False Teachers Exposed

“They’re a sorry bunch--pseudo-apostles, lying preachers, crooked workers--posing as Christ’s agents but sham to the core. And no wonder! Satan does it all the time, dressing up as a beautiful angel of light. So it shouldn’t surprise us when his servants masquerade as servants of God. But they’re not getting by with anything. They’ll pay for it in the end” (2 Corinthians 11:13-15 MSG).

This list is not meant to be an exhaustive one. What is important is that one learns to discern truth from error.

“Then you shall again see the difference between the righteous and the wicked, between him who serves God, and him who does not serve Him” (Malachi 3:18 MKJV).

Click HERE or scroll down to the list of false teachers.

What is a false teacher and how does one qualify for this list?

No person rightfully takes upon himself the role of a teacher or any other ministry of God without God’s power and authority. In a world full of teachers, preachers, elders, deacons, speakers, writers, evangelists, pastors, prophets, and apostles, rare are the true ministers representing the Lord Jesus Christ. Many are the false, and very few the true, even as in Noah’s day.

False teachers are those who presume to teach in their own authority (as did the scribes), often in the Name of the Lord, when He has not sent them. Though they have knowledge of Biblical truths, they are, at best, in delusion, presuming to turn others to the Kingdom of God when, in fact, they are building the corrupt kingdoms of men. At worst, they are deliberate charlatans, seeking to deceive, steal, kill, and destroy, using Biblical truths to do so.

Though false teachers lead astray, the Biblical truths they teach can lead to Christ those whom God has called and is choosing. The truth quickens those being given the gift of faith. However, faith manifest in the one who receives the truth does not certify as God’s representative the one who speaks some truth. The child of faith who walks in obedience to Christ will soon enough part ways with those who mix truth with error.

This is God’s commandment:

“Therefore come out from among them and be separated, says the Lord, and do not touch the unclean thing. And I will receive you and I will be a Father to you, and you shall be My sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty” (2 Corinthians 6:17-18 MKJV).

False teachers mix the holy things of God with their carnal thoughts, creating a false form of godliness. They can’t do otherwise, because they haven’t taken up the cross and submitted themselves to Christ’s righteousness. They are still in their sin nature, living unto themselves, teaching doctrines and commandments of men.

And because false teachers haven’t submitted themselves to Christ’s righteousness, they can’t lead others there. A false teacher is one who may speak truth, yet points his hearers in another direction.

An example of this would be that of a “Tijuana taxi,” or any predator of tourists who says, “Yes, I know exactly where such-and-such a place is, and I’ll take you there. On the way, I’ll tell you all you want to know about it. Please, get in.”

Guess what? He gets you there after a half-hour drive, but didn’t tell you it was only a block away from where you began with him. Meanwhile he charges you for the time or mileage.

And though he filled you in on what the place is all about, what he doesn’t, can’t, and won’t tell you is that you need a membership to enter. He drops you off at the gate, and you find out your trip was for naught.

Isn’t that just like the churches and spiritual leaders one encounters in a multiplicity of places and forms? They have truth, and they may even get you into the wedding feast, but never with a wedding garment.

Therefore, while the truth spoken is to be believed (no matter who speaks it or what affiliation the speaker may have), false teachers are not to be followed. Teachers sent of God are to be followed, as with the example given by the apostle Paul, who said by the Spirit, “Become followers of me, even as I am of Christ” (1 Corinthians 11:1). A false teacher leads into the emptiness of self-righteousness and death, but a true teacher leads to the fullness of Christ and life.

See also Diabolical Doctrines, The True Marks of a Cult, and Teachings. Indeed, our entire website will help you to forsake the error and to walk in the path of truth.

Summaries with Links
(organized according to last name)

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One in a long line of teachers of the “god within.” Paul responds to a woman promoting the practice of realizing the inner “Christ” without submission to the One without, the Real One from Whom man is separated by his sins.

Akintunde, Yinka:

Satan’s MO – The Master of Misdirection          [PDF Version]

We are attacked by a wannabe false prophet for listing and exposing his Nigerian religious scamster brethren, whose fame and fortune he hopes to achieve for himself. This prolific liar deflects answering for his outrageous lies by redoubling his accusations. This is the modus operandi of his father, the Devil, whose motto is: “The best defense is going on the offensive.” This is Satan at his best (or worst), who is no match for the Word that exposes him in the Light.

Allen, A.A.:

Who’s Your Mentor?

Much can be said about a spiritual teacher by knowing who his mentor is. A disciple of the Dalai Lama teaches his variety of Buddhism, and the disciple of a counterfeit Christian teaches his brand of counterfeit Christianity. Where do you expect that will take you? “A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruits, nor can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit” (Matthew 7:18 MKJV).

Alley, John:

Spiritual Mugging in a Dark Alley          [PDF Version]

If your pastor is following a false apostle, where does that leave you? “Let them alone. They are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch” (Matthew 15:14 MKJV). So what if the apostle is a “nice” man? Doesn’t Satan transform himself into an angel of light? Stay out of dark alleys in the first place – walk in the light as Christ is in the light.

Amirault, Gary:

Gary dismisses out of hand any straightforward declaration in the Name of the Lord, calling such “arrogant.” How can this be? How can one who relies on the Scriptures for truth, which came through men declaring, “Thus says the Lord,” deny that God speaks to humanity through men? Yet multitudes of religious are snared in this trap.

Gary complains because we have published his letter. He also accuses us of deleting materials or misrepresenting him without specifics (because there are none). We contrast his reaction to the Lord’s teachings and ways. Whereas Gary cannot bear honest public scrutiny, though he preaches publicly, the Lord went quietly to an unjust death in front of the whole world at the hands of those who slandered Him.

An example of Gary's fruit:

Kicked Out of the Tent          [PDF Version]

Religious man can freely criticize, complain about, attack, censure, maim, behead, burn, crucify, and kill whomever he says offends his god, but should a man of God speak the truth to him about his deplorable state, he will scream bloody murder. Such is the astonishing contradiction of sinners, which you can see here, should God grant you to see.

Ardagh, Arjuna:

Man tries to find the love of God in companionship with his fellow man, but it is not there. Man must be connected to God, and then he will have everything, because he has God. Conversely, without that connection, he will lose everything he thinks to have, even what he thinks to love.

Selfishness Exposes False Love          [PDF Version]

Arjuna’s ex-administrator was offended that her name showed up on a Google search linking her with the Living Essence Foundation. She now calls Arjuna a “fraud,” and complains that she had nothing to do with the reply to The Issues of Life signed by her. She ominously summons legal counsel, but the point is moot, because if the shoe doesn’t fit, she doesn’t have to wear it. Arjuna chimes in too, and, before it is all over, each is exposed in his or her self-serving ways.

Arguinzoni, Sonny:

Sonny Instead of the Son

Join yourself to the works of men and you’ll receive the destructive fruits of following man rather than God. Man will ultimately disappoint you, but you only have yourself to blame, because you attached yourself to him for what he could do for you instead of seeking God for what He requires of you for your salvation through His Son.

Armstrong, Herbert W.:

Ronald Weinland – Son of Armstrong: The Fruit Does Not Fall Far from the Tree          [PDF Version]

It is predictable that the spirit and works of Herbert W. Armstrong would spawn someone like Ronald Weinland, a man making many bold claims in the delusion that he is God’s last prophet and one of His two witnesses. Armstrong behaved similarly and the Law of God says that like produces like. The Lord Almighty says to those snared in such works, “Come out from the midst of them and be separated...Do not touch what is unclean, and I will receive you. I will be a Father to you, and you will be My sons and daughters” (2 Corinthians 6:17-18 EMTV). In this paper we differentiate between the clean and unclean, what is of the Father and what is of men.

Arnecillo, Fidel Jr.:

Making Friends with the World: Another Gospel that Preserves the Flesh
[PDF Version]

Joshua Tongol is a hip young preacher with sincerity and enthusiasm for “superabounding grace,” which is, in reality, a false gospel that leaves out the crucial elements of faith and obedience through the cross. That’s where one finds the grace of God in Christ, not in our own hearts or ability to love, as Joshua teaches. He is putting his own name in lights, not glorifying the Light of all men.

“And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto Me” (John 12:32 KJV).

Those who lift up themselves draw all men to themselves. So it goes with a baker’s dozen of Tongol’s personal endorsers, who are also false teachers, because they glorify man and the flesh that Christ came to crucify.

Arnott, John & Carol:

The Bottom of the Barrel: A Motley Crew of Demonic Mockers
[PDF Version]

“But evil men and seducers will go forward to worse, deceiving and being deceived” (2 Timothy 3:13 MKJV). All manias end with a blow-off phase where all sense is abandoned, because people are given over to their lusts entirely. So we know that we are nearing the end of evil men and seducers when they laugh like devils and call that the worship of God.

Bacchiocchi, Samuele:

A Spiritual Post Mortem          [PDF Version]

The life and death of Mr. Bacchiocchi is a classic representation of religious man's self-serving works that lead to confusion, contradiction, and destruction. He goes on to show that the Seventh Day Adventist religion, for all its posturing about being different from mainstream Christianity, is no different at all. It is full of compromise and error, just like all of men's religions. Pretending to be more righteous makes it even more despicable in the sight of God.

Baxter, Mary:

A Divine Revelation of Hell Debunked          [PDF Version]

An Outstanding Illustration of Orthodox Christianity's Most Blasphemous Doctrine

The fire of God is good. Here it obliterates the most egregious of lies ever told about the Lord Jesus Christ. Mary Baxter, working from the platform of orthodox Christian doctrine, has served up a sensational tale of a personal tour of hell chaperoned by the Lord. This presents us with the perfect springboard for exposing the absurd and wicked notions of false Christianity.

Beeson, Willie:

Making Friends with the World: Another Gospel that Preserves the Flesh
[PDF Version]

Joshua Tongol is a hip young preacher with sincerity and enthusiasm for “superabounding grace,” which is, in reality, a false gospel that leaves out the crucial elements of faith and obedience through the cross. That’s where one finds the grace of God in Christ, not in our own hearts or ability to love, as Joshua teaches. He is putting his own name in lights, not glorifying the Light of all men.

“And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto Me” (John 12:32 KJV).

Those who lift up themselves draw all men to themselves. So it goes with a baker’s dozen of Tongol’s personal endorsers, who are also false teachers, because they glorify man and the flesh that Christ came to crucify.

Begg, Alistair:

Selling Snake Oil         [PDF Version]

Most often false teachers who come in the Name of Christ proclaim they agree with the Bible, from which they preach. But in reality they don’t agree, not with the Spirit of its Author. They substitute their own doctrines that confuse and lead people away from the Truth to worshipping false gods that destroy, rather than save. This is Alistair Begg and David F. Wells.

Bent, Wayne:

Travesser the Transgressor          [PDF Version]

Almost seven years ago we met a man claiming to be the Messiah. He went by the name of “Michael Travesser,” the assumed name of Wayne Bent, the same person that was in the news as the “leader of an apocalyptic cult” arrested in New Mexico on unspecified charges. There is talk of child molestation, which Bent denies, though he does admit to having slept with three of his followers’ wives, including his son’s, at the direction of God and the instigation of the women. (“The man said, ‘The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I ate’” Genesis 3:12 HNV – only these were not the women God gave to Wayne.)

While it is easy to dismiss such antics as those of a delusional sociopath, people who have tried talking to Wayne and his followers have found themselves unable to effectively argue against their delusion. In this string of correspondence, we show Wayne how he is wrong according to the Scriptures he used to justify his sins, while exposing his arrogant, wrongheaded manner for all to see.

Bentley, Todd:

The Bottom of the Barrel: A Motley Crew of Demonic Mockers
[PDF Version]

“But evil men and seducers will go forward to worse, deceiving and being deceived” (2 Timothy 3:13 MKJV). All manias end with a blow-off phase where all sense is abandoned, because people are given over to their lusts entirely. So we know that we are nearing the end of evil men and seducers when they laugh like devils and call that the worship of God.

Berrigan, Daniel:

A man presents the popular philosophy that peace can be achieved through imitation of Jesus, as espoused by the famous Catholic priest, Daniel Berrigan. We contrast this with Reality, which comes not by imitation of what men conceive Christ to be, which is dead, but by submission to the living Word of God and Prince of Peace Himself, Jesus Christ, without Whose Presence peace is impossible and wars are inevitable.

Bevere, John:

“The Bait of Satan”

From the beginning, Satan tempted man with determining his spiritual status. That’s how he lured Eve into eating from the Tree of Knowledge. “And the serpent said to the woman, ‘You shall not surely die, for God knows that in the day you eat of it, then your eyes shall be opened, and you shall be as God, knowing good and evil’” (Genesis 3:4-5 MKJV). John Bevere, one of Satan’s minions, brings a new look to the oldest of temptations.

Bilyeu, Sammy:

Making Friends with the World: Another Gospel that Preserves the Flesh
[PDF Version]

Joshua Tongol is a hip young preacher with sincerity and enthusiasm for “superabounding grace,” which is, in reality, a false gospel that leaves out the crucial elements of faith and obedience through the cross. That’s where one finds the grace of God in Christ, not in our own hearts or ability to love, as Joshua teaches. He is putting his own name in lights, not glorifying the Light of all men.

“And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto Me” (John 12:32 KJV).

Those who lift up themselves draw all men to themselves. So it goes with a baker’s dozen of Tongol’s personal endorsers, who are also false teachers, because they glorify man and the flesh that Christ came to crucify.

Blackaby, Henry:

Bamboozling Blackaby and His Black Legacy          [PDF Version]

Here is a man who has impressed many and vaunted himself over millions. He has perfected the art of bamboozlement as few have. Herein you will find the true nature and essence of the Blackaby doctrine, learned and experienced firsthand by Victor and his wife, Marilyn, preceding and following a central event in their spiritual journey, the baptism in the Spirit of God. This occurred during the time they attended Henry’s Bible school in the 70’s, and led to their being asked to leave, which was the Lord’s way of beginning their separation from the works of men and paths of the destroyer.

Isn’t it time for many to know the truth of what Henry Blackaby teaches and be made free of the unbearable burden he lays ever so virtuously on the consciences of so many, including his own family?

Boota, Razia:

Ministers of Mammon: Gathered and Bundled          [PDF Version]

Ministers of Christ never come asking for money, even implicitly or by indirect means. The children of this world who appear as ministers of Christ invariably do, because they depend on man and not on God. They cloak their covetousness behind the needs of others, whom they advertise and promote as the recipients of their "godly" attention and your money. In this narrative, see how one spider catches three others in its money web, for evil, and how the Lord catches all of them for the fire, for good.

Borum, David:

Making Friends with the World: Another Gospel that Preserves the Flesh
[PDF Version]

Joshua Tongol is a hip young preacher with sincerity and enthusiasm for “superabounding grace,” which is, in reality, a false gospel that leaves out the crucial elements of faith and obedience through the cross. That’s where one finds the grace of God in Christ, not in our own hearts or ability to love, as Joshua teaches. He is putting his own name in lights, not glorifying the Light of all men.

“And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto Me” (John 12:32 KJV).

Those who lift up themselves draw all men to themselves. So it goes with a baker’s dozen of Tongol’s personal endorsers, who are also false teachers, because they glorify man and the flesh that Christ came to crucify.

Bosch, Anton:

Correcting a Fool          [PDF Version]

Anton Bosch says you should not correct a fool. But what about him? If he displays all the earmarks of a fool, is not his advice foolish? Should not his folly be answered, according to the Word of God, so that he might not be wise in his own eyes? It is true that a fool cannot answer another fool in such a manner, but those in Christ can. God has given us wisdom to answer fools, which Victor does here with Anton and we share for the edification of all.

Boshoff, Jan:

A False Prophet Gets a Lesson about True Prophets          [PDF Version]

To be anything in this world, whether a plumber or a prophet, you need to know what the occupation consists of and requires. If a plumber showed up at your place without any tools, insisting he could install your new fixtures, you wouldn’t let him in. But false prophets like Jan Boshoff show up every day without the tools or wherewith to do the job, and people readily believe and receive them. That’s because they bring counterfeit tools (like Mary Baxter’s false vision of Hell), which deceive and destroy, rather than deliver.

We answer a Messianic preacher and publisher of The Gates of Eden newsletter, Daniel Botkin, regarding his teaching of the blasphemous doctrine of “eternal hell,” and show how this error is propagated by self-righteousness, fear, and, in his case, willful ignorance of the Word of God. Botkin appeals to the authority of Moishe Rosen, founder of “Jews for Jesus,” who also is addressed in his foolish argument.

Box, Paul:

Stuck in the Box

You can leave behind your denominations, but if you retain their trappings, you’re still trapped. And you can search the Scriptures all day long, thinking to rightly divide them, but if you don’t come and listen to Him Whom the Scriptures are about, as He lives today, you will be sadly mistaken.

Branham, William:

Deceived by Signs and Lying Wonders           [PDF Version]

William Branham preached that he was the herald prophesied of by Malachi that would appear before the coming of the Lord. One problem with this notion is that he was almost two thousand years late, as Jesus had already said that John the Baptist fulfilled those words. Another problem is that nothing happened with Branham, unlike with John who was actually followed by the appearing of the Messiah.

But such trifles do not stop the deceived from believing deceivers. Convinced by the allegedly miraculous powers and occurrences in Branham’s life, his followers make him the touchstone for their salvation. Such idolatry has nothing to do with the salvation of the Lord, however. We correspond with two prominent Branhamites who contend for his name while we contend for the faith of Christ. In the course of this conversation many errors and false ways are exposed that are not only applicable to Branham, but to many religious.

Bretherick, Graham and Sherry:

Satan’s Fallen Soldiers: Devious Devices of the Destroyer Discussed          
[PDF Version]

Not only do Satan’s servants bring destruction to others, they suffer it themselves as the victims of their own deception. While Christ gives a deposit of pure gold, Satan gives a “UOI” (not an IOU), keeping his subjects under the yoke and bondage of serving themselves in his kingdom of darkness. Light solves that problem, when it is shone by God in Christ, and walked in by men. That is the Kingdom of God on earth.

Brown, Tom:

The Ways of a Self-Promoting Hireling           [PDF Version]

How false preachers give themselves away at every turn yet appear to men as angels of light! Tom Brown styles himself as a minister of Christ, casting out devils by the finger of God. But he doesn't have time to hear the Truth, much less answer It. So he replies to us. And we say, how could he answer Truth, being a son of darkness and devoid of substance? Come see his fruits.

Browne, Rodney Howard:

The Bottom of the Barrel: A Motley Crew of Demonic Mockers
[PDF Version]

“But evil men and seducers will go forward to worse, deceiving and being deceived” (2 Timothy 3:13 MKJV). All manias end with a blow-off phase where all sense is abandoned, because people are given over to their lusts entirely. So we know that we are nearing the end of evil men and seducers when they laugh like devils and call that the worship of God.

Brueseke, Joel:

Making Friends with the World: Another Gospel that Preserves the Flesh
[PDF Version]

Joshua Tongol is a hip young preacher with sincerity and enthusiasm for “superabounding grace,” which is, in reality, a false gospel that leaves out the crucial elements of faith and obedience through the cross. That’s where one finds the grace of God in Christ, not in our own hearts or ability to love, as Joshua teaches. He is putting his own name in lights, not glorifying the Light of all men.

“And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto Me” (John 12:32 KJV).

Those who lift up themselves draw all men to themselves. So it goes with a baker’s dozen of Tongol’s personal endorsers, who are also false teachers, because they glorify man and the flesh that Christ came to crucify.

Show me whom you follow, and I will know what manner of person you are or will become. If you do not know whom you are following, don’t you think it is time to find out how and where you are being led? Do you think you will altogether escape the consequences because ignorant? Think again. You already suffer them.

John Calvin was one of the most vicious of wolves ever to pose as a lamb of God. His supremely self-righteous spirit lives on in those who lionize and follow him, even unbeknownst to themselves. Truly, “that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.”

True Hope for Dutch Reform Church Members and All Calvin Doctrine Victims          [PDF Version]

This article contains the true answers from God for those who believe, or were taught, the false doctrine from Calvin that God has predestinated them to burn in hell forever, time without end. There is a time to stop drinking from the poisonous doctrines of men mixed in with Biblical Truth, and to start drinking from Jesus Christ alone, Who gives the water of life freely to whosoever wills.

Click HERE for Conversations We Have Had with Those Who Manifest the Spirit of Calvin.

Kirk Cameron uses a traditional approach of “preaching the gospel,” which tries to scare people into the Kingdom. It does not work because it is based on lies. Paul corresponds with Kirk about how that is so, and how it will require him to lose his life to lose this controlling doctrine on which he has built a “ministry.”

Camm, Jeffry:

Jeffry Camm uses the Koran as an authoritative source of truth to preach Jesus Christ to Muslims. We expose his faulty reasoning and arguments, and also show the disastrous results of convincing a Muslim to seriously follow the Koran, which would lead him to resemble Muhammad, the criminal, rather than Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

Carson, D.A.:

“Not One Jot or Tittle” – Trying to Change the Sabbath          [PDF Version]

We were challenged to read what some “Bible experts” have to say about the Sabbath and their arguments for Sunday-keeping (as if we have not heard). The complex and tortured reasonings of these scholars provide a perfect backdrop for the simplicity and power of God’s Word to illuminate the truth to those who come to Him as little children. What rest we have in believing Him! The Sabbath indeed!

Carter, Jimmy:

A Word to the Enemies of Israel          [PDF Version]

If Jimmy Carter was such a friend of Jesus Christ, why would he serve as a spokesperson for Israel's enemies? Why does he pretend to be Israel's friend while supporting those who would annihilate them, the Muslims? Has he not red, “I will bless those who bless you and curse those who curse you”? The Muslims also seek the subjugation of all who profess faith in Christ, according to their devil-god, Allah. Carter is obviously no friend to the Lord, or even to himself.

Case, Ryan:

Starving for Glory          [PDF Version]

How naked and exposed are the wicked who presume to be ministers of Jesus Christ in their corruption! Whether by few words or many, the thoughts of their hearts are laid bare, not only before God, but before all those in Him. How amazing it is that those who preach the Creator of the eyes and ears are dumbfounded that He grants vision and hearing to His children!

Seeing God and Living          [PDF Version]

Interpreting the Bible requires spiritual revelation. A case in point: It is written that no man can see God’s face and live, yet many have done that very thing - it requires spiritual enlightenment, rather than a literal understanding, to know what God means. Then there are the wicked who profess to love and serve Jesus Christ, yet carnally interpret the Scripture to condemn those who have seen Him, not knowing they condemn themselves.

Challies, Tim:

Beware of False Brethren          [PDF Version]

According to a false gospel preached by men, you cannot truly tell who is a sheep and who is a wolf in sheep’s clothing. You just have to be a nice person and not say anything negative about another who claims to be Christ’s. So when Satan comes to your door, or you go to his website or church, you should not dare think, much less say, that he comes as an angel of Light. Such is the religion of Tim Challies, a vain one that is not fit for the saints of God, but is the common fare of tares.

Chan, Francis:

A Call to Discipleship?         [PDF Version]

Many are the modern-day false ministers of Christ who “feel” a call from God to a work, yet are clueless as to what He wants. Where does one find a calling of such a nature in the Scriptures? Since when has God communicated a call to a work by feelings? The answers are “Nowhere” and “Never.”

Francis Chan Revisited         [PDF Version]

Francis Chan has been weighed in the balance of God and found wanting. According to the measure of the Lord Jesus Christ, Chan has been, and remains, a carnal minister of the counterfeit church, a blind guide leading others into the ditch of fruitless religiosity. Whosoever has ears to hear, let him hear.

Chew, Ben:

Exposed by a Mocking Spirit        [PDF Version]

Ben Chew blows the cover off the impressive appearance he tries to create with his religious works when he comes mocking the real thing, our work in Christ. He is exposed as one whose reformation is superficial and wanting, a whitewashed tomb with dead men’s bones and rotting flesh inside. See how this empty cloud is vaporized by fire, removing the appearance of godliness and leaving nothing behind.

Chopra, Deepak:

There are so many people who believe the lie that Christ is but one of many ways to God. They believe that the major religions of the world are in agreement and harmony with Christ and the Bible. There is nothing farther from the truth. Herein is addressed Buddhism in particular, with reference to the philosophical assertions of Deepak Chopra and Robert Thurman.

Chouravong, Ami:

Making Friends with the World: Another Gospel that Preserves the Flesh
[PDF Version]

Joshua Tongol is a hip young preacher with sincerity and enthusiasm for “superabounding grace,” which is, in reality, a false gospel that leaves out the crucial elements of faith and obedience through the cross. That’s where one finds the grace of God in Christ, not in our own hearts or ability to love, as Joshua teaches. He is putting his own name in lights, not glorifying the Light of all men.

“And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto Me” (John 12:32 KJV).

Those who lift up themselves draw all men to themselves. So it goes with a baker’s dozen of Tongol’s personal endorsers, who are also false teachers, because they glorify man and the flesh that Christ came to crucify.

Claiborne, Shane:

Responding to Shane Claiborne’s book, Irresistible Revolution, we expose the falsity of the gospel of the peace activist and social worker “Jesus,” which depends on a corrupt mankind to do good, and point Shane to the living, resurrected Lord Jesus Christ, Who alone is good, and to His instructions for life.

Clark, John Sr.:

Some cults have pet, false doctrines on which they justify their existence. “Pastor John’s House” has an obsession with “the baptism of the Holy Ghost with the evidence of speaking in other tongues,” which we address (theirs is a false baptism and experience). We also deal with Satan and his subtleties, cloaked by an appearance of graciousness that deceives the simple. It does not take long, however, before he bares his fangs.

Cohen, Aviad:

The Rap on a Rapper      [PDF Version]

We correspond with Jewish rapper Aviad Cohen, aka 50 Shekel, who began to publicly profess Christ and offer advice and teachings. How greatly does the spotlight of fame, even if minor as in his case, amplify insecurities and errors! How foolish for neophytes to think to teach in the first place! Escaping his Jewish orthodox teachers, this fearful young man cannot tell friend from foe because he does not know which end is up and is too proud to admit it. There is, nevertheless, much good advice and teaching here for any willing to listen.

Ray Comfort uses the threat of “eternal hell” to motivate proselytizers and potential converts to spread his perverted idea of God and Christ. Two heathen are used by God to shame this minister, yet he does not see or know it. Only one whose eyes are opened can see the absurd madness of the religious Don Quixotes.

Conlon, Carter:

A Captive of Babylon and His Clone          [PDF Version]

Men of God don’t spawn clones, but men do. The tragedy of David Wilkerson is that he had received some truths from God, but he chose the favor of men over the praise of God. He remained in the corrupt systems of men that he sought to reform, without success because he wasn’t reformed himself. His legacy is Carter Conlon, a preacher who never even came close to God.

Copeland, Kenneth & Gloria:

Casting an Evil Net         [PDF Version]

Kenneth and Gloria Copeland are "prosperity" teachers, bold and brash, but are they of God? If so, why would a cloud of evil spirits come to possess all those who sing, "praise," and "worship" with hands uplifted, by Kenneth Copeland's leadership? My wife and I almost got caught ourselves, but by God's mercy and grace.

The Bottom of the Barrel: A Motley Crew of Demonic Mockers
[PDF Version]

“But evil men and seducers will go forward to worse, deceiving and being deceived” (2 Timothy 3:13 MKJV). All manias end with a blow-off phase where all sense is abandoned, because people are given over to their lusts entirely. So we know that we are nearing the end of evil men and seducers when they laugh like devils and call that the worship of God.

Crews, William:

Christ vs. Crews          [PDF Version]

“Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight! Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink” (Isaiah 5:21-22 KJV).

William Crews has been mixing the Scriptures with his own embittered inclinations and ideas for many years, serving it up to the unsuspecting through his writings and preaching. The Day has come to disentangle and set free all who are given to hear the Truth that puts away his error.

Crouch, Paul & Jan:

Carnival Christianity

The “Trinity Broadcasting Network,” also known as “The Blasphemy Network” (TBN), presents Christianity as a carnival – “a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment.” This is the work of Paul and Jan Crouch and their associated band of thieves, knaves, liars, and pretenders. But God isn’t mocked. “For he sowing to his flesh will reap corruption from the flesh” (Galatians 6:8 MKJV).

Daugherty, Billy Joe:

Highly Esteemed by Men

Carefully choose whom you will serve, God or man, because the rewards are life and death. Do you know whom you are serving? Are you praising man or God? Can you tell the difference? Here is the cautionary tale of a very successful minister of men, from which you may learn the difference, if God grants it to you.

Our conversations with those who try to defend Billy Joe Daugherty:

Do Faithful Christians Die from Terrible Diseases?

A reader takes us to task for saying that God takes care of His children. Imagine that! And those like Billy Joe Daugherty, who preach deliverance and healing but die without either, are frauds, pure and simple.

How Dare We!

An indignant passerby assaults us for applying the Word of God to the one she calls “His anointed.” We will have to answer for our words someday, she waggles her forefinger at us. Yet she is unable to answer for her own words when confronted with the truth, including the report of one believer who was delivered from confusion and doubt by our report of Billy Joe.

Dawn, Marva:

Jezebel’s Deceitful Darkness

There is an oh so gentle and appealing appearance of light, love, kindness, and understanding that comes in the Name of Christ, yet conceals a heart of darkness that strengthens the hands of the wicked in the paths of the destroyer. Woe to those who follow her in her ways, who love their sins and lies more than the Truth! Marva Dawn, you have much blood to answer for, and answer you shall!

Dick Deweert, founder of The Miracle Channel in Lethbridge, Alberta was caught in an extra-marital affair. He resigned as president, as did his wife, Joan Deweert, in order to stand with him. Here, according to the Lord, is what is happening there, going back to what He told Victor in 1983 at the beginning of this work of man.

Satan’s Fallen Soldiers: Devious Devices of the Destroyer Discussed  
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Not only do Satan’s servants bring destruction to others, they suffer it themselves as the victims of their own deception. While Christ gives a deposit of pure gold, Satan gives a “UOI” (not an IOU), keeping his subjects under the yoke and bondage of serving themselves in his kingdom of darkness. Light solves that problem, when it is shone by God in Christ, and walked in by men. That is the Kingdom of God on earth.

Dewey, Pam:

Pam Dewey raises the alarm on false teachers at her “Field Guide to the Wild World of Religion” website, http://www.isitso.org/guide, which she describes as, “Your one-stop resource for accurate information on the wild and wooly world of modern religious groups and teachers.” In a series of correspondences we show that knowledge of some falsehood is not enough, but one must have personal knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ, The Tree of Life, which Pam lacks and disdains.

Doctorian, Samuel:

Pietistic Humbug

“Doctor” or “Reverend” Doctorian plays the part of an aged holy man, appearing in all black with a white beard and large cross hung around his neck. He exudes the universal appeal of a religious Santa Claus, an old and wise “saint“ revered by all. But Jesus said that which is highly esteemed among men is an abomination to God, and there could be no more appropriate words for this pious fraud.

Driscoll, Mark:

A Flesh-Powered Pastor

Mark Driscoll preaches a carnal gospel that supports confidence in the flesh and not in the Spirit of God. The two are diametrically opposed to one another, so despite all his dynamism and appeal, you’ll not find, or be led to, the Kingdom of God at Mars Hill or any affiliated works.

Duplantis, Jesse:

My God Is a Sugar Daddy

Dena Dahl of Harvest Haven reviews Jesse Duplantis’ book, Heaven: Close Encounters of the God Kind. And what a pack of lies that is! But they are lies people love to hear about God, so they stand in line to pay for deception from a man who is simply “jess duplicitous.”

Eby, J. Preston:

Gary Amirault uses material from J. Preston Eby, trying to condemn us as legalists. It backfires as Eby himself, in the very material provided, admits the need for the Law of God to be fulfilled in every person, which is precisely what we preach, by the grace of God. In other matters, Eby’s errors and the ensuing confusion are pointed out.

Edwards, Harry:

Making Friends with the World: Another Gospel that Preserves the Flesh
[PDF Version]

Joshua Tongol is a hip young preacher with sincerity and enthusiasm for “superabounding grace,” which is, in reality, a false gospel that leaves out the crucial elements of faith and obedience through the cross. That’s where one finds the grace of God in Christ, not in our own hearts or ability to love, as Joshua teaches. He is putting his own name in lights, not glorifying the Light of all men.

“And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto Me” (John 12:32 KJV).

Those who lift up themselves draw all men to themselves. So it goes with a baker’s dozen of Tongol’s personal endorsers, who are also false teachers, because they glorify man and the flesh that Christ came to crucify.

Ehrman, Bart:

Throwing Away the Bible

Bart Ehrman wrote a bestseller with the sensational title, Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why. You can relax, though. The Bible is mostly intact with very little corruption. Mr. Ehrman’s problem is that he was once religious and mistook his belief in the Bible for an authentic faith in God. Finding flaws in the Bible destroyed his faith in the letter, which, because it is a false god, is not a bad thing. Only the faith of Jesus Christ, which is personal and firsthand knowledge of God, will prosper one spiritually, enabling him or her to understand the Spirit of the Scriptures.

Federow, Stuart:

What True Jews Believe

Stuart Federow publishes “What Jews Believe,” which consists of a list of ten postulates that prohibit Jews from believing in Jesus Christ. Who made Stuart a spokesman for all Jews? The only One Whose Word matters here is God. What does He have to say about Stuart's personal objections? Just what do true Jews believe?

Fields, Roy:

The Bottom of the Barrel: A Motley Crew of Demonic Mockers
[PDF Version]

“But evil men and seducers will go forward to worse, deceiving and being deceived” (2 Timothy 3:13 MKJV). All manias end with a blow-off phase where all sense is abandoned, because people are given over to their lusts entirely. So we know that we are nearing the end of evil men and seducers when they laugh like devils and call that the worship of God.

Fish, Darwin:

Darwin Fish, who says he knows of no true ministers of God besides himself, is confronted for his stance on teaching masturbation and presuming things he does not know, contradicting God and the Spirit of His Scriptures.

Darwin Fish Exposed...Again

When a correspondent on his site asks about us, Darwin lists several things he finds wrong with our doctrine (having twisted the Word of God and misunderstood what we preach). His final issue is that we list him as a false teacher. How can we not, with all the evidence against him?

Fox, George:

“Take Heed that the Light in You Isn’t Darkness”

Can people receive sure guidance if only they concentrate on accessing their “Inner Light” and hearing the voice of God for themselves, as Quakers do? Here’s the story of one man who embraces George Fox’s false teaching with disastrous results, because he despises the true route of repentance by faith. “Surely He scorns the scorners; but He gives grace to the lowly” (Proverbs 3:34 MKJV).

 

For more false teachers, go to:

Dave Geisler thru Apollo Quiboloy (G-Q)

or:

Mike Ratliff thru William Zook (R-Z)

 

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