The Culture of the Sacred Purge Part Two: The Legacy of Western Esotericism 

by Steve Montgomery (2022, April 22)  Jane Lead - Before and Beyond? LEAD'S FOUR ADDITIONAL THEMES RUNNING PARALLEL TO GNOSTIC VALENTINUS It is clear that Lead functions as the guiding light for the Latter Rain’s hands-on eschatology of dominion and purge. Beyond this fact, it is interesting to note that four additional themes of her … Continue reading The Culture of the Sacred Purge Part Two: The Legacy of Western Esotericism 

The Culture of the Sacred Purge

The Culture of the Sacred Purge Part One: The Legacy of Latter Rain Eschatology   APOSTOLIC AUTHORITARIAN IDEOLOGICAL TREND GAINING PROMINENCE Many 'apostolic statements' made from the Latter Rain movement onward have implicitly communicated that God's ordained gov't is apostolic, and this is where the blessings flow and divine order established for the purposes of God … Continue reading The Culture of the Sacred Purge

My Critique Of Michael Brown Holly Pivec 2018 Correspondence

Michael's Line Of Fire - April 23/2018 'Debunking the NAR Hysteria’ Full Transcript a https://churchwatchcentral.com/2018/05/30/transcript-of-brown-debunking-nar-hysteria-where-brown-confesses-being-100-nar/ https://www.christianpost.com/voices/dispelling-myths-new-apostolic-reformation-michael-brown.html?clickType=link-related-articles Michael - Dispelling Myths About NAR - MAY 03, 2018 https://www.christianpost.com/voices/michael-browns-nar-straw-man-is-the-new-apostolic-reformation-just-a-conspiracy-theory-or-something-more.html Holly - Michael Brown's NAR Straw Man: Is the New Apostolic Reformation Just a Conspiracy Theory or Something More? THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018  https://www.christianpost.com/voices/an-appeal-to-holly-pivec-and-prof-doug-geivett-to-separate-yourselves-from-the-hyper-critics.html?clickType=link-related-articles Michael- 'Appeal To Holly Pivec & Prof. Doug … Continue reading My Critique Of Michael Brown Holly Pivec 2018 Correspondence

Michael Brown’s ‘NAR’ Straw Man Obfuscations Vs. NAR Factualities

NAR Fact or Fiction, Clarity Or Obfuscations? Michael Brown, on his 'Line Of Fire' program, Sept. 13, 2022, has once again addressed the notorious subject of NAR, - 'New Apostolic Reformation', in an attempt, so he says, to clarify ideas perceived (miss perceived?), by many, about it's supposed shadowy existence, asking his audience to define … Continue reading Michael Brown’s ‘NAR’ Straw Man Obfuscations Vs. NAR Factualities

Smith Wigglesworth – Charismatic Folklore & The Stuff Of Legends

Why In The World Does Church History Matter? https://www.forthegospel.org/read/if-you-cant-heal-em-beat-em Costi Hinn The following post is a modified portion of a chapter from “Defining Deception.” Why in the world does church history matter? That’s a question more Christians should be able to answer – and a highly important one at that. In his phenomenal work, Why Church … Continue reading Smith Wigglesworth – Charismatic Folklore & The Stuff Of Legends

How Could We Be Duped Into Believing The World’s Getting Better?

A Critical/Biblical Analysis Response To J. D. King Endorsements: Steve Gray-Fabricator of false 'Smithton Outpouring' In Why You’ve Been Duped Into Believing that the World is Getting Worse, J.D. King presents verifiable research and well-documented statistics that demolish the myth that the world is disintegrating. King makes it clear that the gospel of God’s Kingdom is … Continue reading How Could We Be Duped Into Believing The World’s Getting Better?

Dilemma In Modern ‘Worship’ Movement – Soulish ‘Strange Fire’

Sad to say, 'worship' music, and the draw of well crafted music, can be like a 'spoonful of sugar', that helps the poison go down! The 'pull' of music, the sound, the sound of voices singing, yielded to every impulse, open to every suggestion This part of my 'spiritual detox journey' is 'under construction.' The … Continue reading Dilemma In Modern ‘Worship’ Movement – Soulish ‘Strange Fire’

‘World Revival Church’ KC Re: ‘Smithton Outpouring’-Smithton Mo. – Where Cults Hide

When Cultishness Hides Behind 'Revival Outpourings' Earlier this year I somehow meandered into old online info' regarding the 'Smithton Outpouring' that occurred from 1996 to 2000, in the small 'cornfield community' of Smithton Missouri. Recent references to the reality of actual bonafide cults existing in Evangelical churches, bro't my tho'ts back to this earlier research. … Continue reading ‘World Revival Church’ KC Re: ‘Smithton Outpouring’-Smithton Mo. – Where Cults Hide

Founder Of S.A. ‘Satanist’ Church, Spiritual Exp. Of ‘Another ‘Jesus’ Creates New Religion

"Imagine a religion based on the teachings of 'jesus,' because it's not Christianity." Riaan Swiegelaar Not a thing had been publicly written on line, questioning/examining a video, in which South African satanist church founder, and ex-satanist Riann Swiegelaar recounted a 'spiritual encounter' with an entity claiming to be 'jesus,' which led to his departure from … Continue reading Founder Of S.A. ‘Satanist’ Church, Spiritual Exp. Of ‘Another ‘Jesus’ Creates New Religion

Spiritual/Religious/Secular/ Political – Syncretization

Syncretism: the amalgamation or attempted amalgamation of different religions, cultures, or schools of thought. "interfaith dialogue can easily slip into syncretism" Syncretic derives from Greek synkrētismos -syn-"together" & Krēt-"Cretan". First used in Plutarch's Moralia referring to the alliance of divided Cretan cities in order to face a common external enemy, the Cretans called this synkrētismos. … Continue reading Spiritual/Religious/Secular/ Political – Syncretization