MASON’S OPINIONS ON
CULTS & RELIGIOUS ABUSE
will get a quick
overview of what GAC is.
False prophecies that
section, you will find direct quotes from Goodwin that proved to be false.
Misc quotes by Goodwin
from books and tapes. Was he power-mad or what?
accounts from former members of GAC. Don’t read these if you are easily
can hear Goodwin for yourself! In one of these sound bytes,
Goodwin says that Jesus visited him.
how much Goodwin was worth at his death; read “Goodwin v. US” and more.
Goodwin (current pastor of the Des Moines GAC) calls a child molester a
“great man” and more.
Did you know he had sex with girls and women in the church?
Did you know that he molested little boys as well?
Misc GAC photos
Photos of the church, the ministers and more.
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.)
Information and links on destructive cults, mind control,
brainwashing, and more.
See what others think!
Contact information for us and Des Moines GAC
Other web pages
Gospel Assembly Churches
This section refutes some of Goodwin's doctrines.
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etc., that do not fit into the other categories
A letter from one of
the rape victims
If you read nothing else on this website, read this.
from T.M. Jolly to Lloyd Goodwin
Dated November 3, 1964.
Do You Really Get
A short essay by Larry Ellison, JR.
Glenn Goodwin to Gary King
A letter from Glenn dated January 1999 which proves he refused
to hear any allegations against the church.
Paul Simpson to Lloyd Goodwin
Dated April 6, 1987. This letter gives much insight into the characters of
Lloyd Goodwin and Lee Ray.
Dated February 9,1998. Explaining why he left the Des Moines church.
from Gary King
Dated October 1, 1998.
A "must see" picture of Lloyd & June
With some commentary. Sent by a talented friend of mine.
exploitation by a counselor or therapist
A section of the Iowa Code. A "counselor or therapist" is also
defined as a "member of the clergy" and/or a person who counsels
people who are "emotionally dependent" on him.
Beginning of the William Sowders Cult
By Paul Simpson – April 2001
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