The counter-cult effort is an attempt to protect or convert people from dangerous or controlling religious organizations, unorthodox or heretical sects, new splinter religions, or other groups viewed as cults. Sites listed here approach this effort from a Christian perspective. Please note that the listing of any specific religious group in this category does not imply that the editors of the Open Directory Project are characterizing this group as a "cult." Rather, this category contains sites which take the perspective that said religious groups are cults, regardless of any editor's opinion on the groups involved.
Articles and scans of newspaper articles opposing a wide variety of religious beliefs.
Database and glossary of information on cults, sects, new religious movements, doctrines, and counter-cult organizations.
Focuses on Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses, Catholics, Freemasonry, and general apostasy in the church. Newsletter archive, articles, and forum.
Articles about Jehovah's witnesses and the Watchtower Society as well as testimonies, links, and information on the essential doctrines of Christianity.
Information on non-Christian religions and sects of Christianity. Also includes general Christian doctrine and apologetics aiming to help believers answer common challenges to their faith.
Information on Unitarian Universalism, humanism, Islam, Catholicism, freemasonry, and other groups. Also contains general apologetics and evangelism information, news resources, and forums.
Shows why satanism and witchcraft are wrong. What all Christians should know.
A research organization investigating cults, the occult and apologetics. Articles, seminar information, Real Audio sermons, links and audio tapes to order.
Ministry in Hawaii researching cults, world religions, false teachings, and movements within Christianity. Many articles as well as book reviews, testimonies, and recommended resources.
Poetry, news, legal counsel, a moderated message board, personal stories, and general information and support from ex-members of a destructive cult.
Many articles on Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons, Seventh-day Adventists, and other groups. Also includes information on child custody cases involving Jehovah's Witnesses and links to resources for purchase.
Articles and information on alternative religions. Focuses on Jehovah's Witnesses and Bible Students, along with other theological issues facing the Church.
Non-profit, non-denominational group with three goals: to educate Christians about the dangers and heretical doctrines of religious cults, to use the Gospel of Jesus Christ to reach members of those cults and to warn Christians of unbiblical teachings within the church itself.
Dedicated to combating false teachings by distributing literature covering a large number of cults. Online magazine ("The Discerner") and resource catalog.
Links to articles on spiritual abuse, stories from people who have left abusive churches or movements, and other resources. Focuses primarily on the United Pentecostal Church.
Information and support for people recovering from spiritual abuse. Articles, Bible studies, RealPlayer messages, resources for purchase, and a forum.
Information on the Christian Identity group and biblical responses to their erroneous teachings.
Single page site by Mark Scheiderer describing over eight years of involvement with the organisation, which he considers a cult, 'End Time Handmaidens and Servants'.
Hundreds of articles and links to resources on cults and alternative religions; a 1200-entry, cross-referenced Index of Cults and Religions.
Information on the Mukti Mission, Mormonism, ecumenism, and Prajapati.
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