To get a small glimpse into this, take a look at the video below: This is what happens when you leave the church.
You can walk out of your church and never come back, but we are social creatures and we care about our loved ones.
If you are looking to escape/leave an oppressive segment of the church, I highly recommend you read this article on how to leave it.Most definitions of “cult” require there to be a charismatic leader and the closest the church had to that was Ellen White, and she is now dead. While, again, one could argue against her teachings, her presence shouldn’t be the concern here; its the .Although it should be noted that conservative members usually unofficially hold her writings/teachings up at the same level as the Bible.Dead men can tell tales: When the New York Times wrote about elevator operator Robert Green, left, and Jacob Jagendorf, a building engineer, right, it reported that their bodies found lying at the bottom of an elevator shaft November 24, 1915, told the story of the pair's failed robbery attempt Notorious: This is the original April 18, 1936 booking photo for Charles 'Lucky' Luciano.
Luciano is considered the father of organized crime in New York and was the first to divide the city sections controlled by five mob families The gallery includes images from the largest collection of criminal justice evidence in the English-speaking world, a repository that holds glass-plate photographs taken by the New York City Police Department.
White she could be labelled , what most people really mean is an insular, oppressive group that has its members controlled.