The following links are for information only. We do not necessarily endorse nor support organizations listed. A listing here does not imply that we consider any specific group a cult — but a significant number of critics and members may have labeled it as such.
NOTE: The Cult Awareness Network (CAN) in the USA has gone into bankruptcy as a result of court action backed by the Church of Scientology. As a result their logo, name and phone number have been sold to a representative of the Church of Scientology. Please ignore any references in these files and links to contacting CAN!
ICC / Boston Movement / Boston Church of Christ / London Church of Christ
Hare Krishna / ISKCON
Rama (Zen Master Rama)
School of Economic Science
Unification Church (Moonies)
The Way International
Werner Erhard, est, and the Landmark forum
Worldwide Church of God
Misc resources and general cult information
| ICC / International Churches of Christ / Boston Movement
REVEAL’s website is run by former members of the International Churches of Christ and is designed to provide information about the controversial group. REVEAL also work with family members and friends of ICC members. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
RESOURCE is an online ministry devoted to providing information about off and online resources which examine the International Churches of Christ and other cultic organizations. Materials representing theological, sociological, and behavioral perspectives are included. Also provided are references on identifying cults, recovering from cult involvement and/or spiritual abuse, and helping former members, and families and friends of individuals affected by cult membership.
- Leadership Lifestyles of the International Churches of Christ
An examination of the style in which leading members of the ICOC actually live.
- Campus News On Cults
This website is designed to provide information and resources to the campus community about cult activity, particularly the ICC.
ExICOC.org is an online community for ex-members of the International Churches of Christ.
- The ICC Discussion Forum on Delphi
The ICC Discussion forum is an online messageboard created to encourage discussion about the many issues surrounding Kip McKean’s International Churches of Christ.
RightCyberUp was created to provide an online recovery resource for International Churches of Christ (ICC) former members, their loved ones and friends.
- Phoenix Ex-Member Support Group
The Phoenix Ex-Member Support Group’s purpose is to provide aid, assistance and support to those who are recovering from their experiences with the ICC. You can also find details about their regular meetings here.
SOS is a student support group dedicated to providing information and education regarding the Los Angeles Church of Christ and similar groups that operate on the University of Southern California campus.
RECLAIM is a San Diego based support group for former members of the ICC and other closed/abusive groups.
- Former ICC Members Speak
This site aims to “build a public on-line resource for the thoughts, experiences and studies of former members of the International Churches of Christ”.
- Outside of the Asylum
The website of Daniel de Sailles. Daniel is a former member of the International Churches of Christ.
- Thee ICC Alumni
An ironic, humorous, and occasionally philosophical look at life after the ICC.
- The Hinvii Chronicles
The website of Martin Hinves, a former member of the ICC in Australia.
- Matt Cramer’s ICC Archives
Matt Cramer was a member of the Greater Cleveland Church of Christ.
- RECOVER! Chicago
A website set up by former members of the Chicago Church of Christ.
REVIVE is a UC Berkley Student group for former ICC members recruited during college through ICC campus ministries.
- The Dance-Away Zone
Sarah Marin gives her perspective on the ICC.
- Ex-Member Net
Ex-Member Net is the official website of RESTORED, a support group of former ICC members in the Denver/Metro region of Colorado.
- Television Reports on the ICC “Sin Lists,” Confidentiality, and Other Documentation
- Quotes by leaders of the ICC
- Additional quotes by leaders of the ICC
- Was Kip McKean Telling the Truth About the Indianapolis Church’s Growth Statistics?
- Boston University: Destructive Religious Cults
Boston University have legally banned the ICC from their campus. This is the warning they published for students.
- A Review of History and Sanctions at Boston University
Details of the sanctions taken by Boston University against the ICC.
- A Preliminary Bibliography of the ICC
Joel Elliott of the Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina, has compiled this bibliography of books and articles about the ICC.
- Carol Giambalvo Cult Information and Recovery
Carol Giambalvo provides valuable information about religious cults, including the ICC. Carol has worked with hundreds of people who have managed to leave destructive religious groups.
- McKean’s Mafia
Curtiss Hayes, a former member of the Dallas/Fortworth branch of the ICC, has set up his own website.
- Sidney Juachon: Information on the International Churches of Christ/Boston Movement
Sidney Juachon is a former member of the ICC.
- Treasures and Jars of Clay
Joie was a member of the New York Church of Christ.
- Quest For Truth
Yun Kim’s website about the ICC.
- Andy’s ICC Tracts and papers
Andy is a former member of the London Church of Christ.
- The ICC According to Lew’
Lewis Johnson was a member of the ICC in Portland, Oregon. He has written about his experiences on his website, and includes other information about the ICC.
- What Does the Boston Movement Teach? (Volumes I-III)
“What Does the Boston Movement Teach?” is a series of books by Jerry Jones, Th.D. Jones became a part of the Boston Church of Christ in June 1984 and served as a Bible Talk leader, House Church leader, deacon, Zone evangelist, editor of the bulletin and was appointed to be one of the three elders in April 1986, He resigned his position in October 1986 after becoming very concerned by the movement.
- Usenet newsgroup: alt.religion.christian.boston-church
alt.religion.christian.boston-church (a.r.c.b-c) is an unmoderated Usenet newsgroup dealing with the ICC. Both former and current members of the ICC post there.
- Search alt.religion.christian.boston-church
REVEAL provide a form which makes it a breeze to search the newsgroup a.r.c.b-c for the keywords of your choice.
- Kristuksen seurakunta (Finnish)
- Eglise du Christ de Boston – l’analyse d’une ex-disciple (French)
Philippe Allard hosts a French-language website with information about the ICC in Paris and Brussels.
- Evangelische Informationsstelle: Kirchen – Sekten (German)
- www.icoc.de (German)
Information in German regarding the International Church of Christ.
- Kultinfo (German)
- Sekten und Gurubewegungen in der Humboldt-Universität (German)
- ICOC: Investigación, Confrontación, Orientación, Concientización (Spanish)
A Spanish-language website with information about the ICC in Mexico.
- El Lado Oscuro de la Iglesia Internacional de Cristo (Samuel Ocampo) (Spanish)
A Spanish-language website with information about the ICC.
- Directory of Links to Official ICC Websites
Obviously we’re not recommending you join the ICC. :-) But we thought it would be useful to supply links to the International Church of Christ’s official websites so you can see how they choose to present themselves.
- The ICC’s official website
It took the ICC a few years to catch up with former members in becoming internet-savvy. But now they have a number of websites. This is the main official website of the organisation. Feel free to visit it and ask if they’ll put in a link back to us. :-)
- Aces On Line (official ICC website)
Another official ICC website hosted by the Johannesburg Church of Christ. This site is regularly updated if you are interested in seeing what the ICC is saying.
- HOPE WorldWide (official ICC website)
HOPE WorldWide is the ICC’s charitable arm. This is their official website if you are interested in how they are presenting themselves.
Back to Contents
| Mormons (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
| School of Economic Science / Practical Philosophy Foundation / School voor Filosofie
| Scientology / Dianetics / L Ron Hubbard
| Transcendental Meditation (TM)
| Unification Church (Moonies)
| Werner Erhard, est, The Landmark Forum
| Misc Resources and General Cult Information
- Cult Information Centre
The Cult Information Centre (CIC) is an educational charity based in London. It is concerned about the use of deceptive and manipulative methods used by cults to recruit and indoctrinate unsuspecting members of society. The CIC believes that these cult methods present a threat to the well-being of the individual and the family. They gather and disseminate accurate information on cults.
- Triumphing Over London Cults
Triumphing Over London Cults (TOLC) is a support group of former members of the International Church of Christ (ICC), and families and friends who have loved ones in the cult. TOLC are based in London but work closely with other support groups around the world.
- Dialog Center International
The Dialog Center provide detailed information on many religious cults.
- Cult Awareness and Information Centre – Australia
The Cult Awareness and Information Centre (CAIC) provides valuable information about a number of different groups, as well as useful advice for readers with loved ones in a religious cult.
reFOCUS (Recovering Former Cultists Support Network) offer resources for people hurt by their involvement with abusive and controlling organizations and relationships.
- American Family Foundation
The American Family Foundation (AFF) is the home of articles of interest to family and former members of cults, links to other important resources, as well as abstracts and other information from the Cultic Studies Journal, Young People and Cults, and AFF News.
DialogCentre is an organisation that specialises in providing professional help for cult victims and their families in the United Kingdom.
- Wellspring Retreat and Resource Center
Helping rebuild lives after a negative group or relationship experience since 1986.
- Ex-cult Archive
Information and resources on a large number of destructive groups.
- Resource Center for Freedom of Mind
Steve Hassan describes how to combat cult mind control.
Family Action Information and Resource (FAIR) is a British organisation which helps cult-affected families and provides information for other interested parties.
European Federation of Centers of Research and Information on Sectarism.
- The Cult Survivor
A Canadian newsletter on the cult phenomenon.
- Dave’s Cults Page
Information and links about many destructive groups.
- Chaos in the Order
Learn the truth about Sangharakshita and the FWBO (Friends of the Western Buddhist Order).
Trancenet have information about many destructive cults.
- Associations anti-sectaires en Belgique, France, Luxembourg, Allemagne, Pays-Bas, Grande-Bretagne, Espagne, Suisse, Canada
A French-language page listing anti-cult and support groups in various countries.
- Cult Encounter
A book by Helen and Rick Larsen. They tell the story of how Helen was recruited into a group, how she was rescued, and how she, and the family, subsequently recovered.
- Usenet newsgroup: alt.support.ex-cult
Everything you ever wanted to know about cults but were too afraid to ask.
- List of cult-related websites from Yahoo
Back to Contents