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MONDAY, FEB 3, 2014  |  47 comments
When is a church a cult?
Andy and Patty Grove never planned to settle outside of Texas. Their roots in the state reach back many generations. Patty’s ancestors came to Texas on a wagon train from Tennessee in the 1830’s (an elementary school in Houston is named for her great-grandfather); Andy’s father owned a tract of land that is now part of the posh Houston neighborhood of Hedwig Village. The two grew up a mere five miles away from each other in West Houston, where they attended Stratford and Memorial, rival high schools in Spring Branch ISD. They met while volunteering with Campus Crusade for Christ as undergraduates at the University of Houston in the late seventies. After marrying, in 1982, they settled in Arlington, where Andy took a job as the campus director of the University of Texas at Arlington’s branch of International Students, a Christian organization that works with foreign-exchange students. In the early ...

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Exodus  Find all comments by Exodus
http://www.cultwatch.com/cultic-warning-signs.html

What is a cult?

As a Christian-based organisation, at Cultwatch we have two main definitions of what a cult is.

First, a group that uses manipulative psychological “mind control” techniques to recruit and control their members. These techniques might be “love bombing”, instant friends or emotional blackmail. At extremes it might include keeping people away from their friends and family and isolating them both physically and emotionally.

The second definition we use (when saying a group is a cult) is any group which claims to be a Christian group yet teaches something that is not primarily a Christian belief. For example, a group that teaches that Jesus was an alien from another planet but claims to be Christian.

Note that other mainstream religions (such as Buddhism) are not cults under either of these definitions but may contain cults within them.

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News Item2/3/14 2:22 PM
Perceptive Post  Find all comments by Perceptive Post
"When is a church a cult?"

When it is Roman Catholic, Liberal or Arminian.

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John Beechy  Find all comments by John Beechy
When a so-called church has a leader (s) called pastor.
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News Item2/3/14 9:53 AM
Voddie Bauchman  Find all comments by Voddie Bauchman
get real wrote:
more importantly
why is VODDIE BAUCHMAN on staff picks ???
...this is like the national enquirer of news sites ...
Because we are a church cult!
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News Item2/3/14 8:55 AM
get real | earth  Find all comments by get real
more importantly
why is VODDIE BAUCHMAN on staff picks ???
and what happened to the article of the fake healing? it said his ear was down to his neck but the picture clearly shows an intact normal sized ear ... lol

this is like the national enquirer of news sites ...

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Dopey  Find all comments by Dopey
John Yurich USA wrote:
A Cult is any religious organization that does not worship Jesus as God and denies the Holy Trinity. Therefore since the Catholic Church has always worshipped Jesus as God and has always affirmed the Holy Trinity then the Catholic Church is not a Cult.
When the Catholic church was murdering people of Europe for hundreds of years as part of their Roman Catholic Inquisition -- and under the direction of popes no less -- do you believe John that equaled "worship" of Jesus?

John, your statement, "since the Catholic Church has always worshipped Jesus" is nonsense.

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John Yurich USA | USA  Find all comments by John Yurich USA
A Cult is any religious organization that does not worship Jesus as God and denies the Holy Trinity. Therefore since the Catholic Church has always worshipped Jesus as God and has always affirmed the Holy Trinity then the Catholic Church is not a Cult.
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