How Playing Good Christian Housewife Almost Killed Me

Source: 2014 Our Christian sect encouraged a mindset in which dad was supreme patriarch. It led to extreme emotional abuse. By Vyckie Garrison / AlterNet September 18, 2014 Vyckie Garrison was once a minor celebrity in the Quiverfull Movement, made famous by TV’s Duggar family. As a devout, Bible-believing Christian and the mother of…

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The Twelve Tribes’ history full of controversy, but they continue to grow

By Corey Fuller With 44 locations in 10 countries, the religious organization known as The Twelve Tribes has become one of most widespread, most controversial community-based religious organizations in the world. Elbert Eugene Spriggs founder of The Twelve Tribes community. Photo courtesy of The Twelve Tribes religious organization was founded in 1972 by Gene…

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Help! A Cult Stole My Wife

Source: Henry September 5, 2014 (left, Crusading chiropractor, Joe Hawkins) While society mostly has turned a blind eye to the Twelve Tribes cult, Joe Hawkins, a Winnipeg chiropractor, doesn’t have this option. Last November, his common law wife left him to join this group and took their two-year-old son. While Joe has joint custody,…

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The Twelve Tribes: Religion or Child Abuse?

Source: The Liberty Beacon-2014 By Kattie Shumaker-Ellis This is an expose on some child abuse that occurred in the original founding of the Twelve Tribes, a religious group in 50 countries with a well-defined lifestyle which includes community living. They began in 1972, coming from the Jesus movement in Chattanooga, TN. They can be seen…

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