Andrew Strom has closed discussion on his latest topic with the following comment:
Andrew Sep 21st 2012
It saddens and distresses me that so many are now so comfortable with “writing off” virtually every dream or vision. If we despise prophecy we are disobeying Scripture and impoverishing the Body of Christ. Blessings to all. Andrew Strom.
Strom continues to push his line about despising prophecy – but I don’t think I’ve ever yet seen him address the WHOLE of the section of scripture he’s alluding to.
“Do not despise prophecies. Test all things; hold fast what is good”
This is my public response to Andrew. I post it here because I am blocked from his blog. I have previously submitted this to him by personal email:
Andrew, by your lack of TESTING of prophecy YOU in fact despise it and impoverish the Body of Christ. YOU disobey scripture by your casual attitude to the prophetic gifts.
It would be wonderful to see Andrew genuinely repent. Then he may be freed from the attitudes that led him to move his family half way around the world to chase the Kansas City prophets.
He may have turned his back on that group after experiencing them first hand, but he clearly has not turned away from the reasons he was drawn to them in the first place