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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 "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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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
"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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Kingdom Now or Kingdom Come?
by Sandy Simpson

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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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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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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!
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!
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
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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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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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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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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Discernment Conference
Featuring Bill Randles, Gary Gilley
& Ray Yungen
3-DVD Set

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

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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.

Go here to order the book by Mike Oppenheimer, Let Us Reason Ministries, P.O. Box 860683, Wahiawa, HI 96786.

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12/28/14 - The Coming of the Cosmic Christ by Matthew Fox - Reviewed by Bob Dewaay
12/29/14 - The Name above all names by Mike Oppenheimer, 12/29/14
12/30/14 - Jesus Calling by Sarah Young - Reviewed by Warren B. Smith - Also read Changing "Jesus Calling" - Damage Control for a False Christ (Booklet) and In Jesus Calling: Jesus Contradicts Himself
12/30/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 52, Issue 2
12/31/14 - Whatís Right with the Church, A Manifesto of Hope by Elmer L. Towns  - Reviewed by Gary Gilley

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Suicide and the Christian
James Jacob Prasch

Nazarene Strange Fire
Tim Wirth & Manny Silva

The Stream Of Ecumenism
Tim Wirth & John Haller

Testing Music In The Church
Tim Wirth & Sandy Simpson

Lying Signs & Wonders
Jacob Prasch & Sandy Simpson

Holy Ghost Movie Exposé 
Tim Wirth & Sandy Simpson

Emergent Church & The New Age
Johanna Michaelson

ACT Podcast

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Karma (by any other name)
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article.

According to Wikipedia: 

"Karma means action, work or deed; it also refers to the principle of causality where intent and actions of an individual influence the future of that individual.  Good intent and good deed contribute to good karma and future happiness, while bad intent and bad deed contribute to bad karma and future suffering.  Karma is closely associated with the idea of rebirth in some schools of Asian religions.  In these schools, karma in the present affects one's future in the current life, as well as the nature and quality of future lives - or, one's samsara. With origins in ancient India, it is a key concept in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Taoism, Shintoism, Ching Hai and others."(emphasis mine)

Mirram-Webster defines it this way:

the force created by a person's actions that is believed in Hinduism and Buddhism to determine what that person's next life will be like: the force created by a person's actions that some people believe causes good or bad things to happen to that person

Given the definitions of "karma" above, this same idea, usually without the reincarnation aspect in Christian circles, has been taught for decades in New Thought movements such as the Positive Thinking/Positive Confession teachings of Norman Vincent Peale & Robert Schuller, the Word of Faith ideas of Essex Kenyan, Kenneth Hagin, Kenneth Copeland and Benny Hinn, the mixture of Eastern Mysticism and Christianity by Korean false teachers such as the "force of faith" Paul Yongii Cho, and newer renditions and fusions by people like Joel Osteen, Joseph Prince, T.D. Jakes (recently agreeing with Oprah Winfrey who teaches karma on her WHO network), and others such as Ernest Angley, John Bevere, Markus Bishop, Juanita Bynum, Morris Cerullo, Kim Clement, Paul Crouch, Creflo Dollar, Jesse Duplantis, Marilyn Hickey, Brian Houston, Rodney Howard-Browne, Larry Huch, Bishop Eddie L. Long, Clarence McClendon, Joyce Meyer, Myles Munroe, Steve Munsey, Mike Murdock, Rod Parsley, Peter Popoff, Fred Price, Oral Roberts, R.W. Shambach, Robert Schuller, Karl Strader, Robert Tilton, Paula White, Ed Young and many others.

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His Name, The Only Name
by Sandy Simpson

This DVD is a message based on this article.

Zechariah 14:9 NIV The LORD will be king over the whole earth. On that day there will be one LORD, and his name the only name.

 The reason I wrote this article based on Zech 14:9 is that I was reminded of how many so-called Christians, who are influential in the churches, are promoting the worship of God in the names of other gods.

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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.
11/26/14 - What Is A Discerning Christian? - New Podcast: Spiritual Maturity and Biblical Discernment by Chris Lawson, 11/26/14
"Christian discernment begins first with salvation in Christ (Hebrews 5:13-15), and then maturing as a believer through the teaching of God's Word (1 Timothy 4:1-8). As the believer grows one ought to be able to discern between both good and evil, and to separate from spiritual error and false teachings.

Benny Hinn

12/12/14 - The Five Most Disturbing Things About A Benny Hinn Miracle Service by Corrie Mitchell, 12/12/14
There are a lot of things you should try at least once in your life - skydiving, eating some exotic delicacy, traveling alone. Let me give you one thing not to add to that list: attending a Benny Hinn Holy Spirit Miracle Service.

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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.
11/9/14 - Harpazo: The Intra-Seal Rapture of the Church (Book) by James Jacob Prasch, 11/9/14
11/26/14 - God's Super-Apostles: Encountering the Worldwide Prophets and Apostles Movement (Book) by Dr. Doug Geivett & Holly Pivec, 11/26/14
11/26/14 - A New Apostolic Reformation? A Biblical Response to a Worldwide Movement (Book) by Dr. Doug Geivett & Holly Pivec, 11/26/14

Book & Movie Reviews

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11/10/14 - The Physics of Heaven by Ellyn Davis, Judy Franklin & Bill Johnson - Reviewed by Guarding His Flock Ministries - Read Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3
11/11/14 - The Message Bible by Eugene Peterson - Reviewed by John Lanagan - Also available in a booklet from Lighthouse Trails.
12/1/14 - Updated! The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn - Reviewed by T.A. McMahon - Also read this article called "Lawsuit Threatened by Attorney Representing Author and Publisher of 'The Harbinger'" - also read The Shemitah
12/11/14 - The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life by Hannah Whitall Smith - Reviewed by Gary Gilley
12/17/14 - Exodus: Gods and Kings (Movie) directed by Ridley Scott - Reviewed by Albert James Dager
12/19/14 - Exodus: Gods and Kings (Movie) directed by Ridley Scott - Reviewed by Matt Slick
12/27/14 - Unbroken (Movie) directed by Angelina Jolie - Reviewed by Matt Slick
12/28/14 - The Coming of the Cosmic Christ by Matthew Fox - Reviewed by Bob Dewaay
12/30/14 - Jesus Calling by Sarah Young - Reviewed by Warren B. Smith - Also read Changing "Jesus Calling" - Damage Control for a False Christ (Booklet) and In Jesus Calling: Jesus Contradicts Himself
12/31/14 - Whatís Right with the Church, A Manifesto of Hope by Elmer L. Towns  - Reviewed by Gary Gilley


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.
11/5/14 - Pope's Address to Fraternity of Charismatic Communities at Understand The Times, 11/5/14
11/8/14 - Our Communion is NOT a Eucharist? by Mike Oppenheimer, 11/8/14
We are watching certain evangelicals accept the Roman Catholic teaching of the Eucharist which the Roman catholic church claims is changed into the actual body and blood and deity of Jesus by the priest. Why is this not true?  Read Part 1 - Our Communion is NOT a Eucharist? & Part 2 - The mystery of God manifested as man, or God becoming bread?
11/15/14 - Pope Francis States That The Roman Catholic Church No Longer Teaches Creationism by Sandy Simpson, 11/15/14
The new pope claims that evolution does not contradict the Bible in an address to the Vatican Pontifical Academy for Sciences.
12/8/14 - Christ Cathedral Receives $20M From Anonymous Donor; Catholic Diocese to Renovate Former Crystal Cathedral at Understand The Times, 12/8/14
A California Roman Catholic diocese that owns the property that once was the Crystal Cathedral has received a $20 million donation for its renovation work. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange announced that an anonymous donor gave $20 million to aid the estimated $113 million renovation of the former Crystal Cathedral. In a statement made by the donor and released by the Diocese of Orange, the person said, "I hope this gift will inspire other donors in our community to give as well. "I am blessed to offer my faithful and financial support to the diocese's efforts to restore and renovate the campus and make its vision for the Christ Cathedral a reality." For decades, the Orange County located Crystal Cathedral was the notable megachurch headed by the Rev. Robert Schuller and his family. However, financial scandals and in-fighting led to Crystal Cathedral Ministries filing for bankruptcy and eventually being compelled to sell their iconic property. In February 2012, the Catholic Diocese of Orange purchased the building and grounds, renaming the sanctuary Christ Cathedral.

Church Growth

11/9/14 - Rick Warren Says Those Who Focus on Bible Prophecy "Not fit for the kingdom of God" by Roger Oakland, 11/9/14
Rick Warren is enthusiastic about the emerging church because he believes it is the church of the future. And the emerging church is equally fond of Warren's view of Bible prophecy, or the omission thereof, and of his plan to usher in the kingdom of God. (From Faith Undone, Roger Oakland, pp. 154-157)
11/10/14 - Russell Moore, Rick Warren to Join "Pope Francis" With Muslims, Buddhists for Interfaith Conference at Understand The Times, 11/10/14
11/19/14 - Catholic Pope Francis to Come to the United States -Rick Warren's Role? at Lighthouse Trails, 11/19/14
LTRP Note: Posted for informational and research purposes. Interesting to note that the announcement was made during an "interreligious Vatican conference on traditional family values" in which Rick Warren participated.  Question to think about: Did Rick Warren play a role in getting the Pope to the US, and will Rick Warren play a role in the Pope's visit to the US. in 2015? Perhaps the Pope will make a stop at Saddleback. After all, as we reported earlier this year, a delegation of Catholic bishops visited Rick Warren and Saddleback to gain some "wisdom" on how to accelerate the Catholic New Evangelization program using Purpose Driven methods.
11/21/14 - Rick Warren at the Vatican Humanum Conference: "We All Love Jesus Christ" by Do Not Be Surprised, 11/21/14
12/17/14 - Rick Warren on Roman Catholicism: "We have more in common than what divides us" at The Berean Call, 12/17/14


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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11/4/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 51, Issue 4
FEATURES: Ernest Angley Series (Audio) by Bob Dyer, Akron Beacon Journal, 10/13/14; The gods of the nations - the God of Israel (DVD Series) by Mike Oppenheimer, 10/14/14; Worship More Pagan than Christian? at The Berean Call, 10/15/14; My brother's succession plan for Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa (Video) by Paul Smith, 10/20/14
11/11/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 51, Issue 5
FEATURES: The Simply Agape Production Video Series Is Finally Online Featuring Sandy Simpson, Jacob Prasch, John Haller, Tim Wirth, Manny Silva & Johanna Michaelson; The Ecclesiastical Domino Effect by James Jacob Prasch, 10/22/14; Rowan Williams: How Buddhism Helps Me Pray [Excerpts] at The Berean Call, 10/27/14; Chrislam Exposed The Seductive Lie of a Common God Between Christianity And Islam, Part 1 (MP3) Host:  Gordon Morris Guest: Sharam Hadian, VCY America
11/18/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 51, Issue 6
FEATURES: The Tangible Kingdom, Creating Incarnational Community: The Posture and Practices of Ancient Church Now by Hugh Halter and Matt Smay - Reviewed by Gary Gilley; What Is Christian Palestinianism? with Paul Wilkinson at The Berean Call, 10/31/14; Transported by the Lion of Judah by Anne Elmer - Reviewed by Sandy Simpson, 10/31/14; Prophecy Run Amok by T.A. McMahon, The Berean Call, 11/2/14
11/25/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 51, Issue 7
FEATURES: Changing "Jesus Calling" - Damage Control for a False Christ (Booklet) by Warren B. Smith; Our Communion is NOT a Eucharist by Mike Oppenheimer, 11/8/14; Harpazo: The Intra-Seal Rapture of the Church (Book) by James Jacob Prasch, 11/9/14; Russell Moore, Rick Warren to Join "Pope Francis" With Muslims, Buddhists for Interfaith Conference at Understand The Times, 11/10/14
12/2/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 51, Issue 8
FEATURES: An Anatomy Of A False Prophesy by Sandy Simpson, 11/13/14; Pope Francis States That The Roman Catholic Church No Longer Teaches Creationism by Sandy Simpson, 11/15/14; In a first, Washington National Cathedral to host Friday Muslim prayer service at Lighthouse Trails, 11/14/14; Brian McLaren and a New Era of Bible Reading at The Berean Call, 11/12/14
12/9/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 51, Issue 9
FEATURES: Letter to the Editor From Missionary Couple: Young Missionary Women From AIM (Adventures in Missions) Being Taught Contemplative Prayer by Lighthouse Trails, 11/16/14; Allah "The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful" Praised on US House Floor (Video) by Jim Hoft, 11/17/14; Rick Warren at the Vatican Humanum Conference: "We All Love Jesus Christ" by Do Not Be Surprised, 11/21/14; Rob Bell and Oprah Wrap Up New Age Tour-EQUALLY YOKED by Lighthouse Trails, 11/22/14
12/16/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 51, Issue 10
FEATURES: What Is A Discerning Christian? - New Podcast: Spiritual Maturity and Biblical Discernment by Chris Lawson, 11/26/14; Christians Losing Everything to Islam? at the Berean Call, 11/27/14; Should Christians Practice Martial Arts? (MP3) with Gaylene Goodroad, 11/28/14; The Message Bible by Eugene Peterson - Reviewed by John Lanagan
12/23/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 52, Issue 1
FEATURES: The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn - Reviewed by T.A. McMahon; The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn - Reviewed by Gary Gilley; The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn - Reviewed by Berti Kjos; The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn - Reviewed by Mike Oppenheimer
12/30/14 - DITC e-Newsletter Volume 52, Issue 2
FEATURES: Letter to the Editor From a FORMER Contemplative: Focus on the Family's "Father Gilbert's Mysteries" Points Listeners to Contemplative Prayer by Lighthouse Trails, 12/2/14; Reinhard Bonnke replaces Joyce Meyer at IHOP-KC Onething 2014 by My Word Like Fire, 12/3/14; Suicide and the Christian by James Jacob Prasch; Nazarene Strange Fire Tim Wirth & Manny Silva

Ecumenism & Interfaith

11/10/14 - Russell Moore, Rick Warren to Join "Pope Francis" With Muslims, Buddhists for Interfaith Conference at Understand The Times, 11/10/14
Russell Moore, the president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Saddleback megachurch leader Rick Warren will team up with Roman Catholic Pontiff Francis later this month for an interfaith Vatican conference on marriage and family. "Complementarity of Man and Woman," will be held Nov. 17-19 at the Vatican, and is expected to feature more than 30 speakers from over 20 countries. According to the Catholic News Service, those of the Jewish, Islamic, Buddhist, Hindu, Jaina Shasana, Taoist and Sikh religions will be present, as well as Roman Catholics and professing Christians.
11/13/14 - Catholics and Muslims, working together to serve others at Understand The Times, 11/13/14
The third seminar of the Catholic-Muslim Forum was held in Rome from 11 to 13 November, on the theme "Working Together to Serve Others". Three specific issues were considered: working together to serve young people, enhancing interreligious dialogue, and service to society.
11/14/14 - In a first, Washington National Cathedral to host Friday Muslim prayer service at Lighthouse Trails, 11/14/14
Washington National Cathedral, known for presidential funerals and other major spiritual services, will host a Muslim prayer service for the first time Friday.
11/21/14 - Rick Warren at the Vatican Humanum Conference: "We All Love Jesus Christ" by Do Not Be Surprised, 11/21/14
Rick Warren spoke on the "Biblical Meaning of Marriage" Tuesday at the Vatican, where he is among 30 global religious leaders examining the changing roles of marriage and family in the world. Warren joined leaders from 23 countries and 14 religions invited by Pope Francis on at the kickoff Monday to The Complementarity of Man and Woman: An International Colloquium. "It's great to be with leaders from different streams of Christianity from all over the world," Warren said from the Vatican on Monday.  "Although we have some differences, we all love Jesus Christ and we all want marriages and families to be healthy and strong." Upon meeting Pope Francis, Warren said: "Up close, you can feel the humility and compassion that others see from afar."
11/24/14 - Muslims Chant to Remove Jesus at Washington' National Cathedral by Roger Oakland, 11/24/14
It looked like a chilling scene from a Last Days, anti-Christ-takes-over-the-world disaster movie. Hundreds of Muslims take over America's most notable church, prostrate on their prayer rugs as their unified chant echoes out in full volume: "There is only one god, he begets not and I bear witness that Muhammad is His only servant and Apostle." Only this was not a movie. This was the scene, last Friday, for the first time in history, at the iconic National Cathedral in Washington, where orthodox Muslim clerics were invited to lead an Islamic prayer service. A congregation of hundreds were lead by an Imam in declaring that "god has no son, that Jesus Christ cannot be his son, and that there is no god like Allah." Only a single middle-age woman jumped up in the middle of the service and shouted, "America was founded on Christian principles. .?.?. Leave our church alone!" She was escorted quickly out of the church by security guards.
12/5/14 - Will Rick Warren Play a Role In Persuading Some Calvary Chapel Pastors To Follow His Lead Towards Ecumenical Evangelicalism? by Understand the Times, 12/5/14
On November 17-19, 2014, an interreligious conference was hosted at the Vatican to discuss the sanctity of marriage under the definition that marriage is a relationship between a man and a woman. Beside numerous representatives of the Roman Catholic Church, the conference was attended and addressed by members of the Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, Jewish, and Mormon faiths. Also, well-known Christian evangelical leaders from the United Statesâ€â€ÂÂĚPastor Rick Warren and Russel Mooreâ€â€ÂÂĚplayed a major role and were in attendance.
12/6/14 - "Pope Francis" Bows Head in "Silent Adoration" Beside Islamic Grand Mufti in Turkey's Blue Mosque by Heather Clark, 12/6/14
ISTANBUL, Turkey - In a move that drew some concerns from onlookers worldwide, the Roman Catholic pontiff known as Francis visited Turkey's Blue Mosque on Saturday, expressing reverence during a moment of prayer observed by the nation's grand mufti, who led him on a tour of the Islamic facility. According to reports, Francis took off his shoes, folded his hands and bowed his head, standing silently next to Rahmi Yaran, who serves as the nation's highest Islamic leader as grand mufti. The two faced Mecca as Yaran prayed with his palms raised.
12/12/14 - City Calls on Allah, Zeus, Satan by Bob Unruh, 12/12/14
He prayed: "Mother Earth, we gather today in your redeeming and glorious presence to invoke your eternal guidance in the universe, the original creator of all things. May the efforts of this council blend the righteousness of Allah with the all knowing wisdom of Satan. May Zeus, the great god of justice, grant us strength tonight. Jesus might forgive our shortcomings while Buddha enlightens us through his divine affection. We praise you Krishna for the sanguine sacrifice that freed us all. After all, if almighty Thor is with us, who can ever be against us? And finally for the bounty of logic, reason and science, we simply thank the atheists, agnostics, humanists, who now account for one in five Americans and growing rapidly. In closing. Let us above all, love one another, not to obtain mythical rewards for ourselves now, hereafter or based on superstitious threats of eternal damnation, but rather embrace secular-based principles of morality, and do good for goodness sake. And so we pray, so what?"
12/17/14 - Rick Warren on Roman Catholicism: "We have more in common than what divides us" at The Berean Call, 12/17/14
Warren, whose Purpose Driven Life and Purpose Driven Church books have sold millions of copies around the world, recorded a video interview for the Catholic News Service in which he said: "We have far more in common than what divides us." He continued: "When you talk about Pentecostals, charismatics, evangelicals, fundamentalists, Catholics, Methodists, Baptists, Presbyterians ... Well, they would all say we believe in the trinity, we believe in the Bible, we believe in the resurrection, we believe salvation is through Jesus Christ. These are the big issues.  (ACT Commentary: I'm sorry to say this but Warren has proven himself, yet again, to be one of the biggest ignoramuses in Christianity.  Trinity? They have basically added Mary to the Godhead.  The Bible? They believe that the Scriptures and Tradition are equal in authority.  Salvation? They do not believe that salvation is by grace alone, and the pope has indicated that all major religions worship the same God.  How then is Catholicism ANYTHING like Biblical Christianity?)

Emergent Church

11/12/14 - Brian McLaren and a New Era of Bible Reading at The Berean Call, 11/12/14
We've moved into a new era of approaching the Bible, controversial Christian author and speaker Brian McLaren says. It's an era that could see Christians abandoning the idea that there is one "right" way of interpreting Scripture - an era he calls Bible 3.0. Bible 3.0, as McLaren characterises it, is an approach that sees the Bible less as inerrant and more as being "in conversation with everything and everyone." It is an approach to Scripture that has been made necessary, if not inevitable, by the unprecedented access readers of the Bible have to a broad range of readings and interpretations of the Bible through the internet. Whereas in the past, Christians might have had to go to another denomination's church or part of the world to hear a different take on Scripture, today the internet allows us to immediately access a myriad of different interpretations of the same text.
11/16/14 - Letter to the Editor From Missionary Couple: Young Missionary Women From AIM (Adventures in Missions) Being Taught Contemplative Prayer by Lighthouse Trails, 11/16/14
LTRP Note: We have removed a couple identifying elements in this letter to protect the identity of a group of young missionary women who responded favorably to warnings about contemplative prayer practices that they have been taught by their missionary sending organization.
11/22/14 - Rob Bell and Oprah Wrap Up New Age Tour - EQUALLY YOKED by Lighthouse Trails, 11/22/14
This past weekend, former evangelical pastor Rob Bell and former television icon Oprah wrapped up their national 8-city "Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend" New Age tour. Joining Bell and Oprah on the tour were other two New Age sympathizers -  Deepak Chopra and Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love). There was a time, not too many years ago, when Bell's best-selling book Velvet Elvis was being read by millions of young evangelicals, and the book was touted by Christian leaders and college professors. It was a disaster in discernment in the church as even back then Bell was promoting the New Age. In a 2007 article, a Lighthouse Trails stated, "Velvet Elvis and Bell's Noomas are a trojan horse that will deliver to young unsuspecting kids from Christian homes a hearty helping of the New Age (i.e., mysticism and panentheism). And if they are introduced to the New Age under the guise of Christian literature, many of them will be seduced by "doctrines of devils." Bell, who stepped down from the evangelical pastorate in 2011, has finally openly shown his true New Age colors by yoking himself with Oprah Winfrey, the most influential New Ager in the world today.
11/28/14 - Should Christians Practice Martial Arts? (MP3) with Gaylene Goodroad, 11/28/14
Program Description: Tom continues his discussion with Gaylene Goodroad, author of My Life in "The Way" and former second-degree black belt sensei nidan. Is it true, as the saying goes, that "nobody fools Chuck Norris"? Or has he been deceived by the Eastern philosophies of his profession? Listen to Part 1 & Part 2.
12/2/14 - Letter to the Editor From a FORMER Contemplative: Focus on the Family's "Father Gilbert's Mysteries" Points Listeners to Contemplative Prayer by Lighthouse Trails, 12/2/14
LTRP Note: This is perhaps one of the most significant letters we have ever received, not just because it exposes more of Focus on the Family's contemplative propensities, but because it  shows the results (i.e., the "fruit") of practicing contemplative prayer. This "fruit" is precisely why Lighthouse Trails has been crying out a warning for nearly 13 years.
12/13/14 - Mennonite Magazine Offers: "Find Yourself a Thin Place this Christmas" by Menno-Lite, Lighthouse Trails, 12/13/14
In an article called Have a "thin" Christmas in the December 2014 issue of the MB Herald, readers are encouraged to find God in the "thin places" this Christmas.
12/20/14 - Letter to the Editor: There is No Doubt That Moody Has Gone Contemplative - This Year's Radio Programs Proves It by Lighthouse Trails, 12/20/14
LTRP Note: Lighthouse Trails first brought up the issue of Moody Bible Institute (and Moody Radio) heading in the contemplative direction over eight years ago (see links below). At one point, Moody issued a statement titled "Moody Responds to Lighthouse Trails" denying our claims. That statement remained on their website for over 5 years. We noticed recently that the statement has now been removed. But even though Moody has denied that they are going contemplative, we have watched in dismay as they have  continued to do so. This past week, we were notified by two different Lighthouse Trails readers that Moodyâ's radio program Midday Connection has brought on as a radio guest James Bryan Smith 9 times this year to do a series on contemplative spirituality. Smith is a founding member of Richard Foster's contemplative-pioneering organization Renovare and a minister of the United Methodist Church. He is also the author of a number of works promoting and/or teaching Spiritual Formation and contemplative spirituality. You can read one article we wrote about him here. The book by Smith that is discussed below that is being used by Moody in a series is titled The Good and Beautiful God. This is the first in a series by Smith called The Apprentice Series. There is also The Good and Beautiful Life and The Good and Beautiful Community. The Good and Beautiful God teaches the contemplative practice called lectio divina and espouses the teachings of Richard Foster and Dallas Willard. It appears that Moody is pulling out all the stops when it comes to contemplative spirituality. And we know what that means - an eventual distancing from the biblical Gospel. Drs. Harry A. Ironside (early 1900s) and Dwight L. Moody (1800s - founder of Moody Bible Insititute and Moody Publishers (also going contemplative), were both preachers at Moody Church. Can you imagine their shock and horror if they were here today to witness this apostasy at one of the most historically trusted Christian organizations?
12/23/14 - "Hip" Church Gives Biblical Christians New Label: "Hater" by Jim Fletcher, 12/23/14
Oddly, within American evangelicalism and media circles, a concept and term have emerged that place conservative Christians on the outside, in effect, becoming "other." And we all know what happens when a group is labeled "other" (see Jews, World War II). Sometime back, the progressive mega church pastor, Steven Furtick (Elevation Church, Charlotte, North Carolina), mentored as he is by evangelical bigwigs like Rick Warren and Bill Hybels, felt bold enough to post a YouTube video in which he sneeringly challenged what I'd call traditional Christians to basically get out of the way, because their time is past.

False Teachers & Prophets

12/3/14 - Reinhard Bonnke replaces Joyce Meyer at IHOP-KC Onething 2014 by My Word Like Fire, 12/3/14
Describing him as "one of the most powerful evangelists of all time," an IHOP-KC communication states, "We are thrilled to announce that Reinhard Bonnke will be joining us for Onething 2014!" [1] Bonnke is the hoped for high-recognition replacement for the departed Joyce Meyers, who canceled due to "some unforeseeable personal circumstances." [2]

New Apostolic Reformation

11/2/14 - Prophecy Run Amok by T.A. McMahon, The Berean Call, 11/2/14
There are also a host of abuses of biblical prophecy, such as the denial and mockery cited by Peter: "Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, and saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation. For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water: Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished: But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men" (2 Peter:3:3-7) Furthermore, there are those who set themselves up as prophets similar to the false prophets about whom the Lord warned Jeremiah: "Then the LORD said unto me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name: I sent them not, neither have I commanded them, neither spake unto them: they prophesy unto you a false vision and divination, and a thing of nought, and the deceit of their heart" (Jeremiah:14:14) Read Part 1 & Part 2.
Updated! Bethel Church's "apostle" Bill Johnson: A comedy of errors by Marsha West, Renew America, 10/20/14
Both Bill Johnson and Rick Joyner, who are seasoned apostle-prophets, claim to hold the title "Super-Apostle" and/or "Super-Prophet" which is comparable to holding the high office of cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church. Chew on that for a moment. As an aside I should mention that some "Super-Apostles" have been accused of using cultic mind control techniques on those they prey upon.  Read Part 1 & Part 2.
11/13/14 - An Anatomy Of A False Prophesy by Sandy Simpson, 11/13/14
ElijahList is well known for sending out false prophecies on a daily basis.  In fact they send anywhere from 3-5 emails daily.  I have saved them all for many years because they are ripe fodder for discernment articles.  I am going to use this obvious false prophecy by a long time false prophet of the New Apostolic Reformation as a demonstration of a false prophecy and how to test them according to the Bible and common sense.
11/26/14 - God's Super-Apostles: Encountering the Worldwide Prophets and Apostles Movement (Book) by Dr. Doug Geivett & Holly Pivec, 11/26/14
God's Super-Apostles: Encountering the Worldwide Prophets and Apostles Movement provides a beginner's introduction to the New Apostolic Reformation. In addition to being brief and non-technical, it also contains stories of individuals' personal experiences with this movement and practical advice for responding to its teachings.
11/26/14 - A New Apostolic Reformation? A Biblical Response to a Worldwide Movement (Book) by Dr. Doug Geivett & Holly Pivec, 11/26/14
Goes into much greater depth in evaluating NAR teachings and describing the influence of the movement.

New World Order

11/17/14 - Allah "The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful" Praised on US House Floor (Video) by Jim Hoft, 11/17/14

Other Articles

11/3/14 - Seattle megachurch dissolves after founder Mark Driscoll resigns at Understand The Times, 11/3/14
11/5/14 - Calvary Chapel Alert For Pastors and Church Leaders - Documenting the Progression of Compromise and Ecumenical Relations by Chris Lawson, 11/5/14
11/27/14 - Christians Losing Everything to Islam? at the Berean Call, 11/27/14
â€Åâ€Åâ€úYea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ - ( Philippians 3:8). When Paul wrote the above in his letter to the Christians of Philippi, he and the early church were being persecuted (Paul was eventually executed in Rome).  While today's Western Christians still quote his words in the context of their daily struggles, an increasing number of Christians around the world, especially the Muslim world, are still literally losing absolutely everything for their faith.  (ACT Note: Be preparded, for the story of this Christian will become all too common when Islam takes over the world.)
11/28/14 - Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa's Chapel Store Compromised Again - Wanderlust Productions' HOLY GHOST film documentary pulled two days after it makes it onto the Chapel Store 'New Arrivals' shelf by Chris Lawson, November 5, 2014
Praise the Lord!  Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa's Chapel Store did the right thing - they pulled the Wanderlust Productions HOLY GHOST film documentary from the bookstore shelf, and they are no longer selling it. How do I know? I just got off the telephone (Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:51AM) with a Chapel Store employee. The Chapel Store employee kindly informed me that the movie was recently removed, two days after it was put on the shelf. Apparently the church overseers dealt with this one quickly, which is good! I appreciate the fact that the Chapel Store employee talked to me about this, and I am happy to see that a couple people have proactively dealt with this issue at Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa. Although the movie was pulled from the bookstore shelf, one wonders how and why it got there in the first place. Perhaps it was just a simple oversight. Or, perhaps it was just another blatant compromise. This not the first occurrence of this sort of thing happening at the Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa Chapel Store. Related articles can be found on the Internet, other documentation can be found at the bottom of this article, and I wrote about this sort of compromise in numerous Calvary Chapel's back in May of 2014. See my article here, Calvary Chapel Bookstores - Beyond Accountability?

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Radio & TV

Updated! 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. Listen to Part 1 & Part 2.

Rightly Handling The Word

11/4/14 - Take Heed To Yourselves And All The Flock by Dr. Harry Ironside (1876-1951)
11/7/14 - Characteristics of Cults and Cultic Influences! by Chris Lawson, 11/7/14
Four patterns found in CULTS and CUTLIC movements that can shipwreck your Christian faith and destroy you and your family!
11/9/14 - EXPECTATION (He is Coming!) by Dr. Harry Ironside
This, then, is our expectation; this is our hope! And the Lord would have us living day by day in view of the possible fulfillment of the promise of His coming again. When you get up in the morning, cultivate the attitude of soul that leads you to say, "Christ may come today; and if He were to come today, I want Him to find me walking in obedience to His holy Word." And when you go to sleep at night say, "Christ Jesus may come tonight, and I can rest in perfect peace, knowing that when He comes I shall be caught up to meet Him."
11/24/14 - Evangelicals that promote the mystical power of communion by Mike Oppenheimer, 11/24/14
Lets begin with a general in the NAR of Pierce and Wagner, Ana Mendez Ferrel who teaches. "He told His disciples that the bread was His body broken for their sins, and the wine was His blood, sealing the covenant of forgiveness. Even more important, He said His body was real food and His blood was real drink. If our spirits don't take in their needed food and drink, is it any wonder we are weak?" So then the covenant was sealed before Jesus went to the cross? Why does anyone listen to this kind of nonsense that is clearly Catholic teaching. She claims we need to understand the Jewish feast of the Passover- does she? No one was healed by participating in the feast, it was a shadow of Christ the genuine light who redeemed us with his own blood. (ACT Note: This is the same lady who allegedly climbed up Mt. Everest and killed the Queen of Heaven and the devil there.)
12/7/14 - Howling at the Moon by Mike Oppenheimer, 12/7/14
The false teaching teaching of blood moons occurring today.
12/10/14 - Watchmen Who Are Not Watchmen by James Jacob Prasch, 12/10/14
12/11/14 - Fight the spiritual forces of wickedness -- and win! by Marsha West, 12/11/14
Satanism...religious liberty...beheadings...gender confusion...ecumenicalism. My tendency is to fret about such things, even though God reminds us in His Word: Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (Phil 4:6-7) Likewise, 1 Peter 5:7 commands believers not to be anxious but to lay all our worries on God because He cares for us. So is there any question that His people are to go to Him with the hard things, lay them at His feet, and trust that we can literally "let go and let God"?
12/14/14 - Temptations, Tests and Triumph - The Victory of the Cross by Crossroad, 12/14/14
"Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine! O what a foretaste of glory divine! Heir of salvation, purchase of God, Born of His Spirit, washed in His blood. "My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience." James 1:2-3 "...the Lord your God is testing you to know whether you love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul." Deuteronomy 13:3
12/16/14 - Discernment or Criticism? by Roger Oakland, 12/16/14
Taking a stand from a biblical perspective with regard to purpose-driven-emerging Christianity is not very popular these days. Those working towards establishing the kingdom and "getting closer to Jesus" through contemplative practices rooted in eastern mysticism are very outspoken. If you are not in favor of what they are promoting, you are labeled a hater and against everything.
12/24/14 - Certain Men Crept In by Roger Oakland, 12/24/14
What would Paul and Jude write to the church if they were here today? Would their message have changed in any way? Based on current trends that dilute the simple gospel of Jesus and make it into a "social-humanistic-psychological-what's-in-it-for-me" gospel that rejects the imminent return of our Lord.  I don't think so. Let the book of Jude be a wake up call for us today!
12/26/14 - Another Jesus or the True Jesus - Whom Are You Serving? by Roger Oakland, 4/10/09
The apostle Paul was a man with a passion for the truth. While his ministry clearly focused on proclaiming the saving grace of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, he was also concerned when he saw the truth being compromised by Satan's subtle deceptive plan. While Paul made every effort to teach the church at Corinth the truth about Jesus and His death on the Cross to save them from their sins, false teachers and false doctrines had infiltrated the church. Obviously some were being led astray. 

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Word Of Faith

11/10/14 - Is your Best Life now? by Mike Oppenheimer, 11/10/14
Joel Osteen's false Bible teaching of having it all now - total abundance. Read Part 1 - Is your Best Life now? and Part 2 - The power of Imagination
11/16/14 - Dr Myles Munroe And His Wife Dead In Plane Crash by Tribune 242, 11/16/14
Theleader of Bahamas Faith Ministries, Dr Myles Munroe, and his wife Ruth have been killed in a plane crash in Grand Bahama. The crash took place this afternoon (11/10/14) and killed all nine people on board the private jet. The plane reportedly struck a crane at the Grand Bahama Ship Yard, exploding on impact and crashing into the ground near a junkyard area. (ACT Note: So did God have Munroe's "permission to act" in this plane crash?)
11/20/14 - Christian Television - An Epic Spiritual Blight by Rick Frueh, 11/20/14
But there is another season of darkness which crept silently over the evangelical landscape. It is called "Christian television and the phrase has turned out to be only half accurate. Like a poison carrying bee, this brand of media has floated into millions of households and deposited its spiritual arsenic. It would be impossible to identify the depth of its impact or the profound negative impact it has had upon the visible church in the west. But to say it has been devastating would be an understatement.
11/25/14 - Contemporary Antinomianism: Preview of an Article About Joseph Prince by David Kowalski, 11/25/14
12/5/14 - Joseph Prince's Conflicting Message of grace by his word faith teaching by Mike Oppenheimer, 12/5/14
The exaggerated gospel of grace.
12/15/14 - Creflo Dollar Says Myles Munroe Came to Him in a Dream Three Days After He Died and He Was Leading His Own Funeral by The Christian Post, 12/15/14
Popular televangelist and founder of World Changers Church International, Creflo Dollar, revealed at a national memorial service for renowned pastor and motivational speaker Myles Munroe and his wife, Ruth, in the Bahamas that the revered preacher appeared to him in a dream three days after the deadly crash that killed the beloved couple and seven others last month.

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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
Important! "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.
11/8/14 - Inclusivism; the Gospel at stake by Mike Oppenheimer, 11/8/14
11/23/14 - Shamanism or Cutting-Edge Christianity? by David Dombrowski, 11/23/14
There will come a day when Christians who have joined up with New Age practices will have to make a decision to return to Christ and have an undivided loyalty to Him and to His Gospel or to continue on in their occultic, mystical practices. Some have already crossed over the line perhaps never to return to the precious hope we have in the Gospel. God has been so merciful, but His mercy will not be extended forever. Isn't it better to cling close to the Gospel now and to be ready for the Bridegroom when he returns at an unexpected hour?
12/29/14 - The Name above all names by Mike Oppenheimer, 12/29/14
What's in a name? In one instance it is far more than one thinks. Agur in Proverbs 30:4 asks "Who has ascended into heaven, or descended? Who has gathered the wind in His fists? Who has bound the waters in a garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is His name, and what is His Son's name, if you know?" They didn' know the sons name, it had yet to be given, though the Old Testament declared "For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, everlasting Father, Prince of Peace."(Isa 9:6)

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