Popular False Teachers

It saddens me to have to say it, but the most popular and best selling women’s “Bible study” authors, Christian conference speakers, bloggers, teachers, ministry heads, and social media personalities out there today are, almost without exception, false teachers. They rebelliously and unrepentantly preach to and teach men in violation of Scripture, and they twist Scripture to fit the unbiblical doctrines they teach.

Often, women (and sometimes pastors and elders) write to me, concerned over a particular teacher whose materials their church is using, and want to see evidence that this person is a false teacher. The articles below are evidentiary findings on today’s most popular “divangelistas” (as well as a few male teachers and ministries in general). Please use them as teaching tools in the spirit of 2 Timothy 2:24-26 to help others understand the false doctrine these people are proclaiming, keeping in mind that the people who follow them most likely simply don’t know they’re following false teachers.

If you are considering commenting or sending me an e-mail objecting to the fact that I warn against false teachers, please click here and read this article first. Your objection is most likely answered here. I won’t be publishing comments or answering emails that are answered by this article.

My Articles:

Beth-Moore-11Beth MooreFive Reasons It’s Time to Start Exercising “Moore” Discernment



Priscilla ShirerPriscilla ShirerGoing Beyond Scripture: Why It’s Time to Say Good-Bye to Priscilla Shirer and Going Beyond Ministries



leaving lysaLysa TerKeurst/Proverbs 31 MinistriesLeaving Lysa: Why You Shouldn’t Be Following Lysa TerKeurst or Proverbs 31 Ministries



christine caineChristine Caine: Christine Caine: Have No Regard for the Offerings of Caine



Misc. TeachersMiscellaneous 1: While I would not necessarily categorize everyone on this list as a false teacher, I would not recommend any of them (unless otherwise noted). Jennifer Kennedy Dean, Lisa Harper, Karen Kingsbury, Rebekah Lyons, Raechel Myers, Shauna Niequist, Jennifer Rothschild, Susie Shellenberger, Sheila Walsh, Amanda Bible Williams.


collage_20160906105444829Miscellaneous 2: While I would not necessarily categorize everyone on this list as a false teacher, I would not recommend any of them (unless otherwise noted). Jennie Allen, Lisa Bevere, Rachel Held Evans, Heather Lindsey, Anne Graham Lotz, Kelly Minter, Nancy (Leigh) DeMoss Wolgemuth.


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Kay Arthur: Perceptions of Kay Arthur and Precept Ministries International.

Please be advised that while I do not recommend her, I DO NOT CONSIDER KAY ARTHUR TO BE A FALSE TEACHER. I include this article here as a categorization convenience to those who are searching for information on popular teachers.

Other Resources:

Disclaimer: I did not write these articles. I am not thoroughly familiar with all of these sites. I do not endorse anything on these sites that deviates from Scripture or conflicts with my beliefs as outlined in the “Welcome” or “Statement of Faith” tabs at the top of this page.

hqdefaultHillsong/Brian Houston: A plethora of informative articles here, here, and here.




IF: Gathering: Excellent articles herehereherehere, and here.




She Reads Truth: Excellent articles here and here.



joyce-meyerJoyce Meyer: Excellent articles/video here, here, here, here, here, and here.



book-feature-jesuscallingJesus Calling (Sarah Young): Excellent articles herehere, here, and here.




Ann Voskamp: Excellent resources here, here, here, here, here and here.



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Jen Hatmaker: Excellent articles herehere, here, here, and here.



bethel jcJesus Culture/Bethel Music/Bethel Church (Redding, CA)/Bill Johnson: Excellent resources hereherehere, here, here, here, here, here, and here.



andy-stanleyAndy Stanley: Excellent resources here, here, here, here, and here.



If you’d like to check out some great, doctrinally sound authors and teachers, click the “Recommended Bible Teachers” tab at the top of this page.