Mike Bickle

  • Former Leaders at IHOPKC to Begin New Church

    Former Leaders at IHOPKC to Begin New Church

    Some of the former leaders of International House of Prayer Kansas City (IHOPKC), are looking to begin a new church called “Sanctuary Church.” As The Roys Report noted, Isaac and Morgan Bennett and Matt Candler filed for the Incorporation of the Church on April 18. Isaac and Morgan Bennett were pastors of IHOPKC’s Forerunner Church

  • This Is How We Begin to Change the Scandal Cycle

    This Is How We Begin to Change the Scandal Cycle

    In a world that seems to get worse daily, we need the power of the Holy Spirit more than ever to live lives pleasing to God. While the Pentecostal/charismatic movement is far from perfect, there are still standards for righteousness that seems non-existent in liberal or woke segments of the church. Yet, scandals continue to

  • Prophetic Leaders Condemn Growing Megachurch Scandals

    Prophetic Leaders Condemn Growing Megachurch Scandals

    The Apostolic Council of Prophetic Elders has created a joint statement condemning the recent scandals that have been pouring out of large Christian establishments. In a video, Jennifer LeClaire shared the statement with viewers, explaining how this is likely just the beginning of God cleaning house. “We have crafted a joint statement regarding what’s going

  • When Church Leaders Fail, How Do We Respond?

    When Church Leaders Fail, How Do We Respond?

    It was sad enough when leaders of the International House of Prayer cut ties with founder Mike Bickle last December because of a sexual scandal involving Bickle and at least two women. Then on June 9 of this year, veteran pastor Tony Evans of 10,000-member Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas, stepped down from

  • Jakes, Morris and Evans: The Dallas Megachurches Slammed with Spiritual Warfare

    Jakes, Morris and Evans: The Dallas Megachurches Slammed with Spiritual Warfare

    Are principalities and powers behind the timing of some of the controversies coming out of Dallas megachurches? Within just a few months, we’ve seen famous pastors and their megachurches in the Dallas, TX area come out with controversy and scandal. From accusations of T.D. Jakes being part of sex parties with music giant Sean “Diddy”

  • Forerunner Church Holds Final Service Amid IHOPKC Shuttering

    Forerunner Church Holds Final Service Amid IHOPKC Shuttering

    Forerunner Church celebrated its final church service on Pentecost Sunday before its closure. Forerunner Church is a branch of the International House of Prayer Kansas City (IHOPKC) ministry. After multiplying scandals surrounding ministry founder, Mike Bickle, IHOPKC decided to shutter everything except for the 24-hour prayer room. “This morning our heart is really to just

  • Larry Tomczak’s Week in Review: How We Have Hope Amid Bickle, Jakes, Driscoll Challenges

    Larry Tomczak’s Week in Review: How We Have Hope Amid Bickle, Jakes, Driscoll Challenges

    Along with all the cultural and global warfare in which we find ourselves, we’re struggling with unbelievable challenges within our own ranks. It’s easy to succumb to discouragement and even some depression as we’re rocked by crisis after crisis. Breaking news, Spirit-filled stories. Subscribe to Charisma on YouTube now! “Don’t doubt in the dark what

  • IHOPKC Officially Announces Shuttering of Ministries

    IHOPKC Officially Announces Shuttering of Ministries

    International House of Prayer Kansas City (IHOPKC) has officially announced via press release the staggered closure of ministries in the wake of the sexual and spiritual abuse scandal involving founder Mike Bickle. While reports the day prior to the press release had originated from emails and audio from IHOPKC sources, the organization has confirmed that

  • 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

  • The IHOP Scandal Has Exposed a Deep Need for Repentance

    The IHOP Scandal Has Exposed a Deep Need for Repentance

    When I first heard about the sexual scandal involving Mike Bickle and the International House of Prayer in Kansas City, Missouri, in December, my initial reaction was defensive. I didn’t want to believe the charges. But I cringed on Dec. 12, 2023, when Bickle released his own confession. And my heart sank when details surfaced

  • Top of the Week: 5 Ways AI Is Summoning the Antichrist Agenda

    Top of the Week: 5 Ways AI Is Summoning the Antichrist Agenda

    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. 5 Ways AI Is Summoning the Antichrist Agenda Just how dangerous is artificial intelligence? Could it be used to do the unthinkable—summon demons? In an exclusive interview with

  • Top of the Week: 5 Ways AI Is Summoning the Antichrist Agenda

    Top of the Week: 5 Ways AI Is Summoning the Antichrist Agenda

    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. 5 Ways AI Is Summoning the Antichrist Agenda Just how dangerous is artificial intelligence? Could it be used to do the unthinkable—summon demons? In an exclusive interview with

  • Morning Rundown: 5 Things to Know From the State of the Union Address

    Morning Rundown: 5 Things to Know From the State of the Union Address

    Here’s a quick rundown of the top stories on mycharisma.com: 5 Things to Know From the State of the Union Address What did you miss from the State of the Union address? Here are the five things you need to know. 1. The president discussed the assault on freedom and democracy overseas and here in

  • Mike Bickle ‘Unfit to Lead a Ministry’ Say 8 Christian Leaders

    Mike Bickle ‘Unfit to Lead a Ministry’ Say 8 Christian Leaders

    In the wake of mounting allegations of sexual and spiritual abuse by IHOPKC founder Mike Bickle, eight prominent Christian leaders have released a joint statement declaring he should no longer be involved in ministry. These eight voices—Michael Brown, Jack Deere, Dan Juster, Patricia King, Joseph Mattera, Sam Storms, Michael Sullivant and Terri Sullivant—write that Bickle

  • Morning Rundown: Cindy Jacobs Responds to the Mike Bickle Allegations

    Morning Rundown: Cindy Jacobs Responds to the Mike Bickle Allegations

    Here’s a quick rundown of the top stories on mycharisma.com: Cindy Jacobs Responds to the Mike Bickle Allegations As news continues to break surrounding allegations of sexual misconduct by IHOPKC founder, Mike Bickle, prophetic voice Cindy Jacobs is responding to the case. “As a leader in the prayer movement, I am deeply grieved at the

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