Berean Research post: Calvary Chapel’s Brian Brodersen instructs pastors to “Tone it down” for youth

On Nov. 3rd, 2016, Amy Spreeman of Berean Research posted regarding the issues mentioned in the post of 10/24/16.

Much of Brodersen’s words were transcribed and published therein.

Calvary Chapel’s Brian Brodersen instructs pastors to “Tone it down” for youth


Brian Brodersen

The Calvary Chapel Association has promised all 1,600 of its churches around the world an international meeting next year to address concerns about its future direction. That’s in direct response to a growing chorus of concerns from pastors around the drastic departure from Scripture and from Calvary’s doctrinal distinctives spearheaded by Costa Mesa pastor Brian Brodersen since the death of his father-in-law, CC founder and pastor Chuck Smith. (Those changes are bullet-pointed in the article titled, Fed up with false teaching: Calvary Chapel church says “So Long” to the CC Association.)

“Beating the Drum”

Recently Brodersen raised even more alarms during Calvary’s Northwest Pastor’s Conference. In a panel discussion, Brodersen insulted Smith and cast a vision for a new paradigm shift in the way Brodersen wants to do things from here on out. Telling pastors to “tone down” their Old Testament rhetoric, and stop “beating the drum” on biblical prophecy and end times, Brodersen warned they were chasing all the young people away from church.

The Calvary Chapel Association promised pastors it will address concerns at a meeting in November of 2017.

Meanwhile the Emergent Watch blog published Brodersen’s comments, which has gone viral…


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