Category: Cults, Sects & Movements

This category looks at cults or cultic groups and their behaviours and beliefs. It also looks at various religious beliefs and movements that are having an impact on our world

Is it Possible to Sell Your Soul to the Devil?

We hear of many music artists, actors, celebrities and even politicians who have allegedly sold their souls to the devil in exchange for fame, fortune and power. But what does it mean: to sell...

What is the 7 Mountain Mandate? Is it Biblical?

The 7 Mountain Mandate (7-M) is an anti-biblical and politically motivated strategy that is mostly promoted by the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement. The theology and deception behind this teaching is to push a...

What is the New Apostolic Reformation? Is it Biblical?

The New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) is a counterfeit and unbiblical movement that has been growing and has infiltrated many churches around the world. The NAR is a collection of churches and leaders that are...

How to Leave and Recover From A Cult

Nobody ever wakes up one morning and says to themselves “Today I want to join a cult”. Very few people have been lured into a cult with the immediate understanding that the religious group...

Uncovering The “Covering Doctrine”

[Article by Cheryl McGrath] — “I hope you will be patient with me as I keep on talking like a fool. Please bear with me. I am jealous for you with the jealousy of...

What is a Cult? The Characteristics of a Cult

Cults are everywhere and they exist all over the world. A cult can exist in different forms. For example there are religious cults, political cults, sex cults, new age cults and many more. Some...

Is The Selling of Anointing Oil & Holy Water Biblical?

In many churches or religious groups there has been a trend where various items such as anointing oil, holy water, handkerchiefs, and many other “anointed” products are sold to church members with the belief...

Is the Unification Church / the Moonies a Cult?

The Unification Church is a religious group that was founded in 1954 by Rev. Sun Myung Moon (1920–2012). Another name that the group is known by is the Family Federation for World Peace and...

What is the Word of Faith Movement?

The Word of Faith or Word-Faith Movement is neither an organization nor a denomination. This movement traces its roots from the “positive confessions” and New Thought teachings of E.W Kenyon who is said to...

Why Are There So Many Religions?

Why are there so many religions? Why do people worship many different gods? Is it possible that all religions lead to the same God or the same destination after we die? To answer these...

Who Is Your Spiritual Covering? Is It Biblical?

The term spiritual covering is an authoritarian false teaching that is usually used by the Charismatic movement and various religious cults in relation to authority and submission. The spiritual covering doctrine basically teaches that...

12 Characteristics of a Cult Leader

According to many studies, cult leaders are people who tend to be narcissists and they generally exhibit sociopathic and abusive characteristics. In most cases cult leaders do not lead a legitimate Christian church, but...

How Cult Leaders Use Sex to Control Followers

Is there a relationship between sexual immorality and the activities of demonic sects such as cults, the new age movement and even the occult? How do cult leaders use sex as a method of...

What is the Illuminati and Do They Exist?

The Illuminati is believed to be a group or secret society of the most influential and powerful elite in the world. It is believed that the Illuminati has been existing for many centuries and...

How to Protect Yourself from False Apostles

What are false apostles? 2 Corinthians 11:13-15 says the following about false apostles: For such men are false apostles, deceitful workmen, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ. 14 And no wonder, for even Satan...

What Do Mormons Believe?

The Mormons also known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was founded by Joseph Smith in the 1820s. Joseph Smith claims to have experienced a series of visions of God...

Are the Jehovah’s Witnesses a Cult?

What is the Jehovah’s Witness sect and what do they believe in? Also, what are some of the specific beliefs & practices of the Jehovah’s Witnesses that have led this group to be classified...

How To Identify a False Prophet / False Teacher

Matthew 7:15-18 NKJV Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thorn bushes...

What Does The Prosperity Gospel Teach?

What does the prosperity really gospel teach? This popular but false doctrine survives & grows by taking advantage of the financially desperate, the self-ambitious, the greedy, and the spiritually deceived with the promise that...