Bethel Redding’s Beni Johnson claims “The Passion Translation is a better translation than the King James.”

“The Spirit of the Lord came upon me, I told you I had a visitation from the one I love. He walked through the wall and breathed on me and released me to do this translation project.” Brian Simmons (Rick … Continue reading 

Tim Keller, Lecrae Team Up With Bethel Redding and Francis Chan For Social Justice Church Conference

According to the website, “Each participant hears every presentation and is exposed to numerous ideas from unexpected points of view that sharpen their understanding, deepen their cultural awareness, and motivate their action.” (Jeff Maples – Reformation Charlotte)  It’s one thing … Continue reading 

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 

Bethel Church’s new megabucks megastructure will model ‘on earth as it is in heaven’

(Marsha West – Christian Research Network)  I have groundbreaking news to report.  Bethel Church in Redding CA (BCR) has plans to construct an Apostolic Training Center. According to Bill Johnson, who holds the title “Super-Apostle” (which is comparable to holding … Continue reading 

Bethel ‘Pastor’ Says Michael The Archangel Dresses In ‘Wrestling Tights,’ And He’s ‘Always Grumpy’

(Protestia)  The charismatic ne’er-do-well prophet who faced public humiliation after apologizing to Joe Biden and his supporters for uttering a false prophecy about Trump’s election win, calling it a “major, major mistake” and taking “full responsibility for being wrong” has … Continue reading 

Popular Worship Artist Denounces Hillsong, Bethel, and Elevation for ‘Heresy’

“The Biblical truths that we’ve held for so long–truths such as human depravity, the exclusivity of Christ, and God’s hatred of sin–are whitewashed with affirming antics and nuanced language that effectively stains the image of God from his perfect glory.” … Continue reading 

Rediscovering Bethel – Divination, Mysticism & Vain Imaginations

(Rick Becker – Famine In The Land)  Bethel church Redding is currently promoting a series of videos called “Rediscover Bethel.” The goal is to clear up any misconceptions, and silence critics. Dan Farrelly, associate pastor and Dean of the Bethel … Continue reading 

Bethel Church Promo Shows Bill Johnson Thinks People are Stupid

“Bill Johnson wants you to forget that the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry was shut down for much of last year, along with their church services and their healing houses because of that very virus. The school and church where they teach … Continue reading 

Bethel Music – Unfruitful Works of Darkness

“Mainstream contemporary Christian music. It feeds the flesh and weakens our mission (Galatians 5:16). Bethel music, in its insatiable lust for more followers, is seeking to devour anyone who has itching ears (2 Tim 4:3).”  (Jeff Maples – Reformation Charlotte)  If … Continue reading