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David Noebel, Summit Ministries, and the Evil of Rock: Jeri Lofland’s Thoughts

“In 1974, David Noebel was staggered when students confided to him that Billy James Hargis, ardent promoter of traditional morality and father of four, had had sex with several of them…In 1976, Hargis was forced to resign, and the school closed its doors the following year. Noebel went on to effectively ‘fold’ Christian Crusade into Summit Ministries, building it into a successful international worldview training/brainwashing center targeting all ages, but teenagers in particular.”

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