Cultish

By Jeff Durbin, Jeremiah Roberts

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 Jun 26, 2020

Brad
 Dec 12, 2019
what it doesn't mention in the description is at this is a Christian podcast I was disappointed to say the least if you don't want to hear nerds ramble about God and other horseshit dont bother with these idiots

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Enter the Kingdom of the Cults with Cultish; a program that explores the impact of the cults from a theological, sociological, and psychological perspective. Immerse yourself in the thinking, teaching, strategies, and consequences born out of the nefarious leaders of these movements.

Episode Date
Manson's Family, Spaun Ranch & The Summer of Love: A Cultish True Crime Series
00:59:38
Jun 30, 2020
Part 2: Inside The Mind Of The Manson: A Culitsh True Crime Story
00:57:17
Jun 23, 2020
(Part 1) Inside The Mind of Manson: A Cultish True Crime Series
00:52:34
Jun 16, 2020
Part 2 : Leaving The New Age
00:46:40
Jun 09, 2020
Part 1: Leaving The New Age
00:56:19
Jun 02, 2020
Part 2: Navigating UFO's & The World Of The Occult With Dr. Raymond Boeche.
01:05:14
In Part 2 of our series, we're joined once again Dr. Raymond Boeche who is the Founder and former director of the Fortean Research Center & has been involved in the study of unexplained phenomena since 1965. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ While Government secrecy & cover-ups have always been part and parcel to UFO sightings, its connection to the world of the occult & black magic has been incredibly underplayed. ⠀ ⠀ Is there a spiritual danger to this phenomena, that well known spokespeople in the UFO community like Jeremy Corbell, George Knapp, & Louis Elizondo might not fully be wary of?⠀ ⠀ Tune in to the 2nd part of this for this incredibly important conversation to find out!
May 19, 2020
Part 1: Navigating UFO's & The World Of The Occult With Dr. Raymond Boeche.
01:07:44
New Episode is live!!! ⠀ ⠀ In our latest series, we are joined Guest Dr Raymond Boeche is the Founder and former director of the Fortean Research Center & has been involved in the study of unexplained phenomena since 1965. ⠀ ⠀ He has served as Nebraska State Director for the Mutual UFO Network, on the Board of Advisors for Citizens Against UFO Secrecy, and in various capacities with numerous other organizations around the world involved in the study of unexplained phenomena.⠀⠀ ⠀ ⠀ While Government secrecy & cover-ups have always been part and parcel to UFO sightings, its connection to the world of the occult & black magic has been incredibly underplayed. ⠀ ⠀ Is there a spiritual danger to this phenomena, that well known spokespeople in the UFO community like Jeremy Corbell, George Knapp, & Louis Elizondo might not fully be wary of?⠀ ⠀ Tune in to the 1st part of this for this incredibly important conversation to find out!!
May 12, 2020
Part 2: End Times Visions: The Road to Armageddon
01:07:26
In Part 2 of our series, we continue our conversation with about making sense of current end times. Throughout history, people have used apocalyptic books like "Revelation" & the "Olivet Discourse" to try and interpret & make sense of events like The Cold War, 9/11, The War on Terror, & especially current events taking place right now. Is there an alternative to making sense if biblical prophecy asides from lining it up against whatever the current headlines are? Tune in to fine out! Dr. Gary Demar author of “Last Days Madness,
May 05, 2020
Part 1:End Times Visions:The Road To Armageddon
01:07:16
In our latest series we explore all the mysteries & complexities of “The Last Days” Throughout history & especially the last 40 years, people have used apocalyptic books like Revelation to try and make sense of complex world events & in many cases, forecast specific dates for the end of the world. Why do people have such a fascination with the last days & how does it played in to Infamous cults like the Manson Family & the tragedy portrayed in the recent mini-series WACO? Is there a way to make reasonable sense of things like “The Mark of the beast”? We are joined by Dr Gary Demar author of “last madness.” You can check out all of his resources at https://americanvision.org/
Apr 28, 2020
Part 2: Herbert Armstrong & The Worldwide Church of God
00:54:08
In part 2 of our series, we continue our discussion with Michele Kissman who spent nearly 30 years in the Worldwide Church of God. ⠀ Throughout its entirety, the WWCOG was considered a cult by most evangelicals until recent revisions including changing their name to Grace Communion International in order to distance from all the negative history and baggage associated with the name and Armstrong. Updated editions of Walter Martins “Kingdom of the Cults” also credited them for moving from Cultism into Christianity. Where does Worldwide Church of God stand really stand theologically and are there areas that we should all be still be concerned about? Tune into our latest series to find out!
Apr 21, 2020
Part 1: Herbert Armstrong & The Worldwide Church of God
00:59:53
In our latest series we talk with Michele Kissman who spent nearly 30 years in the Worldwide Church of God otherwise known as Armstrongism. In the first part of our discussion we focus in on its founder Herbert W. Armstrong (1892–1986), who was an American newspaper advertising designer prior to starting the WWCOG. Why did his radio & television program “The World Tomorrow” with its apocalyptic vision of world events captivating to so many? What lessons can we learn from here given current events in our world? Tune in to find out!
Apr 14, 2020
Part 2: Covid_19 & The Rise of A.I.
00:49:00
Apr 07, 2020
Part 1: Covid_19 & The Rise Of A.I.
00:48:24
In this episode Jeremiah and the Super Sleuth enter into the COVID-19 pandemic that has taken the world hostage. Joining them is Matt De Jesus an avid filmmaker who has been in business for over 30 years. Together the three highlight current events and contrast the climate of the outbreak of COVID-19 with the rise of A.I. "What do COVID-19 and A.I. have in common?" and "Can A.I. solve the problem that plagues all mankind"? Tune into Cultish where this time we enter into current affairs and the rise of A.I.
Mar 31, 2020
Part 2: Word of Faith & New Thought: A Modern Assessment
01:15:39
Continuing last weeks discussion on the relationship between New Thought cults and the Word of Faith movement, we are joined by former New Thought proponent Melissa Doughtery and ex New Ager Steven Bancarz to examine positive confessionalism. This “name it and claim it” doctrine originated in the late 1800s with the teaching known as the Law of Attraction, first coined by Luciferian Helena Blavatsky, and became a staple teaching in New Thought and New Age philosophy. Statements such as “you possess what you confess” (Kenyon) and “you can have what you say” (Hagin) are classic lines by prominent Word of Faith fathers, though these principles originate from the metaphysical schools of the late 19th century. Positive confessionalism has worked its way into some very influential modern-day charismatic churches who have began to embrace the likes of Copeland and Hinn within their circles, refurbishing this doctrine under the new titles “declaration” and “decree”. Join us as we discuss the pervasiveness, error, and danger of this staple WOF doctrine and its relationship to the New Thought cults of past and present.
Mar 24, 2020
Word of Faith & New Thought: A Modern Assessment
01:09:52
The Word of Faith movement is often critiqued for its health and wealth Gospel, charismatic abuses, and the antics of its televangelists. What’s talked about less often is its historical ties to the metaphysical cults of the late 1800s, and its doctrinal parallels to New Thought and New Age spirituality. Word of Faith grandfather E. W. Kenyon (1867-1948) was influenced by New Thought teachers such as Phineas Quimby and Mary Baker Eddy, thanks to his extensive metaphysical library and the influence of New Thought at his college of study. These teachings later become adopted and intensified by the father of the modern WOF movement Kenneth E. Hagin, who inspired the likes of Copeland, Roberts, and Hinn. In this series, we are joined by former New Thought proponent Melissa Doughtery and former New Ager Steve Bancarz to document these historical ties and analyze the striking similarities between WOF teachings and the metaphysical cults of past and present.
Mar 17, 2020
Part 3: How To Talk To Mormon Missionaries
01:16:00
In the third & final part of our “How to Talk to Mormon Missionaries” series we are joined once again by former Mormon missionary Dan Tate and dive into the meat and potatoes of LDS Theology derived from “Lesson Two: Plan of Salvation” from the “Preach My Gospel” handbook. Lesson One was the bridge used by the LDS to show how they are different from Christianity; and how through the Great Apostasy the truth of the gospel was lost. Lesson 2 aims to help the Investigator walk the bridge through the Ordinances of the gospel. So what is the Plan of Salvation now? How are you saved according to LDS theology? Better yet, What are the ordinances that Joseph Smith restored? If you’ve ever wondered what to expect if you ever sit down with a pair of missionaries, our guest Dan Tate gives quite the unique perspective as someone who once believed and taught this message to others for 2 years while on his mission in Florida.
Mar 10, 2020
Part 2:How To Talk To Mormon Missionaries
00:47:36
Dan
Mar 03, 2020
Part 1:How To Talk To Mormon Missionaries
00:48:35
Feb 25, 2020
Part 2: Inside The Life Of a Mormon Missionary
00:44:03

In Part 2 of our series, we continue our discussion with former Mormon Missionary Dan Tate who served a 2 year mission in Jacksonville, Florida. During that time on his mission, Apostle Russell M Nelson (now currently the residing Mormon prophet) came and gave a talk at his one of his missionary gatherings and said something incredibly revealing about the ultimate purpose of missionaries out on the field. Curious about what was said and how its related to the expansion of the Mormon Empire? Tune in to Find out!

Feb 18, 2020
Part 1: An Inside Look At The Life of A Mormon Missionary
01:08:00

Episode 1: Mormon Missionary Lessons Have you ever wondered what a missionary would teach if you invited them in? Have you ever been confused with how similar the LDS terminology is compared to Christian terminology, when you KNOW they are different gospels? As an introduction to this series, we start off from ground zero; the process of a missionary applying for service, the missionary training center (MTC), and the culture surrounding the Missionary's departure. With our returning guest Daniel Tate, we jump back in time when he first turned his Missionary Papers in 10 years ago, and the steps he took to prepare for a long 2 years of service.

Feb 11, 2020
Part 2: Escaping Warren Jeffs & The FLDS
01:03:15
In Part 2 of our exclusive, we continue our conversation with Briell Decker who grew up in the FLDS ( Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) & and became the 65th wife to Warren Jeffs at the age of 18. Shortly after, she began to heavily question the movement she grew up in just as Warren Jeffs became a fugitive from the FBI & became a household name on all the national headlines. How did this collision of worlds lead to her escape from this notorious cult? Tune in to find out! Please consider supporting us at https://thecultishshow.com/donate to help this program to continue and give cult survivors like Brielle a voice.
Feb 04, 2020
Part 1: Escaping Warren Jeffs & The FLDS:
01:00:12

Join us for this exclusive as we talk with Briell Decker who offers a unique first hand perspective of what it was really like growing up in the FLDS. ( Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) At the age of 18, she became and the 65th wife of Warren Jeffs who's considered by many as one of the most notorious cult leaders in American History.  

 

We hope you all ejoy the 1st part of this incrediable conversation. Please consider supporting was at https://thecultishshow.com/donate to help this program to continue and give survivors like Brielle a voice.  

Jan 28, 2020
Part 2: Rescued Out Of The New Age & Mormonism
00:46:44
Latest episode is up! ⠀ Listen now on iTunes, Spotify, or your favorite podcast catcher! ⠀ In 2nd part of our latest series, we continue our talk with Yvonne Welz & Talk about why she continued to Participate in New Age practices Even while being an active member in the Mormon Church... We also talk about what caused her to finally leave the LDS church and to stop all of her new age practices.. We also talked about some of the biggest difficulties that both ex cultists & new agers have when transitioning into biblical Christianity & the local church. ⠀ Tune in to the final part of the series and let us know what you think!
Jan 21, 2020
Part 1: Rescued Out Of The New Age & Mormonism
00:52:01
Jan 14, 2020
Part 2:Growing Up In The U.P.C.I (United Pentecostal Church International)
00:51:16
UPCI
Jan 07, 2020
Part 1:Growing Up In The U.P.C.I (United Pentecostal Church International)
00:54:51

In the first part of our series, we talk with Jennifer Brewer who is the author of "Free: From Legalism to Grace Breaking Out of the United Pentecostal Church". 

Jennifer  was raised since childhood in the UPC and has a unique insiders perspective on what its really like always being looked at and measured up from the length of your skirts and being told if you cut our hair, it means you are severing your relationship with God and would be losing the power you had from the angels to keep your family together.

We discuss this and much more in the 1st part of this series! 

Dec 31, 2019
Walter Martin & The Secret of Christmas
00:24:49
Join us for this special interim episode as we pull out of the archives an old message from the late Dr. Walter Martin. What is the real secret of Christmas and why is it essential to order to engage the Kingdom of the Cults? Tune into this brief talk from Uncle Wally to find out! Merry Christmas everyone!!!
Dec 24, 2019
Part 2: Cross Examining Jeffrey Epstein & The Finders
00:49:58
Eps
Dec 17, 2019
Part 1: Cross Examining Jeffrey Epstein & The Finders
00:50:57

In part 1 we discuss the definition and ramifications of the word “conspiracy” and legal standards of evidence for a claim. We then talk about Jeffrey Epstein’s early life and his mysterious rise in the financial sector while claiming to be an intelligence agent and being involved in the Iran-Contra Affair. We discuss Epstein's connections to some of the most infamous spies in history as well as prior precedent for the US Government being compromised by nefarious organizations. We discuss recently declassified FBI documents relating to a mysterious cult of child traffickers named “The Finders” that were active from the 50s to 1993 and how they may relate to Epstein. Specifically we discuss the connections between the Finders and the US intelligence community, the Finders' mysterious and nefarious activities and then tie Epstein to being the legacy of the Finders organization through their mutual ties to the intelligence community and their shared activities that hint at a shared role. Our guest for this segment is Andrew Morrow, an attorney.

Dec 10, 2019
Part 2: Discerning Kanye West, Conspiracies, & Joel Osteen'
00:48:58
I’m the 2nd part of the series, we continue our conversation with former new ager Steven Bancarz Including how to discern all the buzz and controversy regarding Kanye West and his new album Jesus is king. We hope you enjoy the final part of this conversation
Dec 03, 2019
Discerning Kanye West, Conspiracies, & Joel Osteen
01:08:23

Is Kanye West a Masonic Illuminati puppet pretending to be a Christian in hopes of leading the church into a one-world religion under the anti-Christ? Are we witnessing the beginning of a pseudo-Christian cult produced by the world elite for the purpose of leading the church into apostasy? According to some corners of the body of Christ, and even according to some ministries, the answer to these questions is a resounding yes. Kanye is definitely a secret-society member working for Satan’s Kingdom, hiding his true agenda in plain site through symbolism. But are these charges rooted in objective, factual evidence that should hold up in God’s courtroom? And are those who bring these charges to the public abiding by God’s standard of due-process, fair trial, and righteous judgement from a presumption of innocence? Are we giving an answer before we hear (Pro. 18:13), and coming to a conclusion prior to cross-examination (Pro. 18:17)? In this episode, guest Steven Bancarz joins us to take a deeper look into the good, the bad, and the Cultish about Kanye West’s conversion. We will examine the Bibles standard of discernment, the Bibles standard of righteous judgement and due process, how we should interact with phenomena like this as a church, while also diving deep to cross-examine some of the charges that are being launched against him.

Nov 26, 2019
Part 2: Tom Delonge & The UFO Phenomena
00:52:50
In episode 2 we pick up where we left off, after Tom's original advisers were exposed in the Wikileaks dump of 2016. This led to Tom forming a second group of advisers in 2017, who now comprise the To the Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences. We begin by examining the members of TTSA and exploring the purpose of this organization. We then continue considering point #2 from Colin's article (https://thecultishshow.com/blog/engaging-et), by discussing Mr. Luis Elizondo, the intelligence officer who was central to the New York Times' ground breaking piece in 2017. We also consider the testimony of Top Gun pilot Commander David Fravor, who was also featured in that article and recently appeared on the Joe Rogan Podcast. Clearly, the government is being more open about this subject, and the media is taking it much more seriously than in the past. Finally, we end by considering the subject from a Christian worldview perspective. While some UFOs may indeed be misidentified natural phenomenon, or some secret government tests, many objects that are credibly observed do not fit neatly into these categories. What exactly is a Christian to make of Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon, which demonstrates anomalous characteristics and intelligent control? Tune in to the discussion to find out.
Nov 19, 2019
Part 1: Tom Delonge & The UFO Phenomena
00:46:49
In part one we begin to discuss Colin's article ( https://thecultishshow.com/blog/engaging-et ), thinking especially of the religious implications of ET/UFO beliefs. Pastor Samul gives us some of his background and testimony, and explains why he has continued to follow this subject. We discuss the modern obsession with UFOs in relation to everything from the New Age, Mormonism, Transhumanism, and the theory of Evolution. As we will see, the UFO is the apotheosis of modern religious sentiments We then delve into the background of Tom Delonge in the early formation of his company "To the Stars." We quickly dive into the rabbit hole of clandestine government contacts and our military's interaction with the UFO phenomenon, as related to Tom by his original advisers from within the government. According to them the phenomenon is not only real, but has often appeared threatening to our military establishment. We end with Tom's original advisers breaking off contact with him, as their identities were exposed in the 2016 wikileak dump of DNC emails. This would lead to Tom organizing a second group of government advisers who are now publicly associated with him through the To the Stars Academy of Arts and Science, which we will explore further in episode 2.
Nov 12, 2019
Part 2: Double Deception
00:41:16
In part 2, we continue our discussion with Michelle Owens as she continues her journey from leaving Mormonism only to end up the U.P.C.I (United Pentecostal Church International ). Where does this story end? Tune in to find out!
Nov 05, 2019
Part 1 : Double Deception
00:35:50
What would do if you grew up in a Cult and left only to end up in another? Would you lose all hope or would there be light at the end of the tunnel? In the first part of our latest series, we are joined by Michelle Owens who shares with us how she grew up in Mormonism only to end up in the U.PC.I (United Pentecostal Church International)
Oct 29, 2019
A Walk Down Mormon Memory Lane
01:03:54

During the October LDS General Conference meeting of 2019 in Salt Lake City, the Super Sleuth and Brother Wade were able to sit down and chat with Sandra Tanner. Sandra talked about how she met her Husband Jerald while giving a brief overview on the history of Mormonism.

Oct 22, 2019
Part 4: Across The Table With Elijah Stephens'
01:00:37
In Part 4, we wrap up our dialogue with Bethel attendee Elijah Stephens as he shares with us from his perspective how he believes he can help Charismatics avoid the new age. How exactly does that make sense in light of our recent series on Bethel and the New Age with Doreen Virtue and Melissa Doughtery? Tune in to find out!
Oct 15, 2019
Part 3: Across The Table With Elijah Stephens
01:23:32

In part 3  of our dialogue with Bethel attendee  Elijah Stephens , we discus some important theological issues brought up in our initial series Defecting From Bethel.

What  does Bill Johnson really believe and teach about Jesus Christ?  Does their message just have an unhealthy view of signs and wonders or should they be put into the same category of Mormons and Jehovah’s Witnesses?

 

Tune into this important dialogue and be part of the conversation.

Oct 01, 2019
Part 2: Across The Table With Elijah Stephens
01:07:56
In part 2 we continue our discussion with Elijah Stephens who currently attends Bethel Church and flew out from Redding, California to be with us in studio. ⁣ ⁣ Elijah teaches BSSM classes and Bethel Equip Classes on Apologetics and the Bible and wanted to be part of the continuing conversation about the Bethel Movment ⁣ ⁣ Though Elijah has received the blessings of his leadership to come on the show and talk with us, he is not coming on as Bethel’s official representative. We discussed a broad variety of topics and while the issues surrounding Bethel are extraordinarily concerning and serious, we also hope to show they can be discussed in a civil manner the same way in which Walter Martin used to do whenever he was a guest on the Jon Ankerberg show. ⁣
Sep 24, 2019
Part 1: Across The Table With Elijah Stephens
01:10:18
Join us in our latest series devoted to a recent dialogue we had with Elijah Stephens who currently attends Bethel Church and flew out from Redding, California to be with us in studio. ⁣ ⁣ Elijah teaches BSSM classes and Bethel Equip Classes on Apologetics and the Bible and wanted to be part of the continuing conversation about the Bethel Movment ⁣ ⁣ Though Elijah has received the blessings of his leadership to come on the show and talk with us, he is not coming on as Bethel’s official representative. We discussed a broad variety of topics and while the issues surrounding Bethel are extraordinarily concerning and serious, we also hope to show they can be discussed in a civil manner the same way in which Walter Martin used to do whenever he was a guest on the Jon Ankerberg show. ⁣
Sep 24, 2019
Leaving Mormonism
00:57:15
In our latest episode of Cultish, we are joined by Lance Sorenson who shares what it was like growing up as a Mormon in Provo, Utah. Even as a young child he began to question and have doubts about major changes taking place within the LDS at the time. This eventually led him to leave the church in-spite of the intense sociological pressure surrounding him. We hope you all enjoy this conversation as much as we did!
Sep 03, 2019
Part 2:Leaving Mormonism
00:43:07

In our latest episode of Cultish, we are joined by Lance Sorenson who shares what it was like growing up as a Mormon in Provo, Utah. Even as a young child he began to question and have doubts about major changes taking place within the LDS at the time. This eventually led him to leave the church in-spite of the intense sociological pressure surrounding him. We hope you all enjoy this conversation as much as we did!

Sep 03, 2019
Part 1: Bethel And The New Age
01:09:56
Aug 20, 2019
Part 3: Bethel And The New Age
00:33:31
Aug 20, 2019
Part 2: Bethel And The New Age
01:08:15
Aug 20, 2019
Part 3: Unraveling the (U.P.C.I United Pentecostal Church International)
01:28:33
Aug 06, 2019
Part 2 : Unraveling The U.P.C.I (United Pentecostal Church International)
01:09:50
Jul 23, 2019
Part 1 : Unraveling The U.P.C.I (United Pentecostal Church International)
00:58:03
Jul 23, 2019
Part 1: Mary Baker Eddy & Christian Science
00:55:06
Jul 09, 2019
Part 2: Mary Baker Eddy & Christian Science
01:04:23
Jul 09, 2019
Part 2: Leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses - Vol. 3
01:10:53
In part 2 of this finale to out trilogy on those leaving the Watchtower, Ex Jehovah Witness Jackie Premo shares with us the difficult transition of accepting & living in the grace she was denied for so long while being in the watchtower. If you want to get a true insiders perspective on the difficulties of the damages of family estrangement that unfortunately occurs on so many cultish movements this is a must listen.
Jun 25, 2019
Part 1: Leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses - Vol. 3
00:52:42
These are the stories of those who have left and survived the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. In this final volume, we talk with ex Jehovahs witness Jackie Premo who shares with us her experience of what it was like growing up in the watchtower and looking up to her parents who were in her eyes the ultimate devotees to Jehovah only to fall short and be shunned by there very people she wanted to aspite too. This is the first part of a much needed conversation to be had about how those leaving the Watchtower can find true hope and find the one thing that the Watchtower denied... Grace...
Jun 25, 2019
Part 1: Leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses: Vol. 2
01:02:02
These are the stories of those who have left and survived the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. In this volume, Nathan Todd Fisher shares with us his experience growing up in the watchtower, from going door to door with his parents as a young child, to being disfellowshipped, to ultimately finding what he could never attain in the Watchtower. Grace. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like growing up in the Watchtower, and what it’s like to be on the outside after being disfellowshipped and shunned, this is definitely a series you need to listen to!
Jun 11, 2019
Part 2: Leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses - Vol. 2
00:57:49
In the second part of this volume, we continue our conversation with Jehovah’s Witness Nathan Todd Fisher discussing what the cultish mindset of one loyal to the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society and how to interact with their New World Translation interpretation of the bible. Finally, we discuss some of the shortcomings that well-known commentators on cults like Steven Hassan, Leah Remini & Mike Rinder have in regards to their dealing with Cults specifically that of the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Jun 11, 2019
Part 2: Leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses - Vol. 1
00:44:14
We continue our conversation with Clay Frye was a Jehovah’s Witnesses for 32 years before being disfellowshiped.
May 28, 2019
Part 1:Leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses - Vol. 1
00:46:43
This will be the first of many stories of those who have left & survived the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. We begin with Clay Frye was a Jehovah’s Witnesses for 32 years before being disfellowshiped.
May 28, 2019
Culitsh & Sheologians: Bob Lazar & The UFO Phenomena
01:00:04
Join us for the 2nd part of our UFO/Alien extravaganza with our friends from the Sheologians Podcast. Bob Lazar became an ICON in the UFO world after blowing the whistle on Area 51 back in the late 80's, claiming that the US government had alien spacecraft and was seeking to figure out its technology. Does it matter if this claim is true or not? Tune in to find out!!
May 14, 2019
Culitsh & Sheologians: Contacting The Other Side
00:52:21
Join us for our long awaited epic UFU/Alien Extravaganza crossover series with Joy & Summer from the Sheologians. What do the UFO’s, DMT use, Aliens, and the Occult all have In common? Does the bible say about this phenomena? Our answers may surprise you.
May 07, 2019
Rise Of The Cults
01:01:46
IIn our latest episode of Cultish, co-hosts Jeff Durbin and Jeremiah Roberts are joined by Craig Nelson. Nelson was the executive producer for Dr. Walter Martin (Wally), who started the Bible answer man show in the 1970’s. You’ll be encouraged and entertained beyond belief as Craig gives an intimate behind the scenes look of Walter Martin’s ministry on a day to day basis. We will also have an in depth discussion on how the culture of the 1970’s provided fertile ground for the rise of the cults. But most importantly, you will see the impact that you can make several generations later, just as Walter Martin’s ministry has affected and impacted our show and everything we are doing here at Cultish!
Apr 23, 2019
Part 1 : Deciphering Joseph Smith's Book Of Abraham Translation
00:55:52
Join us for this brand new series of of Cultish, Co-host Jeremiah Roberts is joined in studio by Dan Tate, a returned missionary who abandoned the LDS faith because of this translation. Jeremiah & Dan drop you into a fascinating historical timeline starting in the early 1800s when the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith came across an exhibit of Egyptian mummies & papyrus scrolls 📜 that he claimed was “A Translation of ancient Records that have fallen into our hands from the catacombs of Egypt “ What is the real truth behind this translation? Why did it cause so many to lose faith in the LDS church when these ancient Egyptian documents were re-discovered in 1967? Tune in to find out
Apr 09, 2019
Part 2 : Deciphering Joseph Smith's Book Of Abraham Translation
01:10:38
In part 2 of this series, Co-host Jeremiah Roberts continues his discussion with Dan Tate, a returned missionary who abandoned the LDS faith because of this translation. Jeremiah & Dan drop you into a fascinating historical timeline starting in the early 1800s when the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith came across an exhibit of Egyptian mummies & papyrus scrolls 📜 that he claimed was “A Translation of ancient Records that have fallen into our hands from the catacombs of Egypt “ What is the real truth behind this translation? Why did it cause so many to lose faith in the LDS church when these ancient Egyptian documents were re-discovered in 1967? Tune in to find out
Apr 09, 2019
Part 3: Defecting From Bethel
00:53:24
In Part 3 of this highly anticipated Cultish exclusive, co-host Jeremiah Roberts wraps up this compelling conversation with former BSSM student Lindsay Davis. Just a few weeks ago, Lindsay created much controversy with the announcement that she was expelled from the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry for publicly speaking out against the school. Why did this happen? What caused her to doubt Bethel’s cause and begin to think differently than she had a few months prior? In this three-part series, we speak in depth with Lindsay Davis about her time at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry and discover what makes this worldwide movement so alluring. We also discuss some very concerning psychological and sociological cultish behaviors which line up with descriptions given by experts like Steven Hassan and Rick Allen Ross, who have extensively researched recent cultish movements in the United States. Most importantly, we discuss the theological cultish behaviors that fall under Walter Martin’s classic definition: “ a group of people gathered around a specific person or person’s misinterpretation of the Bible. “ Additionally, we explore the physical and supernatural manifestations happening at Bethel, which brings up the question: are these experiences movements of God, psychosomatic episodes, or something else? Could it be possible to experience healing and the supernatural apart from God? There is no doubt that Bethel Church has worldwide influence, and because of this, it is imperative to have this conversation. We invite you, regardless of where you stand on this issue, to be part of this conversation and listen to Lindsay’s story with an open mind.
Mar 25, 2019
Part 1: Defecting From Bethel
00:50:42
In this highly anticipated Cultish exclusive, co-hosts Jeff Durbin and Jeremiah Roberts are joined in Studio by former BSSM student Lindsay Davis. Just a few weeks ago, Lindsay created much controversy with the announcement that she was expelled from the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry for publicly speaking out against the school. Why did this happen? What caused her to doubt Bethel’s cause and begin to think differently than she had a few months prior? In this three-part series, we speak in depth with Lindsay Davis about her time at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry and discover what makes this worldwide movement so alluring. We also discuss some very concerning psychological and sociological cultish behaviors which line up with descriptions given by experts like Steven Hassan and Rick Allen Ross, who have extensively researched recent cultish movements in the United States. Most importantly, we discuss the theological cultish behaviors that fall under Walter Martin’s classic definition: “ a group of people gathered around a specific person or person’s misinterpretation of the Bible. “ Additionally, we explore the physical and supernatural manifestations happening at Bethel, which brings up the question: are these experiences movements of God, psychosomatic episodes, or something else? Could it be possible to experience healing and the supernatural apart from God? There is no doubt that Bethel Church has worldwide influence, and because of this, it is imperative to have this conversation. We invite you, regardless of where you stand on this issue, to be part of this conversation and listen to Lindsay’s story with an open mind.
Mar 25, 2019
Part 2: Defecting From Bethel
00:59:07
In Part 2 of this highly anticipated Cultish exclusive, co-hosts Jeff Durbin and Jeremiah Roberts and continue their conversation with former BSSM student Lindsay Davis. Just a few weeks ago, Lindsay created much controversy with the announcement that she was expelled from the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry for publicly speaking out against the school. Why did this happen? What caused her to doubt Bethel’s cause and begin to think differently than she had a few months prior? In this three-part series, we speak in depth with Lindsay Davis about her time at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry and discover what makes this worldwide movement so alluring. We also discuss some very concerning psychological and sociological cultish behaviors which line up with descriptions given by experts like Steven Hassan and Rick Allen Ross, who have extensively researched recent cultish movements in the United States. Most importantly, we discuss the theological cultish behaviors that fall under Walter Martin’s classic definition: “ a group of people gathered around a specific person or person’s misinterpretation of the Bible. “ Additionally, we explore the physical and supernatural manifestations happening at Bethel, which brings up the question: are these experiences movements of God, psychosomatic episodes, or something else? Could it be possible to experience healing and the supernatural apart from God? There is no doubt that Bethel Church has worldwide influence, and because of this, it is imperative to have this conversation. We invite you, regardless of where you stand on this issue, to be part of this conversation and listen to Lindsay’s story with an open mind.
Mar 25, 2019
Part 2: Navigating The New Age & The World Of The Occult With Steven Bancarz
01:13:27
In part 2 of this introductory series on the new age & Occult, we dissect many of the pseudo-sciences that are used by the New Age to propagate itself as an elite spirituality for the intellectual. We also demonstrate that only the Christian worldview can give a real, viable alternative for a basis of science that corresponds with reality. And finally, we explore many of the fringe areas of physic phenomena such as astral projection, UFO’s, lucid dreaming and all spiritual dangers associated with these practices. Steven’s new book, The Second Coming of the New Age is a timely resource that everyone should get their hands on. You can grab your copy at NewAgeCult.com
Mar 12, 2019
Part 1: Navigating The New Age & The World of the Occult With Steven Bancarz
00:48:08
Join us now for the long-awaited episodes on the New Age Cult, with special guest Steven Bancarz, the co-author of the brand new book: The Second Coming of The New Age. In this compelling two-part interview, Steven draws from his extensive experience - having been one of the top New Age bloggers in the world. Stevens’s knowledge on the topics of Spirit Science and Metaphysics has garnered thousands of daily views. Come with us on a wild ride as we explore the dark origins of the New Age and how it has infiltrated nearly all areas of our culture: from health and wellness to Marvel comics, and even many prominent churches.
Mar 12, 2019
Part 1 : The Postmodern Maze Of Mormonism
00:54:02
In these long awaited episodes, we finally dive into the splintering world of the Mormon Empire and give our state of the union address to the current affairs happening in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Co-hosts Jeff Durbin and Jeremiah Roberts are joined by Alexandar Larson, who spent nearly thirty years growing up within the state of Utah. There, he witnessed first-hand the underbelly of undue Mormon influence on the culture of Utah. The origins of Mormonism began in the early 1800's, when its leader Joseph Smith claimed to receive a private revelation: the true church of Jesus Christ needed to be restored because all other churches were in a state of apostasy. Since the founding of the LDS church, substantial changes have been made to their doctrine, but nothing compares to the post modern fragmentation that’s occurred the last twenty years. Why are the reasons behind these shifts? The answers may surprise you.
Feb 26, 2019
Part 2 : The Postmodern Maze Of Mormonism
01:00:33
In Part 2, Jeff Durbin and Jeremiah Roberts are joined once again by cultish contributor Alexandar Larson as they continue their navigation through The Postmodern Maze of Mormonism. What are the true reasons behind the dramatic postmodern shift in thinking taking place within the LDS church? Could these shifts lead to the creation of another young, charismatic, modern-day Joseph Smith or Warren Jeffs-perhaps fragmenting this empire even further? We also take a look into some of the dark origins and culture of this fascinating evolving American religion.
Feb 26, 2019
Part 1 : Decoding The Church Of A.I.
00:47:31
In this new episode of Cultish, Co-Host Jeremiah Roberts and Cultish Researcher Andrew Soncrant are joined by Marcus Pittman from Law and Profits and to discuss Anthony Levandowski: A Silicon Valley multimillionaire who has started a religion focused around the creation and worship of a supreme A.I. being and who’s mission is to create a peaceful and respectful transition of who is in charge of the planet from people to machines. Is it possible that A.I. machines (Artificial Intelligence) will surpass us as a species? Is the rapid development of A.I. on the global scene and religions being created around them a sign of the end times? Our answers may surprise you.
Feb 12, 2019
Part 2 : Decoding The Church Of A.I.
00:34:38
In the second part of this two-part series Cultish Co-Host Jeremiah Roberts and Cultish Researcher Andrew Soncrant along with Marcus Pittman from Law and Profits dive further into evolving world of global A.I and discuss how to view this type of technology in a healthy way vs technology entrepreneur and engineer Elon Musk’s beliefs that we are “summoning the demon” with the development of artificial intelligence.
Feb 12, 2019
Walter Martin & The Baptism Of Boldness
00:42:02
Join us for this exciting Interim episode of Cultish where we hand the mic over to the late Dr Walter Martin and share with you a powerful message on boldness that Dr. Martin preached all the way back in 1982! Dr. Martin was a pioneer in the field of understanding and engaging the Kingdom of the Cults and in this message he pulls no punches with the type of boldness that is needed to reach and engage them.
Jan 29, 2019
Part 1: Leaving The Hare Krishna Cult
00:47:20
In this first part of this two-part series on the Hare Krishnas, Cultish Co-Host Jeremiah Roberts and Cultish Researcher (Super Sleuth) Andrew Soncrant are joined by Alexander Larson. Alexander was part of the Hare Krishna Cult for ten years before leaving and his story is one that needs to be heard, this testimony of grace is extremely relevent to the postmodern climate of today. Alexander begins his story by elaborating on the Vedic roots of the Hare Krishna movement and how by Swami Prabhupada brought this sect of Hinduism into the United States. After the foundation for the Hare Krishnas is laid, Alexander then explains how his colorful cultural upbringing in Utah led him to the Hare Krishnas.
Jan 15, 2019
Part 2 : Leaving The Hare Krishna Cult
00:57:25
Ending this two-part series on the Hare Krishnas, Cultish Co-Host Jeremiah Roberts and Cultish Researcher (Super Sleuth) Andrew Soncrant continue guiding the discussion of Alexander’s incredible ten-year journey inside the Hare Krishna cult and how he ended up leaving.
Jan 15, 2019
Part 2 : Leah Remini & The Jehovah's Witnesses
00:59:40
Here we go Tune into Cultish for the final part of the 2-part series on the critique of A&E’s show “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath”, where co-hosts Jeremiah Roberts and Jeff Durbin along with Cultish researcher Andrew Soncrant expose the twisted yoke that the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses place on their congregation. The three will challenge the “Blood Transfusion” and “Two-Witness Rule” polices which have left behind a tragic wake. It is through the “martyrdom” of children who refuse lifesaving treatment, to the Governing Body with a perversion of God’s Law are turning a blind eye to the sexual abuse, pedophilia, and molestation that plagues the organization that the Cultish trio will show how the sorrows of those who run after another god multiply. Jeff will then lead a discussion on the proper application of the general equity of God’s law and how it applies today, while sending hope in the Gospel to victims of sexual assault/rape and countless others who have been hurt by these policies, a hope rooted in Christ alone.
Jan 01, 2019
Part 1 : Leah Remini & The Jehovah's Witnesses
00:55:02
Dive into part-1 of this 2-part series on the Jehovah’s Witnesses with the co-hosts of Cultish, Jeremiah Roberts and Jeff Durbin, as they provide a critique of the show "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" which aired an episode on the Jehovah’s Witnesses earlier this year on A&E. Joining them will be our Cultish researcher, Andrew Soncrant. The three will challenge the “Disfellowshipping Policy” (formulated by the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses) with the Biblical worldview; while encouraging those who have been hurt by this policy with the one and only true hope that exists in Christ Jesus.
Dec 18, 2018
Part 1: Through Jones Colored Glasses
00:57:49
In this episode of Cultish, Co-Host Jeremiah Roberts and our researcher for Cultish Andrew Soncrant walk through the dark lineage of beliefs and worldviews that influenced Jones that ultimately paved the spiritual path to Jonestown. From the New Thought theology to Father Divine’s Peace Mission Movement, this episode will help you understand the frame in which Jones viewed the world and His plan for Divine Economic Socialism.
Dec 04, 2018
Part 2: Through Jones Colored Glasses
00:59:39
In part 2 of viewing the world through "Jones Colored Glasses", Co-Host Jeremiah Roberts and Cultish Researcher Andrew Soncrant wade through the claims of Jim Jones’ deity and look at the parallels of the spiritual climate & culture surrounding Jim Jones and The Peoples Temple with today showing that an event like Jonestown is perfectly capable of happening once again.
Dec 04, 2018
Cultish: Escaping Scientology Part 2
00:49:59
In this episode of Cultish we continue our interview with ex-Scientologist Andrea Schwartz. After going undercover for the Church of Scientology posing as an ex member, Andrea had a radical discovery that caused her to question and rethink everything she knew while she served as a high ranking member in the Church of Scientology.
Nov 13, 2018
Cultish: Ground Zero Jonestown
01:03:37
Oct 31, 2018
Cultish: Confronting the Filipino Son of God
00:51:08
Oct 31, 2018
Cultish: The Jesus of the Cults
00:59:34
Oct 31, 2018
Cultish: Escaping Scientology Part 1
00:41:20
Oct 31, 2018