Former Members and Former Recruits tell their story.  

Real people.  

Real experiences.

Real abuse.

Note: Click on the links below to open each file:

The Sophie Files
Abuse Details. Sophie Alexander Trostle (Full audio)45.4 MiB292
An Evil 3 Year Old754.3 KiB120
Arranged Marriages933.5 KiB77
Beating And Bruising An 8 Month Old Baby1.5 MiB3955
Children Are Evil If They Are Not Silent1.8 MiB3278
Cory And Ashley McLaughlin Wanted My Child1.0 MiB54
Debilitating Effects Of Cult Indoctrination296.0 KiB34
Effects Of Coercive Persuasion732.1 KiB18
Familial Idolatry1.0 MiB20
Gaslighting1.4 MiB43
God Did Not Kill Me Like They Said He Would354.1 KiB22
How I Escaped5.1 MiB43
I Was In A Fetal Position687.1 KiB25
It's A Classic Cult208.3 KiB32
Kelly Lynch Was So Distraught726.5 KiB21
Lovebombing779.8 KiB34
Methods Of Coercive Persuasion299.4 KiB23
Ryan Prayed That God Would Kill A Man507.5 KiB23
Serial Killer Israel Keyes2.2 MiB1158
Similarity To 2 Other Cults1.8 MiB21
Sleep Deprivation352.3 KiB25
Spanking Other Members Children169.6 KiB44
Their Abusive Pursuit After the Escape1.0 MiB23
They Told Me That God Was Going To Kill Me150.1 KiB21
Using Fear To Keep You There320.4 KiB19
You Have To Escape677.8 KiB32
Stalking and Recruitment Attempts:
"They are Manipulative to Ensnare and Lure you in" - Kaycee L.35.5 KiB604
"This Group are Persistent Predators, Wicked Shepherds." - Melissa L.686.4 KiB601
"Two Unnamed Church of Wells men were sent 1000 miles to Intimidate my Family" - Keith U.21.8 KiB443
Former Members:
"I was Emotionally and Mentally Scarred for Months" 725.9 KiB714
"I was Emotionally, Mentally, and Verbally Tortured"877.3 KiB631
"Speaking out! Interview With Ex Cow Members"54.2 KiB534
"Tried to Override one's Conscience, and Dictate their Mindset"- Christine M.11.7 MiB232
Escape Attempts:
2016-01-04 Catherine Grove Escape Attempt 911 Call454.1 KiB306
2016-01-04 Catherine Grove Escape Attempt Video Footage31.7 MiB1317
2016-01-04 Man Searching For Catherine Grove, 911 Call218.6 KiB222

“I Felt Trapped. I was Held Spiritually Captive.” (video link) – Patrick J.