Archive for December, 2015

Understanding the Cults – Session Three

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Welcome class! Here’s your course material for session #3 Now that we’ve taken a look at the various groups we will be discussing during this course and you’ve given me your thoughts about what is required for an individual or group to be considered Christian and what is required for a group to be considered […]

Welcome class! Here’s your course material for session #3 Now that we’ve taken a look at the various groups we will be discussing during this course and you’ve given me your thoughts about what is required for an individual or group to be considered Christian and what is required for a group to be considered […]

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Can You Be Saved If …

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Start Play When sharing the gospel with cults, members of other religions, or atheists and agnostics, it is important to clarify the core of what is required to believe and/or practice in order to be considered Christian. What is the gospel? What things can an individual or organization believe or not believe and still consider […]

Start Play When sharing the gospel with cults, members of other religions, or atheists and agnostics, it is important to clarify the core of what is required to believe and/or practice in order to be considered Christian. What is the gospel? What things can an individual or organization believe or not believe and still consider […]

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Scripture Twisting and the Cults

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Start Play Based on James Sire’s book “Scripture Twisting,” these are several of the ways that the cults twist the meaning of Scriptures to suit their own means.  This podcast is part of the Understanding the Cults class for Bethel Seminary San Diego’s J-term, In-Ministry program. 

Start Play Based on James Sire’s book “Scripture Twisting,” these are several of the ways that the cults twist the meaning of Scriptures to suit their own means.  This podcast is part of the Understanding the Cults class for Bethel Seminary San Diego’s J-term, In-Ministry program. 

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“I’m a Christian Too!” part 2

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Start Play What do you do as a Christian when a member of a pseudo-Christian group says, “I’m a Christian Too!”  One way to deal with this is to take them at their word, assuming that Jesus is your common ground, and invite them into a conversation.  This tactic teaches you how to use this […]

Start Play What do you do as a Christian when a member of a pseudo-Christian group says, “I’m a Christian Too!”  One way to deal with this is to take them at their word, assuming that Jesus is your common ground, and invite them into a conversation.  This tactic teaches you how to use this […]

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Ancient Heresy, American Church History and the Cults

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Start Play While the major cults seem drastically different from each other in reference to their specific, or unique beliefs, when we look at the ancient heresies that faced the early Christian church, as well as the particular history of American Christianity after coming to the New World, we find that all of the cults […]

Start Play While the major cults seem drastically different from each other in reference to their specific, or unique beliefs, when we look at the ancient heresies that faced the early Christian church, as well as the particular history of American Christianity after coming to the New World, we find that all of the cults […]

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Using the New World Translation to Teach Christian Doctrine

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Start Play Thank you to my friend Nathan Young for allowing me to edit this material from his Youtube channel.  In this podcast, we discuss how to use the New World Translation to help Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that Jesus is Jehovah and that the Holy Spirit is a person. Both of these topics of course […]

Start Play Thank you to my friend Nathan Young for allowing me to edit this material from his Youtube channel.  In this podcast, we discuss how to use the New World Translation to help Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that Jesus is Jehovah and that the Holy Spirit is a person. Both of these topics of course […]

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Mind Control and the Cults

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Start Play A description of the differences between brainwashing and mind control and an overview of the B.I.T.E. model and some of its use by various cult groups. This podcast is part of the Understanding the Cults class for Bethel Seminary San Diego’s J-term, In-ministry program. 

Start Play A description of the differences between brainwashing and mind control and an overview of the B.I.T.E. model and some of its use by various cult groups. This podcast is part of the Understanding the Cults class for Bethel Seminary San Diego’s J-term, In-ministry program. 

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Common Traits of a Cult

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Start Play Christian Cults share several different things in common with each other. In this podcast, we examine the common traits shared by these cults.  This podcast is part of the Understanding the Cults class for Bethel Seminary San Diego’s J-term, In-ministry program. 

Start Play Christian Cults share several different things in common with each other. In this podcast, we examine the common traits shared by these cults.  This podcast is part of the Understanding the Cults class for Bethel Seminary San Diego’s J-term, In-ministry program. 

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Understanding the Cults – Session Two

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Welcome class! Here’s your class material and assignments for today. We’re going to be continuing our overview of the groups we will be covering in this course. Again, as you listen to this material, be thinking about assignments 1 & 2. Would you consider each group to be a cult, or simply teaching false doctrine? […]

Welcome class! Here’s your class material and assignments for today. We’re going to be continuing our overview of the groups we will be covering in this course. Again, as you listen to this material, be thinking about assignments 1 & 2. Would you consider each group to be a cult, or simply teaching false doctrine? […]

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7th Day Adventist Overview

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Start Play This an overview of the history and beliefs of the 7th Day Adventist (SDA) for the J-term, In-Ministry “Understanding the Cults” class at Bethel Seminary San Diego.

Start Play This an overview of the history and beliefs of the 7th Day Adventist (SDA) for the J-term, In-Ministry “Understanding the Cults” class at Bethel Seminary San Diego.

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