Interview Episode: Counter Cult Coalition
Lisa Kendall spent the ages of 9-19 in The Move of God, Sam Fife's Apocalyptic cult. Today, she devotes her time to working on policy changes that will help former cult members and children in high-demand organisations. For this bonus episode she speaks about her work with Counter Cult Coalition, the organisation she founded alongside spiritual abuse expert Kent Burtner.
From its Facebook page: “Counter Cult Coalition's mission is to raise awareness of issues related to involvement in coercive groups known as cults and to improve public policy in order to protect and provide for children harmed by group involvement.”
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- Counter Cult Coalition – Facebook page
- To support Counter Cult Coalition, you can donate via PayPal: firstname.lastname@example.org; or via Venmo: William Burtner (phone confirmation number: 3429)
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