UPCOMING EVENT: Children Raising Children by Elgen Strait, March 30

Children Raising Children: Institutionalized Neglect in Cults – Elgen Strait speaks at the Family Survival Trust Event Who are the Unification Church and “The Moonies”? What is it like to grow up as a “Moonie”? What difficulties do people who are born-in face? Does our society provide adequate support to former members? Podcast host andContinue reading “UPCOMING EVENT: Children Raising Children by Elgen Strait, March 30”

Purity Culture in the UC: Everlasting Gobstopper on Blessed Child podcast

‘⚠️⚠️⚠️ sexual assault, murder, trafficking, child abuse, child abandonment, religious trauma. Join in part 1 of 2 parts with a panel of UC survivors talking about structured life courses, spirit world, purity culture and so much more. Email Reneethomasart@yahoo.com for feedback, find Becca at @mightbrecca on IG. ❤ Thank you all the survivors of PCContinue reading “Purity Culture in the UC: Everlasting Gobstopper on Blessed Child podcast”

The House Wrapped in Sorrow: Teresa Obayashi, Aurl Jin Vornbrock and Limi Bauer on Falling Out podcast

Elgen speaks to Teresa who was nursery staff at Jacob House, a chrurch nursery in the eighties where Aurl Jin and Limi were infants. Summary: 1. People are leaving the church because of the podcasts. Mosaic of stories so people can see the whole picture. 11. Teresa joining church. Running nursery in San Francisco. 1983Continue reading “The House Wrapped in Sorrow: Teresa Obayashi, Aurl Jin Vornbrock and Limi Bauer on Falling Out podcast”

No Hope Academy and ‘Jesus isn’t Black. He’s Korean’: Aurl Jin Vornbrock and Sun Ae Davis on Falling Out Podcast

Elgen speaks to sisters Aurl Jin and Sun Ae about their early experience in church nurseries and New Hope Academy. 1. Elgen update on Qanon interview and Frank Koffman’s funeral 9. Origin of names Elgen and Aurl Jin. 15. Jacob House. Aurl Jin nearly died at 9 months old. 24. Ancestors and restoration. 27. ‘Don’t be theContinue reading “No Hope Academy and ‘Jesus isn’t Black. He’s Korean’: Aurl Jin Vornbrock and Sun Ae Davis on Falling Out Podcast”

The Unification Church – An English Perspective: Miriam on the Cult Vault Podcast

Miriam speaks to Kacey on the Cult Vault about growing up in a church nursery in England, the pressure to be a good ‘blessed child’, and example for the younger ones, her arranged marriage and eventual journey out of the church. Summary of content: 1. Intro to church and parents joining. 9. Offering children andContinue reading “The Unification Church – An English Perspective: Miriam on the Cult Vault Podcast”

Fathers: Limi Bauer writes for Persephone’s Daughters

In this short story Limi writes beautifully about her ‘three fathers’ : ‘I will never know the woman I might have been. Then again, I would not have existed had my biological parents not fallen completely for this “True Father.” ‘ Limi Marie Bauer, “Fathers”

True Family Mafia and Parentification: Teddy Hose on Falling Out Podcast

Teddy Hose speaks to Elgen about his experience growing up near the Moon family, labor-trafficking and how the church dealt with the suicide of one of the Moon family sons. In episode 2 Teddy talks about using humor to deal with difficulty, the book 1984, children being abandoned at Jacob House so that parents couldContinue reading “True Family Mafia and Parentification: Teddy Hose on Falling Out Podcast”