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What is hypocrisy??
Consider how through the years, especially lower class membership
has been harshly repremanded, cruelly shamed and even degraded and
expelled for things like dress code infractions .. a glass of wine
... owning a TV .. a ring on a finger --- going to a movie --keeping
company with or marrying an outsider -- missing a meeting etc
By the same ministry that has proven itself these recent months to
be infested with the most vile forms of human behavior ... Those
that haven't been perpetrators themselves, have systematically
protected and justified abusers.
One clear example of sexual abuse
In top level 2x2 ministry officials
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That one senior leader in a
religious organization should prove to flagrantly betray basic moral
principle and basic decency is completly reprehensible. However
he is just one man!!
Yet the even more serious
moral failing is in the
groups systematic and long standing organizational
mismanagement that historically has diminished the seriousness of
the sex abuse issue, actively protected perpetraters, ignored and
shamed victims --- and deep down in its internal celibate doctrine
fostered sexal abuse development in workers. This issue is
far from being 'rare' in the group. It is only the extreme nature of
Deans crime that has forced the issue to the surface in group
Check the red marked paragraphs below!
Dean Eldon Bruer
was a senior minister in a fundamentalist Christian group often
identified as 2x2. He was found dead of a heart attack in a hotel
room at Government Camp, Oregon June 23, 2022 -- It became evident
systematic and multiple sex encounters that he had been active in -- Systematic
events that were registered on a personal sex account -- multiple
registered sex encounters, including rape, and sex
with minors - the worst and most ugly possible sex offenses..
8 months later
(2023-03-20) an organizational leader that had become aware of this, went out with a
letter confessing knowledge. The letter was meant to be
secret and only to be shown to a selected few in the organization .. but somehow
leaked out to a larger organization of concerned people with
previous 2x2 experience. This ex-membership group put pressure on
leader finally to go to the police! (and to turn over Deans computer and
Introduction and explanation of
I personally was a pastor in the same organization
for 16 years of my life ... I was a member for 40 years .. I often
expressed horror at the horrible crimes against humanity commited by
other Christian groupings. --- 200 years of slave trade organized
and run by Christian governments ... The ongoing sex abuse scandals
within the Catholic church today. The ongoing revelations in Canada
regarding the residential school policy of abducting native children
from their families -- etc etc
Imagine my horror and shame when this issue within
2x2ism was revealed (A group that seriously claims
a monopoly on the favor of God!! claiming that all other groupings
are "false prophets")
The letter that finally broke the
A link to the
letter finally written 8 months later by another senior
minister in the organization when it was no longer possible to hide
the issue and the ministry was forced to give up on the hopeful
pretence that "it hadn't happend"
Law Enforcements warning
When information including
computer and mobil was finally turned over to the police there were immediately warnings
posted. The end of March 2023
8 months later!!!
Regarding Sex Abuse
(Dean Bruer And
Now Several Others)
After the news was
broken by an exmembership group the end of March 2023,
multiple overseers felt the need of 'Damage control' and friends
were informed from the organizations selfish perspective.
Here is a link to a
typical such letter clearly admiting Deans behavior was long
standing and for many was not a complete surprize. His sex
encounters were obviously not only with those restricted to his
sex-account customers! He traveled extensively.
These letters also indicates that sexual abuse within the group is a
well known issue, and involves many other folks besides Dean Bruer.
They are an important read!
One reason the time delay is significant is that it is clear
evidence that 2x2 leadership didn't plan on revealing the issue at
all -- even when the issue was first documented by Doyle Smith
there is clear evidence that the information wasn't meant to be
distributed to all relevant folks ... only a selected few and these
selected few were clearly instructed NOT to share the
Only because of a leak, was there any concern with
dealing with the issue at all. This is clearly criminal.
This culture of non-transparency is deeply rooted in organizational
leadership -- the paramont concern is to protect the image of the
'perfect way of God!'. It was shortly after the leak to ex-groupings
letters of horror from senior workers all over the country
and world began popping up. This undefendable time delay
is significant as a credibility indicator of the group.
Efforts to diminsh significance*
The extremely non-transparent organization has always been adept a
hiding and denying anything that might detract from their own
illusion that their group alone represents 'The will of God' on the
entire earth. They suggest that every other religious grouping is
´just a collection of false profets. Especially
abuse accusations, a need that such issues must be either denied or if denying is impossible
diminished to 'non-signicant' to the holy honor of the organization.
ministers to unsuspecting fields has traditionally been a favorite way of dealing
with vise in the organization -- This ever since the group was initially formed the end of the 1800s-
However this Dean Bruer issue is so extreme that it cannot be
ignored or justified ... Therefor the only alternative is to
diminish its suggnificance to the organization and deny
organizational responsibility. -- (as well as to make the same
empty claims as many times previously --- that
important undisclosed things are
happening to guarantee 'it will never happen again')
I marvel at the indifferance some of the 'true and faithful' folks
have spoken to show regarding the issue!!! Diminishing the
significance of these issues is still the major project for all
those that I have contacted.
The issue of demanded trust*
of the core doctrine within 2x2ism is a demanded and unhealthy trust
in the workers -- especially in senior workers. Seniors
workers demand unquestioning trust from lower ranking workers.
This would seems to have been a major factor in Dean Bruers
unchecked sexual development.
This absolute ban on moral critisism of either 'the way' or the
'minsitry' ... implys that this critisizm¨¨ is equal to critisizing
God himself and is therefor to be regarded as sin. This creates the
perfect environment for both general corruption and especially for
sexual freedom with folks lower in the ranking system.
This is a core problem!! The mass-excommunications in Alberta
were a perfect example of this core principle being applied and misused. A
large portion of those excommunicated were simply asked to
express their full trust in the decisions of ministry -- otherwise
they were banned from the meetings!
Critisizm of anything within the fellowship is quickly defined as "a
bad spirit" which is often then either upgraded to expulsion or to
some of the many other forms of degradation and shame both for those in the work and
as ordinary friends.
(This was the justification for the expulsion of our entire family 2001.) Why is complete trust a core
element at all?
demand for a celibate ministry
This unscriptural demand placed on viral and healthy young men and women,
placed within an evironment of full trust and (in many cases) very loveable
and decent personalities, is asking for trouble! Sexual
hunger is a well documented aspect of the human mind and being .. It
normally does not develop into an insurmountable problem in the
process of ordinary life patterns. The work is not a normal life
pattern! Denying its force creates
issues like Dean Bruer -- and similar issues in the Catholic church.
Where has this ruling come from? It hasn't always
been so even in 2x2ism.
monopoly on the will of God*
This is also a core element in 2x2
doctrine. A principle that effectively exempts leadership from
any moral responsibility toward any opinion or suggestion from
anyone else in the entire world. This is a dangerous issue, as
in reality it opens the door for free interpretation on any issue
and any principle -- regardless the idiocy or illogic deductions
Is it possible to deny self-righteousness and at the same time
profess a higher moral understanding than the entire world outside
At the end
of the day!
wanted to say! --- I have personally decided to try to distance
myself as much as honorably possible from the public 2x2 discussion
environment – An environment that has occupied a certain (sometimes
excessive) amount of my time these 22 years since our expulsion. I
am 76 now so maybe it is time!!
There has been an explosion of new membership applications in ex-2x2 communities recently.
many different and unconnected horror stories from the heart
(several hundred and not only of sexual abuse but other forms of
bully¨¨ behaviour ) that have emerged that
there is no reason to doubt that enough cards are now open on the
table for honest folks to ‘weigh it in the balance’ and make
honorable decision--- if that should be a personal concern ---
Even in the 2x2 internal groupings of the "somewhat true and
faithful" and the “moderately true and faithful” as well as the
“fanatically true and faithful" there is enough incriminating evidence blown well
into the open at this time, for moral decency and integrity to do its
work---if that should unexpectedly turn out to be a personal concern
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