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Rod continues his conversation with Jay Cox, a follower of William Branham.  In this second part, they discuss whether William Branham made any real prophecies.  Their discussion includes: What is the Biblical Test for a Prophet? The Seven Visions of 1933 Did President Roosevelt start World War 2? Video – The prophecy of the egg-shaped car The problems with the prophecy of driverless cars Music – Freedom by Josh Garrels from the album Underquiet – available from Josh Garrels website.
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Listen to Jay Cox, a message follower, in a conversation with Rod Bergen, a former message believer.  In this first part, they discuss what it means to be a follower of William Branham; where Jay places himself in the world of the message and the types of prophecies that William Branham made. External links: The American Cynic Party page on Facebook (Jay Cox) The American Cynic Party channel on Youtube (Jay Cox) Power to Change William Branham and “Thus Saith The Lord“ The Five Types of...
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Jun 18, 2018 Rod Bergen
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Rod concludes the interview with his wife, Cindy and their daughter, Anna, regarding their experiences in the message and why they left. Go to Part 1 Music – Father and Daughter by Paul Simon from the album The Essential Paul Simon (2007) – Available on iTunes
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May 21, 2018 Rod Bergen
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In this installment of Off The Shelf, Rod interviews his wife, Cindy and his daughter, Anna, about their experiences in the message. External links: BelieveTheSign article – The Municipal Bridge Vision Searching For Vindication website Music – You Are So Beautiful by Joe Cocker from the album 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Joe Cocker (2000) – Available on iTunes  
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Apr 23, 2018 Rod Bergen
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This is the conclusion of the interview with former message follower Dr. Gabriel Pollen of Zambia. Dr. Pollen recently received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of London. Dr. Pollen was raised in the message but recently came to grips with the problems in William Branham’s ministry.  This is his story. Go to Part 1 Music – Love Education by Jon Gibson from the album Love Education (1995) – available from Amazon. Lyrics for Love Education So here I am in solo fashion I sit...
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Mar 19, 2018 Rod Bergen
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Rod interviews former message follower Dr. Gabriel Pollen of Zambia. Dr. Pollen recently received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of London. Dr. Pollen was raised in the message but recently came to grips with the problems in William Branham’s ministry.  This is his story. Music – Songs That Answer Questions by Gaither Vocal Band from Lovin’ God & Lovin’ Each Other (Sep 9, 1997) – available from iTunes.
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Rod continues his interview with former message pastor James Manuel of Cape Town, South Africa. James was in the message for almost 40 years. Since leaving the message, James has embarked on a mission to expose the lies, deception, fraud and corruption in the message wherever and whenever he gets an opportunity.  He has challenged message ministers all over the world to prove the message correct and as a result has had some threaten his life. James has stated that he is willing to publicly...
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Rod continues his interview with former message pastor James Manuel of Cape Town, South Africa. James was in the message for almost 40 years.  He believed it, he lived it and he preached it. The message was all his wife and children knew and it was all he knew. James has stated that he is willing to publicly repent, recant and return to the message if anyone can convince him with hard evidence that his claims are false.  Likewise, if you fail to disprove what he claims, are you willing to...
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James Manuel Rod interviews former message pastor James Manuel of Cape Town, South Africa. James was in the message for almost 40 years.  He believed it, he lived it and he preached it. The message was all his wife and children knew and it was all he knew. Since leaving the message, James has embarked on a mission to expose the lies, deception, fraud and corruption in the message wherever and whenever he gets an opportunity.  He has challenged message ministers all over the world to prove the...
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Rod and Andrew Loza, a former police detective, continue their discussion of the doctrine of the seven church ages. External links: BelieveTheSign article on the Seven Church Age doctrine BelieveTheSign article on whether the message is a cult BelieveTheSign article on Christians that were required to believe Satanic doctrine Music – Wishful Thinking  by MercyMe from Welcome to the New (2014) – available from iTunes
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Rod and one of our listeners, Andrew Loza, a former police detective, discuss growing up in the message and  what led him to leave the message.  They also begin a discussion of the doctrine of the seven church ages. Sermon quotes played in this podcast: William Branham, The Invisible Union Of The Bride Of Christ, 65-1125, para. 240. Chad Lamb, Believers Christian Fellowhip, The 7 Seals, part 14, Sept. 27, 2017 Chad Lamb, Believers Christian Fellowhip, The 7 Seals, part 16, October 8, 2017...
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Jan 15, 2018 Rod Bergen
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Rod & John continue to examine Wisper Gwena’s defence of William Branham.  In this episode, Pastor Gwena’s defense of William Branham is challenged on the basis that: All of William Branham’s prophecies are “after the fact” and even some of those he gets wrong. William Branham made no valid “before the fact” prophecies on any of his publicly recorded sermons. External Links: A challenge to all message followers Seek The Truth article on Roosevelt Seek The Truth  article on...
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Jan 8, 2018 Rod Bergen
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Rod & John continue to examine Wisper Gwena’s defence of William Branham.  They examine what cognitive dissonance is and discuss Pastor Gwena’s claim that he is not the one suffering from cognitive dissonance, rather it is John and Rod that are the ones that are experiencing cognitive dissonance.  But is this really the case? External Links: Seek The Truth article on Cognitive Dissonance BelieveTheSign article on Cognitive Dissonance Video on the Brown Bear vision Seek The Truth blog...
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Rod & John continue to examine Wisper Gwena’s defence of William Branham.  Pastor Gwena is from Waltham Abbey (North London), UK where he is the pastor of Spoken Word Ministry church.  Joining Rod is John Collins, author of the Seek The Truth website and grandson of Willard Collins, the former pastor of Branham Tabernacle in Jeffersonville, Indiana. External Links: Article on the use of red herring arguments in defence of William Branham Article on William Branham’s use of Thus...
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Dec 24, 2017 Rod Bergen
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Rod and his daughter, Anna, share stories from our listeners about their experiences with celebrating (or not celebrating) Christmas in the message.  Rod ends the podcast with a description of what Christmas is really all about. External links Article on Christianity and the Celebration of Christmas Article on William Branham and the Birth of Jesus Music – Hark! The Herald Angels Sing from Christmas Cookies (2005) by The Oak Ridge Boys – available on iTunes
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Dec 18, 2017 Rod Bergen
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Rod & John continue to examine Wisper Gwena’s defence of William Branham.  Specifically, they examine a number of significant problems with William Branham such as the lack of newspaper articles which William Branham said appeared across the US and Canada; his lies about travelling around the world seven times; his visit to Pigalle; the problems with Congressman Upshaw; William Branham’s first commission which he stopped talking about after he changed his story; and the failed healing...
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Dec 11, 2017 Rod Bergen
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In this episode, Rod  responds to a defense of William Branham that was presented by Wisper Gwena, pastor of Spoken Word Ministry church, Waltham Abbey (North London), UK.  Rod is joined by John Collins, author of the Seek The Truth website and grandson of Willard Collins, the former pastor of Branham Tabernacle in Jeffersonville, Indiana.  John is also the author of two books, “Stone Mountain to Dallas: The Untold Story of Roy Elonza Davis” and “Jim Jones – The Malachi 4 Elijah...
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Dec 4, 2017 Rod Bergen
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Several weeks ago, we received an email from a listener.  Here is an excerpt from that email: In a nutshell, I feel like I am in the very beginning stages of “Message Recovery”… terrified of attending “any church”, still struggling with fear of “damnation” and “total confusion” of who/what God is vs. the Indoctrination of the Message. Your Podcasts were my turning point….thank you so much for putting them out there….  Thank you, I wait every Sunday for a new one to be...
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Nov 27, 2017 Rod Bergen
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This is part 2 of the interview with former message followers, Paul & Kathy Jenkins.  Paul’s father, Lonnie Jenkins, was a well known teacher in the message and Paul was also the worship leader for many years at Believers Christian Fellowship in Lima, Ohio.  Paul is the brother of Jeff Jenkins, who we have interviewed several times on Off The Shelf. External Links: What is cognitive dissonance and why do message followers suffer from it? Facebook discussion page BelieveTheSign –...
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Nov 20, 2017 Rod Bergen
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In this episode, Rod talks to former message followers, Paul & Kathy Jenkins.  Paul’s father, Lonnie Jenkins, was a well known teacher in the message and Paul was also the worship leader for many years at Believers Christian Fellowship in Lima, Ohio.  Paul is the brother of Jeff Jenkins, who we have interviewed several times on Off The Shelf. External Links: Facebook discussion page BelieveTheSign – complete list of issues with the message Music – Freedom by Josh Garrels from The...
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Nov 13, 2017 Rod Bergen
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This is the conclusion of our interview with John Collins, author of the Seek The Truth website. In this episode, John talks about, among other things: William Branham and the Ku Klux Klan (the KKK) William Branham and Roy Davis William Branham and Jim Jones The Latter Rain Movement The Manifest Sons of God External Links: Stone Mountain to Dallas: The Untold Story of Roy Elonza Davis Jim Jones – The Malachi 4 Elijah Prophecy Seek The Truth website CBC Story – How a dead U.S. evangelist...
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Nov 5, 2017 Rod Bergen
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This is part 3 of our interview with John Collins, author of the Seek The Truth website. In this episode, John talks about, among other things: His views on the message street preachers in London, Ontario – Steve Ravbar and Matthew Carapella. Were William Branham’s derogatory statements only against women that were not his followers? Would William Branham condone the type of things that Matthew Carapella and Steve Ravbar are saying and doing? External Links: Stone Mountain to Dallas: The...
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Oct 29, 2017 Rod Bergen
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This is part 2 of the interview with John Collins, author of the Seek The Truth website. In this episode, John talks about, among other things: Are people who leave the message bitter or angry towards people in the message? What led him to start seekyethetruth.com in early 2012.   The new direction in his blog External Links: Stone Mountain to Dallas: The Untold Story of Roy Elonza Davis Jim Jones – The Malachi 4 Elijah Prophecy Seek The Truth website CBC Story – How a dead U.S....
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In this episode, Rod talks to John Collins, author of the Seek The Truth website and grandson of Willard Collins, the former pastor of Branham Tabernacle in Jeffersonville, Indiana.  John is also the author of two books, “Stone Mountain to Dallas: The Untold Story of Roy Elonza Davis” and “Jim Jones – The Malachi 4 Elijah Prophecy”. In this episode, John talks about, among other things: Growing up in the message (followers of William Branham refer to themselves as being “in the...
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In this episode, Rod concludes his interview with Abdu Murray, North American Director of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. For most of his life, Abdu was a proud Muslim who studied the Qur’an and Islam. After a nine-year investigation into the historical, philosophical, and scientific underpinnings of the major world religions and views, Abdu discovered that the historic Christian faith can answer the questions of the mind and the longings of the heart. In this episode, Rod and Abdu...
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In this episode, Rod continues with part 2 of his interview with Abdu Murray, North American Director with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. For most of his life, Abdu was a proud Muslim who studied the Qur’an and Islam. After a nine-year investigation into the historical, philosophical, and scientific underpinnings of the major world religions and views, Abdu discovered that the historic Christian faith can answer the questions of the mind and the longings of the heart. In this...
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In this episode of Off The Shelf, Rod talks to Abdu Murray, North American Director with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries and the author of two books, including his latest, Grand Central Question: Answering the Critical Concerns of the Major Worldviews. For most of his life, Abdu was a proud Muslim who studied the Qur’an and Islam. After a nine-year investigation into the historical, philosophical, and scientific underpinnings of the major world religions and views, Abdu discovered...
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Sep 25, 2017 Rod Bergen
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This is part 3 of our interview with Sylvia Perkins.  Sylvia attended Branham Tabernacle as a child.  She was in a myriad of William Branham’s services and even watched TV with Joseph Branham, the youngest of the Branham children. She was at the funeral of William Branham and attended Lee Vayle’s church for 18 years following the William Branham’s death.  She was at the opening of the opening of the cornerstone of Branham Tabernacle after it was struck by a car and saw what it...
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Sep 18, 2017 Rod Bergen
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This is part 2 of our interview with Sylvia Perkins.  Sylvia attended Branham Tabernacle as a child.  She was in a myriad of William Branham’s services and even watched TV with Joseph Branham, the youngest of the Branham children. She was at the funeral of William Branham and attended Lee Vayle’s church for 18 years following the William Branham’s death.  She was at the opening of the opening of the cornerstone of Branham Tabernacle after it was struck by a car and saw what it...
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Sylvia Perkins attended Branham Tabernacle as a child.  She was in a myriad of William Branham’s services and even watched TV with Joseph Branham, the youngest of the Branham children. She was at the funeral of William Branham and attended Lee Vayle’s church for 18 years following the William Branham’s death.  She was at the opening of the opening of the cornerstone of Branham Tabernacle after it was struck by a car and saw what it contained.  She even had an interview with William...
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Did you you know that William Branham taught that some Christians were required to believe Satanic doctrine in order to be saved?   This podcast outlines William Branham’s teaching on the subject with direct quotes from his sermons. This number 10 (and the last) in our summer series of podcasts that we have entitled “Summer Shorts”.   They are only 5-10 minutes long… just enough to get you thinking about something that you might not have thought about. Relevant links to this...
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William Branham stated on several occasions that he had visited the graves of Muhammad, Buddha and Confucius.  But did he?  We looked at the issue to determine whether William Branham actually visited these famous graves. I think you will be surprised at what we found… well, maybe not if you’ve been listening to our podcasts. This podcast is number 9 in our summer series of podcasts that we are calling “Summer Shorts”.   They are only 5-10 minutes long… just enough to get you...
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William Branham stated on numerous occasions that he had traveled around the world seven times.  We had a question from a listener asking if we had ever checked whether this was the case.  So we did some research to determine whether William Branham actually went around the world seven times. I think you will be surprised at what we found… well, maybe not if you’ve been listening to our podcasts. This podcast is number 8 in our summer series of podcasts that we are calling “Summer...
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Aug 14, 2017 Rod Bergen
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William Branham stated many times that the Bible compared God’s prophets to eagles. However, he never provided one scriptural example of where this was the case.  So we thought we would check out whether what he said was actually based in the Bible. I think you will be surprised at what we found… well, maybe not if you’ve been listening to our podcasts. This podcast is part 7 in our summer series of short podcasts that we are calling “Summer Shorts”.   They will only be 5-10...
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Aug 7, 2017 Rod Bergen
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William Branham stated that there was significance in names name ending in H-A-M.  It was also significant that Billy Graham’s name was six letters, the number of a man, but Branham was 7 letters, which was perfection.   Really?   William Branham also stated that his ministry and Billy Graham’s were the only worldwide ministries of anyone with a name ending in H-A-M.  But he obviously did not know about Frank Boreham. This podcast is part 6 in our summer series of short podcasts that...
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In this podcast, Bryan & Rod provide scriptures which specifically require message believers to provide answers to the questions that researchers into the message have been publicly asking for the past 5 years. This podcast is part 5 in our summer series of short podcasts that we are calling “Summer Shorts”.   They will only be 5-10 minutes… just enough to get you thinking about something that you might not have thought about.   Some may be the two of them, while others may just...
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Jul 24, 2017 Rod Bergen
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We have been unable to find a single occurrence where we have a clear prophecy recorded on tape that was later clearly fulfilled. This is a test for anyone that is a follower of the message of William Branham. Did William Branham make any REAL “before the fact” prophecies in any of his tapes? THIS IS THE CRITICAL QUESTION – Can you provide us with an unambiguous prophecy made by William Branham that was recorded publicly before the fact (i.e. we can verify on a tape) and that was later...
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Jul 17, 2017 Rod Bergen
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What do you get when you add William Branham to Jesus?  Is it the Gospel that Paul preached?  Or is it something different? William Branham stated that “the Word in the days of the apostles does not work in this day.”  Is that what Paul preached? This podcast is part 3 in our summer series of short podcasts that we are calling “Summer Shorts”.   They will only be 4-5 minutes… just enough to get you thinking about something that you might not have thought about.   Some may be...
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Jul 10, 2017 Rod Bergen
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  One of our listeners informed us of a recent comment made by the pastor of a message church in Beaufort, South Carolina.  This pastor labeled those who dared challenge William Branham as “ding dongs”. But was it the case that no one dared challenge William Braham when he was alive?  Find out what actually happened to those who challenged William Branham. We also include a sneak preview of an upcoming interview with Sylvia Perkins in September. This podcast is part of our summer series...
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Jul 3, 2017 Rod Bergen
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For July and August, Bryan and Rod are doing a series of short podcasts that they are calling “Summer Shorts”.   They will only be 4-5 minutes… just enough to get you thinking about something that you might not have thought about before.   Some may be the two of them, while others may just be solo. William Branham wearing “women’s underneath clothes” in South Africa William Branham stated that when a man wore shorts, he was wearing a  “woman’s underneath clothes”, but...
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Jun 26, 2017 Rod Bergen
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Emily Arndt  grew up in the message in Wisconsin but never heard the good news of Jesus Christ until she was 21 years of age.  Emily became a veterinary technician and is currently living and serving with the Christian Veterinary Mission in Kampala, Uganda, East Africa. She is Assistant Clinician Facilitator in the surgical department of Uganda’s only veterinary college. She works under a missionary veterinarian from the UK and also assists the Africa Center for Apologetics Research, who...
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Jun 19, 2017 Rod Bergen
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Emily Arndt  grew up in the message in Wisconsin but never heard the good news of Jesus Christ until she was 21 years of age.  Emily became a veterinary technician and is currently living and serving with the Christian Veterinary Mission in Kampala, Uganda, East Africa. She is Assistant Clinician Facilitator in the surgical department of Uganda’s only veterinary college. She works under a missionary veterinarian from the UK and also assists the Africa Center for Apologetics Research, who...
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Jun 12, 2017 Rod Bergen
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Emily Arndt  grew up in the message in Wisconsin but never heard the good news of Jesus Christ until she was 21 years of age.  Emily became a veterinary technician and is currently living and serving with the Christian Veterinary Mission in Kampala, Uganda, East Africa. She is Assistant Clinician Facilitator in the surgical department of Uganda’s only veterinary college. She works under a missionary veterinarian from the UK and also assists the Africa Center for Apologetics Research, who...
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Jeff Jenkins, pastor of Believers Christian Fellowship (BCF) in Lima, Ohio for almost 35 years, discusses the 1963 Arizona Cloud with host, Rod Bergen in part 3 of  their interview. Some of the questions they discuss include: Have those the criticize our cloud research actually looked at it? What does numerology have to do the cloud?  Is numerology rooted in paganism? Did the cloud move towards Sunset Mountain? Were some of William Branham’s visions fabricated? What is Jesus Christ doing...
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Jeff Jenkins, pastor of Believers Christian Fellowship (BCF) in Lima, Ohio for almost 35 years, discusses the 1963 Arizona Cloud with host, Rod Bergen. Some of the questions which they discuss include: The Cause of the Cloud – Was it the aftermath of a constellation of angels visiting the earth or was there a natural explanation? What are noctilucent clouds? – Why did no one see the cloud until sunset? Only believe? – Does Bible tell us to simply have blind faith? Articles referred to...
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Jeff Jenkins, pastor of Believers Christian Fellowship (BCF) in Lima, Ohio for almost 35 years, discusses the 1963 Arizona Cloud with host, Rod Bergen. Some of the questions which they discuss include: The Prophecy of the Cloud – Did William Branham prophesy the cloud in advance of it appearing? The Timing of the Cloud – Why did the cloud appear 8 days before William Branham went hunting? The Location of the Cloud – Why did the cloud show up 200 miles away from where William Branham was...
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May 15, 2017 Rod Bergen
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In this episode, Careyann continues to discuss some of the strange things she experienced in the Returned Ministry sub-cult within the message, along with the following: The strange circumstances that began her journey out of the message; Her experience with finding searchingforvindication.com’s timeline; The implications of Deut 18:20-22 Her research into whether the message was true; The reaction of her husband; Whether she really did believe the message while she was in it; The location of...
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May 8, 2017 Rod Bergen
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Careyann (Muller) Zivich was raised in the message and has seen more than her share of the bizarre things that the message has to offer.  In this episode, Careyann discusses her time in the message and some of the strange things she experienced.  To be fair, not all people in the message experience the things that Careyann did but the strange sub-cults are definitely there to be found. Some of the issues she discusses include: The failure of message ministers to stand against abortion;...
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May 1, 2017 Rod Bergen
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Join Rod and Bryan in part 3 of their interview with James Rozak, the author of the Morning Mercy website. James Rozak was the Associate Pastor of Edmonton Word Assembly for 10 years, serving alongside Eugene Braun. James believed and preached the message as best he knew. But in February of 2013, the unthinkable happened and James made a decision with his wife to leave the message of William Branham. In this last part of the interview, James discusses: How MorningMercy.com started and...
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Apr 24, 2017 Rod Bergen
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Rod and Bryan continue their discussion with James Rozak, the author of the Morning Mercy  website, in part 2 of their interview James Rozak was the Associate Pastor of Edmonton Word Assembly for 10 years, serving alongside Eugene Braun. James believed and preached the message as best he knew. But in February of 2013, the unthinkable happened and James made a decision with his wife to leave the message of William Branham.  Issues discussed on this podcast include: Concerns with the...
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Join Rod and Bryan as they interview James Rozak, the author of the Morning Mercy  website. James Rozak was the Associate Pastor of Edmonton Word Assembly for 10 years, serving alongside Eugene Braun. James believed and preached the message as best he knew. But in February of 2013, the unthinkable happened and James made a decision with his wife to leave the message of William Branham. James was someone that loved the message, and lived it with a passion. He and his wife did not leave...
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Join Rod and Bryan as they interview Joe and Anna Barone, the authors of the Searching For Vindication website. In this the second part of the interview, Joe and Anna Barone discuss: Overcoming the rejection and fear of the criticism of the research they undertook The reasons for their initial anonymity and their eventually making their authorship public The reasons behind their leaving the message: Hope Branham’s obituary The Pentecostal Tabernacle (later renamed as the Branham Tabernacle...
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Join Rod and Bryan as they interview Joe and Anna Barone, the authors of the Searching For Vindication website. In Part 1 of this 2 part interview, Joe and Anna Barone discuss: Their reaction to: the article that BelieveTheSign published on the municipal bridge vision. Voice of God’s  2012 “Catch The Vision” publication relating to the lack of reliable historical evidence. Their desire to prove that the conclusions of BelieveTheSign were wrong. Their motivation for publishing the...
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Mar 27, 2017 Rod Bergen
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Jeff Jenkins was the pastor of Believers Christian Fellowship (BCF) in Lima, Ohio for almost 34 years.  Pastor Jeff was a committed and fervent follower of William Branham but left the message and his church several years ago.  This is part 2 of Rod Bergen’s interview with Pastor Jeff as they discuss how he came to his monumental decision to leave the message and the church he had pastored for almost three and a half decades, as well as his current thoughts on William Branham and the...
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Mar 20, 2017 Rod Bergen
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Jeff Jenkins was the pastor of Believers Christian Fellowship (BCF) in Lima, Ohio for almost 34 years.  Pastor Jeff was a committed and fervent follower of William Branham but left the message and his church several years ago.  Rod Bergen interviews Pastor Jeff to discuss his background and how he came to his monumental decision to leave the message and the church he had pastored for almost three and a half decades. Music – For the Sake of the Call  by Avalon, from their album – Another...
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Mar 13, 2017 Rod Bergen
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Rod Bergen interviews co-host Bryan Lynch about his background, how he came into the message and what led him to leave the message after spending almost 20 years following William Branham. Music – Off The Shelf by The Brothers Bright from A Song Treasury (2012) – View More by This Artist
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Mar 6, 2017 Rod Bergen
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This is the second part of a 3 part series focused on introducing the co-hosts of the Off The Shelf podcast.  In this episode, Bryan Lynch interviews Rod Bergen about how he came into the message; what led him to leave the message after spending almost 40 years following William Branham; and his current perspective on the message and those still following the message. Music – Off The Shelf by The Brothers Bright from A Song Treasury (2012) – View More by This Artist
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Feb 27, 2017 Rod Bergen
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The first three episodes of the Off The Shelf podcast will be focused on introducing co-hosts Rod Bergen and Bryan Lynch.  Hosts Bryan Lynch and Rod Bergen talk about: Why are we doing a podcast? Where did the name “Off The Shelf” come from? Then, Bryan interviews Rod about how he came into the message and what led him to leave Cloverdale Bibleway and the message after spending almost 40 years following William Branham.  Rod talks about the relationship of faith and doubt, the municipal...