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Charismatic Christian (Religion)

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  • St. Louis church condemned after 3 members arrested for allegedly kidnapping woman

    02/29/2024 2:49:21 PM PST · by Morgana · 15 replies
    Christian Post ^ | Leap Day 2024 | Leonardo Blair
    A Pentecostal church in St. Louis, Missouri, where an unidentified woman told local police she was held captive and beaten by three men during a 30-day fast, has been condemned by city officials. The Mount of Olives Ministry church, where the woman told police she was held captive, is located in the Patch neighborhood, according to the River Front Times. On Monday, a city inspector declared the church building “unsafe” and it has now been condemned, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Police said that though English was not the woman’s first language, she was able to tell them she...
  • Pastor ‘Binds the Booty Call In Jesus Name’ + ‘Takes Control’ of the Booty Call

    02/23/2024 10:57:05 AM PST · by Morgana · 29 replies
    Protestia ^ | February 22, 2024 | staff
    Matthew Stevenson is the lead pastor of All Nations Chicago, a charismatic church that emphasizes the 5-fold ministry.” Stevenson’s bio describes him as a “global influencer, culturalist and visionary, violently raised up by God during this complex moment in history” whose ministry is “earmarked by powerful preaching, bold delivery and unusual supernatural activity.” Claiming to be “Intensely gifted in the prophetic” whereby “thousands around the world have been dramatically impacted by his very timely, direct, and specific prophetic words,” he reveals he is “an apostolic leader with the Father’s heart entrenched in his life.” As some have already identified, he’s...
  • Joyce Meyer Says Christians Should Never Feel Guilt for Sinning

    02/17/2024 9:53:07 AM PST · by Morgana · 28 replies
    Protestia ^ | February 17, 2024 | staff
    80-year-old Joyce Meyer is not slowing down in her mission to teach all the false doctrines, recently insisting to her millions of followers that they should never never guilty for sinning. Meyers is long thought to be one of the ‘Big three’ heretics, along with Kenneth Copeland and Benny Hinn. Popular with women and effeminate men, the famed multi-millionaire televangelist’s ministry brings in over $100 million yearly and is known for her word-faith teachings. We tagged her recently after it was revealed she was paid by Hillsong $150,000 for one sermon, and has a long history of collecting sky-high honorariums....
  • In Wild Sermon Illustration, Mike Todd Starts Jumping and Doing Somersaults on Trampoline During Service

    02/14/2024 10:44:26 AM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Disntr ^ | Valentine's Day 2024 | staff
    Pastor Mike Todd of the Transformation Church has been growing in popularity at an alarming rate, despite his repulsive and controversial behavior. Last year, Todd made headlines for turning tithing into a million-dollar lottery, using his congregants as nothing more than pawns in his sick game. And just a few weeks ago, Todd made headlines again for spitting in his hands and rubbing them all over a congregant’s face during a so-called “sermon.” It’s clear that Todd cares more about shock value and self-promotion than he does about spreading the teachings of the Bible. In another “sermon” titled “Cuffed To...
  • Megachurch Puts On Super Bowl Performance During Sermon While Playing Music by Foul-Mouthed Gangsta Rapper E-40

    02/13/2024 7:30:14 AM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Disntr ^ | February 12, 2024 | staff
    This week, you’re probably going to see a lot of clips on social media and the blogosphere about churches who traded sound biblical preaching for stupid Super Bowl performances during worship service. Obviously, this demonstrates where their heart is, as their treasure is here on earth. But perhaps one of the lamest sermons I ran across, at least so far, is from Lifepoint Church in Rock Hill, SC, which is pastored by Nate Siemon and his wife. During the sermon, which they titled “Super Bowl of Preaching,” four “pastors,” including his wife, got up to preach one “quarter” of the...
  • Transformation Church Pastor Mike Todd Trashes Stage, Destroys Bible by Pouring Syrup and Whipped Cream All Over it

    02/02/2024 7:41:39 AM PST · by Morgana · 24 replies
    Protestia ^ | February 2, 2024 | staff
    A month after Transformation Church in Tulsa, OK, hosted a celebration of life for the late pro-choice, pro-LGBTQ, hell-denying, Trinity-denying, Universalist, Unitarian Bishop Carlton Pearson, with lead pastor Michael Todd praising him as a “man of God” who faithfully lived out the gospel message, Todd reiterated his contempt for the scriptures by trashing the stage and pouring syrup and whipped cream all over a bible and communion elements as part of a grotesque sermon illustration. Transformation Church is led by pastor Michael Todd, the fashion-obsessed leader known for crowd surfing during his church’s worship service, preaching some good old-fashioned Modalism,...
  • What are the beliefs of oneness Pentecostals? {Discussion on the non-Trinitarian Modalist group}

    01/16/2024 7:54:02 AM PST · by Cronos · 19 replies
    Got Questions ^ | 23 Feb 2022
    The "Jesus Only" movement, also known as Oneness Pentecostalism or oneness theology, teaches that there is only one God, but denies the tri-unity of God. In other words, oneness theology does not recognize the distinct persons of the Godhead: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. It has various forms / modes / manifestations—some see Jesus Christ as the one God, who sometimes manifests Himself as the Father or the Holy Spirit. The core doctrine of Oneness Pentecostal / Jesus Only is that Jesus is the Father and Jesus is the Spirit. There is one God who reveals Himself in different "modes."...
  • Merry Christmas FREEPERS!

    12/18/2023 7:45:03 PM PST · by freepersup · 38 replies
    THEE GOD ALMIGHTY ^ | 12-25-0000 (12/18/23) | freepersup (Actually, The BIG Guy Upstairs)
    Tiny human here on one-of-a-kind earth, seeking comment on the birth of Jesus, and goodwill towards men. Fah la la la la, la la, la la...
  • California Pastor Arrested for Kidnapping and Molestation

    12/07/2023 9:15:32 AM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Ministry Watch ^ | December 7, 2023 | Anne Stych
    The pastor of a California church has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and molestation that involved a young teen girl from his congregation almost a decade ago. Victor Manuel Hernandez-Pineda, 53, the pastor at Iglesia Pentecostes Movimiento De Gloria, was arrested on Friday (Dec. 1) in the wake of a police investigation by the Richmond Police that began on November 9. He was arrested on suspicion of three counts of kidnapping and four counts of molesting a girl under the age of 14. The victim of the abuse, Karen Cifuentes, described what happened to ABC 7 in San Francisco....
  • Luke Chapter 2, Verses 8-14 Bible (Protestant - Meme)

    11/29/2023 2:04:38 AM PST · by SaveFerris · 3 replies
    The Bible ^ | November 29, 2023 | A wretched servant
  • Wacky Pastrix Says God Teleported Her to the Garden of Eden Where She Spoke with Eve

    11/28/2023 9:03:47 AM PST · by Morgana · 32 replies
    Protestia ^ | November 27, 2023 | staff
    Anne Latour is a charismatic ministry leader perhaps best known for traveling the country with Sean Feucht & the Let Us Worship Team and operating as their ‘Spiritual Lawyer.’ Her schtick is doing “intercession in the Courts of Heaven,” something she also teaches and offers courses on with her ministry, Advocates of Heaven. More specifically, she teaches that: We all have experienced soul fragmentation at some point in our life – trauma creates a split in our soul – these are called protectors. Those soul parts become our protectors, but they can end up sabotaging our very own destiny. Inner...
  • Kenneth Copeland Mixes His Own ‘Blood’ With Jesus’ and Drinks It During Communion?

    11/22/2023 7:32:19 AM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies
    Protestia ^ | November 22, 2023 | staff
    When arch-heretic Kenneth Copeland is not giving false prophecies about COVID being destroyed, throwing someone in a wheelchair to the floor, casting away bald spots in Jesus name, or even running his own bizzaro Bible college, the world’s richest prosperity preacher in America can be frequently found making up stuff about Jesus and justifying his personal theological idiosyncrasies in order to increase his net worth, this time with a viral video going around showing him drinking his own blood in some bizarre communion rite. While there is a sense in which Copeland, who is surely demon-possessed, routinely feasts on the...
  • Florida Church Removes Youth Pastor After Being Questioned About Indecent Exposure Conviction

    11/15/2023 9:17:31 AM PST · by Morgana · 22 replies
    The Roys Report ^ | November 13, 2023 | Rebecca Hopkins
    A Florida church has removed its youth pastor, who pleaded guilty last year to exposing himself, shortly after The Roys Report (TRR) began inquiring about the man’s employment. Austin W. Plappert, 26, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of exposing his sexual organs in September 2022, Volusia County court records show. A police report obtained by TRR also reveals a similar incident in 2020. In late October 2023, Plappert and his wife were employed as youth directors at Pentecostals of Deland (POD) near Daytona Beach, according to an archived screenshot of the church’s website. On Oct. 24, TRR first reached...
  • Arch-heretic Kenneth Copeland ‘When you don’t tithe, you’ve got a ticking time bomb in your pocket’

    11/01/2023 12:47:44 AM PDT · by Morgana · 53 replies
    Protestia ^ | November 1, 2023 | staff
    When arch-heretic Kenneth Copeland is not giving false prophecies about COVID being destroyed, throwing someone in a wheelchair to the floor, casting away bald spots in Jesus name, or even running his own bizzaro Bible college, the world’s richest prosperity preacher in America, can be frequently found making up stuff about Jesus and justifying his personal theological idiosyncrasies in order to increase hsi net worth. Despite being 86 years old and being fabulously wealthy, his apetite is insatiable and he continues to manipulate for that mammon, telling audience over the weekend that “when you don’t tithe, you’ve got a ticking...
  • A Plea to the Silent Churches in America

    10/21/2023 1:22:50 AM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Human Defense ^ | August 13, 2020 | Rebekah Dyer
    Between now and the time the preacher stands at the pulpit this Sunday and delivers his message, around 17,000 babies in the United States alone will have been murdered in the womb. That’s nearly 2,400 every day. Ninety-eight babies every hour. About one baby every twelve seconds. Innocent human beings are dismembered, poisoned, crushed, harvested for organs, put in trash cans, and disposed of in the name of “women’s rights” and “the right to choose.” This happens day after day, week after week, and the church largely remains silent. The most forgotten, marginalized human beings today are the preborn. Their...
  • Todd Bentley Offering 1 On 1 Mentoring for THIS Much Money

    10/11/2023 9:04:21 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Protestia ^ | October 10, 2023 | staff
    Charismatic prophet Todd Bentley, one of the scant few hucksters in the whole of Christianity that Dr. Michael Brown has ever bothered to condemn (and that only slightly), is up to no good again—the result of a string of angelic encounters and personal vision. Despite his ministry bringing in over a million dollars a year, he’s up for manifesting some more mammon, offering one-on-one mentoring through a Facebook Messenger phone call for $150 a pop. (Super clickbait title, but we reserve the right to include one every now and then.) According to the introductory email, they explain that “During this...
  • Holy Spirit or Dopamine Trip? Emotional Manipulation in Charismatic “Worship”

    10/05/2023 8:32:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    Disntr ^ | October 5, 2023 | staff
    We’ve witnessed in recent years a surge of hyper-emotional events masquerading as expressions of genuine Christian faith. These gatherings, such as the Passion Conference, Hillsong concerts, and other events connected to the charismatic, word of faith, and prosperity gospel movements, claim to be fueled by the Holy Spirit. Yet, the truth of the matter is, what’s happening at these events is far removed from Biblical worship. The atmosphere at these events is emotionally charged—highly orchestrated music, impassioned speakers, and provocative visuals often lead participants to believe they are experiencing the Holy Spirit. However, what they’re actually experiencing is emotional manipulation,...
  • Assemblies of God pastors say denomination’s leaders should resign over Chi Alpha scandal

    09/29/2023 1:55:27 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Christian Post ^ | September 29, 2023 | Leonardo Blair
    At least three Assemblies of God pastors have called on denominational leaders to repent and, where appropriate, resign after organizers of the Chi Alpha Campus Ministries were accused of allowing Daniel Savala, a 67-year-old itinerant minister and convicted sex offender, to prey on scores of young males for more than two decades. The Assemblies of God claimed on Friday, however, that it had warned local Chi Alpha leaders about Savala and is already taking steps to dismiss leaders who failed to protect participants in the ministry as they continue to investigate the scandal. The latest call for accountability has come...
  • IHOPKC “Prophet” Says God Re-grew Trans Woman’s Breasts After Listening to His Testimony and Coming to Christ

    09/26/2023 8:31:05 AM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    Disntr ^ | September 26, 2023 | staff
    Self-proclaimed “prophet” and “seer”, Micah Turnbo—who is straight out of the heretical IHOPKC and the Kansas City Prophets movement—has amassed a huge following on social media, but his spectacle is more theatrical than theological. Brandishing titles like “Seer Prophet” and “Pastor of Prophetic Ministry” at Vineyard Church Northwest in Cincinnati, Ohio, Turnbo might seem convincing to those who simply want their ears tickled. However, for those deeply rooted biblical convictions, Turnbo’s claims ring hollow. Turnbo’s background, according to his bio, includes growing up in a so-called “prophetic” family and attending schools like Cincinnati Christian University and International House of Prayer....
  • Autistic Boy Dies During Exorcism

    09/15/2023 9:09:15 AM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    CBS ^ | August 25, 2023 | CBS
    An autistic 8-year-old boy died while wrapped in sheets during a prayer service held to exorcise the evil spirits that church members blamed for his condition. The minister who performed the service was arrested in connection with the death, which occurred Friday night at a church in a run-down strip mall. The mother had been taking her son to Faith Temple Church of the Apostolic Faith three times a week for the last three weeks in hopes of curing his autism, said Bishop David Hemphill Sr. It was after more than an hour of prayer that a parishioner noticed the...