A Bethel Redding School Masquerading as an Assemblies of God Bible Institute?

“It is the brainchild of leaders at Bethel Church, working in partnership with some AG pastors and officials in the AG Northern California and Nevada District who have close personal ties to Bethel Church. And these individuals have, from the … Continue reading 

Seduced By Bethel Redding

Some go to Bethel to “see God move.” Bethel’s “encounter” theology has propelled them into experiential mysticism and demonic manifestations purported to be the power of the Holy Spirit coming upon people. Bethel’s “glory cloud” and other manifestations have deceived … 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 

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 

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 

The problem with Bethel Redding’s Firestarters ‘prophetic activation’ class

Holly Pivec of Spirit of Error alerts us to Bethel Church’s latest attempt at drawing people into the world of the occult through their Firestarters course where participants are taught how to “burn with passion for God.” CRN has many articles on Bethel … Continue reading 

Yes, Bethel Redding and Bill Johnson are part of the New Apostolic Reformation

Holly Pivec of Spirit of Error addresses Arch Heretic Bill Johnson’s denial that he’s a part of the New Apostolic Reformation, which he clearly is as Holly reveals in her blog post: Following Christianity Today’s recent cover story on Bethel Church in … Continue reading 

What’s being missed with the ‘waking’ of Olive at Bethel Church, Redding

The phrase “declaring life and resurrection over … Olive” was lost on the media as well as many mainstream Christians. Yet Bethel’s call for declarations wasn’t lost on the insiders, i.e., those who hold to Bethel teachings. This can be … Continue reading 

Pastor Explains Why After Researching, He No Longer Allows Hillsong, Bethel, or Elevation Music in His Church

“Bethel is even far more nefarious than even Hillsong. We’ve written tons of material on Bethel. In one article, we expose a Bethel pastor who says that he once met Jesus and Jesus asked him for forgiveness. In another article, we show how … Continue reading 

Michael Brown Practices Cult-Like “Fire Tunnel” Similar to Bethel Church (Republished with the correct link)

“When pressed, he will never criticize those who practice these wicked things. Why? Because he does them himself.” (Jeff Maples – Reformation Charlotte)  Do you ever wonder why Michael Brown evades criticizing those “fringe” charismatics like Bill Johnson of Bethel … Continue reading 

Michael Brown Practices Cult-Like “Fire Tunnel” Similar to Bethel Church

“When pressed, he will never criticize those who practice these wicked things. Why? Because he does them himself.” (Jeff Maples – Reformation Charlotte)  Do you ever wonder why Michael Brown evades criticizing those “fringe” charismatics like Bill Johnson of Bethel … Continue reading 

Bethel Church Hires Lindsay Lohan Crisis Manager Over Dead Baby Controversy

“Last weekend, Bethel Worship leader, Jenn Johnson, sparked controversy for asking that God raise a dead female child back to life. Thousands upon thousands of Bethel followers began to decree and declare her resurrection through the power of positive confession. … Continue reading 

‘Olive hasn’t been raised’: Bethel Church ceasing attempts to resurrect 2-year-old

“A lot of influential Bethel people spent a lot of energy declaring that this little girl, Olive, should come back to life. And she did not. Bill Johnson, Kris Vallotton and all of the gigantic Bethel staff could not help her, … Continue reading 

Toddler Death at Bethel Reveals the True Damage from NAR Theology

“Since I know few will say it, I must. You cannot expect miracles when your base is actively working against God. The bible says that we are either gathering people to Christ or scattering them away. Which do you think … Continue reading 

Bethel Church’s Kris Vallotton Promotes Use of ‘Spirit Guides’

The danger with a false church like Bethel is evident in Vallotton trying to cloak religious concepts with occultic language, apparently to appeal to pagans, Satanists, superstitionists, and spiritists. Every time Bethel sparks a controversy by using Occultic ideas like … Continue reading 

Bethel’s NAR Apostle Blasts John MacArthur, Comes to Beth Moore’s Defense

“Bethel Redding is a hotbed of false apparitions, regularly blaspheming the Holy Spirit by attributing the works of men and demons to Him. One such notable occurrence which happens regularly is Bethel’s “glory clouds.” Glory clouds, they claim, are a … Continue reading 

Bethel Church Responds to Criticism Over Pro-Gay Post, Refuses to Clarify Position on Homosexuality

Bethel Church was widely criticized for doing anti-Gospel work with the LGBT, as perceived in their Facebook post. Many people have asked Bethel to clarify whether or not they view homosexuality as a sin. (JD Hall – Pulpit & Pen)  After … Continue reading