Broken faith : inside the Word of Faith Fellowship, one of America's most dangerous cults / Mitch Weiss and Holbrook Mohr
Book | Hanover Square Press | 2020
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411 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages [387]-411).
An investigation into the Word of Faith Fellowship, a secretive evangelical cult whose charismatic female leader, Jane Whaley, is a master of manipulation. Starting in 1979 with a small group of followers, the group has expended to include thousands of congregants across three continents. Gives the story of a singular femlae cult leader, a terrifying portrait of life inside the cult, and the harrowing account of one family who escaped after two decades.
Part one. In the beginning. Moving day, September 19, 1993 ; Settling in ; A fox in the flock ; Busted ; The attack ; The investigation ; Little house in the country -- Part two. Children of the damned. Doubting the word ; No escape ; The five boys ; "Happy are the children" ; Surrogate parents ; Money and influence ; Religious freedom ; "We won, we won!" ; The "slaves" ; The loneliest day -- Part three. The advocates. Saving Michael Lowry ; A little help from his friends ; The ruse ; Matthew Fenner ; Danielle's salvation ; The wedding ; The fight for justice ; The escape ; Perseverance and redemption ; The reunion.
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