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Ex-Members Say Church Uses Power, Lies to Keep Grip on Kids

posted on November 13, 2017

The Associated Press’s Mitch Weiss and Holbrook Mohr write about the abusive tactics of Word of Faith Fellowship, a secretive evangelical church with a congregation in North Carolina. In one case, a longtime congregant of the church who was a county clerk reportedly took children from the foster system and forced them into the congregation. Weiss and Mohr write, “They were educated in the church school and largely isolated from the outside world, and prohibited from watching television or celebrating their birthdays or Christmas. Any violations could be met with physical or verbal punishment.”

Read at The Associated Press