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Who are we?

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Ephesians 5:11, Incorporated is a 501 (c) (3) counter-cult ministry which specializes in subversive religious organizations which deny being religions.

Subversive religious organizations are religious organizations which promote false plans of salvation while claiming to teach truth. Some such organizations promote false plans of salvation while claiming not to be religions. Other subversive groups admit that their organization is a religion.

A few examples of subversive groups which admit to being religions are Jehovah's Witnesses and Mormons. The largest subversive religious organization which admits to being a religion is the Catholic "Church." Catholicism teaches the worship of Mary and other saints, through prayer. Prayer to Mary is an attempt to communicate with the dead. 1 Samuel 28 tells of Saul's desire to communicate with Samuel, after he had died. That sťance is recorded in the Bible. Saul was killed the next day. The apparition warned Saul that God would kill him as punishment. Are the apparitions of Mary significantly different than that of Samuel?  

The largest among the subversive groups which deny being religions, is the Masonic Lodge. Other similar groups include the Odd Fellows and the Rosicrucian orders. Our major emphasis is on the Masonic Lodge and the Rosicrucian Order, two of the most prominent. We provide tracts, books, video tapes and other materials which equip the body of Christ to minister to Masons and Rosicrucians who claim to be Christians.

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It is vital for a person to know Jesus Christ.

John 14:6 and Acts 4:10 - 12 makes it clear that Jesus is the only way to salvation. John 14:6 reveals the words of Jesus: "Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me." Acts 4:10 - 12 contains the core teaching of the first Gospel sermon. It reads, "Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole. This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner. Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved."

If a person is not a Christian, he is headed to hell. If a Mason or Rosicrucian does not claim to be a Christian, it is necessary to lead him to Jesus. Until he is ready to accept Jesus, it makes little difference if he is involved in the occult or not. If he leaves the occult organization, he is still headed to hell, unless he accepts Jesus Christ as his savior. When we lead an occultist to Jesus, it is necessary to inform him that he has to make a clean break with all aspects of the occult and all elements of false religion in order to become a Christian. We would not be reluctant to tell a Buddhist that he cannot become a Christian unless he makes a clean break with Buddhism. Is there any reason to withhold the corresponding truth when witnessing to an occultist?

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If a Christian is ensnared in sin, other Christians have an obligation to attempt to lead him toward repentance.

James 5:19-20 states: Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him; Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.

In order to witness to a man who is ensnared in the occult, you have to know something about the occult organization he is involved in. However, you do not have to know as much as you would think. If you know a few critical facts which will convict a man that the teachings and practices of the organization he is involved in are grossly incompatible with Christianity, that is often sufficient. If the man is a Christian, he is sealed with the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit can use any Christian to provide evidence which will lead a man to repentance. It is not up to us to cause a man to repent. However it is up to us to follow the leading of the Holy Spirit to confront the man with the truth in a loving manner. If the man is a Christian, it doesn't take a lot to lead him out of an occult organization. If he is not led by the Holy Spirit, it may be next to impossible to lead him out of an occult organization.

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Directors and operatives of Ephesians 5:11, Inc.

Ephesians 5:11, Inc. is managed by a board of directors.  They include the following individuals:

David Buehler - not on-line.

Never  a cult member.  Above reproach, the husband of one wife, etc. (See First Timothy 3:2-7)

David Carrico 

Pastor, Co-founder of  Followers of Jesus Christ, Inc., a counter-cult ministry.

Dan Harting  

Co-founder of Families Against Cults, a counter-cult ministry.   A former Mormon, who had Masonic emblems on his temple garments (his magic Mormon underwear.)

Larry Kunk 

Co-founder Ephesians 5:11, Inc.   Former Rosicrucian and New Ager.  A primary operative.

All ministry is conducted by volunteers.  No salaries have ever been paid.   Ephesians 5:11, Inc. coordinates the annual Ministry to Masons conferences which are a cooperative effort with many other ministries.   Some of those ministries are listed on the Ex-Masons for Jesus link page.   Others are not on-line.  We work closely with former Masons and pastors who have taken a stand against Freemasonry.  All of our material has been reviewed by, or supplied by, former Masons who stand with us.  Referrals are made to other ministries, pastors, former Masons, or former Rosicrucians as is deemed appropriate.  Former Worshipful Master Duane Washum operates the Ex-Masons for Jesus website which is located on our server.  Other former Worshipful Masters, former Masons and former Rosicrucians are on-call as necessary.  Need a former Mason or Rosicrucian to tell it like it is?  Contact us.

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How can you contact Ephesians 5:11?

Snail mail:
Ephesians 5:11, Inc.
Box 291
Fishers, IN 46038

Send Email If you wish to speak with someone by phone, provide a telephone number where you may be reached during the evening, or on the weekend.

Copyright 1996 Ephesians 5:11, Inc.  Publication on another web site is prohibited.