Is Sozo healing safe and biblical? The real roots and history of Sozo: Randy Clark of Toronto Blessing, jungle and barnyard animal behaviors, Bethel Church, Argentina and more…
Question: “What is the Toronto Blessing?” http://www.gotquestions.org Answer: The Toronto Blessing refers to the supposed outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the people attending the Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship Church, which at the time was the Toronto Airport Vineyard Church. On January 20, 1994, a Pentecostal pastor named Randy Clark spoke at the church and gave his testimony of how he would get drunk in the Spirit and laugh uncontrollably. In response to this testimony, the congregation erupted in pandemonium with people laughing, growling, dancing, shaking, barking like dogs, and even… Read More
The following was photographed from the Free Believers Network. It is perhaps the best description of the spiritual gift of discernment I have seen so far. I asked the author if I could use this and obtained his permission.
Ten warning signs of a potentially unsafe group/leader: Absolute authoritarianism without meaningful accountability. No tolerance for questions or critical inquiry. No meaningful financial disclosure regarding budget, expenses such as an independently audited financial statement. Unreasonable fear about the outside world, such as impending catastrophe, evil conspiracies and persecutions. There is no legitimate reason to leave, former followers are always are wrong in leaving, negative or even evil. Former members often relate the same stories of abuse and reflect a similar pattern of grievances. There are records, books, news articles, or television programs… Read More
Public Facebook page owner Mark Brown and Christi Armstrong teachings on divorce and marriage (Jesus Christ, The Bible, Global Scope Ministries)
In my opinion, fellow Christians need to be very alert with certain public teachers’ teachings and how they claim their teachings are “Biblical” and from Jesus Himself. This ministry has no ill-will toward these teachers, but encourages caution (and extreme discernment and careful analysis) in accepting all their teachings as Biblical or ethical. “Therefore what God has joined together, let man NOT separate.” Mark 10:9 Be very discerning with any pages run by “Global Scope Ministries” or by “Rev” Mark Brown is married to writer Christi Brown (previously “Christi Armstrong” before… Read More