Separation from World


Cults that intentionally isolate members from people and institutions outside the organization.


Access Consciousness
Agape Ministries - A doomsday cult which planned to trap members on an island and reportedly intended to kill disobedient followers (1980s - 2010s)
Aggressive Christianity Missionary Training Corps - A Fundamentalist Christian sect that harbored and sexually abused children for years (1981 - present)
Art of Living Foundation
The Brethren (Jim Roberts Group) - A very secretive sect of nomadic Christians, who eat out of dumpsters and forbid laughing and playing (1971 - present)
Christian Assemblies International cult - A fundamentalist church that was caught running a secret homosexual sex ring
Page: Church of the Last Testament (Vissarion)
The Family - An Australian sect that illegally took 14 children and severely abused them for several years (1964 - present)
Fellowship of Friends
Hannah Frisby
Jehovah's Witnesses - A prominent denomination, which believes the end times have already begun
New Light of God (Nueva Luz de Dios)
Plymouth Brethren Christian Church (Exclusive Brethren)
Silinde u-Yesu (Awaiting Christ Church)
True Russian Orthodox Church - A suicidal doomsday cult that isolated themselves in a cave in anticipation of the coming apocalypse (early 2000s - 2008)
Twelve Tribes Communities
The Way International
Word of Faith Fellowship - A church in which the leader controls every aspect of member's lives and members are ritualistically abused as a form of exorcism (1979 - present)