Helpful links

Here are some other sites that we have found helpful:

“Raising Jesus- the Maranatha House” a book by Mildred Russell defending the results of MCM

A contemporary Youtube video of Bob Weiner aged 73 (June 2020)

A tribute to Joe Smith from the Forerunner a pro-MCM online newletter

A late 1980s article on Joe Weiner written by a true believer

A Short History of the Shepherding Movement

MCM and the Reagan Administration

How Some Pastors Get Rich

Fourth in a series of article on MCM written in 1983

Third in a series of articles in a student newspaper on MCM contemporaneous with Tik’s story

Second in a series of articles on MCM published by the San Jose State Student paper in 1983

Vintage newspaper article on Greg Ball and MCM during the great send out (SJSU student paper)

On Giving to Bob Weiner’s Ministry

Twelve Tribes Mind Control 10 Part Video Series One of the most insightful videos and reviews of how groups ensnare and entrap members.

Spirit Watch A site chock full of information on churches that abuse and how to identify them.

Watch MCM 1985 World Conference

Abusive Churches- MCM

Rick Ross’s Cult Education Network

The Warburg Watch– their goal is to “shine a light into the darkness, exposing hypocrisy, heresy, and arrogance while also examining trends that affect the faith in the public square.”

Maranatha Ministries International Reconsidered: MMI Reconsidered– This site contains valuable insights on abusive cults, Maranatha Ministries and the shepherding movement.

Five Fold Ministry and Spiritual Abuse Articles on the website gives a concise history of both the charismatic and five fold ministries. Reading provides an insight into how and why MCM and other abusive shepherding groups formed. Watchman Fellowship is an independent Christian research and apologetics ministry focusing on new religious movements, cults, the occult and the New Age

We just came across This blog which recounts the activities of Kings Park International Church- founded by Ron Lewis, a former MCM Pastor.