The New Apostolic Reformation (NAR)

The New Apostolic Reformation (NAR)

The New Apostolic Reformation holds to the belief in the modern day offices of Apostle and Prophet.

The New Apostolic Reformation (NAR)
  • The Biblical Tests of Prophets and Prophecy - Chris Rosebrough

    It’s a very serious thing to claim to speak on behalf of God. The Old and New Testament Scriptures are not soft on those who put false words in God’s mouth and misrepresent Him. The Bible gives us clear standards and tests for us to apply to those claiming to be prophetic in the modern Church. In...

  • Breaking Bethel - Jesse Westwood

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    Jesse Westwood "breaks down" the years he spent at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry and additional time he spent in Bethel affiliated churches. Brought up in the Charismatic movement, Jesse thought everything Bethel had to offer was normal Christianity. Years later, he reached the bottom of...

  • The New Apostolic Reformation: A Counterfeit Kingdom - Steve Kozar, Holly Pivec

    Holly Pivec and Doug Geivett have written a new book examining the practices of the New Apostolic Reformation movement and how Christianity is affected. Holly joins Steve Kozar to discuss her career in research and the damage the NAR has done to the faith of Christians across the globe.


  • Wrongly Dividing the Word of Truth - Long for Truth

    Many Charismatic teachers define the Greek word rhema as a mystical and personal word from God while describing the word logos as only the written word of God. In this video, we discuss what the Bible says about each word.

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  • Counterfeit Kingdom - Chris Rosebrough

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  • Is There Gnosticism in Your Church? - Long for Truth

    "Gnosticism attracts the seeker of unbounded, unhoused, God-outside-the-box spirituality." This episode shows how many teachings in the modern church smell of Gnosticism.

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  • "How Do We Hear From God?" Conference - Bob DeWaay

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    How does God speak to us today—is it guaranteed? Is it through personal revelation or through techniques developed by some in order to contact Him? Is it through a postmodern community in dialogue? Is it through latter-day apostles and prophets? We propose that each of these methods is uncertain ...

  • Manifesting a False Holy Spirit - Chris Rosebrough

    Pastor Chris examines a common Charismatic manifestation to teach what is and what is not genuine fruit of the Holy Spirit. God's Spirit does not cause the Christian to lose control and thrash around. On the contrary, such a manifestation is attributed to demonic activity in the New Testament. Th...

  • Overcoming Post Charismatic Stress - Digging Deeper - Andreas Wiget

    Post Charismatic Stress (PCS) is not an official diagnosis. However, this makes the experience in no way less real. Many who leave the Charismatic Movement suffer from severe mental difficulties. This includes depression, anxiety, anger, bitterness, guilt, disillusionment, cognitive dissonance, a...

  • Lakeland: The Godless Revival - Long for Truth

    Unlike the Toronto and Brownsville revival meetings, The Lakeland revival was a one man show led by Todd Bentley. Todd pretended to heal people in dramatic ways by kicking and punching individuals "with the power of God". The revival attracted tons of attention throughout the Charismatic world. P...

  • The False Apostles and Fake Angels of the Lakeland Revival - Long for Truth

    Major leaders of the New Apostolic Reformation came to Lakeland to lay hands on Todd Bentley and put their apostolic stamp of approval on the movement. The abysmal lack of discernment of Bill Johnson, Che Ahn, John Arnott and others is just one more reason to reject their claims to spiritual auth...

  • Exposing IHOP Kansas City: Bob Jones - Long for Truth

    The International House of Prayer has trained thousands of young people for a specific calling. Leader Mike Bickle believes it's his job to raise up a group of spiritual warriors who will be instrumental in a coming billion soul harvest. The Billion Soul Harvest idea comes from Bob Jones, a myst...

  • Mormonism and the NAR: What's the Difference? - Long for Truth

    Cults begin with a transfer of authority away from the objectivity and sufficiency of God's Word. It's transferred from Scripture to charismatic personalities who claim to hear directly from God. In this episode, Daniel and Robin compare some concerning and undeniable similarities between the tea...

  • Proof That William Branham Was a False Prophet - Long for Truth

    William Branham is admired by Charismatic and Pentecostal leaders as a true prophet of God. Certain sects within "The Message" cult even worship images of Branham. In this episode, former "Message" member John Collins explains how and why William Branham's prophecies have failed.
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  • Did Jesus Heal Everyone? A Critical Examination - Digging Deeper: Andreas Wiget

    Charismatics often assume that Jesus healed everyone who came to Him. And since Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and forever, we should likewise expect God to heal everyone who comes to Him in faith. Both Kenneth Copeland and Bill Johnson teach this idea. But is it true that Jesus healed every...

  • Bill Johnson's False View of Repentance Examined - Digging Deeper: Andreas Wiget

    Bill Johnson defines repentance as following, "“Re” means to go back. “Pent” is like the penthouse, the top floor of a building. Repent, then, means to go back to God’s perspective on reality."

    In this video I examine Bill Johnson's false understanding of Biblical repentance. Bill Johnson is a l...

  • A Response to Defenders of Slain in the Spirit - Digging Deeper - Andreas Wiget

    Is "slain in the spirit" biblical? A quote by Costi Hinn (nephew of Benny Hinn) created heat on my Facebook page. This is a response to some of the arguments.

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  • New Apostolic Reformation Connections - Digging Deeper - Andreas Wiget

    What are the global connections of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR)?

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  • Are Deliverance Ministries Biblical? - Jim Osman & Doreen Virtue

    Are Christians supposed to be casting out demons and looking for the devil behind every corner? Pastor Jim Osman answers frequently asked questions about spiritual warfare, demon possession, and generational curses.
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  • Francis Chan and "The Send": Utterly Wrong in So Many Ways - Steven Kozar

    Steve Kozar breaks down the manipulation techniques and logical fallacies used in a promotional video for "The Send", a stadium rally for Christian youth organized by NAR leaders.
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  • The Great Prosperity Lie of the New Apostolic Reformation - Long for Truth

    The Word of Faith Movement and the New Apostolic Reformation are tied together in their teachings about prosperity. A good example of this is the false doctrine called "the great transfer of wealth." In this episode, Daniel and Robin show the ties, and compare this erroneous doctrine to the Word ...

  • The False Doctrine of Territorial Spirits - Long for Truth

    New Apostolic Reformation leaders often teach that territorial spirits reign over certain regions of the earth, keeping the Gospel from penetrating the hearts of the people living in that region. In this video, Daniel and Robin discuss the NAR doctrine of spiritual warfare and compare it with Scr...

  • Is the Five-Fold Ministry for Today? - Long for Truth

    New Apostolic Reformation leaders love to quote Ephesians 4:11-12 to claim that a ministry will not be all God wants it to be unless it has a team with all five ascension gifts of Christ, including apostles and prophets. So if you don't have an apostle and prophet in your church, does that mean y...

  • The 7 Mountain Mandate Delusion - Long for Truth

    Do the "seven mountains of influence" need to be conquered before Christ can return to set up His kingdom? In this video, Daniel and Robin discuss the unbiblical 7 Mountain Mandate teaching heard in NAR circles and compare it with Scripture.
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