Bethel Church, Redding / Five Fruits

Fruit #5: Witchcraft, Drunkenness, Revelry…Spiritualism

This post is part of a series focused on the “bring the kingdom” teaching of ministries like Bethel Church in Redding, CA and ministers like Bill Johnson and the fruit in real people’s lives. Witchcraft is a strong word, but describes the practice of seeking power, revelation, and encounters from the spirit realm apart from … Continue reading

Bethel Church, Redding / Five Fruits

In anticipation of Fruit #4, a walk down memory lane…

Here is an excerpt from “a ceremony celebrating the formal apostolic alignment of Todd Bentley,” as described by C. Peter Wagner.  With much pomp and ceremony, culminating in the giving of a ring to “seal the commission,” following the Lord Himself speaking left and right through pretty much everybody on the stage about His delight … Continue reading

Bethel Church, Redding / Five Fruits

5 Fruits of the false teaching of the “Bring the kingdom” crowd … Fruit 1: The Heaviest Yoke

This post is part of a series focused on the “bring the kingdom” teaching of ministries like Bethel Church in Redding, CA and ministers like Bill Johnson and the fruits produced in real people’s lives. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find … Continue reading