It's hard to believe, but in America alone, there may be as many as 5,000 religious groups preying upon the weak and vulnerable, and all in the name of God. Dr. Phil's guests have warnings for you and your children.
Imagine your 18-year-old daughter joining a group of new friends you know nothing about, and then one day she disappears along with your grandchild. Seeta says her daughter, Ria, joined 1 Mind Ministries, where she was brainwashed and her child was starved.
Prophet or Con Man?
Norman is a college-educated husband and father who moved his family to join the House of Yahweh, a mysterious religious group led by Yisrayl Hawkins, a man who some say has more than 30 wives. As Norman and his family prepared for the end of the world, as the leader preached, Norman learned the real reason they were selected to join.
From the House of Yahweh
Yisrayl Hawkins explains why he couldn't join the discussion on the show and shares his prophecy for the future. And, Yisrayl's attorney, John Young, speaks on behalf of his client and the House of Yahweh.
See Yisrayl Hawkins' full statement.
How to Avoid Mind Control
An expert on cults and their techniques for mind control offers warning signs to look out for. Plus, a documentary producer goes undercover inside the House of Yahweh.