Beware the ‘Bright Ones’: Bethel Church’s big-screen debut to hit theaters nationwide on April 22

“Bethel Church teaching goes way beyond historic Pentecostal and charismatic teaching by claiming that the key to acquiring those [spiritual] gifts is through receiving new, authoritative revelation given by modern-day, governing apostles and prophets, like Bethel’s Bill Johnson and Kris … Continue reading 

Bethel Church’s ‘Apostle’ Bill Johnson: A Comedy of Errors, Part 2

FLASHBACK FRIDAY This article by CRN managing editor Marsha West was published November 6, 2014. Before I report on Apostle Bill’s endeavor to involve his followers in his “grave sucking,” undertaking, I must tell you a brief story that involves … Continue reading 

Benny Hinn’s Nephew Calls Bethel Church Leader Kris Vallotton ‘False Prophet’ Who ‘Deceives People’

(Leah MarieAnn Klett – Christian Post) “In a recent interview with Justin Peters, Hinn further opened up about the extreme lifestyle his uncle kept while traveling the world to preach his prosperity gospel.” Costi Hinn, the nephew of Benny Hinn who frequently speaks … Continue reading 

Bethel Redding sister church that worshiped Mother Goddess to feature speakers aligned with ‘The Shack’

From the time Paul Young first published his book, The Shack, with the goddess character in the place of the Father, the visible church has been suffering from this heresy. And please, don’t tell me it’s just a book. (John Lanagan … Continue reading 

Bethel Redding singer Amanda Lindsey Cook’s Jesus as ‘Enlightened Master’?

“Bill Johnson believes the miracles Jesus performed came about because He, as a man, and only as a man, had access to the power of the Holy Spirit. Therefore, Johnson teaches that Christians should be capable of wondrous feats of … Continue reading 

Behind the music: The baffling views about God held by Bethel Music’s Amanda Lindsey Cook

“Some of her songs that you may have heard include “You Make Me Brave,” “Closer,” and “I Will Exalt.” They’re played on Christian radio stations and sung in churches throughout the nation. But the combination of Cook’s half-baked theological views … Continue reading 

The Shack author brings new ‘Reformation’ to the church

“On Mother’s Day, the influence of The Shack was very clear when a congregation worshiped “Mama Ghost” and the “Mother”. A church leader spoke about the “Mother Heart of God” which is also the title of a Paul Young teaching. … Continue reading 

An Open heaven – opening up oneself to a strong delusion at Bethel Redding

“And it’s suddenly, like, clay or Play-Doh. And He starts molding it and shaping it, and I’m like, ‘Jesus, what is He doing? What’s He making? What is He making?’ And all of the sudden I see—He makes me! I’m … Continue reading 

Bethel and their ‘apostolic grave-sucking culture’ still continues

“Why would Jansen be proud to receive an ‘impartation’ from William Branham, the man responsible for helping birth one of the worst doomsday cults on the planet, resulting in the deaths of hundreds of people at Jonestown?” (Chhurcwatch Central)  ‘Grave-sucking, … Continue reading 

Charismatic Magazine Accuses Bethel Student Who Was Kicked Out For Opposing False Doctrine of ‘Witchcraft’

“Bethel School of Ministry is owned and operated by Bethel Church in Redding, CA — which is run by New Apostolic Reformation Apostle, Bill Johnson and his right-hand man, Kris Vallotton. Both of these men are nefarious blasphemers of God. … Continue reading