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Africa Interests

TO HEAVEN and HELL and BACK? Emmanuel Twagirimana (08/2010)

Would you believe? - Gilbert Juma Deya (10/2009)

What An Act - Bernard Percy Ankomah alias Bernard Blessing (07/2009)

The Nigerian Scam (02/2009)

God lives in Kenya - William Jehovah Wanyoni (11/2008)

 

Alternatives

Take a Closer Look: Alternatives (03/2002)

 

Alternative Healing

Is There a Doctor in the House? - Spiritual Surgery (09/2003)

Reflexology - What is it? (03/ 2002)

Applied Kinesiology (01/2002)

Alternative healing approaches

John of God - Joao De Deus... Miracle Healer?

 

Alternative Sacred Writings

Alternative Sacred Writings vs The Bible

The Book of Jasher? - CCGM Tract

 

Armstrong, Herbert, W. Groups (WWCG break-away groups)

 

Living Church of God

The Living Church of God - CCGM Tract

 

Philadelphia Church of God

Philadelphia Church of God - CCGM Tract

 

Atheism

An Atheist in Chapel - Ayaan Hirsi Ali PertH Visit (see also Islam) (10/2010)

Decade in Review (02/2010)

 

Bahai’s

Bahai’s - Who really are they? What do they believe? (12/1996)

The Virtues Project (12/1996)

 

Balizet, Carol

Carol Balizet - update (04/2009)

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

 

Christadelphians

What does "Alethia" mean? - Online "Bible College" (04/2011)

Subtle Dangers (07/2003)

The Christadelphians - CCGM Tract

 

Christian Fringe Groups

Cult to Church Major Shift: Decade in Review (02/2010)

In God we trust? (09/2008)

Questionable Christian Fellowship (07/2008)

Sin In The Camp (10/2006)

Alienation or Reconciliation (06/2004)

Trials Are Over - The Attleboro group (06/2004)

The Right Time - Anti-Xmas ideologies (12 2003)

Theophostic: God’s Light or Satan’s Lie? (09/2003)

Balanced Growth (07/2002)

 

Christian General

Called to Integrity (01/2012)

The Power of One (09/2011)

The Search is on - for faithful Pastors (07/2011)

400th Anniversary of Bible Version (04/2011)

A Visiting Voice in the Wilderness: Bishop Michael Nazir Ali (12/2010)

"Jesus is the Reason for the Season" (12/2010)

Life’s Complexities (10/2010)

Almost 6,000 pastors take a serious pledge (04/2009)

The Dark Page (03/2009)

The world's most pervasive cult (07/2008)

Communication & the Gospel Message: "In Many and Various Ways" (07/2007)

Sacred Australia? Part 2: "The Dutch Connection" (05/2006)

Sacred Australia? (02/2006)

Sex in the City… What About the Church (11/2005)

No Other Gods (06/2005)

Easter Delight (04/2005)

Jesus Christ - Still the reason for the season (12/2004)

Christ Causes Controversy (05/2004)

Where are we going? Our need for sound Christian Leaders (02/2004)

Get your mind into gear (10/2003)

Leadership Essentials (09/2003)

The times, they are still a-changin’ (07/2003)

God Weeps Too (02/2003)

The Balanced Perspective of a Wise Man (George Washington Carver) (03/2002)

Informed, Thoughtful, Fair and Honest? (08/2000)

The passionate few are fewer (05/2000)

What will you leave behind? (Arthur Stace) (03/2000)

It does matter what you believe! (06/1997)

Worth Considering: Concerning our Traditional Christian Festivals

 

Christian Science

Basic Facts on Christian Science - CCGM Tract

 

Clergy Abuse

Part 1 - History and Biblical

Part 2 - Perspective’s on the problem

Part 3 - Catholic Church in crisis

Part 4 - High cost of compensation

Part 5 - What can WE do?

 

Conspiracy Theories

Who is conspiring to con us with conspiracies?

 

Cooneyites/ Nameless Church

Meetings of the no-names (02/2009)

Two by Two Equals DANGER - Cooneyites - CCGM Tract

 

Cults General

Where is Jesus? - Alan John Miller & "Divine Truth" (09/2011)

Decade in Review: Internet Impact (05/2010)

Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments: A decade in Review (02/2010)

The Dangers Cults pose through the World-Wide-Web (11/2008)

David McKay - In Trouble Again (09/2005)

Back in court - Little Pebble still in BIG Trouble (06/2005)

Berean Hope? JW break-away group (05/2004)

Elizabeth Smart Escapes Kidnapper (05/2003)

God’s army disbanded (04/2002)

Freaked out on veggies? - Union of the Vegetable (03/2002)

The nature of cults (09/1998)

Why such True Believers? (06/1997)

Travellers Beware - A guide to safeguard travelling young people from the lure of cults (12/1992)

How to help loved ones caught in a cult or fringe group - CCGM Tract

The post-trauma after leaving a cult - CCGM Tract

 

Decade in Review (2000 - 2010)

A review of the issues and events in the world of cults and religion

 

Doomsday Beliefs/ Endtimes & Prophecies

We’re Still Here (11/2011)

Harold Camping: The End is Coming? (02/2011)

A decade in Review of "Doomsday Madness" (02/2010)

The End Postponed…AGAIN! (12/2003)

War, peace and the end?

Wrong Again!! (05/2003)

 

Exclusive Brethren (see also Christian Fringe Groups)

Exclusive Brethren Settle Out of Court (08/2004)

Exclusive brethren leader John Hales dies (04/2002)

How Narrow can you get? (06/1990)

 

Falun Gong

Take a Closer Look at Falun Gong (09/2006)

 

Family, The (Children of God)

What’s in a Name (12/2010)

 

Freemasonry

Masonic Church of Scotland? (07/2003)

Is Freemasonary Compatible with Christianity? - CCGM Tract

 

Gnosticism

Sabaean Mandeans

 

Hare Krishna Movement

Search for sexually abused (05/2003)

Iskcon - Beatle confusion (02/2002)

 

Hoaxes and Fraud

Don’t You Believe it: Xmas Tree Hoax (02/2011)

The subtle seduction of stories (07/2009)

Don’t you Believe It (02/2009)

Old Hoax Recycled - Focus On The Family - Petition (09/2005)

400 Saved hoax/urban legend (04/2005)

Thai artefact a hoax (04/2005)

Fake autobiography about an honour killing (11/2004)

Resurrected Burmese Monk Story Revisited (07/2004)

The tale of the resurrected monk

Movie hoax resurfaces again (03/2002)

Taliban and September 11 related hoaxes (01/2002)

Scroll a forgery? Insight into Mormonism (05/2001)

A Little Girl Dying Hoax (04/2001)

It Takes Guts to Say Jesus (12/2000)

The O’hare radio hoax (10/2000)

Blasphemous Movie? (07/2000)

Chain prayer!?? Lucky Charm? (07/2000)

Missionary murderer? (05/2000)

Finger lickin’ chicken monsters - The KFC Hoax (03/2000)

Proctor and Gamble again! (12/1999)

Affinity/Ponzi Fraud

Have a laugh with us

 

International Church of Christ (Boston Church)

In court with the International Church of Christ (08/1997)

 

Islam

Bridge to Disaster: The tragic murder of Aasiya Zubair Hassan & the Bridge TV Link(02/2011)

Decade in Review: Muslim Extremists (02/2010)

Islamic Furore (02/2006)

A Battle for Minds (11/2004)

 

Jehovah’s Witnesses

Fear, Labelling & Shunning (12/2011)

Active JWS (04/2011)

Decade in Review (02/2010)

Jehovah’s witnesses - Milton George Henschel dies (05/2003)

A Faith of Fear" (07/1981)

Jehovah’s Witnesses Fact Sheet? - CCGM Tract

 

Jonestown Tragedy (Jim Jones)

Jonestown not Forgotten (12/2011)

Forgotten History/Remembered (12/2003)

 

Judaism

Farming With a Difference - Lubavitcher Jews (07/2003)

 

Mind Coercion

The Battle For The Mind Continues (09/2005)

The Cult of Personality (08/2004)

Almost everyone is vulnerable to religious deception - CCGM Tract

Programmed For Gullibility?

 

Moonies - The Unification Church

Is the moon feeling blue? (03/2002)

 

Mormons

Decade in Review (05/2010)

Latter Day Saints & the book of Mormon (11/2008)

Fact and fiction confusion (06/2005)

Mormonism - Damaged by DNA (10/2003)

Why Mormonism is not Christian. (1997)

Basic Facts on Mormonism - CCGM Tract

 

New Age

Compassion Project? (07/2011)

Lord of the Flies Attracts Followers (10/2010)

The Supreme Master Ching Hai - "Religious Showbiz Guru of Glitz (11/2007)

Take a Closer Look: Reincarnation (TACL article & CCGM Tract) (05/2004)

Didn’t See It Coming - Psychics (12/2003)

Help from the Other Side? (09/2003)

Feng Shui - The subtle invasion (04/2002)

The Buried Bacon myth

Astral Travel - CCGM Tract

Take a Closer Look at Eckankar - CCGM Tract

The Successful Subtle Softsell of Raja Yoga - CCGM Tract

 

Occult, The

Deadly Mixture (note* strong content) (02/2011)

Take a Closer Look: The Occult - CCGM Tract (2005)

Ghosts? Who’re You Going to Call? (07/2003)

Spiritualism or Spiritism? (08/2000)

Youthful satanists & witches (03/2000)

The Occult (A description) - CCGM Tract

Wicca (White Witchcraft)

Basic Report: The Enneagram - CCGM Tract

Halloween. What is it all about? - CCGM Tract

 

Orange People

Remember seeing Orange? (11/2005)

 

Pentecostalism/ Charismatic - Extremes & Excesses

What, in God’s name, is going on? (09/2008)

The Toronoto Phenomenon (04/1995)

 

Racism/ Neo Nazism & Far Right Groups

Return of the Swastika: The Growth of neo-Nazism in Russia (12/2010)

WA Racial & Religious Vilification Laws (09/2004)

 

Raelian Movement

The Raelian Movement - CCGM Tract (2005)

Alien Cloning Clowns? (02/2003)

 

Revival Centres

Revival centres - CCGM Tract

 

Roman Catholic

Minting a Mistake - Mary MacKillop, Australia’s first ever Saint? (10/2010)

Catholic Community Collapses (07/2008)

 

Rosicrucians

AMORC (also known as ‘The Rosicrucian Order’.)

 

Russian Interests

Walking Together (07/2003)

 

Russian Orthodox Church

Saint Rasputin? (07/2003)

 

Sai Baba

Failed Godman (04/2011)

Sai Baba - Trying to shine in schools

Take a Closer Look at Sai Baba? - CCGM Tract

 

Scientology

Relgious Bullies (07/2011)

What Price Happiness? (04/2011)

A Review of the last Decade (02/2010)

Scientology Stirred (07/2007)

 

Self-Help & Popular Motivational Speakers

Is Oprah Winfrey the modern Buddha? (08/2000)

 

Seventh Day Adventists

Busy Extremists Crash Church Together Meeting (07/2003)

 

Televangelists

The Sad Saga of Two Pentecostal Pauls (06/2005)

Rodney Howard-Browne Continuing Controversy (10/2003)

 

Transcedental Meditation

TM & the Maharishi’s money games (07/2002)

 

UFOs

Another theme park? - Von Daniken (05/2003)

 

Yezidism - Peacock Followers

New Freedom for Peacock Followers? (07/2003)

 

 

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LOOKOUT represents the ministry of Adrian van Leen and Lookout Ministries Inc. and therefore remains the intellectual property/copyright of Adrian van Leen and Lookout Ministries Inc.