Thursday, May 15, 2014

False Pastor Brainwashing For Children

 

This coloring page for children is from Steve Furtick's church Elevation. Notice how blind obedience to the pastor is preached and this false idea of pastor's being "visionaries". These churches are getting more and more cultic where the pastors are elevated in the extreme more day by day. The church name goes with that.

6 comments:

Within His Word said...

This Steven Furtick is one of the worst false teachers out there today. He slams anyone that uses the Bible to check his doctrine (and he has tons of false doctrines, which is why he'd have to slam those that study the Bible). He endorses the satanic word/faith magicianship of Joel Osteen and others, he exalts women "pastors", and he is there to make merchandise of people $$$.

He is one of the worst out there today, and anyone that falls for his nonsense, just doesn't care about the Bible or God.

Anonymous said...

I watched the "Hey, Haters" video and all I can say is what a Big Baby, the man actually thinks that he is above examination. To Furtick a hater is a Berean, he can not stand anyone who will read the Bible and think for themselves. Matthew 15:14 - Don

Anonymous said...

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2008/09/14/191882/a-cool-pastor-and-a-hot-church.html#.U3dgUPldWSo

A quote by one attendee of his church: "The pastor makes everything relate to you."

No room for Jesus Christ there.

People like to worship themselves these days. You have the 'rock star' pastor having you worship yourself with rock and roll music in the church.

That fits.

Furtick has his marketing team helping out with the cool factor as Furtick puts on 'game face' before the show, er sermon.

His messages are as by the book as a Billy Graham altar call, the article states.

At the spontaneous baptism Furtick tells his congregation they're going to get dunked.

His church is for people bored by regular stuffy church services.

Sounds like his church is really for those offended by the true gospel - and yes, ripe to be made merchandise of.

When I hear of the bored and unreachable - they are just people who don't love the truth. Making a circus out of church doesn't reach anyone.

Hebrews 10:29 comes to mind.
"Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace?"
BEB

Steven Paul said...

Falls right in line with "THE CODE" which all members of their church are required to strictly adhere to or "give up your seat". The Code” is made up of 12 individual points.

Point 4 of 12 says:

"We Are United Under the Visionary – Elevation is built on the vision God gave Pastor Steven. We will aggressively defend our unity and his vision."

If they can brain wash the children to march to what "The Visionary" says and unify around him they got their soldiers of the future. God have mercy on those innocent souls!

In a new age book called "The Practical Visionary: A New World Guide To Spiritual Growth and Social Change" (2010) Corrine McLaughlin and Gordon Davidson give these eight "keys" to their self-proclaimed "Visionaries" which falls right in line with what Furtick and many other post modern mega church pastors are doing today:

The Practical Visionary gives eight keys to spiritual growth and social change:
1. Shift from what’s dying to what’s being born: discover the new world of practical visionaries all around you;

2. Understand the big picture and the higher evolutionary plan: find your part and get engaged;

3. Make your livelihood a social change strategy: be a spiritual warrior, an innovator, a reformer and/or an exemplar;

4. Invoke the magic of your soul: explore the new world within you and make friends with your subconscious;

5. Turn within to find a source of spiritual strength: develop a regular meditative practice to receive clear guidance;

6. Clarify your higher purpose and vision: create a mission, practical strategy and right timing;

7. See money as a spiritual asset: trust in the abundance of the universe—and be practical and wise;

8. Transform duality and conflict into a higher synthesis: find common ground personally and politically to change the world.

Supposedly God is making personal trips to Steven Furtick and giving him visions he received from the supernatural realm. It is clearly satan masquerading as God. Point 4 of "THE CODE" makes Furtick out to be a type of messiah. If you happen to disagree with Furtick or his “vision” you are essentially disagreeing with God and they will "aggressively" defend him and "THE CODE". Wonder how far they would take that statement, maybe a physical flogging, emotional torture, lock you in a room or something?

I seriously feel sorry for all the innocent little children of that church who have no idea what their parents are subjecting them to and the brainwashing. The problem is as these "eKidz" grow up they will establish a "militia" mentality in their stance to "aggressively" defend their church and their pastor. Wonder how far they would take that or what the limitations are, if any?

Bible Believer said...

I think he is one of the worse too, extremely arrogant and power hungry and yes those falling for his delusions definitely do not care what God or the Bible says.
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Anon, I posted on the Hey Haters years ago and still remember the smug sneers and gestures in that video...

http://galatiansfour.blogspot.com/2011/09/visit-to-steven-furticks-church.html
Yes they make it about entertainment, to bring the world in and keep the world paying in the donations.
That is scary they call their "rule" sheet {unnecessary in total as we have God's Word to direct us} THE CODE. Almost sounds like it could be sci fi movie title.

That is more of the blind obedience nonsense every dictator and cult leader has ever used. The leader knows best, the leader knows the vision, the leader knows the future and you must follow and keep your mouth shut.

Actually staying away from any church that uses the word "visionary" would be a good idea.


His code does match the New Agers. That doesn't shock me.

I feel sorry for the little kids too who will be trained for blind obedience to false leaders. The politicians even can make use of that.

#5 is pretty sick. They may as well write "Once you are in, we don't care about you, you are only as good as your latest check or church volunteer work"

It actually says...

5. We Need Your Seat
We will not cater to personal preference in our mission to reach this city. We are more concerned with the people we are trying to reach than the people we are trying to keep.

I found #8's clumsy language interesting it basically says we will take you FAR from GOD. [marking themselves?]

"8. We are Ruth’s Chris, Not Golden Corral
Simplicity enables excellence. We place a disproportionate value on creating a worship experience that boldly celebrates Jesus and attracts people far from God."

I checked it at the orginal site too, it says that...

http://elevationchurch.org/our-code

The false pastors are training for future soldiers, the blind obedience will help with the NWO volunteers.

Knowjesustoo said...

Hello Bible Believer

I've referred to your site quite a bit. Thank you for your diligence. So I checked out this pastor's site, just a little. Gag. Yes the Our Code definitions, very troubling. I also just went to sunstandstill.org ... Where he promotes the book of the same name. The title and imagery on the book seem strange ... Sun worship maybe? But the less-than-2-minute trailer is enough to sound the warning bells. Very fast-paced with his strange, hypnotic-like voice. Of course the book isn't complete without mentioning a "prayer experience"; and a "sun stand still experience", including a video, graphics, and curriculum kit. It's nothing more than his followers throwing allegiance and money at him, while he provides an experience. Sounds like Disneyland!