Will grew up devout in an evangelical community and attended Christian schools, camps and mission trips. His beliefs were so strong in his youth that he describes himself as becoming radicalized and isolated from the rest of society. But in his teens he began to question his church’s strict guidelines regarding who can be saved … More Will Left the Evangelical Community He Grew Up In. Hear His Story Now on the Podcast
Season 3’s Episode 10: Cults and Courts with Carol is now available for download on your favorite podcast platform. While listening to the stories on Generation Cult, do you ever wonder at what point people can take legal action against their abusers? Do you want to know what charges have been brought against coercive groups … More Cults and Courts with Carol
Join us for a chat with Tim Elliott, an investigative journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald and host of the new podcast Inside the Tribe, which takes a deep dive into the controversial religious sect the Twelve Tribes. On this Generation Cult bonus episode, Elliott speaks with Dhyana Levey about how and why he began … More Bonus Episode!
Download Ep. 9: “Finding Freedom from the Twelve Tribes with Suvav” on your favorite podcast platform today. Find out what happened to Suvav as he chats with Dhyana about his upbringing and the new life he began in 2019 after he escaped from a cult. Suvav grew up in the Twelve Tribes, a controversial religious … More Season 3’s Episode 9 is Now Available to the Public
Coming up on Friday, Feb. 10 on the next episode of Generation Cult: Suvav and grew up in a controlling religious organization called the Twelve Tribes before leaving with his wife and three kids in 2019. The journey out wasn’t easy, as Suvav left with little money, possessions, personal connections or even a place to … More Suvav’s Story of Leaving the Twelve Tribes
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
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 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
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.
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