187: Are Mormons and Jehovah’s Witnesses Cults?
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Two of the most well-known non-orthodox faiths in American today are the Mormons and the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Most evangelical Christians would label these faiths as “cults” and would deny their orthodoxy. Is this a fair assessment?
In this episode, Kenny explains the definition of a cult and why he treats these two faith groups differently than other cult-like groups.
Kenneth E. Ortiz (M.Div.) is a professor and recruiter at Bethlehem College and a pastor at Cities Church in St. Paul, MN. He has 15+ years of vocational ministry experience. He’s also a podcaster, author, and Ph.D. student. Kenneth lives in Bloomington, MN with his wife Malaina, they have one daughter.