Rick’s Revelation

Rick's Revelation
Rick Warren tweets: God taught me the 5 Purposes of Church at 24, but few paid attention. Now,in my50s,I ask”What 24yrold should I be listening to? Had God been hiding these purposes until 30 years ago? You mean to tell me the Church wandered around for 1,970 or so years without knowing its purpose, until ...

New Turnstile Church strategy: We avoid God’s Word to keep you from sin

Almost two weeks ago, I asked Perry Noble supporters to give us examples of Noble’s biblical wisdom. I asked someone to describe the emperor’s advertised grand clothes, not seeing any myself, and all of his supporters on this site (and there are many) decided he was best left in his jeans and tee shirt. Perhaps ...

Solving the vision problem

What’s the alternative to claiming special infallible visions from God? Although we’ve criticized Noble and Furtick in recent days for their grand vision pronouncements, how should they lead their churches when they feel so driven by God’s visions? Simple. Instead of saying “God told me,” they should lead by prefacing their visions with “I think” ...

On such foundations are cults built

Perry Noble tells us not to question him; today, Steven Furtick tells us not to question his revelation. A sampling of today’s dangerous wisdom: Sometimes you’ll have an encounter with God that’s so intense you can’t reveal it to everyone in your life. … Sometimes God plants a vision in your heart so outrageous that ...