Emotional blackmail, part of the faith of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Most Jehovah’s Witnesses live in fear. They feel the obligation to perform, knowing that their every move is under constant scrutiny to determine if they are “worthy enough” for acceptance among the brothers and sisters in the congregation.  Meeting preparations, door-to-door field service, needing to put in enough hours and conduct enough studies to qualify…

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Are Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons Cults?

ARE JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES (WATCHTOWER FOLLOWERS) AND MORMONS (LDS OR LATTER-DAY SAINTS) “CULTS”? The word “cult” conjures up a variety of ideas in the minds of people.  From the 80 Branch Davidians who followed David Koresh to their fiery death in a Waco compound in 1993 to the 38 Heaven’s Gate followers of Marshall Applewhite who…

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3 Reasons Why People Leave Cults

3 REASONS WHY PEOPLE LEAVE CULTS – What You Should Know When Talking To Them Why do people leave cults? Why are some willing to seek help from counter-cult ministries while others reject any form of help from ex-members or religious associates? Why is it common for ex-cult members to react defensively to any form…

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What is a Cult?

WHAT IS A CULT? – Key Facts You Should Know About Cults and Mind Control – A concise definition of a “cult,” Dr Robert Lifton’s 8 Criteria of Cultic Mind Control with Questions you can ask to test a group for cultic tendencies A cult is any group that sets itself up as the supreme…

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