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One of Warren Jeffs’ 78 wives escapes, describes captivity at FLDS cult

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One of the dozens of wives of polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs has escaped the cult’s compound — but only after being caught in her first attempt and drugged to keep her from trying again. The told her story to […]

Convicted child-molester, polygamous leader Warren Jeffs in coma, may not live

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Warren Jeffs, the polygamous sect leader and convicted child rapist, is in a coma and may not survive, a source close to Jeffs has told ABC News: Jeffs, 55, had been fasting for the past three days and became so weak that […]

Mounties investigate whether convicted polygamist Jeffs smuggled young girls from Canada

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are preparing to send officers to the U.S. to investigate allegations that two young girls were smuggled from Bountiful, British Columbia, to be married to the head of a polygamous sect, according to the Canadian […]

Prosecutors will face “sickness and death,” says accused child rapist, polygamist leader

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Accused polygamist Warren Jeffs repeatedly interrupted his Texas child abuse trial Friday, objecting that his rights were being violated and warning that God would humble prosecutors with “sickness and death.” Jeffs, 55, is charged with child sexual assault and aggravated child sexual […]

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posted 10:02:01am Oct. 24, 2013 | read full post »

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posted 2:41:26am Oct. 07, 2013 | read full post »

How can Christians defend themselves against today's random violence?
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posted 2:53:48pm Sep. 27, 2013 | read full post »

Does Sunday Morning Church Really Need All This Glitter, Showmanship and Gimmickry?
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posted 11:26:20am Sep. 20, 2013 | read full post »


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