13 – Jesus I Come to Thee: Jeremy Riddle Escaping Bethel Church and NAR Basics

Recently, Christian worship music leader Jeremy Riddle posted:

“I find myself increasingly troubled when I look at western Christian culture and see such a startling lack of representation or instruction on VITAL teachings in scripture; particularly the passages that warn and admonish.”

Jeremy Riddle’s Facebook profile

Bryan and Grant discuss why this is so significant and Jeremy Riddle’s theological background rooted in Bethel church and New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) theology. We discuss what NAR theology is, why it’s dangerous, and how to recognize it.

But First…

The Worship Song Song

The Original Post

Jeremy Riddle’s Facebook post from April 10.

He posted a follow up a few days later

The Response

Lindsay Davis-Knotts, former BSSM student who got out and was featured in the 3 part Cultish expose.

Who is Jeremy Riddle?

  • All Music biography
  • Jeremy’s teaching through Bethel.tv
  • Latest album just came out, called Holy Ground. He has mentioned the album was a “2 year process” which is the same period of time he claims he has been on the long journey of repentance.

What is New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) Theology?

Key Terms

What words do people who follow NAR theology typically use? Below are a few terms that adherents to this theology (whether or not they claim to actually hold to that theology)

  • Dominion
  • Demon/Demonic
  • Apostolic – they believe the leaders have apostolic gifts like healing and more
  • Kingdom
  • Destiny 
  • Presence
  • Glory
  • Revival
  • Unity 
  • Global Awakening
  • Global

Videos of Bethel’s Curious Practices & Beliefs

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