Paul Carden, Host of Christianity, Cults & Religions DVD Small Group Study

Paul Carden

About Paul Carden

Paul Carden is former co-host of the "Bible Answer Man” radio program and International Director of Christian Research Institute. He is a longtime specialist in the field of Christianity, cults and new religions around the world. He is the executive director of the Centers for Apologetics Research (CFAR) in San Juan Capistrano, California, and general editor of the best-selling, side-by-side comparison chart Christianity, Cults & Religions Pamphlet.


Paul Carden's Speaking and Writing Background on Cults

Paul speaks and writes extensively on the topic of "Confronting Cults on World Mission Fields." Paul has devoted nearly 30 years of his life to cult-related research and outreach in Latin America, Africa, eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Paul's articles on Christianity, cults, and major world religions have appeared in such publications as Evangelical Missions Quarterly, East-West Church and Ministry Report, International Journal of Frontier Missions, and World Pulse. He has served on the editorial board of the Cultic Studies Review and is contributing editor of the weekly Apologia Report.


Paul Carden's Background at Christian Research Institute

In 1980, Paul joined the Christian Research Institute (CRI) under its founder, Walter Martin. For six of his fifteen years at CRI Paul served as a missionary in São Paulo, Brazil, and for six years he co- hosted the live, nationwide "Bible Answer Man” radio broadcast. During his time at CRI he was also the ministry's director of International Outreach and a senior editor of the Christian Research Journal (1989-1995).


Paul Carden's Background as Co-Host of "Bible Answer Man" Radio Program

Paul Carden, alongside Ron Rhodes, Robert M. Bowman, Jr., Kenneth Samples, and other noted apologists, co-hosted the nationwide radio program "Bible Answer Man" for six years. Paul Carden's ministry, the Centers for Apologetics Research is located at


"Having worked with Paul Carden for years — including as long-time colleagues on the popular Bible Answer Man radio broadcast — I can say without reservation that there is no one better qualified to oversee the production of Christianity, Cults, & Religions. His research is first-rate, and his ability to sift the most important facts from a mountain of cult data will no doubt be appreciated by the many readers of this fine publication. — Ron Rhodes, President of Reasoning from the Scriptures, Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries





This 6-session DVD-based curriculum is for small groups. Covers:

  • Essential Christian beliefs
  • Islam
  • Mormonism
  • Jehovah's Witnesses
  • Eastern Religions

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