None of these by itself is enough to really be sure, but any one is probably enough to raise questions.
1. People ask you who your “covering” is. Or they brag about who theirs is, and how it’s ok for them to do what they do because they’re “covered.” Sometimes couched in the language of “sending out” too, although that on its own is probably ok.
2. People talk about who their discipler is, or their personal pastor. They meet with them weekly and submit their life decisions to them. Feedback from the personal pastor is more important than it should be. Usually that personal pastor has a personal pastor too, and so forth until it gets to the senior pastor/apostle.
3. “Making disciples” is stressed as not just getting people saved but accumulating people for you to pastor. Continue reading