Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Prior to the advent of the Internet and social media, the life of a religious charlatan was easy. Ministries built on preposterous prophecies, outlandish miracle claims, and bizarre Scripture twisting could continue unabated without the fear of any serious scrutiny. And while heresy is still lucrative, the modern heretic has to be shrewd about disguising his schemes and covering his tracks. The bar has been raised—doctrinal deception requires going to a whole new level. And it has.