'Local Church' sues Christians
- As Mark Kellner's article in the Feb. 2003 issue of Christianity
<http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2003/002/13.24.html> once again
the so-called Local Church is suing Christians in an effort to
suppress criticism of the movement's teachings and/or behavior.
This time, this cult of Christianity is targeting the authors and
publisher of the Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions (John
Ankerberg and John Weldon, published by Harvest House).
In a previous, one-sided legal case, cult apologist J. Gordon Melton
aided the movement with what Brooks Alexander later described
as "opinions without expertise" and "expertise without knowledge."
The Local Church has a lengthy history of legal attacks on
For updated research resources on this movement, see:
ApologeticsIndex.org / ReligionNewsBlog.com