Our Writings

In this section you will find publications that include:


with Fellow Believers

The local churches welcome dialogue with researchers and scholars concerning our beliefs and practices. More and more Christians have come to realize that the local churches are sound in the essentials of the common faith. Read about some of those dialogues here and what these researchers and scholars have to say about the local churches.


to Criticism

This section contains responses to criticism of the teachings of Watchman Nee and Witness Lee. When those teachings are evaluated fairly and in light of Scripture, they can be seen to be not only orthodox but also of great value in bringing the believers into the depths of the divine revelation in the Bible concerning God’s purpose and plan.


Against Libel

On three occasions, various local churches have taken legal action to defend against reckless and libelous accusations. This section contains documented accounts of lawsuits over The Mindbenders, The God-Men, and the Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions, as well as discussion of the biblical principles involved in appealing to secular authorities for relief from libel.

An Introduction to Watchman Nee and Witness Lee

An introduction to the life and ministry of two servants of the Lord—Watchman Nee and Witness Lee—whose work produced over three thousand churches spread across all six inhabited continents and whose ministry opened up the Bible’s revelation concerning the experience of Christ as life for the building up of the Body of Christ.

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Who Are We

DCP is a project to defend and confirm the New Testament ministry of Watchman Nee and Witness Lee and the practice of the local churches. This Web site addresses controversies that have arisen while also demonstrating the invaluable contributions these two faithful servants of the Lord have made in the opening of Scripture.