Check out these websites with useful information about Revival churches!
Revival Aimoo Forum has been around for about 20 years. It’s full of useful information but registrations aren’t working.
Facebook has several support networks for people who have been exposed to a Revival church:
- I was once a member of the Revival Fellowship is a private group.
- I survived the RCI/RF and any other groups is a public group.
- Ex-members of Revival Fellowship or Centres International is a public page.
Video and audio
Unkoolman is a YouTube channel containing a mixture of parody and archival material to raise awareness about Revival cults. The name is a pun referring to The Revival Fellowship’s founding pastor John Kuhlmann.
I Was a Teenage Fundamentalist: An Exvangelical Podcast is co-hosted by an ex-member of Revival Centres Church.
Please Consider is an archived website with a variety of articles refuting Revival teachings.
Revival Centres Information is an archived website with extensive information about Revival cults. Due to website errors, you may need to navigate through several versions (captured on different dates) to find the content you’re looking for.
Cults.org is an archived Revival information website. It’s funny to watch the countdown to Armageddon in “123 days, 9 hours, 43 minutes, 58 seconds” based on Revival Centres’ prediction that the world would end by 17 September 2001.
Cult Awareness & Information Centre – Revival Centres International is an archived website critiquing Revival Centres Church. The original website is also archived.
Why I left the Revival Fellowship is yet another archived website critiquing the church’s beliefs and telling the story of one man who left.
Revival Centres Stories & Document Archive is a treasure trove of old Revival information and propaganda.
Christian Assemblies International is the archived website of the cult that has now rebranded as Christ In You Fellowship following damning media coverage about sexual abuse. The archived Our History page includes a statement about this. They also released an (unfortunately homophobic) video statement.
Speaking In Tongues is a memoir by Australian journalist Tom Tilley about leaving the Revival church he was raised in.
Leaving a Revival Church Is Hard, but It’s Worth It is an article by Mark Darbyshire about leaving the Revival church he was raised in.
Revival Centres Prophecies, Predictions & Claims critiques articles from old Voice of Revival magazines.
Ecstatic Speech is a blog about speaking in tongues and other Revival beliefs.
Complaint about Revival Fellowship Medway to Advertising Standards Authority is an impartial critique of typical Revival claims of miraculous healings.
Selah (Why I Left The Revival Fellowship) describes itself as “Shekels of hope for those recovering from the spell of the Jewish hippy who killed himself on a cross some twenty centuries ago in order to spare his creation from his own wrath.”
A review of John Jeske’s Bible Versions Presentation examines some Revival Fellowship teachings about Bible texts and the origins of Bible translations.
Warning – anyone can edit these articles! They are however interesting.
The talk pages are also interesting. They give an idea of the controversy surrounding these organisations and the extent to which members manipulate public information.
- Revival Centres International (talk page)
- Revival Fellowship (talk page)
- Christian Assemblies International
- CRC Churches International (formerly Christian Revival Crusade) is the group that these other churches descended from
Geelong Revival Centre appears to be a parody website. It provides extensive information about the cult’s problematic legal structure and many media controversies. It says “This site, while not explicitly endorsed by The Geelong Revival Centre, was created by current and former saints to promulgate the true message of the church and its members.”
Revival Thinkers claims to be the website of a Revival Fellowship member who has come to doubt core parts of their doctrine. He encourages the current generation of Revivalists to embark on a journey of rediscovery.