Ep. 6: God’s Chosen People Available Now!

On this episode we learn about the harsh rules and restrictions for members — especially children — in Eugene Spriggs’ The Twelve Tribes, which began in 1970s Tennessee. Samie, founder of a nonprofit to assist people raised in cults, tells us all about growing up in this group and her detachment from mainstream society. Her … More Ep. 6: God’s Chosen People Available Now!

Liberation Point

We wanted to share this link to Liberation Point, the nonprofit organization founded by our next guest, Samie, to assist people raised in cults who are trying to acclimate to mainstream society. Please check it out. It looks like a great resource. And listen to Samie’s story Friday on the next episode of Generation Cult! … More Liberation Point

Episode About The Twelve Tribes Coming Soon!

On the next episode of the podcast: Samie grew up in The Twelve Tribes, a religious organization that began in Tennessee in the 1970s. According to former members, The Twelve Tribes beliefs fall somewhere between Judaism and Christianity. Although Samie was taught growing up that she was one of the new chosen people, treatment of … More Episode About The Twelve Tribes Coming Soon!

New Studio

The Generation Cult podcast is now recording out of a new space in downtown Oakland. We’re excited to be in a studio (with padded walls and soundproofing and low ceilings and all of that good stuff!) and hope to bring you better sound quality for future episodes. Episode 5: Let’s Call An Expert! airs Monday, … More New Studio