents.  The IPM or World Christian Gathering On Indigenous People is full of the false teachings of the Third Wave, New Apostolic Reformation (NAR), Word-Faith, Dominionism, Latter Rain and many other false theological systems.  But it does have it's own distinctives that are driven by the works of Daniel Kikawa, Richard Twiss, and Don Richardson in particular.  They are teaching Christians to "redeem" their cultures by worshipping their former gods, pretending they are YHWH.

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The First Nations Movement 4-DVD Set

The First Nations Movement DVD 1
(1) Perpetuating Nations' Myths - Mike Oppenheimer
(2) 11 Reasons To Reject This Movement, Part 1 - Sandy Simpson
The First Nations Movement DVD 2
(1) The Fingerprints Of God? - Mike Oppenheimer
(2) 11 Reasons To Reject This Movement, Part 2 - Sandy Simpson
The First Nations Movement DVD 3
(1) The New Indigenous "Christian" Religion - Sandy Simpson
(2) Did God Put Eternity In Their Hearts? - Sandy Simpson
(3) The Missionaries Brought A Foreign God - Sandy Simpson
(4) Catholic Syncretism - Sandy Simpson
The First Nations Movement DVD 4
(1) "Monotheism" In Ancient Cultures - Sandy Simpson
(2) The History Of The Knowledge Of God - Sandy Simpson


"Christians" Who Try To Poke Holes In Sola Scriptura
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article: "Christians" Who Try To Poke Holes In Sola Scriptura

There are a number of the leadership of the Emerging Church (EC) who do not believe that the Bible is the highest authority for the Christian faith.  Most do not believe that the Bible is inerrant in the original manuscripts and many do not acknowledge that the Bible is our highest revelation.  Yet this is a core doctrine over which true believers and false brethren must separate. Those who try to poke holes in Sola Scriptura make excuses like (1) we need to reinterpret the Bible through the lens of postmodern culture and religion (2) the Bible never uses the words "Sola Scriptura" therefore it is not a Biblical concept (3) there is new revelation for the church through the Holy Spirit apart from what is written and the precepts of the Bible and (4) the Bible just doesn't address our postmodern situation therefore we cannot rely on it for the truth and answers for our problems today.  I will prove that all the above arguments, and more, from EC leaders and others is exactly what they are teaching.  I will give you quotes from their teachings, videos and books. The postmodern church and its "movements" are abandoning Sola Scriptura in their rush to be like the Roman Catholic Church, which takes its authority from a mix of Scripture and tradition.

"As a result the Church, to whom the transmission and interpretation of Revelation is entrusted, "does not derive her certainty about all revealed truths from the holy Scriptures alone. Both Scripture and Tradition must be accepted and honored with EQUAL sentiments of devotion and reverence." (Roman Catholic Catechism, Given October 11, 1992, the thirtieth anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council, in the fourteenth year of my Pontificate. Page 31).

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Updated DVD!
The Question Of Dominion
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article: The Question Of Dominion.

I am writing this article as an apologetic against the Third Wave, Latter Rain, Word of Faith and Reformed Theology teachings that the Church is to rise up and take over the systems of government, businesses and every other aspect of life. "See, the problem is, is that Satan has had too much of his way in our society because he has a government!  And the only way to overthrow a government is with a government.  It won't happen otherwise.  So therefore the government of the church has to get into place in the extended church just like we do have it very well in place, we haven't reached our goal yet ..."  (Transcript of C. Peter Wagner, Arise Prophetic Conference, Gateway Church, San Jose, CA, 10-10-2004) Wagner has substituted the "government of the church" for the coming government of Jesus Christ in the Millennial Kingdom.  Wagner is "Kingdom Now" while the Bible teaches "Kingdom Come". What I wanted to do with this article is put the issue of dominion to rest by studying the definition the Bible gives to dominion and ruling authority.  When we look at the subject we can easily ascertain what is going on today and what God requires of the Church. 

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Shepherd Or Hireling?
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on the article: "Shepherd Or Hireling?"

The Bible lays out the definitions of both an overseer (under shepherd) and a hireling.  John 10:11-13  I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep. The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, and careth not for the sheep. (KJV)  1 Tim. 3:1-3   Here is a trustworthy saying: If anyone sets his heart on being an overseer, he desires a noble task. Now the overseer must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money. (NIV)  Titus 1:7-13  Since an overseer is entrusted with God's work, he must be blameless, not overbearing, not quick-tempered, not given to drunkenness, not violent, not pursuing dishonest gain. Rather he must be hospitable, one who loves what is good, who is self-controlled, upright, holy and disciplined. He must hold firmly to the trustworthy message as it has been taught, so that he can encourage others by sound doctrine and refute those who oppose it. For there are many rebellious people, mere talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision group. They must be silenced, because they are ruining whole households by teaching things they ought not to teach - and that for the sake of dishonest gain. Even one of their own prophets has said, "Cretans are always liars, evil brutes, lazy gluttons." This testimony is true. Therefore, rebuke them sharply, so that they will be sound in the faith. (NIV) A hireling does not really care about being a watchman, but is more concerned with protecting his reputation, position and income.  A true watchman will guard the flock against wolves from within (Acts 20:30) and without (Acts 20:29) no matter the cost to his reputation, position or income. Following is a little quiz you can take to see if you are a true Biblical under shepherd as a leader in your church, are becoming a hireling, or are one now. 

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Testing Music In The Church
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on these articles: Testing Music In The Church, Testing Music In The Church-Part 2, and Worship Song Ratings.

Too many churches today are allowing music to be used in their services that is not glorifying to the Lord and can actually be a hindrance to the teaching of sound doctrine. Pastors and leaders should be using their leadership role to test what is being played and sung in their churches. Though some are quick to test preaching and teaching from their pulpits, many ignore the music being used in the same services. This is a tragic mistake. Music is a powerful medium. It is something that effects deeply the body, mind and emotions. It is a proven fact that music often stays with a person far longer than what is taught or preached. Songs roam around in our heads, especially if the melody appeals to us. What is often overlooked is the serious impression music makes on people, and the teaching they are getting over and over again as they allow the song to repeat in their minds and on their lips. Music teaches things much more subtly yet sometimes far more effectively. That's why the lyrical content of music in the church, as well as its effect on the spiritual lives of those who perform and listen, should be vigorously examined by the leaders of the church.  This is a 2-DVD set.

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Examine Yourselves & Hold On!
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on the articles "Examine Yourself To See If You Are In The Faith" and "Hold On!"

2 Cor. 13:5  Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith; test yourselves.
Do you not realise that Christ Jesus is in you - unless, of course, you fail the test?

People who call themselves followers of Christ or "Christians" and claim they are born again must believe certain things.  If they do not then they fail the test of faith.  They can claim they are born again all they want and "once saved, always saved" but if they fail the test of faith there is no eternal security.  Only God knows who will be saved, from beginning to end, because of His foreknowledge and omniscience (Rom. 8:29, 1 Pet. 1:2).  God did not make an arbitrary judgment about who would be saved and who would not.  His Spirit is given to those He foreknew, when convicted of sin by His Holy Spirit, would choose to believe and commit themselves to Jesus Christ.  We are not God and we do not have His omniscience.  Therefore, according to Paul, we must be sure our belief system is in the right place once our eyes have been opened to the Truth.  I am not saying we do not have assurance of salvation, but our assurance comes not only because of His Atonement and promises of salvation but from our continuing in the Faith, which is always the Biblical criteria. Those who would be Bible teachers must teach according to the whole counsel of God's Word.  Let me be clear. There is only one way to salvation.  That is by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone.  I will deal with a few of those issues following, but it is important to recognize that being saved is not just a matter of believing that Jesus lived, or that He was a man, or simply giving mental ascent to His existence in whatever form.

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"Blasphemizing" The Bible
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article.

I am going to go over an article I wrote back in 2006 in preparation for the book I wrote with Mike Oppenheimer called 'Idolatry in Their Hearts'.  This book is an apologetic against the false teachings of the World Christian Gathering on Indigenous People movement, the Emerging Church and the New Apostolic Reformation which got their ideas from the book "Eternity in Their Hearts" by Don Richardson.  At the time that book came out no one really saw the dangerous ideas Richardson was promoting.  All they would have had to do was look at the two subtitles of that book to understand the implications.  The first subtitle in the 1981 edition read: The Untold Story of Christianity among Folk Religions of Ancient People.  Those who read this book found some interesting cross-cultural ideas but apparently missed the false premise of the book starting with the subtitle. How could Christianity be "among folk religions" where the Gospel had not been preached (Rom. 10:14-15)? At that time Christians who read the book were apparently satisfied that, though there was some questionable material present, it made for an interesting discussion on how to do cross-cultural ministry. The subtitle it has today, which was first published in 1984, is as follows: Startling Evidence of Belief in the One True God in Hundreds of Cultures Throughout the World.  This should have been a red flag for many Christians but then, who reads subtitles?  But how could the "One True God" be known to Gentiles who did "not know God".

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Resources For Pastors
including
"Good English Bible Translations"
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article.

I was talking with a pastor after a Wednesday night service and he mentioned that I said I had done an article comparing English Bible translations.  He called me up later and asked me to come back and present the contents of that article I sent out in about 2002 to my mailing list for the Pacific Waves Newsletter which, unfortunately, I can no longer afford to publish and mail.  However an archive of past issues of that newsletter can be found here. In that article I detailed a number of good and bad resources for pastors including Bible translations, concordances, commentaries, Bible dictionaries, etc.  I present an edited version of part of that article on this DVD, particularly dealing with English Translations of the Bible.  Translation is a very detailed endeavor and should only be undertaken by those with a proper education in that subject and a sound doctrinal background.  I read a few books on that subject and it helped me understand the complexities involved.  Hebrew is a rich language so it is hard to distill one Hebrew word down to one English word.  Greek is a very technical language and it is also not easy to translate.  This is why it is imperative to use the good English translations out there for comparison along with a good concordance and Bible dictionary. 

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A TALE OF TWO KINGDOMS
Kingdom Now or Kingdom Come?
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article.

There are two kingdoms being taught in many churches today. Teaching about one of the kingdoms is on the decline while the other is being promoted all over the place.  I am warning Christians that they need to check out who is using the word "kingdom", the books they have been reading and recommend on building "the kingdom", the people they have been hanging out with at conferences, and what they mean by "the kingdom".

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BIBLES STUDIES IN DISCERNMENT
by Sandy Simpson

Bible studies in Galatians, Philippians, Ephesians, Colossians, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John and Jude with a focus on applying timeless discernment priciples to our modern times.

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BIBLES STUDIES IN DISCERNMENT
Companion CD!
by Sandy Simpson
Contains the PDF text to the book BIBLE STUDIES IN DISCERNMENT plus extra studies by Sandy & Juanita Simpson covering many issues of apologetics and discernment.

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A Whole Lot Of Wishful Thinking These Days!
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD series is a teaching based on this article.

In this DVD series I want to detail a number of beliefs people have these days that have no basis in Scripture.  I am going to roam all over the map, so to speak, and try to give fairly short answers on a number of topics and also give you useful links to articles that will help you deal with any particular issue.  It is truly amazing how many false ideas people cling to without giving a thought to what the Bible has to say on the subject.

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Signs Of Apostasy In The Churches In The End Times
by Sandy Simpson

This 2-DVD series is a teaching based on this article.

There are many signs of the great Apostasy, or falling away (2 Thes. 2:3) indicating we are living in the end times (Mt. 24: 3-14)  I am going to go through some indications of the Apostasy in the churches as a follow up to the signs of the times in the world.

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The Responsibilities of a
Good Shepherd
by Sandy Simpson
This CD is a message based on this article.

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What's Up With Christian Bookstores?
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article.

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The ElijahList
The biggest promoter of false prophecies in cyberspace!
2004-2007
by Sandy Simpson

This 2-DVD set is a message based on this article.

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The ElijahList
The biggest promoter of false prophecies in cyberspace!
2008
by Sandy Simpson

This 2-DVD set is a message based on this article.

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The Extreme Prophetic
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article.

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Emerging Church CD & Free DVD
All the links to resources and articles we have on the Emerging Church on one CD.
by Sandy Simpson

(The Emerging Church only is downloadable!)
When you purchase the "Resource Tools - Emerging Church" CD for $10. plus s/h you will also receive a brand new free DVD called "The Emerging Church" that features Gary Gilley, Ray Yungen, Joanna Michaelson, Mike Oppenheimer and Sandy Simpson.

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From Church To Emerging Church DVD Series
by Sandy Simpson
The issue of the Emerging Church and it's introduction into many churches and mission organizations has reached a critical point.  Many do not undersand what is being leavened into churches by the EC leadership.  Many would be shocked to know their belief systems involve Universalism, New Age, defense of postmodernism, Interfaithism, and many other false doctrines.  In order to reach out to this generation the EC leadership is proposing a whole new "map" to deal with what they perceive is a lack of understanding on the part of the churches on how to communicate.  EC proponants believe the "scripture" for today is evolving and must change in order to reach postmoderns.

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Idolatry In Their Hearts
Landmark Book!
by Sandy Simpson & Mike Oppenheimer
Does having eternity in your heart mean that you know God and are His child? Could Gentile cultures understand the Gospel from the stars? Did God create man's cultures? Has God always been in the process of redeeming cultures from the time of Babel by placing in them a true revelation of Himself? Is there the worship of YHWH in all cultures and religions through the names of supreme beings?  Have all cultures always had a way to make things right between them and God? These questions and many more are answered in this book that addresses the false teachings of The New Apostolic Reformation regarding missiological methods as being carried out by many agencies including the World Christian Gathering on Indigenous People, YWAM, and many Bible societies.

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The New Apostolic Reformation - What is it and where is it going?
Every Pastor Needs This!
by Bill Randles, Arnold Fruchtenbaum, Jacob Prasch, Mike Oppenheimer, Orrel Steinkamp, Gary Gilley, Dave Hunt, Sandy Simpson and others.
This is a 6-DVD expose of  the NAR and it's leadership of C. Peter Wagner, Cindy Jacobs, Chuck Peirce, Dutch Sheets, Bill Hamon, Jack Deere and others.

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Lessons In Forgiveness
Great Study!
by Sandy Simpson

Through the years I have been presented with many opportunities to forgive. Sometimes the situation was so severe that it took me some time to forgive and start the process of healing for myself, and eventually for others. I learned that a Christian needs to forgive other people even if they have not repented of their sins. That can be really hard if we let it be hard. But if we give our burdens over to the Lord, He will carry them and that frees us up to treat other people with love, compassion, and be in the right frame of mind and heart to set them up for reconciliation with Jesus Christ. That does not mean we tolerate their sin. We simply forgive them for what they have done to us, whether perceived or real, and move on to looking for ways to redeem them. We can then present to them the "truth in love" even when we have to rebuke them.

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Finish The Race!
Go On To Maturity!
by Sandy Simpson

was written to help believers to realize the absolute necessity of growing to maturity in Christ. Many churches are urging Christians to push aside discernment in favor of experience. It is our hope that this book will inspire many believers to fight the good fight, finish the race, and keep the faith (2 Tim. 4:7).

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The New Apostolic Reformation - What is it and where is it going?
Companion Book!
by Sandy Simpson

is now available in book form. This is the DVD script plus commentary by Sandy Simpson. The commentary of the DVD series is not in the book, but there are many more quotes available than in the video series.  Good reference material.  Also available on CD-ROM.

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Letters To The Church
Timely!
by Sandy Simpson

is a fitting manual for the Revelation Christian. All the precepts are in the seven letters in Revelation 1:9 - 3:22 to help us keep the faith, stay in sound doctrine, and reach out to those who are perishing. I hope and pray that this book will help the reader to be an "overcomer".

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DISCERNMENT TOOLKIT
Demolish Arguments!
by Sandy Simpson

Want to be able to see your way through to clear biblical discernment? Want a set of tools that will allow you to disciple your loved ones so they will stand firm in the Faith? Want to sort out many of the false arguments and teachings that have invaded the churches? Then DISCERNMENT TOOLKIT book is for you!

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DISCERNMENT TOOLKIT
DVD Study Series!
by Sandy Simpson
is taken from the book but includes a lot of footage of false teachers and false prophets. It covers the core doctrines, how we can use them to test, and examples on the DVD that can be paused for discussion.  Also includes a teacher guide and links to resources on the web.  This 3-DVD series is available now!

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SPIRIT OF TRUTH OR SPIRIT OF ERROR?
Important Video Information
On Benny Hinn!

by Sandy Simpson, Mike Oppenheimer & Jacob Prasch
features tons of video showing the teachings and prophecies of Benny Hinn.  This is a proven tool to keep people away from heresy.

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LIVING WATER 2003
Discernment Conference
Featuring Bill Randles, Gary Gilley
& Ray Yungen
3-DVD Set

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DISCERNMENT 2001
Conference
Featuring Dave Hunt, Duane Magnani, Mike Oppenheimer, Jacob Prasch, Jewel Grewe & Bill Randles
6-DVD Set & 2-VHS Sets

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THE EMPTY PULPIT
Highly Recommended!
by Mike Oppenheimer
What is Christianity? What significance does the cross have? Are there teachings that can wreck our faith? We live in an age unlike any other in the history of man. To follow the Lord among the unique challenges we must understand Scripture and live by it. Available for $20- includes shipping.  Apologetics Coordination Team HIGHLY recommends this book.  It deals with many crucial issues for the Church today.

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New Sandy Simpson Messages
on CD & DVD
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Replacement Theology On Steroids
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article.

So, as you can see, the root of this teaching is that Israel no longer holds the distinction of being the tree from which the Root of David (Jesus-Rev. 5:5, 22:16) came.  They are no longer the â€Å“natural branches" (Israel-Rom. 11:21) on to which Gentile Christianity (the wild shoots-Rom. 11:17 or wild branches-Rom. 11:24) are grafted in (Rom. 11:17-24).  According to Replacement Theology, Christianity has now become its own branch apart from Israel (the natural branch) that produced the Root and all the promises of the Bible to Israel have been taken away from them and given to the Gentile Church.  This is why you hear so many false teachers taking verses out of context from the Old Testament and willy-nilly applying them to the Gentile Church.  This methodology has been going on for decades in liberal churches and has been popularized by many false teachers on TV. But the fact is that Replacement Theology is utter false doctrine.  It denies promises made to Israel, some of which have already been fulfilled and some which are yet to come to fruition. But when you add the fact that the Inclusivist WCGIP proponents are now saying that God planted hundreds of different trees, cultures all over the world, that are not connected to the natural branch, tree and Root, you have what can only be termed Replacement Theology on steroids!

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Those Who Do Not Lead Christians to Maturity
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article.

The Scriptural definition of maturity is to learn to discern truth from error so that the Christian will no longer be double minded, blown about by every wind of teaching and by the schemes of crafty people.  But the problem today is that so few Christian teachers are feeding their flock's solid food.  They are serving up milk and, because of that, people are starving. Yet they often don't even know they have been on a starvation diet.  Amos 8:11 "The days are coming," declares the Sovereign Lord, "when I will send a famine through the land -  not a famine of food or a thirst for water, but a famine of hearing the words of the Lord."

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"... and all liars"
by Sandy Simpson


This DVD is a message based on this article.

Lying is a problem for all people (Ps. 116:11).  We are all sinners (Rom. 3:23).  Those of us who are Christians are "sinners saved by grace" (Eph. 2:8) indwelt by the Holy Spirit in our "new self" (Col. 3:10). But we still live in our "old self" which we must "put off" (Eph. 4:20-25) by taking up our cross daily and following Christ (Luke 9:23).  The difference between unbelievers and those who are truly born again is that believers no longer "practice sin" (1 John 3:9, see my Bible study on 1 John!)  They have the indwelling Holy Spirit (Rom. 8:11) who convicts them when they lie (John 16:8). True believers then repent (1 John 1:9) and go on to "practice righteousness" (1 John 2:29) with the Lord's help.  The unregenerate, the false brothers, or those who have fallen away (Gal. 5:4, Mark 4:17), practice lying.  They practice a lifestyle of lying because their consciences are seared (1 Tim. 4:2) and the Holy Spirit, when convicting them, cannot break through the hardness of their unrepentant hearts (Eph. 4:17-19, Heb. 3:13). 

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Apologetics - Holy Spirit

7/7/14 - The Holy Spirit as The Spirit of Truth! (MP3) by Chris Lawson, 7/7/14


Apostasy

8/7/14 - Will you be the Last Man Standing? by Mike Oppenheimer, 8/7/14
From good to bad; chronicles of the last days apostasy.
8/27/14 - Certain Men Have Crept In by Roger Oakland, 8/27/14


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Important!  A Chat with Ray Yungen and Mike Oppenheimer posted by nazarenepsalm113 on July 22, 2009 - A chat we filmed back when we originally filmed our Concerned Nazarenes DVD. This is the first time this has been seen publically. Mike and Ray chat about contemplative prayer, its roots as well as the new age and the new spirituality as well as some bits about Rick Warren and Saddleback.
Listen!  New YouTube: Ray Yungen on the Emerging Church & Interspirituality at Lighthouse Trails, 7/23/09 - The following is a 10-minute YouTube preview of Ray Yungen's DVD from the New Face of Mystical Spirituality series.
Listen!  Episode 43 - November 2011, Sandy Simpson: The New Apostolic Reformation
"For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ." 2Corinthians 11:13 Sandy Simpson, of the Apologetics Coordination Team, joins me to discuss the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR). Sandy runs Deception in the Church, an extensive library of resources on the NAR and related movements and organizations. Sandy does a fantastic job of describing in just an hour a movement that really needs many hours to really understand properly. It is my hope that this episode will inspire people to dig deeper to learn more about the New Apostolic Reformation and the unbiblical practices that go on within the movement. Please check out the show notes and visit the additional resources section. The New Apostolic Reformation is a dangerous movement that is carrying many Christians away from orthodox, Biblical practices. This episode is available to stream or download here.
Listen!  Episode 55: November 2012, Sandy Simpson: The New Apostolic Reformation - Part 2
"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are kravenous wolves." - Matthew 7:15 A year ago, for the November 2011 episode, I interviewed Sandy Simpson on the New Apostolic Reformation. Sandy heads up the Apologetics Coordination Team, and runs Deception in the Church, an extensive library of resources on the NAR and related movements and organizations. This episode is a follow-up to our previous discussion. We began with the assumption that those listening have heard the first discussion we had. If you haven't, that episode can be found here. We answer some questions people had from that episode, get into some further examination of the New Apostolic Reformation, and try to keep from repeating what was already covered as much as possible.


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Books & Publications

This is our recommended book list for issues of deception in the Church.  For a recommended book list not strictly limited to deception in the Church, go to this page.

On Sale Now! The Midnight Ride To Awaken The Church by The Midnight Herald, 1999
An excellent resource of great articles! "A compilation of articles from the Midnight Herald Magazine from 1996-2000, including some never before published papers.  288 pages.  Special sale on a limited supply of this excellent book a $10. plus $10. s/h ($10. + $12. s/h foreign).
The Plumbline Newsletter Archive by Orrel Steinkamp - An archive of past The Plumbline newsletters.


Book & Movie Reviews

For a recommended book list not strictly limited to deception in the Church, go to this page.


Important Book Review of 
"Eternity In Their Hearts"! 

Don Richardson's paradigm, God embedded in the worlds cultures by Mike Oppenheimer, Let Us Reason Ministries

Is the ancient world filled with worship of the true god?

Part 1 - Don Richardson's paradigm, God embedded in the worlds cultures
Part 2 - The neglect of Israel in the new paradigm of evangelization
Part 3 - The Melchizedek priest King factor
Part 4 - A lost book?
Part 5 - The Myth making of Don Richardson - transforming myths into history
Part 6 - The Santal - the Thakur Jui myth
Part 7 - The Karen prophets and the god yuah (Y'wa)
Part 8 - The conclusion of Don Richardson's Inclusion: folk cultures gods as the true God

Please also consider getting a copy of our book "Idolatry In Their Hearts"!


Book Review of 
"Heaven Wins"!

Review of Don Richardson's book "Heaven Wins"by Mike Oppenheimer, Let Us Reason Ministries

Inclusivism, General Revelation & Other Topics

Part 1 - The spirit of Inclusivism- a heaven that contains more than believers in Christ
Part 2 - Melchizedek- General revelation?
Part 3 - Is sin inactive until an age of accountability, is general revelation sufficient?
 

8/7/14 - Becoming Myself, Embracing God's Dream for You by Stasi Eldredge - Reviewed by Gary Gilley
8/7/14 - Recovering Classic Evangelicalism, Applying the Wisdom and Vision of Carl F. H. Henry by Gregory Alan Thornbury - Reviewed by Gary Gilley
8/7/14 - What the Old Testament Authors Really Cared About, a Survey of Jesus, Bible, Gen. Ed. by Jason S. DeRouchie - Reviewed by Gary Gilley
8/18/14 - Dangerous Illusions by Carolyn A. Green & Zack Taylor - Reviewed by Roger Neill
8/20/14 - Dreams and Visions, Is Jesus awakening the Muslim World? by Tom Doyle with Greg Webster - Reviewed by Gary Gilley
8/20/14 - The New Calvinists, Changing the Gospel by E. S. Williams - Reviewed by Gary Gilley
9/2/14 - God's Glory Bible by (c) 2014 BreakinThru LLC - Reviewed by Do Not Be Surprised
9/15/14 - The Mystery of the Shemitah by Jonathan Cahn - Reviewed by Alan Kurschner


Catholicism

Read This First! - Catholic Doctrines From The RCC Catechism - Take a look at what the RCC Catechism endorsed by the Pope teaches on a number of subjects, proving the RCC is apostate and heretical. Also read
Catholic Doctrines Comparison Chart - A helpful (.pdf) comparison chart of some false teachings of Catholicism and a historical timeline as to when they started.
9/1/14 - Pope: "Don't Proselytize to be Happy" by Mike Gendron, 9/1/14
9/12/14 - Roman Catholicism today: Semper Idem Always the Same? (DVD) by Mike Oppenheimer, 9/12/14


Church Growth

8/8/14 - Peale, Schuller, Warren and New Age Leader Bernie Siegel by Warren B. Smith, 8/8/14
8/8/14 - Calvary Chapel & Purpose Driven Pastors Doing Yoga? (MP3) from Chris Lawson, 8/8/14
8/11/14 - The New Age Peale Factor by Warren B. Smith, 8/11/14
I found it remarkable that the pastor from Indiana had encouraged me to look more fully at the occult roots of Norman Vincent Peale's ministry and to see the New Age implications this had for both Robert Schuller and Rick Warren. Given Peale's influence on Schuller and Schuller's influence on Warren, the last thing Warren needed was for someone to bring Norman Vincent Peale's obvious occultism into the light.  Read The New Age Peale Factor: (Part 1) Norman Vincent Peale and the Occult, The New Age Peale Factor: (Part 2) George Mair's Book, The New Age Peale Factor: (Part 3) Rick Warren's Email & The New Age Peale Factor: (Part 4) Schuller - "The Real Leader"
8/16/14 - Rick Warren's New Reformation Lines Up With Tony Blair's "Open-minded" "Tolerant" World at Lighthouse Trails, 8/16/14
8/20/14 - Letter to the Editor: Please Update Note on Calvary Chapel's Earlier Statement on Emerging and Purpose Driven by Lighthouse Trails, 8/20/14
Our Note (from 2006): Recently the Calvary Chapel movement (founded by Chuck Smith, Sr.) made a bold declaration when they decided to reject the emerging and contemplative prayer movements and to discontinue their support and use of all Purpose Driven materials. Many applaud this bold and sacrificial action. See our Special Report. UPDATED NOTE ( 2014): Unfortunately, over the past 8 years since the above "Special Note" was posted, there have been many Calvary Chapel churches that have not heeded the 2006 warnings by the now-late Chuck Smith, Sr. but have rather accepted, promoted, and even embraced emerging/contemplative and/or Purpose Driven beliefs.


Conferences

Learn To Discern Conference June 25th-27th 2015
Eric Barger - Caryl Matrisciana  -  Joe Schimmel  -  Warren Smith
Olivet Church, Abbotsford, B.C., Canada
There is no admission fee for the Conference. As seating is limited, we require that you sign up. (There will be a freewill donation taken to go towards the speakers' expenses.)


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8/5/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 50, Issue 1
FEATURES: An Evaluation of Muslim Dreams & Visions of Isa (Jesus) by Dennis McBride, 7/9/14; California Church Disaffiliates With the Calvary Chapel Movement Over Heretical Connections by Lighthouse Trails, 7/9/14; Are they accepting Allah's name at Calvary Chapel? by Mike Oppenheimer; Samy Tanagho - Evangelism using the wrong god by Sandy Simpson, 5/12/14 
8/12/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 50, Issue 2
FEATURES: Will you be the Last Man Standing? by Mike Oppenheimer, 8/7/14; BOOK REVIEW: Becoming Myself, Embracing God's Dream for You by Stasi Eldredge - Reviewed by Gary Gilley; CONFERENCE: Learn To Discern Conference 2015 Eric Barger - Caryl Matrisciana - Joe Schimmel - Warren Smith, Olivet Church, Abbotsford, B.C., Canada, June 25th-27th 2015; Matthew 18 - And Heretics and Hypocrites by Paul Proctor, 7/17/14
8/19/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 50, Issue 3
FEATURES: Peale, Schuller, Warren and New Age Leader Bernie Siegel by Warren B. Smith, 8/8/14; Maitreya: A Purpose-Driven False Christ by Warren B. Smith, 8/8/14; Calvary Chapel & Purpose Driven Pastors Doing Yoga? (MP3) from Chris Lawson, 8/8/14; The Dangers of Spiritual Formation?-And Some Ways it is Influencing Your Children by Berit Kjos, 8/9/14
8/26/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 50, Issue 4
FEATURES: The Dangers of Spiritual Formation? - And Some Ways it is Influencing Your Children by Berit Kjos, 8/9/14; Baptist Church Cancels Gungor Concert for Rejecting Genesis as Literal by Heather Clark, Christian News Network, 8/10/14; The low-information evangelical, part 1 by Marsha West, 8/12/14; Is TB Joshua's anointed water the solution to the Ebola crisis? by TB Joshua Watch, 8/12/14
9/1/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 50, Issue 5
FEATURES: "He was a murderer from the beginning" by Sandy Simpson, 8/14/14; Mark Driscoll Kicked Out Of His Own Organization by Sandy Simpson, 8/18/14; Beth Moore Talks 'Unity' with Word Faith Teacher Joyce Meyer by Do Not Be Surprised, 8/15/14; Discernment Detractors: Calling Good Evil by Warren B. Smith, 8/17/14 
9/9/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 50, Issue 6
FEATURES: Dreams and Visions, Is Jesus awakening the Muslim World? by Tom Doyle with Greg Webster - Reviewed by Gary Gilley; How the New Age Has "Creeped" Into the Church by Ray Yungen, 8/21/14; Evangelical Church Takes Another Big Step Toward Rome - This Time? Franklin Graham by Lighthouse Trails, 8/27/14; Certain Men Have Crept In by Roger Oakland, 8/27/14
9/16/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 50, Issue 7
FEATURES: Understanding The Dominion Theology Of Christian Reconstructionists And The New Apostolic Reformation by Thomas Ice, 1988; Victoria Osteen Ripped for Telling Church 'Just Do Good For Your Own Self'; Worship Is Not for God, 'You're Doing it for Yourself' by Leonardo Blair, Christian Post, 8/31/14; Pope: "Don't Proselytize to be Happy" by Mike Gendron, 9/1/14; "Stage Managed" Ecumenism by Orrell Steinkamp, The Plumbline, Volume 19, No. 4, July/August 2014


Ecumenism & Interfaith

8/27/14 - Evangelical Church Takes Another Big Step Toward Rome - This Time? Franklin Graham  by Lighthouse Trails, 8/27/14
Editor's Note: As we continue on with our coverage regarding evangelical leaders and their ecumenical moves toward Roman Catholicism, we once again wish to state that we bear no animosity toward individual Catholics, but we are compelled to challenge these leaders on their compromise of the Christian faith according to Scripture.
9/2/14 - "Stage Managed" Ecumenism by Orrell Steinkamp, The Plumbline, Volume 19, No. 4, July/August 2014
9/7/14 - The Catholic Church's Role in the Coming One-World Global Religion by Roger Oakland, 9/7/14


Emergent Church

8/9/14 - The Dangers of Spiritual Formation? - And Some Ways it is Influencing Your Children by Berit Kjos, 8/9/14
Spiritual Formation has become a widely used term that was introduced to the evangelical church in the 1970s, primarily through a Thomas Merton disciple named Richard Foster and his longstanding, best-selling book, Celebration of Discipline. Today, there are few venues in the church that have not been influenced by the Merton/Foster model of Spiritual Formation.
8/10/14 - Baptist Church Cancels Gungor Concert for Rejecting Genesis as Literal By Heather Clark, Christian News Network, 8/10/14
LTRP Note: Lighthouse Trails has posted other articles in the past (see links below) about the "Christian" band called Gungor in connection with its contemplative/emerging beliefs and the appearances at some Calvary Chapel churches (including Greg Laurie's Harvest Crusade). For those who would like more information on the biblical account of creation, please watch Roger Oakland's lecture series, Searching for the Truth on Origins.1 Also, Larry DeBruyn's article "The Music and the Mystical" is very insightful regarding the "Christian" music being presented in many evangelical settings today. In a related post, read this story from 2012: Letter to the Editor: Tens of Thousands Introduced to Contemplative Advocates Gungor and David Crowder at Greg Laurie's Harvest Crusade
8/13/14 - The "Tree of Contemplative Practices" - Is Your Church Practicing Some of These? by L. Putnam, 8/13/14
8/14/14 - Is Beth Moore's "Spiritual Awakening" Taking the Evangelical Church Toward Rome? by Lighthouse Trails, 8/14/14
8/15/14 - Beth Moore Talks 'Unity' with Word Faith Teacher Joyce Meyer by Do Not Be Surprised, 8/15/14
8/17/14 - Discernment Detractors: Calling Good Evil by Warren B. Smith, 8/17/14
8/21/14 - How the New Age Has "Creeped" Into the Church by Ray Yungen, 8/21/14
Updated! 8/30/14 - The low-information evangelical by Marsha West, 8/12/14
Being that the Lord condemns paganism, His people are to have nothing to do with it. No dabbling! Steer clear of anything to do with mantra meditation. Methods such as contemplative prayer...centering prayer...breath prayer...are forbidden! Even though this will ruffle some feathers, my advice is to steer clear of "Christian" yoga. "Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them." (Eph 5:11)  Read Part 1 & Part 2.
9/3/14 - McLaren's "Palestinian Justice" Speech, part 1 by The Berean Call, 9/3/14
9/9/14 - Contemplative Spiritual Formation in Mennonite Sunday School Curriculum by Menno-Lite Blog, 9/9/14
9/12/14 - Roots of the Spiritual Formation Movement by Gary Gilley, 9/12/14
For these reasons, and perhaps several more, I do not see any diminishing of the influence of spiritual formation on the church in the decades to come. This is certainly one of the greatest threats facing biblical Christianity today. May the Lord raise up a generation that will return to the Sacred Text and stand once again on Sola Scriptura.


False Prophets & Teachers

8/8/14 - Maitreya: A Purpose-Driven False Christ by Warren B. Smith, 8/8/14
I am your Purpose. I am your Hope. I am your Heart. God is within you and all around you. My name is Oneness. I shall place before you all the purpose of God. My Plan is God's Plan. Nothing will happen by chance. Take part in a Great Plan which is changing the world. My Coming brings peace. - Maitreya the "Christ" Messages from Maitreya the Christ, 1992
8/12/14 - Is TB Joshua's anointed water the solution to the Ebola crisis? by TB Joshua Watch, 8/12/14
On the 2nd August 2014, TB Joshua announces to his congregation that he had just finished a meeting with a large delegations of officials from the government and NGO's such as UNICEF discussing various issues, including the Ebola crisis. The delegation formally handed him a letter, the contents of which he didn't disclose. The way he described this meeting led his delighted flock to believe that the officials had come to seek the counsel of their "man of Godâ". Though the contents of the official letter was never disclosed, it seems very likely that it announced the tough measures being taken against any faith healers claiming to be able to heal Ebola. The Washington post have reported that any pastor or healer claiming to be able to heal the virus will face jail time.
8/18/14 - Mark Driscoll Kicked Out Of His Own Organization by Sandy Simpson, 8/18/14
Driscoll was kicked out of the Acts 29 Network church planting group, his own organization, for his "ungodly behavior".  "Seattle megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll has been removed from a church-planting network of more than 500 churches he helped found after a pattern of "ungodly and disqualifying behavior." (Religion News Service, by Sarah Pulliam Balley, Huffington Post, 8/9/14)  His behavior is not the only problem with this guy.  Check out his false teachings and behavior over the years.
9/17/14 - Building collapses at SCOAN Lagos, many reported dead and TB Joshua blames building collapse on UFO attack by TB Joshua Watch, 9/17/14


New Apostolic Reformation

8/29/14 - Understanding The Dominion Theology Of Christian Reconstructionists And The New Apostolic Reformation by Thomas Ice, 1988
NOTE: This is an article I wrote about Dominion Theology in May 1988.  It is interesting to see how things have progressed twenty-five years later.  Back then these movements were just beginning to influence each other.  Now we see these ideas continuing to gain strength in our own day.
9/11/14 - Todd Bentley Videos and Research Articles - False Revival, Violent Ministry, Kicking, Punching, Shaking, Hissing, Screaming, Laughing, and more compiled by Bud Press, 9/11/14
9/13/14 - Mark Chironna's New Age/Quantum Mysticism at Bethel Redding Conference by John Lanagan, My Word Like Fire Ministries, 9/13/14
9/15/14 - Rick Joyner visites heaven again, predicts people with Ebola will be cured by being in the presence of Christians, and children will clear radiation through prayer by Kyle Mantyla, 9/15/14


New World Order

8/12/14 - Motorola and Google unleash the mark of the beast with Digital Tattoo for Moto X at Understand The Times, 8/12/14


Other Articles

8/21/14 - Roman Catholic Bishop Prays at Franklin Graham's Event by Galatians 4, 8/21/14
Franklin Graham is following in his Catholic church loving father's footsteps. The bishop's name is David Zubik.
9/3/14 - Christian Musician Gungor Says Jesus Could Have Been Wrong About Creation Story or Lied About It; Calls Genesis 1 a 'Poem' by Christian Post, 9/3/14
Award-winning Christian musician Michael Gungor of the musical collective Gungor, who recently rattled the Christian world when he argued that the Bible should not be read literally, took his arguments a little further last month when he said Jesus could have been wrong about the creation story, or might have lied about it to fit in with popular culture.
9/5/14 - How old is human DNA? at The Berean Call, 9/5/14
Human mitochondrial DNA mutates at a known rate. Based on this known rate, the human genome is very young - much younger than evolutionary theory says it should be. It is only thousands of years old.
9/6/14 - The latest threat to Evangelical support for Israel at the Berean Call, 9/6/14
Targeting young Evangelicals at top Christian universities has also been an extremely effective tool in the hands of those seeking to erode Evangelical support for Israel.  Read Part 1 & Part 2.
9/10/14 - Gaza - The End Of Israel? by Al Dagar, Media Spotlight, Vol. 34-1, 9/10/14


Quizzes & Polls

Survey! The Church Survey by Deception In The Church - Please participate in this study of various denominations.  The results will be posted at a later date when enough people have taken the survey.


Radio & TV

9/12/14 - T. A. McMahon & Mike Oppenheimer (Part 1) at The Berean Call, 9/12/14
Program Description: Tom welcomes his guest Mike Oppenheimer of Let Us Reason Ministries. Today’s discussion involves UFOs and extraterrestrials: Are they real? What are they? Should we witness to them? Should we fear them? In this two-part program Tom and Mike hash out some troubling conclusions that are drawn even by many Christians concerning this phenomenon.


Rightly Handling The Word

9/8/14 - Biblical versus Cultural Christianity - Oswald Chambers comment on Modern Christianity at Crossroad, 9/8/14


Sandy Simpson Articles

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Word Of Faith

8/14/14 - Joyce Meyer speaking at IHOP-KC "Onething" Conference, December 2014 by My Word Like Fire, 8/14/14
8/31/14 - Victoria Osteen Ripped for Telling Church 'Just Do Good For Your Own Self'; Worship Is Not for God, 'You're Doing it for Yourself' by Leonardo Blair, Christian Post, 8/31/14
9/8/14 - Victoria Osteen the "response" that shows she is a typical false teacher by Sandy Simpson, 9/8/14
It never ceases to amaze me how people who claim to be "Christian" leaders are apparently NEVER able to admit when they are wrong.  Makes you wonder if they are born again because acceptance of the Gospel will cause a person to repent of their sins which then gives them access to the forgiveness of Christ when they sin from that point on (1 John 1:9).  But be that as it may, Victoria, the "co-pastor" and wife of Joel Osteen, fires back at the article in the Christian Post entitled: "Victoria Osteen Ripped for Telling Church 'Just Do Good For Your Own Self'; Worship Is Not for God, 'You're Doing it for Yourself'" by claiming they lied about what she said.  She claims in her statement back to them in the article called “Victoria Osteen Chides Critics: I Didn't Mean Parishioners Shouldn't Worship God "That's Ridiculous" that they claimed that she said a person should not worship God. 
9/8/14 - The Prosperity Priestess and the pied pieper of IHOP by Marsha West, Renew America, 9/8/14
Well lookie here. Joyce Meyer, popular women's conference speaker; health and wealth author; radio & TV teacher (whew!) has been invited to speak at the Onething Conference that will be held this December. The 4 day weekend supposedly draws 25,000 young adults. Visit Onething and you will find that the conference is "a gathering of believers who are setting their hearts to live with passion for Jesus." Sounds like a conference most Christians would love to attend. What sincere believer wouldn't want to share his/her passion for Jesus? Not so fast. The group behind the event is none other than the International House of Prayer (IHOP) an evangelical mission organization that has its home base in Kansas City. IHOP-KC's founder, Mike Bickle, has ties to the New Apostolic Reformation aka Dominionists; Kingdom Now; Latter Rain; Joel's Army; Manifest Sons of God – the name has been changed to protect the guilty. Their aim is to transform society into the kingdom of God on earth. How? By controlling various aspects of society.
9/11/14 - True Origins Of The Prosperity Gospel Aka Word Faith Theology by Ken SIlva, 9/11/14


World Christian Gathering On Indigenous Peoples Issues

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Important! Are Job and Jobab the Same Person? by Barry Setterfield, Genesis Science Research, 5/9/14
Important! Don Richardson's paradigm, God embedded in the worlds cultures by Mike Oppenheimer, 4/28/14 - Is the ancient world filled with worship of the true god? A review of "Eternity In Their Hearts". Read Part 1 - Don Richardson's paradigm, God embedded in the worlds cultures, Part 2 - The neglect of Israel in the new paradigm of evangelization, Part 3 - The Melchizedek priest King factor, Part 4 - A lost book?, Part 5 - The Myth making of Don Richardson - transforming myths into history, Part 6 - The Santal - the Thakur Jui myth, Part 7 - The Karen prophets and the god yuah (Y'wa), Part 8 - The conclusion of Don Richardson's Inclusion: folk cultures gods as the true God
8/14/14 - "He was a murderer from the beginning" by Sandy Simpson, 8/14/14
John 8:44  You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies. Revelation 21:8  But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars - they will be consigned to the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death. Revelation 22:15  Outside are the dogs, those who practice magic arts, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.
9/5/14 - "His Name, the only Name" by Sandy Simpson, 9/5/14
Zechariah 14:9 "The LORD will be king over the whole earth. On that day there will be one LORD, and his name the only name." What are the implications of this prophecy in Zechariah?  (1) That before the return of Christ there have always been many "gods" worshipped in many names.  (2) That the saints who return with Christ (Zechariah 14:5), those who were Raptured, are the ones who had already believed in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.  Those remaining are forced to acknowledge that there is "no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved" because they were left behind in the Rapture and survived the Tribulation.
9/12/14 - The gods of the nations- the God of Israel (DVD) by Mike Oppenheimer, 9/12/14


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ACT Contributing Authors

Check It Out!  You can now look at a list of authors linked from the DITC site.  This list represents the best articles available to Christians regarding issues having to do with the Third Wave/New Apostolic Reformation and its influence on Christendom.  ACT does not endorse everything written by these authors, but the articles on the DITC site represent sound biblical apologetics and every one of these authors are teaching, both explicitly and implicitly, the core doctrines of the Faith.  They are all good resources for information on what is happening in the churches today, and so their contact information is presented for your edification.  We hope this will help those who oppose the truth realize just how many biblical Christian authors, missionaries, pastors, teachers, professors, and thousands of others OPPOSE the heresy being taught in the Third Wave movement today.  We also hope that those who still love the truth will use the vast resources available via this page to study to show themselves approved workmen for the Lord Jesus Christ.  That means, pick up your Bible, dig deep into the Word of God, and find out what is being taught and done in opposition to those truths and who is doing it.  Be a Berean (Acts 17:11)!


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Book A Speaker!

Check out our new web site
where you can book apologetics speakers online!

Apologetics Coordination Team (ACT)

You can also reach the ACT site
by using the following URL:

http://www.apologeticscoordinationteam.org


Mirror Site Address

Jot this down!  If you ever have problems reaching
Deception In The Church at the original server, we now also have a mirror URL you can use in emergencies.  It is at:
http://op.50megs.com/ditc/


You can also reach the DITC site
by using the following URL:

http://www.apologeticscoordinationteam.com


Check out the Pacific Waves Newsletter SPECIAL EDITION by Sandy Simpson, 10/22/09


E-Mail Response

Read this update called "The New Emails" on the emails we have been receiving since 2000.

Our E-mail Response Page has been updated again as of 09/19/02. Click on the link above to go there  Another page has been set up with olderArchived E-mail Response. For those of you who disagree with what you read on this site, you might benefit from reading a Letter From DITC that explains our basis for doing apologetics.


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