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Let Us Prey: A Ministry of Scandals

Men and women brought up among an estimated 8 million members of over 6,000 IFB churches attest to a cult-like culture of coverups, abuse, and corruption in the Independent Fundamental Baptist (IFB) church.
20234 episodes
TV-14
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - Like a Lamb to the Slaughter
    December 2, 2023
    42min
    TV-14
    An investigative reporter uncovers more than 400 abuse claims in IFB churches. Ruthy’s story leads a prosecutor to crack open her childhood case. Ruthy forms the Blind Eye Movement to expose and put an end to the abuse and cover-ups within IFB churches.
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  2. S1 E2 - Swallowing Goldfish
    December 2, 2023
    42min
    TV-14
    Ruthy meets Kathy, who describes how an abuser used her rape (28 years ago) to silence more victims. After years, authorities arrest Ruthy’s and Kathy’s abusers. Another victim comes forward to reveal that a prior cover-up enabled Ruthy’s rape.
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  3. S1 E3 - The Get Right Room
    December 2, 2023
    42min
    TV-14
    A shocked Ruthy learns how Amanda's parents, who now face over 100 felony charges for crimes against youth at an IFB boarding school, forced Amanda to punish other kids. Ruthy has an emotional meeting with the prosecutor to prepare for an upcoming trial.
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  4. S1 E4 - The Reckoning
    December 2, 2023
    42min
    TV-14
    Blind Eye Movement members rally together on their abusers' court dates. Ruthy's case takes a sudden turn when her abuser does something shocking.
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Directors
Sharon Liese
Producers
Sharon Liese
Starring
Ruthy Heiler
Studio
discovery plus Crimes
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