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Cultish

Jeff Durbin, Jeremiah Roberts, Andrew Soncrant
124 episodes
Enter the Kingdom of the Cults with Cultish; a program that explores the impact of the cults from a theological, sociological, and psychologicalperspective. Immerse yourself in the thinking, teaching, strategies, and consequences born out of the nefarious leaders of these movements.

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Part 2: Confessions Of A Mormon Ghost Hunter

Join us as we continue our conversation with former Mormon Jared Fawcett as he shares some of his experiences with the paranormal contacting the other side as a Ghost Hunter. What does authentic ghost hunting really look like & what ultimately lead Jared to close that door forever? Tune in to…

Part 1 : Confessions of a Mormon Ghost Hunter

Join us for our latest series as we were recently on the road in Utah & talked with former Mormon Jared Fawcett about his upbringing being adopted into a Mormon family & how that led him into becoming a " Ghost Hunter. What exactly is ghost hunting & why would an upbringing in Mormonism make …

Part 2: Navigating The World of Astrology

In part 2 of our series on Astrology with Marica Montenegro of Christian Answers for the New Age, Jeremiah and Andrew continue their quest of understanding the worldview implications behind Horoscopes and Astrology. Why are so many people attracted to something that never gives any definitive ans…

Part 1: Navigating The World Of Astrology

In our latest series we welcome back Marcia Montenegro & delve into the entrancing & alluring world of Astrology. Why do millions of people around the world have such a fascination the alignment of the stars & where exactly did astrology originate from? Join us in the series to find out! Yo…

Part 2:Leaving The Hebrew Israelites

Join us as we continue our conversation with Oscar Dunlap who spent 8 1/2 years as a devout Hebrew Israelite. In part 2, we talk about what led him to ultimately leave the movement & how he went about deprograming himself from when he was a true believer.

Part 1: Leaving The Hebrew Israelites

In our latest series, we talk with Oscar Dunlap who spent 8 1/2 years as a devout follower of the Hebrew Israelites. What exactly do the Hebrew Israelites believe & why has this movement spread like wildfire; attracting followers among the likes of Kendrick Lamar & Amare Stoudemire? Join us for…

Mark Hofmann & The Mormon Murders

In our Latest Series, we share our immediate thoughts upon binge-watching the recent Netflix TRUE CRIME series "Murder Among The Mormons". Who exactly was Mark Hoffman and what drove him to commit forgeries & ultimately murder that shook the Mormon Church to its core? Tune Into Our Conversat…

Part 2: Investigating The Church Of Wells

Join us as we continue our conversation with Matt Myer who’s spent nearly the last decade living next-door to the Church of Wells. In part 2 we briefly talk about the Dr Phil special , the truth about Catherine grove & also how Sean Morris & Jake Gardner’s teachings would fit them into the categ…

Part 1: Investigating The Church of Wells

In this long-awaited series, we talk finally talk with Matt Myer who's spent nearly the last decade living next door to a cult known as "The Church of Wells". In part 1, we talk with Matt about his first interactions with them, how its leaders Sean Morris & Jake Gardner started the church, and ho…

Conspiracy Theories: Staying Sane In A World Gone Mad

Join us as we talk with author Doug Van Dorn on this taboo & controversial subject. -Where did the term "Conspiracy Theory" actually come from? -What is the allure behind conspiracy theories & should we ignore or entertain them? -Is there a levelheaded and rational way to do both without …

Part 2: Growing Up In The Moonies

Join us as we continue our conversation with Karin VanNorstrand who was a first-generation moonie also know as the Unification Church. In the 2nd part of our series, Karin shares about when what it was like she arrived in New York & what it was like to participate in a mass wedding officiated by…

Part 1: Growing Up In The Moonies

Join us as we expound upon our previous series on the Unification Church and talk with Karin VanNorstrand, a first-generation moonie. In the first part of our series, Karin shares about her upbringing in Germany & how the political climate of her time led her to discover the Message of Sung Myun…

Gina Carano & The Cult Of Cancel Culture

Join us as we have a brief & candid conversation with filmmaker & social disrupter Darren Doane about the Orwellian cult of cancel culture. Last week, the sudden firing of actress Gina Carano from The Mandalorian sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry & trended worldwide on all social…

A Cultish Q&A: Vol 2

This is a replay of live Q&A we recently did tackling a variety of topics including YWAM, UFO's, Conspiracy theories, our thoughts on Qanon & a whole lot more!

Part 1: Leaving The Moonies

In our latest series, we talk with Hana Castañeda who grew up in the Unification Church better known as "The Moonies". Did Sun Myung Moon really have a vision of Jesus? What does it look like to grow up in an arranged marriage? Join us as we talk with Hana about what it was like to grow up i…

A Cultish State Of The Union: Vol 2

Join us as we have an open & candid conversation with Skillet frontman John L Cooper about the current state of the world & how it relates to his new book “Awake & Alive to Truth. “ How did we get to where we are today and what are some practical ways to live out our faith in this Brave New Worl…

The Exorcism of Kristen Bellamy Q & A

In this follow-up series, we are joined once again by pastor Josh Thompson & Ward Hiney who is the director of the upcoming documentary "Dark Holler" for an impromptu Q & A on the events discussed in our recent series. -Did Kristin actually break her foot when she was baptized? -Is it possi…

A Cultish End of 2020

In our last episode of the year, we our joined by Matthew Hunter from Legacy Wilderness Academy & Drew Reynolds who's been involved with us behind the scenes since we launched back in October 2018. Join us as we cover a broad variety of topics including, the necessity of having a Christian bibli…

Walter Martin & The Secret Of Christmas

We are enjoying some much needed time off with our families so we are releasing this brief but important message by the late Dr Walter Martin on the secret of Christmas. Merry Christmas everyone!!! ⠀

Part 2: The Exorcism of Kristin Bellomy

Last episode we ended on a bit of a cliffhanger as pastor Josh was about to take Kristin down into the river to baptize her... What exactly happened that day and how to we give answers & make sense of it in light of what the bible says about the supernatural & unseen realm? What is the best way…

Part 1: The Exorcism of Kristen Bellomy

If someone came up to you claiming to have experienced or participated in an exorcism, what would your initial gut-instinct be? For most, it would be immediate skepticism & disbelief given all the over the top sensationalism of Hollywood films like "The Exorcist" & televangelist charlatans like…

Part 2: Decoding The Enneagram

In part 2 of our latest series, we are joined once again by Marcia Montenegro who prior to becoming a Christian, was heavily involved with New Age, occult, and Eastern beliefs including practicing as a professional astrologer for eight years. In this episode, we focus heavily on Richard Rohr who …

Cultish Merch Available Now @ ShopCultish.Com

Cultish Merch is finally here!!! Go to http://shopcultish.com/ to see our selection of T-Shirts, Hoodies, Stickers & so much more!

Part 1: Decoding The Enneagram

Latest Episode is up!! In Our latest series, we finally have a long awaited in depth discussion on the enneagram. Is it just a neutral tool for helping understand yourself or is it something else entirely? Join us for the 1st part of our discussion with former new ager Marcia Montenegro as …

Part 2 :Debunking The Cosmic Christ Of The New Age

Latest Episode is up! In part 2 we continue our conversation with former new ager Steven Bancarz talking about about the Jesus of the New Age aka "The Cosmic Christ". How do we respond meaningfuly to the epistemology (knowledge claims) made about Jesus by the New Age teachers like Oprah Winfr…

Part 1 :Debunking The Cosmic Christ Of The New Age

Latest Episode is up! In our latest series former new ager @stevenbancarz joins us in studio again to talk with us about the Jesus of the New Age aka "The Cosmic Christ". If you ever hear someone in the New Age talk about Jesus, you will more than likely hear words "Ego"," Mindfulness", "Univer…

Part 2: Exploring The Dangers Of The New Age With Doreen Virtue

In this second episode of the latest series, the Super Sleuth and Yvonne Welz continue their conversation with once-famous New Ager-now born again Christian, Doreen Virtue. With New Age beliefs on the rise in a culture that denies absolute truth, how can you have a fruitful Gospel conversation wit…

An Overview of the Repressed Memory Movement

This is a continuation of our previous episode with Hanna Cagle who spent a good amount of time in "SOZO" which specializes in the practice of recovering memories. What exactly is Recovering Memories? Is it even possible through psychological techniques to delve into the fog of the past in order…