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The quote above by Charles Spurgeon is how we define the spiritual gift of discernment, for even Satan knows the Word of God, how to twist and exploit our ignorance.

In this age of social media influencers and increased access to information and statements that people make, discernment resources haven’t kept up with changing times and new faces. For there are numerous other false teachers than Joel Osteen and Joyce Meyers. And if you are on this website, you probably already know they are false teachers. We cannot be afraid of only tackling whether or not televangelists are false teachers. Another thing we want to do differently than other discernment websites is rate the danger a specific teacher poses on a scale.

Explanation for the False Teacher Rating Scale

Theological Hierarchy of Primary Issues

Category Five (Wolf In Wolf’s Clothing)

John Pavlovitz

Michael Todd

Grant Hartley – Cru

Jory Micah

Steve Furtick

Beth Moore

Bill Johnson – NAR

Carl Lentz

William Lane Craig

Rich Wilkerson Jr.

David Anderson

Dharius Daniels

John Hagee

Category Four (Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing)

Brian Houston – Hillsong

Rachel Gilson – Cru

Craig Groeschel

Matt Chandler

Ravi Zacharias

Levi Lusko

Francis Chan

Tim Keller

Priscilla Shirer

Louie Giglio

Tony Evans

Mark Dever

Category Three (Highest Warning Not Necessarily A False Teacher)

Chris Hodges

John Piper

John Mark Comer

Category Two (Moderate Concern)

Andy Savage

David Jeremiah

Sadie Robertson Huff

Category One (Mild Concern)

Trevin Wax (The Gospel Coalition)

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See also Answered Verdicts

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