Carm stands for Christian Apologetics Research Ministries.
CARM is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose purpose is to equip Christians and refute error. Learn about biblical Christianity so you can know God better, be more sanctified, and identify false teachings.Its purpose is to discuss various theological systems and examine them from a Christian perspective. CARM is useful in that it documents the religious beliefs of a system, analyzes them, and compares them to biblical revelation. For that end, it is mainly for the Christian; that is, it is primarily intended to help the Christian defend his/her faith better and to know why cults are cults.
By Christian, I mean someone who not only believes in and has accepted Jesus, but also includes the understanding of the doctrine of the Trinity and that Jesus is fully God as well as fully man. There are many false "christs" out there and just because someone says he or she is a Christian, does not make him one.
By cult, I mean a group or teaching that, in general, is unorthodox, esoteric, and has a devotion to a person, object, or a set of new ideas. By this definition many groups can be called cults. But, more specifically, CARM deals with groups that are non-Christain cults (though deals with others) and by this is meant a group that ...