MASON’S OPINIONS ON CULTS &
Here you will get a quick
overview of what GAC is.
In this section, you will find direct
quotes from Goodwin that proved to be false.
Misc quotes by
Quotes from books and tapes. Was he
power-mad or what?
Personal accounts from former members of
GAC. Don’t read these if you are easily offended.
Here you can hear Goodwin for yourself! In
one of these sound bytes, Goodwin says that Jesus
Find out how much Goodwin was worth at his
death; read “Goodwin v. US” and more.
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Glenn Goodwin (current pastor of the Des
Moines GAC) calls a child molester a “great man” and more.
Did you know that Lee Ray has a son? Did
you know he had sex with girls and women in the church?
Misc GAC photos
Photos of the church, the ministers and
This section contains
info that does not fit
into the other categories.
Newspaper articles about GAC
In 1988, Goodwin made the entire church
take 10 “covenants” which you can read here. Weird stuff!
Yoke of Bondage
One man's story of his
involvement in the Tom Jolly organization. Jolly was later convicted as a
pedophile – and was one of Lloyd Goodwin’s mentors along with others.
A history of William Sowder's
ministry. (Sowders was another one of Goodwin's mentors.)
See what others think!
Contact information for us and Des Moines
Other web pages
Gospel Assembly Churches
This section refutes some of Goodwin's
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Information on Cults
Brought to you by a former member of GAC!
first started questioning whether Gospel
was the "truth" or not, I started reading a lot on
"cults." Right away, it struck me how similar these
"cults" were to GAC! They all believed that ONLY THEY had
the truth, just like GAC; that everyone else was damned; yet they have NO
proof that what they say is true. Check out the websites below, and you will
see the similarities.
"All the leaders of the cults, from Joseph Smith of the Mormons to
Sun Myung Moon of the Moonies, feel that they were
chosen by God to do some special task or to know some hidden meaning of
Scripture, or to become some cherished savior of mankind..."
Sounds like Lloyd L. Goodwin to me...
of a CULT
I checked off every one of these when I took this short test with
Gospel Assembly in mind.
Asked Questions About CULTS
An excellent page! If you read nothing else about cults, READ THIS;
especially the "cult leaders" and "cult members"
An article by Jan Groenveld. Every ex-member and
current member of GAC should read this short, healing article.
This is an excellent email discussion list offering support to former members
"This web site was created to offer the public a resource of information
concerning controversial and/or potentially unsafe groups-- as well as some
groups that have been called "cults". Here you will find an archive
that contains thousands of documents, which includes news stories, related
articles, reports, letters, court records, book excerpts and personal
Cult Awareness & Information Centre
"A goldfish living in a bowl that is painted black on the outside will
never know it lives in a bowl unless someone takes it out and shows it the rest
of the world. Mindsets can be like that - locked into a `thinking box',
unable to see outside because the web of beliefs is so
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