Category Archives: cult and occult

Who is “The One” We Await to Trigger End Times Events? Part 2: UnconCERNed

part 1 Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Regarding A) the various views on the end of the age, B) the current near-fever-pitch-clamoring for a world savior, C) the seeming rush to Armageddon by those not versed in the down side of their … Continue reading

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On Discerning Your “Spiritual Gut,” Part 5: a Re-Blog on Dreams and Visions

These days it seems everyone is having “dreams and visions” of end-times events. Some are of God, others are not. How to know? M’Kayla Kelly who blogs at “m’kayla’s korner” has, I believe, given us some excellent “standards,” as it … Continue reading

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On ”Lording” Over Women: Does Genesis 3:16 Override John 3:16? And What of The Great Commission?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila THE TRAGEDY I am prompted to post this commentary today because of what has been exposed about the teachings promulgated by those involved in a neo-patriarchal belief system wherein men are presumed to be “kings, priests, and … Continue reading

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On Self Efficacy, Spiritual Efficacy, and Another Danger of “Male Headship”

Phyllis Nissila SPIRITUAL SELF-EFFICACY? Self efficacy, or, “the extent or strength of one’s belief in one’s own ability to complete tasks and reach goals,” [1] is a key element of success in “the natural,” as it were. I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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Who Protects Whom in Christ? (Thoughts on a BMBW Teaching)

Phyllis Nissila WHO As I read a recent commentary regarding one of the teachings of the contemporary, “Biblical Manhood/Biblical Womanhood” (BMBW) movement focused on who “protects” whom (in this doctrine, men hold the primary position of protectors of wives and … Continue reading

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Johanna Michaelsen on Rapture Ready Radio, June 10, 2012: Her Testimony and Warning to Christians About Occult Influences Inside the Church

Phyllis Nissila I’m posting last evening’s Rapture Ready Radio program, “Afterglow,” co-hosted by Tim Roden and Vince Tarquini (Sunday, June 10, 2012). Their guest was Johanna Michaelsen, author of The Beautiful Side of Evil, and Like Lambs to the Slaughter: … Continue reading

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Is Your Loved One Caught up in False Teaching? Here’s a Story of Hope

Phyllis Nissila In the 1980s I worked for a ministry that focused on counseling people out of the cults and the occult by helping to establish or re-establish them in biblical truths. Stories of hope in the midst of great … Continue reading

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