Tag: cult of Christianity

The term €˜cult of Christianity€˜ is used of a group, church or organization whose central teachings and/or practices are claimed to be biblical or representative of biblical Christianity, but which are in fact unbiblical and not Christian in nature. Find our more.

The Mormon Church is a cult of Christianity

Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle on Monday disavowed a claim by her former pastor that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a cult, the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.

Angle’s former pastor, John Reed of Sonrise Church in Reno, last week called the Mormon Church a cult. But the term cult has different meanings, depending on the context in which it is used. For instance, while the Mormon Church has some cult-like elements, it generally is not considered to be a cult in the sociological sense of the term.

However, theologically the LDS Church is a cult of Christianity. That is, while it claims to be Christian in nature, its doctrines and practices violate the essential doctrines of the historic Christian faith.

In its defence the LDS Church often points out that its full name includes the words ‘Jesus Christ.’ Which is almost as clever as insisting that you can buy a $20 ‘Rolex’ in Tijuana…

Man sees subtle victory in fight against Jehovah’s Witnesses

Jehovah's Witnesses Watchtower Bible and Tract Society The father of a girl who died after refusing blood transfusions, on the basis of un-biblical teachings by the Jehovah’s Witnesses — continues to battle the cult in court.

Some legal scholars observing the case see what could be worrying setbacks for this legally aggressive sect accustomed to mobilizing the courts to block members from receiving life-saving transfusions

Holocaust survivors to Mormons: Stop baptisms of dead Jews

Mormon cult continues to baptize Holocaust victims by proxy Holocaust survivors said Monday they are through trying to negotiate with the Mormon church over posthumous baptisms of Jews killed in Nazi concentration camps, saying the church has repeatedly violated a 13-year-old agreement barring the practice.

€˜Baptism for the dead’ is one of many un-biblical practices of the Mormon Church — which, theologicaly, is a cult of Christianity.

Exclusive Brethren sect claims it is being villified

Bruce Hale, the so-called Elect Vessel, leads the Exclusive Brethren The Exclusive Brethren — a cult of Christianity — has accused Australian Greens leader Bob Brown of vilifying its church and members.

Senator Brown yesterday urged the Upper House to conduct a wide-ranging inquiry into the activities of the Exclusive Brethren sect, saying it had prevented thousands of young Australians proceeding to tertiary education.

Controversy continues to brew over Twelve Tribes sect cafe

Twelve Tribes The practices of messianic Christian sect The Twelve Tribes continue to divide opinion in the Blue Mountains, Australia, with an ex-member and a potential new member throwing another log into the fire of debate.

Winmalee resident Matthew Klein, is sounding another warning to Mountains residents to recognise the Twelve Tribes as a potentially destructive cult.

Judge orders baby to be given blood transfusion

Watchtower Society The leaders of the Watchtower Society — the legal organization behind the Jehovah’s Witnesses — claim to speak for God.

In reality, they keep changing their minds on what he allegedly told them — regarding blood, for instance.

In the process, they show themselves to be quacks whose nonsense has resulted in numerous needless deaths.