Excerpt: On the three FBI disks were two quite intimate letters, written independently of each other by Phyllis and Gene and addressed to Jim Jones at a moment when both the Jonestown community and the Chaikins' relationship were beginning to unravel in the jungles of Guyana.
These letters witness the moral destruction of a married couple shortly before Jones brought about their physical annihilation. Above all, they reveal two very different responses to his influence, as half of this couple advocates genocide and the other attempts in vain to defy the minister at the eleventh hour and to save their children's lives.
Earl Paulk, the 80-year-old leader of a suburban Atlanta megachurch is at the center of a sex scandal of biblical dimensions: He slept with his brother's wife and fathered a child by her.
Comments regarding Word-Faith teacher Frederick K.C. Price.
Critics of Promise Keepers charge its leaders routinely express views that are antithetical to the Bible's teachings, and outside the realm of mainstream belief. They claim it has an unbridled ecumenicism, a charismatic leadership emphasis, and relies on an anti-God secular psychology.
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While there are many legitimate churches named, Body of Christ Fellowship, this entry concerns the sect also known by its business name of Piecemakers Country Store, or simply Piecemakers. The group is headed by Marie Kolasinski.
Cult expert Ronald Enroth described Piecemakers, headed by Marie Kolasinski, in his book Churches That Abuse.
Marie Kolasinski of Piecemakers predicts a lost court case will result in America entering into the greatest darkness the country has seen.
Research resources on the Body of Christ Fellowship, also known as Piecemakers, or as Piecemakers Country Store, in Costa Mesa. Led by Marie Kolasinski.
Along with causing its user to become violently ill, peyote eventually results in a feeling of intense well-being and produces a number of other psychological effects, including hallucinations and richly colored visions.
A pseudoscience is set of ideas based on theories put forth as scientific when they are not scientific.
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