On today’s Equipping You in Grace, Dave talks with Richard Moore about the music and ministry of Bethel Church, how Bethel has made inroads into evangelicalism, some signs your church may be moving towards the New Apostolic Reformation, and his book, Divergent Theology.
What you’ll hear in this episode
- Examples of the teaching of Bethel Church in Redding, California.
- Some of the biggest concerns about the theology of Bethel.
- How Bethel and NAR music has infiltrated the Church.
- How Bethel has made inroads into modern evangelicalism.
- Some signs that a church is moving towards or already has moved to support New Apostolic Reformation.
- How theological liberalism has been propelled the New Apostolic Reformation.
About Today’s Guest
Richard P. Moore is an evangelist, youth pastor, and missionary in Germany since 2014. He is an experienced youth pastor and preacher. He’s been in church ministry for over 20 years. He has his Bachelors in Youth Ministry and Theology and Masters of Leadership, Evangelism, and Discipleship from Columbia International University. He is currently pursuing a PhD at Bakke Graduate University. He is author of “Divergent Theology: An Inquiry Into the Theological Characteristics of the Word of Faith Third Wave Movement and The New Apostolic Reformation,” which has been translated into German called, “Entwurzelt: Aktuelle christliche Irrtümer.” Richard’s podcast is called “CHURCHepreneurs.”
He is married to Simone with three children together, Ana, Lydia, and Caleb. He is a youth communicator, church planting speaker, and theologian. His vision is to see youth come to know, worship, and obey Jesus authentically. Check out Richard’s ministry at his website www.richardpmoore.net
And podcast on YouTube
His recent article on the New Apostolic Reformation in the Evangelical Review of Theology can be read here:
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, the Host and Producer of Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and is a contributor to and producer of Contending for the Word. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021) and The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.