Cults in Our Culture: Two Case Studies

(Originally printed in the Fall 2004 Issue of the MCOI Journal beginning on page 12) We live in a time and place where tolerance is considered more of a virtue than truth, and where truth is more highly valued in used-car salesmen than in the local Church. But the Word of God consistently values the necessity of absolute truth in doctrine and, in fact, professes to be truth (John 17:17). If for no other reason … Continue reading

William Branham ’s Family Tree

By Eric Pement (This originally appeared in the May/June 1998 edition of the MCOI Journal beginning on page 4) When he is remembered at all, he is remembered with a reverence befitting a legend. Yet, what did this obscure evangelist teach? The name of William Branham probably will be unfamiliar to most of our readers, but to the Christian world a generation ago, he was as well known as Pat Robertson or Jerry Falwell is … Continue reading