“When Heaven Invades Earth” by Bill Johnson

September 8, 2010 // 7 Comments

In 1987 Bill Johnson attended a John Wimber conference on signs and wonders. He left discouraged because those speaking at the conference had fruit for what they believed. All Bill Johnson had was good doctrine. How times have changed! Now Bill Johnson and his Bethel Church are synonymous with the miraculous. I [...]

Top 20 Bill Johnson Quotes from Manifest Presence 2010

August 27, 2010 // 4 Comments

It’s the morning after Manifest Presence 2010. Bill Johnson preached again last night and it was really something. I have never seen anything like it. I know some of you will be reading this because you want some kind of conference review. I’m not going to give you one because I don’t want to diminish with [...]

What Do You Think? Two Must-Read Books about Transformed Minds

May 6, 2010 // 11 Comments

What you think has a great bearing on who you are and what you do. “For as a man thinks, so he is,” (Pro 23:7). Yet an outsider looking at the church would find there are some who don’t seem to think much at all. I’m talking about those who hold to a mindless form of religion, characterized by [...]

The 3Rs of Christianity

February 6, 2010 // 4 Comments

At the risk of overlooking some liberating truths, the basics of following Christ can be reduced to 3 Rs. 1. Righteousness The gospel reveals a righteousness that comes from God and is received by faith from first to last (Rms 1:17). This kind of righteousness can be distinguished from self-righteousness which is [...]

How Do I Know the Bible is True? The Test of Prophecy

February 3, 2010 // 3 Comments

There are literally hundreds of excellent websites that address this question and many truth tests are available. Let’s just consider one such test here, specifically, the Bible’s very own test for veracity. By its own standard the Bible says that if any single prophecy does not come true its prophet was not [...]