Why the Local Church was included in the Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions.
Local Church Archive
Hank Hanegraaff, president of the Christian Research Institute, and Gretchen Passantino of Answers in Action claim that the Local Church is not a cult of Christianity.
CRI's statement on why Hank Hanegraaff and Gretchen Passantino have decided to file a friend of the court brief on behalf of the Local Church - which theologically is a cult of Christianity - brings up more questions than answers. …
Gretchen Passantino, wife of the late Bob Passantino endorses the conclusions and concerns expressed by Hank Hanegraaff in his Friend of the Court brief on behalf of the Local Church, a cult of Christianity.