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  • What America’s Most Controversial Graduation Speech Reveals About the Nation

    What America’s Most Controversial Graduation Speech Reveals About the Nation

    I have always been a fan of Harrison Butker, but now I am an even bigger fan.  On May 11, Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker delivered what has turned out to be the most controversial commencement speech in U.S. history. During his address at Benedictine College, he expressed traditional Christian viewpoints that nearly the entire

  • Benny Hinn Prays For His Critics

    Benny Hinn Prays For His Critics

    During the second part of his exclusive interview with Stephen Strang on the Strang Report podcast, Pastor Benny Hinn took the time to pray for all of those watching. This comes at a time when controversy has stirred around a four-hour-long video scrutinizing Hinn’s past failures in ministry. Hinn’s prayer began with the understanding of

  • Benny Hinn Makes a Public Apology: ‘I Am Sorry’

    Benny Hinn Makes a Public Apology: ‘I Am Sorry’

    Amid controversy as a recent four-hour-long video by Mike Winger has come out showcasing the past pitfalls of Benny Hinn’s ministry, Hinn has publicly come out to make his statement about his prior ministry mishaps. “I’m a human being. I’ve made mistakes,” Hinn says. Get your FREE CHARISMA NEWSLETTERS today! Stay up to date with

  • Top of the Week: Benny Hinn Speaks Out Amid Controversy

    Top of the Week: Benny Hinn Speaks Out Amid Controversy

    Following are snippets of the top stories posted over the past week on mycharisma.com. We encourage you to visit the links to read the stories in full. Benny Hinn Speaks Out Amid Controversy Pastor. Preacher. Author. Charlatan. Evangelist Benny Hinn has been called a lot of things and held many titles over the years, and

  • Top of the Week: Benny Hinn Speaks Out Amid Controversy

    Top of the Week: Benny Hinn Speaks Out Amid Controversy

    Following are snippets of the top stories posted over the past week on mycharisma.com. We encourage you to visit the links to read the stories in full. Benny Hinn Speaks Out Amid Controversy Pastor. Preacher. Author. Charlatan. Evangelist Benny Hinn has been called a lot of things and held many titles over the years, and

  • Navigating Criticism on the Road to Redemption

    Navigating Criticism on the Road to Redemption

    Christian controversy just seems to be a thing these days. It bridges denominations, genders and borders, and when a big name in the Christian sphere stumbles or even falls on their face (metaphorically speaking), there is an army of online content creators waiting to pick their situation apart and offer their audiences a “hot take.”

  • Morning Rundown: Benny Hinn Speaks Out Amid Controversy

    Morning Rundown: Benny Hinn Speaks Out Amid Controversy

    Here’s a quick rundown of the top stories on mycharisma.com: Benny Hinn Speaks Out Amid Controversy Pastor. Preacher. Author. Charlatan. Evangelist Benny Hinn has been called a lot of things and held many titles over the years, and whether people love him or hate him, they still cannot stop talking about him and his recognizable

  • Megachurch Pastor Condemns Mark Driscoll’s ‘Demonic Behavior,’ Apologizes for Inviting Sword-Swallower to Conference

    Megachurch Pastor Condemns Mark Driscoll’s ‘Demonic Behavior,’ Apologizes for Inviting Sword-Swallower to Conference

    John Lindell took time during his sermon Sunday to “apologize” for inviting both Driscoll and Magala to the Stronger Men’s Conference, which took place in mid-April. “I want to apologize and let you know I take full responsibility for the decision that was made to invite Mark Driscoll and Alex Magala to the Stronger Men’s

  • Mark Driscoll Responds with Teachings on the Jezebel Spirit

    Mark Driscoll Responds with Teachings on the Jezebel Spirit

    After a swarm of occurrences from last week’s Stronger Men’s Conference, Mark Driscoll has since been called off of the platform by John Lindell, reconciled to him and was then asked to publicly repent by James River Church for his comments about the Jezebel spirit being at the conference. So, what is Driscoll’s response to

  • Jonathan Cahn Speaks Out On Christian Controversies

    Jonathan Cahn Speaks Out On Christian Controversies

    Controversy is at the heart and the epicenter of much of our culture today. Unfortunately, this includes the church as well. In one of his latest messages, Rabbi Jonathan Cahn tackles this problem and how we as the body of Christ are to react to controversy. Looking at biblical principles, Cahn discusses how the first

  • John Lindell Calls For Mark Driscoll to Repent

    John Lindell Calls For Mark Driscoll to Repent

    John Lindell is calling on Mark Driscoll to repent. Following the controversy that ensued last week at the Stronger Men’s Conference, John Lindell is now asking Mark Driscoll to repent as he releases new information and personal communication between Driscoll and the Lindell family. In his message to James River Church, Lindell addressed the faith

  • UPDATE: Lindell and Driscoll Reconcile as Sword Swallower Responds

    UPDATE: Lindell and Driscoll Reconcile as Sword Swallower Responds

    Mark Driscoll and John Lindell have reconciled following controversy at the Stronger Men’s Conference. During the conference, Driscoll called out the spirit of Jezebel for being present due to sword swallower Alex Magala’s performance where he removed his shirt and climbed up a pole. Get your FREE CHARISMA NEWSLETTERS today! Stay up-to-date with current issues,

  • Morning Rundown: Reports: IHOPKC to Close Amid Ongoing Mike Bickle Scandal

    Morning Rundown: Reports: IHOPKC to Close Amid Ongoing Mike Bickle Scandal

    Here’s a quick rundown of the top stories on mycharisma.com: Reports: IHOPKC to Close Amid Ongoing Mike Bickle Scandal Recent reports indicate International House of Prayer Kansas City (IHOPKC) will close amid the sexual and spiritual abuse scandal involving founder Mike Bickle. A recording from IHOP University an internal email from IHOPU President Matt Candler

  • Driscoll, Lindell Megachurch Confrontation Sparks Controversy

    Driscoll, Lindell Megachurch Confrontation Sparks Controversy

    I arrived at my radio studio Monday to learn that social media sites were blowing up over the latest controversy involving Pastor Mark Driscoll. He had publicly called out the performance of a sword-swallowing acrobat as demonic without talking to the pastor first. The pastor, in turn, then called out Driscoll in midstream, shutting down

  • Megachurch Scandal Erupts at Iconic Gathering

    Megachurch Scandal Erupts at Iconic Gathering

    James River Church stirred up quite the controversy at their men’s conference that took place late last week. This happened during the Stronger Men’s Conference at James River Church after a performance by a swordsman prompted prominent ministry leader Mark Driscoll to make a statement about spiritual entities plaguing the church. The swordsman performance by

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