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CultsSects Boston Church of Christ or Crossroadism There is a group growing rapidly across the United States and the world called the Boston Church of Christ or the Crossroads This cult is a highly aggressive movement that bases its doctrine on the Bible but many say is way off Looking deeper into this cult we can begin to understand its doctrine and reasons for its movement The movement originated in Florida by a man named Chuck Lucas of the Crossroads Church of Christ a minister at the University of Florida Rev Lucas was terminated from his position at the church for recurring sins in his life the movement was taken over by Kip McKean a disciple of Lucas trained while a student at Florida University McKean was intern fired from a campus ministry job in Charleston Ill He moved his ministry to Lexington Mass in 1977 In beginning his ministry he started the Boston Church of Christ where in the first year the membership had recruited 103 people By the end of the tenth year they had incorporated 1621 into the following In 1982 the movement began its pillar churches key churches placed in strategic cities throughout the world The program known as reconstruction began in 1986 a process by which established ministers in the Church of Christ were replaced by ministers trained by disciples of the Boston Church of Christ In 1988 the Crossroads Church disassociated itself with the Boston Church of Christ The Church now consists of 103 congregations in countries across the world with membership at 50000 Members of the Boston Church of Christ are many times recruited from college campuses across the world Majority of the following are young people of college age They set up booths or just hang around on campus talking to kids trying to get them to meetings These meetings many times consists of a Bible study or group gathering If they
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