Ansu in the Unification Church on Blessed Child Podcast

‘Join in on a conversation between Ryka, Marina, Alex and myself as we speak on Ansu, cults, religion and culture. Just to be absolutely clear, Ansu is child abuse. Find Ryka on instagram at @princessryka, Marina on IG at @marinka_dink and you can email Reneethomasart@yahoo.com for any questions,’ 1. Ansu is institutionalized child abuse. SetsContinue reading “Ansu in the Unification Church on Blessed Child Podcast”

Midnight Mass Moonie Edition: Blessed Child Podcast

“TW- Suicidal ideation, religious abuse, child abuse, child abandonment, purity culture, human trafficking. Join in on a super casual- triggering AF conversation between 4 ex-moonies that happen to be in the same dining room the week after New Years 2022. Find Ryka @princessryka on IG, and Marina at @Marinka_dink on IG. Questions and comments canContinue reading “Midnight Mass Moonie Edition: Blessed Child Podcast”

Purity Culture in the UC: Mother’s Milk on Blessed Child podcast with Renrobot

‘⚠️⚠️⚠️tw: grooming, child abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment, self-harm, murder. Join in on a panel of survivors talking about purity culture within the Unification church. We do a deep dive into the intersections of purity culture, lack of autonomy, lack of boundaries and what that means. Part 1 of a multi-series. We dive deep withContinue reading “Purity Culture in the UC: Mother’s Milk on Blessed Child podcast with Renrobot”

‘Belvedere; Drink’n’hide’ and ‘Rice and Frech Fries’: Kyle and Andrew on Blessed Child podcast with Renrobot

Renrobot talks to non moonie classmates from Irvington who grew up around moonie kids. Discussion around Comfort blessing, suicide ideation, Irvington, huge amounts of money for church leaders, the outside perspective of envy for the church community but sense of being judged or spied on. Reference to Chung Pyung, punishments, sexual assault, suicide ideation and aContinue reading “‘Belvedere; Drink’n’hide’ and ‘Rice and Frech Fries’: Kyle and Andrew on Blessed Child podcast with Renrobot”

A Ticket to Heaven and This is Trafficking: Enryka Christopher on Falling Out Podcast with Elgen Strait (Parts 1 & 2)

Enryka talks about being an ‘Offering Child’ and her early life in the Church, in USA and Korea. 1. Feedback on previous episodes on six Mary’s and ‘Mother’s course’. 4. Moon as sexual predator. 6. Intro to Enryka. 7.Offering child background and Ryka’s story. 21.named by Moon’s child. Making up names. 13.Jefferson House. 24. Avoiding ‘pledge’. 26. MoonContinue reading “A Ticket to Heaven and This is Trafficking: Enryka Christopher on Falling Out Podcast with Elgen Strait (Parts 1 & 2)”

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”

Growing Up Moonie: Hideo Higashibaba

‘Hideo Higashibaba left the cult he was born into when he was 22 years old. The Unification Church, also known as the Moonies, was founded in Korea by a man named Sun Myung Moon who proclaimed he was the Second Coming of Christ. In Growing Up Moonie Hideo asks people he grew up with whatContinue reading “Growing Up Moonie: Hideo Higashibaba”