5 results for tag: Cults

What’s So Bad About Cults? – by Greg Albrecht

If PTM.org wants to get lots of letters from readers, all we need to do is publish an article explaining and defending Christ-centered-Christianity against some wrong teaching or biblical misinterpretation.  Defending and explaining biblical doctrines is called apologetics. An apologetic article in The Plain Truth or CWR magazine usually results in a tidal wave of letters and emails, pro and con. The cons often go something like this:  "Why are you so critical of other Christians? Why don't you just leave other people alone and let them believe what they want?" Most Christian denominations were originally formed because they disagreed ...

Why Cults are Successful — Part 4

The heretical basis for almost all cults is their legalism and religionism, their works-based approach to salvation with an emphasis on keeping the rules.  These are critical and major perversions of the biblical teaching that Jesus equals salvation - period. https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/PTR0335.mp3

Why Cults are Successful — Part 3

Cults, new age groups and religion in general - as distinct from NT Christianity - thrive in the spiritual wilderness of our society where the gospel of Jesus Christ has been devalued by our culture. https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/PTR0334.mp3

Why Cults are Successful — Part 2

The message of Jesus Christ has been perverted and twisted into unbelievable ideas yet tens of millions of people are caught up in these cultic beliefs, in part, because cults use manipulative bait-and-switch tactics. https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/PTR0333.mp3

Why Cults are Successful — Part 1

It's been said many times -- cults and cultic ideas are the unfinished business of the church -- that if the church did a better job, cults wouldn't be growing so fast. Do you agree? Just why are cults so successful? Don't miss this first of a 4 program series on cults. https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/PTR0332.mp3