The New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) is a well known and quick-expanding new movement of Christians who emphasize indications and miracles and instruct that God is giving new revelation by means of new apostles and prophets these days. Some church buildings linked with individuals teachings have even turn into household names—you’ve probably read of the greatly influential Bethel Church, for example. And if you have not listened to of Bethel by identify, you’ve practically undoubtedly sung their tunes (“Reckless Love,” any individual?).
But are NAR teachings dependable with the historic Christian religion? Which is the problem my podcast guest nowadays, Holly Pivec, seeks to answer in her new guide, Counterfeit Kingdom: The Risks of New Revelation, New Prophets, and New Age Tactics in the Church, which she co-authored with Biola professor Douglas Geivett.
Holly is a blogger, writer, and speaker, as well as a pastor’s spouse and homeschooling mother. She has a master’s diploma in Christian apologetics from Biola College. She has coauthored 3 books about the New Apostolic Reformation and writes a popular blog site, which you can browse at hollypivec.com.
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