The word “cult” has many meanings. In the academic disciplines it simply refers to any religious movement. In apologetics it can mean a “sect” or any heretical branch that claims legitimacy, such as Jehovah’s Witnesses or Mormons. But in general common usage it refers to a predatory kind of religion and images of Waco TX and David Koresh come to mind as well as Jonestown Guyana and the mass suicide there. This is the meaning Lindsay Brooks and Kent Moorlach take on along with answering your calls and internet questions on the subject.