02 May 2008

Christian Reform Camp Run By Child Molester

The place is called Teen Challenge and is apparently affiliated with the Assemblies of God, a predominantly white Pentecostal Christian denomination. Not surprisingly, serious allegations have surfaced about the things that have happened in the organization.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

For those of you who prefer to investigate Teen Challenge instead of just taking someone's word about how "wonderful" this program is, I suggest you read the following links so you can make an informed decision before you send a loved one to Teen Challenge!

An In-Depth Series on Abuse at Teen Challenge

Part 1: Teen Challenge: The Assemblies' Own "Kiddie Gulag" http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/4/26/17250/8747/930/503496

Part 2: Teen Challenge: Coercive Groups Disguised as Rehab http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/4/27/171937/973

Part 3: Teen Challenge: A Typical Week in the "Jesus Gulag" http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/4/28/17428/8172/453/503981

Part 4: Teen Challenge: Life Within the "Jesus Gulag" http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/4/29/165243/571/427/504015

Part 5: Teen Challenge: Possible Missionary Mill? http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/4/30/1712/32864/374/504060

Part 6: Teen Challenge: The Depths of Coercion at a "God Warrior" Training Camp http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/5/1/164418/2864

Part 7: Teen Challenge: Sex Abuse and Sexual Predators http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/5/2/17850/21034

Part 8: Teen Challenge: Court-Ordered Coercion and CYA Indemnity Contracts http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2008/5/3/17742/55658

Part 9: Teen Challenge: Your Tax Dollars, Paying For Institutionalised Abuse http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/5/4/164443/2223/954/504505

Links:

* Bill HR 5876--A Chance to Protect Kids from Abusive "Kiddie Boot Camps" http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/4/25/114146/721/120/503305

* Join Teen Challenge Lawsuit! http://www.beyondbusiness.net/teenchallengesuit.htm