Welcome to the website for Evangelical
Ministries to New Religions (EMNR), a professional membership
association for individuals and ministries addressing "cults" of
Christianity, new religious movements, and world religions.
EMNR statement on Evangelical Counter Cult Movement and Professor Richard Mouw of Fuller Theological Seminary
Each year EMNR holds a national conference in which our members and other
participants network with one another, share important
information and research, and increase their knowledge and
ministry skills. These conferences have been held in various locations
throughout the United States, including Philadelphia, Denver, Atlanta, and
Chicago and on the campus of distinguished universities and seminaries
such as Beeson Divinity School, Southern Baptist Seminary–Louisville,
Biola University, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Our 2013 Conference recently took place in Denver with superb plenary speakers including
Nancy Pearcey, Director of the Francis Schaeffer Center for Worldview and Culture at Houston Baptist University,
Craig Hazen, Ph.D., Professor fo Comparative Religions at Biola University,
Douglas Groothuis, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy at Denver Seminary and
James Bjornstad,Professor of Philosophy at Cedarville College
Educational workshops covered a variety of topics including Mormonism, Jehovah's WItnesses, postmodernism, secularism, New Age mysticism, Eastern religions, atheism, the emerging church, extreme Bible cults and more.
Plans are being made for 2014.
Check this page for information. Join us!s for the 2013 EMNR Conference
If you're a member of EMNR and need to renew your membership,
please take a few moments to do so. You can download the membership renewal application form and mail it, or you can now renew ONLINE (PayPal) so we can continue to fulfill our mission to recognize, encourage,
and strengthen responsible ministry to new religious movements.
If you're not a member of EMNR, please take a few moments to
consider why membership in EMNR will be of benefit to you.
EMNR strives to provide additional services for its members.
One way this can be accomplished is through our research papers page.
Here you will find a number of helpful papers archived on this site or
linked from elsewhere, addressing new religious movements from a variety of
perspectives, including theological, missiological and academic.
We look forward to being of service to you.
L.L. (Don) Veinot, Jr.
The mission of EMNR is to recognize, encourage, and strengthen
responsible ministry to new religious movements.
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