New Episode about End Times and Conspiracy Theories Dropping Friday

Emily was raised on a secluded farm in the Midwest with her six siblings before her family moved to the Pacific Northwest. Her parents were convinced that the world was going to end in 2012 and taught the children about survival, encouraged them to stay away from “outsiders,” kept them minimally homeschooled, and controlled their … More New Episode about End Times and Conspiracy Theories Dropping Friday

Hear a Clip and Download Episode 7: ‘Life After Mormon and Trauma Recovery with Jolyn’ Now

Welcome back to Generation Cult and Happy New Year! We are kicking off 2023 with this episode about Jolyn, who grew up in the Mormon Church. Download the full episode now on any of your favorite podcast platforms! While Jolyn’s experiences weren’t as extreme as some of the other stories we’ve had here, she describes … More Hear a Clip and Download Episode 7: ‘Life After Mormon and Trauma Recovery with Jolyn’ Now

Listen to Part II in Our Series About the Children of God

Listen to Season 3, Episode 6: The COG and the Media with Amy Part II on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify, Player FM and other places you find your podcasts. Amy grew up in the Children of God (COG) (aka the Family International). As a young child, she was coerced away from her parents to become … More Listen to Part II in Our Series About the Children of God

Surprise! S. 3, Ep. 5: COG and the Media with Christina is NOW available for download.

Ok, so we had a little mix up with air dates but the good news is that Episode 5: COG and the Media with Christina is available NOW for download on iTunes, Spotify, Libsyn, SoundCloud and other places that you get your podcasts! Christina grew up in the Children of God (aka The Family International), … More Surprise! S. 3, Ep. 5: COG and the Media with Christina is NOW available for download.

Coming up on Generation Cult: Raised in the Children of God

The next two episodes of Generation Cult will cover the Children of God, (aka The Family International), a group founded in 1968 by the late David Berg. This Friday, Dec. 9, you’ll meet Christina, who grew up in the group. She was trafficked to many other countries until adulthood, when she was finally able to … More Coming up on Generation Cult: Raised in the Children of God

Hear Chris’ Story of Growing Up Scientology, Working Scientology, Leaving Scientology & Speaking Out Against Scientology

In the latest episode of Generation Cult — available for download NOW where you find your podcasts — Ashlen and Dhyana chat with Chris, their recent classmate in the Psychology of Coercive Control graduate program at the University of Salford. Chris grew up in Scientology and stayed through adulthood, marrying another Scientologist, working for Scientology, … More Hear Chris’ Story of Growing Up Scientology, Working Scientology, Leaving Scientology & Speaking Out Against Scientology

Hear Megan’s Story About Growing Up with The Weigh Down Workshop and Remnant Fellowship

Does the Weigh Down Workshop sound familiar? It was recently the focus of an HBO Max docuseries called “The Way Down,” focusing on the workshop, Remnant Fellowship and its controversial founder Gwen Shamblin. Megan also appears in this series. On Season 3, Episode 3 of Generation Cult (out now where you get your podcasts!) Megan … More Hear Megan’s Story About Growing Up with The Weigh Down Workshop and Remnant Fellowship

1st Episode of Season 3 Now Available to Patreon Subscribers

Patreon subscribers now have access to the first episode of Generation Cult’s third season! If you’d like to support the show, this is a great way to do it. You can join at the $2 a month, $5, $10 or $25 a month level, and receive bonus content and early access. Click here to support … More 1st Episode of Season 3 Now Available to Patreon Subscribers