Back in 2011, Peter Wagner, head of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR), wrote an article insisting that the New Apostolic Reformation is not a cult nor “America’s Taliban.”
Many apologetics experts would label the Latter Rain/Third Wave/New Apostolic Reformation movement a cult. This is because NAR leaders elevate existential experiences above the Word of God and claim many “supernatural” experiences are from God. It is from these experiences that they self-proclaim themselves as Prophets and Apostles. And it is important to understand that Wagner asserts that Christianity needs to align itself to his NAR “Apostolic governance”.
Nevertheless, Wagner’s protest highlights very cult-like tendencies in his movement. He also says , “Al-Jazeera News picked up on the theme and posted an article on the NAR under the title “America’s own…
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