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There are literally thousands of cults in the world. In fact, there could be more active cults in your local region than you may be aware of. We have found information of the main ones, as well as some other groups.

A number of articles on this page have been written by Adrian van Leen. Adrian is not only one of Australia's foremost authorities on 'New Religious Movements' but a firm friend of 'Christian Faith'

 

 

INFORMATION ABOUT 'CHRISTIAN FAITH' RESOURCES

Please go HERE for much more information on cults, etc. You will find a wealth of information on this page.

However, if you are looking for information on Jehovah's Witnesses then please go HERE.

Information on Mormons can be found HERE.

Information on Scientology can be found HERE.

 

 

CULTS - Highly recommended Articles

THE NATURE OF CULTS by Adrian van Leen. This article is not only extensive, but very helpful.

A guide to safeguard travelling young people from the lure of cults by Adrian van Leen

How to help loved ones caught in a cult or fringe group by Adrian van Leen. This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

The post-trauma after leaving a cult by Adrian van Leen. This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

A review of the issues and events in the world of cults and religion (2000 - 2010) by Adrian van Leen

Why Such True Believers? by Adrian van Leen

 

 

CULTS - Various

 CULTS by Paul Seiler (Christian Library Australia)!

LOOKOUT has an extensive articles section on cults. Highly recommended!

 

 

CULTS - Individual People

ALAN JOHN MILLER and DIVINE TRUTH

We have a dedicated page of information HERE

 

CAROL BALIZET

Carol Balizet - Part 1 by Adrian van Leen (Lookout). This article can also be downloaded as a pdf.

Carol Balizet - Part 2 by Adrian van Leen (Lookout). This article can also be downloaded as a pdf.

Carol Balizet - Part 3 by Adrian van Leen (Lookout). This article can also be downloaded as a pdf.

Carol Balizet - Update by Adrian van Leen (Lookout)

 

DAVID McKAY

David McKay - In Trouble Again by Adrian van Leen

 

 

CHILDREN OF GOD / THE FAMILY

What’s in a Name? (Children of God) by Adrian van Leen

 

 

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE

Basic Facts on Christian Science by Adrian van Leen (Lookout)

 Christian Science by Paul Seiler (Christian Library Australia)

 

 

CONSPIRACY THEORIES

Who is conspiring to con us with conspiracies? by Adrian van Leen (Lookout). This article can also be downloaded as a pdf.

 

 

COONEYITES/NAMELESS CHURCH

Meetings of the no-names by Adrian van Leen (Lookout)

Two by Two Equals DANGER - Cooneyites (CCGM Tract) by Adrian van Leen (Lookout)

 

 

DOOMSDAY BELIEFS/ENDTIMES and PROPHECIES

HAROLD CAMPING

Harold be thy name – Camping’s date left behind by Terry Allen

Harold Camping: The End is Coming? by Adrian van Leen

More on Harold Camping - End Time Blues! by Adrian van Leen

We’re Still Here (Harold Camping) by Adrian van Leen

 

OTHERS

A Decade in Review of "Doomsday Madness" by Adrian van Leen

The End Postponed…AGAIN! (Indonesia) by Adrian van Leen

Wrong Again! by Adrian van Leen

War, peace and the end? by Adrian van Leen. This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

 

 

FALUN GONG

Take a Closer Look at Falun Gong by Adrian van Leen

 

 

HARE KRISHNAS (ISKCON)

Hare Krishna Movement by Paul Seiler (Christian Library Australia)

ISKCON - Beatle Confusion (George Harrison) by Adrian van Leen. This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

Search for sexually abused by Adrian van Leen. This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

 

 

HOAXES AND FRAUDS by Adrian van Leen

Don’t You Believe it: Xmas Tree Hoax 

The subtle seduction of stories 

Don’t You Believe It  Re: an email chain letter circulating around cyberspace involving claims about the Quran (Koran).

Old Hoax Recycled - Focus On The Family - Petition 

400 Saved? Hoax/urban legend? Re: the untrue story of the saving of 400 Christians in Meulaboh (Indonesia) — after they gave in to Muslim pressure not the celebrate Christmas in the city and went up a mountain. This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

Thai artefact a hoax 

Fake autobiography about an honour killing  Re: Norma Khouri's book: ’Forbidden Love’ — also known as ’Honor Lost’ in the USA.

The tale of the resurrected monk This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

Resurrected Burmese Monk Story Revisited 

Blasphemous Movie?  This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

Movie hoax resurfaces again  This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

Taliban and September 11 related hoaxes 

Scroll a forgery? Insight into Mormonism  This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

A Little Girl Dying Hoax 

It Takes Guts to Say 'Jesus' 

The O’Hare Radio Hoax  This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

Chain prayer!?? Lucky Charm?  This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

Missionary murderer? (Baptist missionary Mike Hutchinson, formerly of West Africa). This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

Finger lickin’ chicken monsters - The KFC Hoax  This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

Proctor and Gamble again!  This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

Affinity/Ponzi Fraud

Have a laugh with us "It Must be True, I Saw it on the Internet." This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

 

 

JONESTOWN TRAGEDY (Jim Jones)

Forgotten History/Remembered

Jonestown - Not Forgotten

 

 

'MIND COERCION'

Almost everyone is vulnerable to religious deception - CCGM Tract by Adrian van Leen. This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.

The Battle For The Mind Continues by Adrian van Leen. This is an article about Islam.

The Cult of Personality by Adrian van Leen.

Programmed For Gullibility? by Adrian van Leen.

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Freaked out on veggies? - Union of the Vegetable by Adrian van Leen

'God’s Army' disbanded (Burma) by Adrian van Leen

 

 

RACISM, NEO-NAZISM and FAR-RIGHT GROUPS

Return of the Swastika: The Growth of Neo-Nazism in Russia by Adrian van Leen

WA Racial & Religious Vilification Laws by Adrian van Leen

 

 

RAELIAN MOVEMENT

Alien Cloning Clowns? by Adrian van Leen

The Raelian Movement - CCGM Tract by Adrian van Leen

 

 

THEOSOPHY

 Theosophy (Eastern Religion Cults) by Paul Seiler (Christian Library Australia)

 

 

UNIFICATION CHURCH (Moonies)

 Unification Church by Paul Seiler (Christian Library Australia)

Is the moon feeling blue? by Adrian van Leen. This can be read online and/or downloaded as a pdf file.