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NAR, Bethel Redding and New Age Practices in the Church | with Holly Pivec

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In this fourth episode of I USED to be a Psychic Podcast, I interview Author, Blogger and Speaker Holly Pivec about the dangers of the New Apostolic Reformation and her most recent book “Counterfeit Kingdom” coauthored by Doug Geivett.

NAR churches, like Bethel in Redding California, incorporate many New Age practices and beliefs into their theology, sprinkling just enough truth to give the illusion of biblical accuracy. Holly and Doug’s book shines light on this deception, and helps to educate and equip Christian’s to be discerning when it comes to their beliefs; to base them on biblical truth rather than on experiences and new revelations given by the “Apostles & Prophets” that govern these churches.

As someone who was saved from the New Age, this topic hits close to home, thankfully my experience in the occult helped me to recognized these red flags within Bethel very early on in my walk with Christ. It was a blessing when I found out others had the same concerns and when reading Counterfeit Kingdom all of my convictions on the subject were confirmed.

This isn’t something we should turn a blind eye to as Christians! On top of NAR churches distorting The Gospel through unbiblical teachings, the Bethel Supernatural School of Ministry (BSSM) teaches very clear divination methods that look almost identical to the “Psychic Development” classes I taught in the New Age. To name a few, they practice necromancy(mediumship), grave soaking(believing they can absorb a deceased persons spiritual gifts from laying on their grave), and teach that one much receive a spiritual “activation” to receive the ability to prophesy.

The Bible is clear that any form of divination is against God, something we should be adhering to in the body of Christ. If you haven’t already, I highly encourage everyone to check out their book “Counterfeit Kingdom”, it’s available everywhere books are sold!

This is an episode you won’t want to miss! ⠀

“𝘍𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘪𝘴 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘱𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘴𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨, 𝘣𝘶𝘵 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘪𝘵𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘢𝘤𝘤𝘶𝘮𝘶𝘭𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘷𝘦𝘴 𝘵𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘴𝘶𝘪𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘰𝘸𝘯 𝘱𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘯 𝘢𝘸𝘢𝘺 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘭𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘵𝘳𝘶𝘵𝘩 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘸𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘳 𝘰𝘧𝘧 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘺𝘵𝘩𝘴.” 2 Timothy 4:3-4 ESV

You can find Holly on Instagram http://www.instagram.com/hollypivec and find her blog here http://www.hollypivec.com

The NAR recovery group mentioned is linked here https://www.facebook.com/groups/narrecoverygroupnd/

And lastly, if you need support, you can find me on Instagram http://www.instagram.com/iusedtobeapsychic

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