Posts Tagged "Related Issues"

Kabbalah

Introduction It is a sign of our times that men and women are trying to fulfil a deeply felt need for spiritual things. There is a serious quest by many people for deeper meaning in life and it is significant that many are found among the rich and famous. Someone once said that the only difference between the poor man…read more →

Amway

INTRODUCTION We regularly receive requests for information on the Amway group. Many wonder if the Mormons own them, others, stirred by newspaper reports, feel that they are a cult. We hope that these notes will be both fair to Amway and help Christians decide if there is any conflict between belonging to Amway and their Christian faith. What we must…read more →

Less Than Honest Article By CESNUR

Many people have asked us about an academic paper that Dr. Stephen Hunt gave at the 2001 CESNUR (Center for Studies on New Religions) Conference and which was published on the Internet. It is entitled “Evangelism, Boundary Maintenance and Demonization: Some Strategies of a Christian Fundamentalist Anti-Cult Organization,” and concerns us directly. There are two main ways that people unfairly…read more →

Conversations With God

The book Conversations with God, by Neale Donald Walsch is published by Hodder & Stoughton and the edition I am quoting from here is copyrighted 1995. Like many books written these days that move away from mainstream Christianity the author prepares the reader for criticism, “Thus will this very book be called blasphemy – the work of the devil –…read more →

What is a Cult?

The majority of the cults, that most are likely to encounter, are what could be described as ‘Counterfeit Christian Cults.’ This means that when compared with evangelical Christianity they are seen to be bringing a message of salvation for the future life but are misusing the words, and misrepresenting the life of Jesus Christ. As such these groups must be…read more →

The Da Vinci Code

The following article was produced by Light for the Last Days and is reproduced with their permission. Further materials are available from Light for the Last Days, BM 4226, London, WC1N 3XX. Tel 020 8445 1451. Shaking the foundations of Christianity? The Da Vinci Code is an action packed thriller novel by Dan Brown which has become a best seller…read more →

The Emerging or Emergent Church

The phrase, “The emerging or emergent church” is heard often these days but I wonder if we have stopped to think what it actually means. A church that meets the needs of today’s Society is an excellent idea; mind you that is always what the church has been about. However, when it uses a word such as emerging, we need…read more →

G12 Update

At Reachout we received this anonymous email: I THINK THAT IT WOULD BE WORTH MENTIONING THAT SEVERAL OF THE CHURCHES THAT YOU MENTION THAT BEGAN THE G12 VISION ARE NO LONGER OPERATING IN THE G12 VISION ANYMORE, E.G KENSINTON TEMPLE, VINE CHURCH, BETHANY. INDEED CESAR FAJARDO AS FAR AS I AM AWARE IS NO LONGER IN THE G12 VISION EITHER,…read more →

¿QUÉ ES EL SISTEMA G12?

Varias veces nos han preguntado en estos últimos meses acerca del movimiento G12. Reconocemos que algunos predicadores de renombre están involucrados pero aun con eso hay algunas cosas que queremos decir. Recomendamos que lean bien lo dicho aquí y después de una comparación cuidadosa con la Biblia lleguen a sus conclusiones propias. CONTEXTO La Iglesia cristiana ha tenido a través…read more →

Heresies Ancient and Modern

As most of the modern-day cults and extreme religious groups have resurrected ancient heresies on which to build their beliefs, we thought an alphabetical list of heresies and heretics would be helpful. The descriptions are meant to be an overview of the issues and by no means a detailed exposition, however see if you can identify modern groups that teach…read more →

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