Regarding Woodstock New Brunswick Canada
May 2023


 Letter 1 Letter 2


 Letter explaining daughters
sexual abuse in the work

Workers attempts to
diminish significance of sexual abuse + threats
April 26th 2023

Convention  canceled
May 7th 2023


Document 4
May 20th 2023

Document 5
May 24th 2023


 Refusal to acknowledge the sexual abuse  that Morgan was exposed to in the work.

And then using 'convention' as a weapon of shame to force compliance and silence!

A renewed  description of frustration and disapointment with senior workers clear refusal to openly acknowledge their daughters sexual abuse as morally significant. 

Also a well motivated and easily understandable  description of how the events of recent years have completely broken moral trust in senior fellowship leadership. 


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The recent letter (written yesterday) is a moving letter of the enormous frustration of parents at being cruelly failed, and morally abandoned by a system that they had honorably trusted since childhood.  Comparison is meaningless .. but I and my entire family have first hand understanding of their pain.

However, with that being said, we have full confidence that the steadfastness to honorable principle and moral dignity demonstrated here by Bob and Stacy, will find its way  to personal fullfillment, blessing and the amazing beauty of true principle that is really what life is all about.  ... (as we gratefully feel that things have worked out for myself, my wife and our wonderful family).
Edgar and family

Woodstock convention update

Here is a link to a recent document explaining the ugly and cruel development for the Bainbridge family and the convention on their property. This seems to me to be proof that there will be no significant change in 2x2ism until the ministry steps down from their high horse of the arrogant and self-righteous claim to ultimate moral authority.  The original issue was simply critisism of some moral issues regarding individual workers.   --  Simple, clear and noncontestable enough -- yet perceived as an unwelcome challenge to the ministries 'holy' monopoly on moral determination. 


I am only very, very slightly acquainted with the folks on the Woodstock convention grounds – Bob and Stacy Bainbridge – Just one short email exchange.  Proud of this acquaintance!

However, the chain of events that they have shared on other digital sources has moved me and touched a very painful but fulfilling spot in my memories. Also, this story has filled me with an enormous admiration for the price these parents are willing to pay to stand firm for the principles of honour, truth and decency that they believe in —These same principles that they have obviously believed in and supported for a long time. Sadly, it is likely (just guessing) that they will not find full support in many of the folks they have trusted, loved and served through the years.

The ugly attempts to challenge and reject the personal responsibility that all honourable human beings have to stand up for what is true and decent must be regarded as a mark of the very lowest of the moral low … Especially if they are being rejected and punished by a ministry that claims a complete monopoly on moral understanding and truth – (yet has proven itself so guilty (recently) of the most hideous crimes known to man).

Our personal story is not comparable in many ways, but 21 years ago we decided to stand firm on 5 carefully documented (non-contestable) issues that were  in complete conflict with the moral principle and dignity we were brought up to believe in. A process of discussion was initiated and resulted in crooked "work-arounds" diminishing the significance of every issue and then landing on our "critical spirit" as the source of blame, and how this bad and bitter spirit could negatively affect "the kingdom". Rejection of us as a family was the only option that was available.

For the Bainbridge family, it would be hard to find a more noble pursuit than the dignity and moral and mental welfare of their daughter. And yet why should it be so hard for anyone or any organization to understand their grief and be willing to comply? Sexual abuse is hardly a non-criticisable issue in any way shape or form. And where else in the world outside 2x2ism would folks be criticized and dishonoured for striving to support and stand beside a closest family member in their distress?

To me it is unfathomable how folks claiming an interest in truth can stand by and let this happen!!

Edgar and Mireille Massey


I may live on the other side of the world .. and I haven't had a personal tie to the 2x2 organisation for over 20 years. --- Yet the recent events in eastern Canada  by a group of obviously arrogant, extremely self-good and hypocritical senior 2x2 officials has sickened and disgusted me to the extent that I cannot just let it pass. 

It began, as I understand it, with an honorable and sincere sister worker, unable to endure an abuse environment she was working in any longer .. Chosing to quit "the work"  that she had hoped to give her life to -- and at one time had believed in.

In line with the honorable principle of "being a light in dark places", that many of us grew up to believe in, in leaving she courageously chose to describe  the environment of ugly and demeaning abuse that she had fled from. She is not alone amongst former fellow sister workers with these complaints.

Her parents, also in line with their own belief in truth, honesty and decency (and love for their daughter) chose to stand by her side, and help her just to be that candle bravely flickering for enlightenment in the darkest of places.  A responsiblility any honorable parent would, or at least should feel.

Rather than honorably dealing with the offending issues ... top 2x2 officials have chosen, in the selfish interests of protecting the "image of the fellowship", to diminish the seriousness of the sexual abuse issues she endured,. They have chosen to discredit and slander the honor and dignity of this honorable woman (acquiting her abusers)... and then as well, have chosen to punish and dishonor her parents in the ugliest, most painful and most demeaning manner possible.

How can participators in this  fellowship just stand by and look the other way and pretend? Is their no honor, decency or moral responsibility left in membership or the ministry? What is moral cowardice?


Edgar Massey

I recognise the longstanding mindset from our own history


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