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 

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 

Bethel Church Suggests ‘LGBTQ+’ People ‘Who Feel Fulfilled and Happy As You Are’ Don’t Need to Change or Repent

“Various photos online also show members of Bethel visiting cemeteries to try to soak up the anointing of the deceased, including the graces of John G. Lake, Smith Wigglesworth and others. While Johnson has stated that he does not endorse … 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 

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 

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 

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 

Bethel & Ben Fitzgerald need to be held accountable as occultists continue to establish deep connections with Bethel & Awakening Conferences

“In our ongoing investigations into Christalignment we also found that they plagiarised/stole the work of others. When Bethel defended Christalignment, they stated that the group existed as ‘disguised outreach’ for New Age events. However, Christalignment make no attempt to ‘disguise’ their true … 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