Monthly Archives: September 2013

Child-Friendly Faith Project Conference November 8, 2013

By | 2017-01-23T13:26:22+00:00 September 9th, 2013|Categories: News and Updates, Blog|Tags: , |

When Janet approached me with her book, Breaking Their Will, and the Child-Friendly Faith Project http://childfriendlyfaith.org/, she asked me to join the Board of Advisors which I happily agreed to do. The Child-Friendly Faith Project (CFFP) http://childfriendlyfaith.org/ is a non-profit organization focused on ending child abuse and neglect within religion affiliated groups by educating the public [...]

Protect Americans from Terrorism- Looking Beyond Boston Marathon Bombings

By | 2017-01-23T13:26:31+00:00 September 5th, 2013|Categories: Resources and Support, Blog, Current Events|Tags: , , |

What can we do to protect the American public from attacks like the one that occurred at the finish line of the Boston Marathon? Some have suggested increasing surveillance—more police and cameras in our nation's cities. Others have emphasized the need for greater scrutiny of terrorist lists here and abroad. While directing our attention outwards—putting more [...]

Freedom of Mind is the True Basis of Religious Freedom

By | 2017-02-06T12:32:49+00:00 September 5th, 2013|Categories: Resources and Support, Blog|Tags: , |

Freedom of mind is the true basis of religious freedom. The death of Sun Myung Moon (2012) presented a rare—and largely missed—opportunity to open a real public conversation about the way that high-demand groups, such as cults, exert their influence over people’s minds and behaviors. Moon was the epitome of a cult leader during the 1970s—his [...]