Podcast Interview With Marcia Montenegro: "One Thousand Gifts" Review


In this episode of the podcast Steve talks with Marcia Montenegro about the very popular book "One Thousand Gifts." 

Here is Marcia's article (with more links) that we used as an outline for this podcast: "One Thousand Gifts" Christian Answers for the New Age

Here is another helpful article from Bob DeWaay: Romantic Panentheism: A Review of One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp

Here's an episode of Fighting for the Faith where Chris Rosebrough talks about Ann Voskamp's "One Thousand Gifts" book: Mystical Estrogen


Podcast Interview with Robert Bowman Jr. "The Word-Faith Controversy: A Fair Critique"


In this podcast Steve talks to Christian author & apologist, Robert M. Bowman Jr. about his book "The Word-Faith Controversy." Does the Word of Faith movement really have its origins in the New Thought movement, or is there a more accurate way to understand this gigantic movement?

Bowman clears up some misunderstandings and over-simplifications that other Christian discernment ministries have perpetuated, based on incomplete research. If you are trying to understand the New Apostolic Reformation, you need to hear this podcast.

The Word of Faith Cornucopia of False Doctrine

The Institute for Religious Research

Robert Bowman's book is easy to find used; (www.abebooks.com is often the best place to find used books) 


Podcast Interview with Marcia Montenegro About "Jesus Calling"

Interview With Costi Hinn: Leaving Uncle Benny to (Really) Follow Jesus

Here's an absolutely fascinating interview with Benny Hinn's nephew, Costi Hinn. Costi went from being an insider in his world-famous uncle's ministry to being just a "regular" Bible-teaching pastor. Please listen and share this episode with your friends who need to hear the real Gospel message! 

Costi Hinn

Costi Hinn

Here is the website for Costi Hinn's church: Mission Bible Church 

Here is the media ministry website for Mission Bible Church: Equip the Saint

Costi Hinn's articles on Pulpit and Pen: Pulpit and Pen

His Twitter handle is: @costiwhinn

Marcia Montenegro: Astrologer Overtaken by the Love of God

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Here's a fascinating interview with Marcia Montenegro, a former professional astrologer for 8 years and teacher of astrology; a former practitioner for many years of Eastern-type meditation and beliefs, and who engaged in various occult practices such as having a spirit guide and doing astral travel:

Here is Marcia's website:

Christian Answers for the New Age

From Word of Faith to Museum Boy-A Conversation with Chris Rice



Here's the latest Messed Up Church Podcast where Steve talks with Chris Rice. Chris posts many of the stories in The Museum of Idolatry (that's why Steve sometimes refers to him as "The Museum Boy"). Their discussion is centered around the Word of Faith movement:

Does God Really Need Rock Bands? 3 Worship Team Dropouts Talk About It

All 3 of these guys used to play in the worship band but now they all go to a liturgical church and worship out of a hymnal. Steve Kozar talks with his son, Andrew, and their good friend John Wiedenbeck, in this very funny, interesting and (probably) offensive episode of The Messed Up Church Podcast. Find out what changed their minds:

Andrew Kozar (left); Steven Kozar (center); John Wiedenbeck (right)

Andrew Kozar (left); Steven Kozar (center); John Wiedenbeck (right)

Just for fun, here's an old photo of John & Andrew when they were about 15 years old and Steve (the slightly irresponsible Dad) brought them to a Steve Vai concert:

Mishel McCumber: Delivered from the Luciferian Gospel of Rick Joyner




In part one of this fascinating & eye-opening series, Steve Kozar interviews Mishel McCumber about her deliverance from the "Luciferian Gospel" of Rick Joyner & Morningstar Ministries:

For Further research:

The Brand New "Messed Up Church Podcast!" Interview with Craig Parton

In the very first episode of The Messed Up Church Podcast, Steve talks with Craig Parton while at the International Academy of Apologetics, Evangelism and Human Rights, in Strasbourg, France. 

The International Academy of Apologetics, Evangelism and Human Rights

Craig Parton Books at Amazon