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Index of products, words and internal jargon

recognizable written and spoken terms


This page is published in response to frequent queries about whether people may have encountered members of The Family without knowing it, because members of The Family:
  1. do not normally admit to being part of The Family: index of pseudonyms
  2. do not tell the whole story: The Family's policy on lying and deception

PRODUCTS AND BRAND NAMES USED:


12 foundation Stones; Activated Books; Activated!; CAT Studies; Christian Digest; Family News Magazine; Family Special Magazine; Free Zine; Good News Magazines; Good Thots; Grapevine; Heavenly Library; Heaven's Library; Heaven's Magic; Kiddie Viddie; Kidz biz; Living Waters; Meditation Moments; Memory book; Mountain Streams; Reflections; Treasure Attic; Wine Press; Zine;

OFT-USED JARGON:


GREETINGS: God bless you, praise the Lord, hallelujah, greetings in Jesus' name, GBY, PTL, ILY, JLY, GBAKY

END OF THE WORLD: Eschatology, end-time, end-time prophecy, end-time prophet, last 7 years, Prophecy, Endtime, prophet

"THEM" AND "US": System, systemites, forsake all, forsaking all, early christians, living by faith, faith trip, healed by faith, by faith,

CHRISTIANITY: saved, King James Bible, KJV, ask Jesus into your heart, born again, getting filled, get filled, getting saved, Born again, witness, witnessed to, witnessing, the churches, Missionary, Community, Jesus, Bible, communal


FUND-RASISING: donation, homeless children, mission field, missionaries, volunteer, non-profit, charities, team workers, testimony, youth, teens, donation, donate, tithes, tithing,

OTHER CODES, "LOADED WORDS"
& UNIQUE TERMS/PHRASES:


110%er, Abrahim, backslider, brother, check in the spirit, clowning, continental Reporting Office, goat, good sample, having a trial, in the dumps, in the Spirit, in the Word, inspiration, Jesus Job Time, junior end-time teens, lit, litnesser, litnessing, litnessing, LJR, Loving Jesus Revolution, MO letter, moletter, MWM club, new wine, Open heart Reports, out of the Spirit, postering, provisioning, revolution for Jesus, roman, RTC programs, selah, set-card, share, sheep, sister, spirit guides, system, systemite, tapenessing, victor camp, victor programs, victory, vidnessing, yielded

LEADERSHIP, ORGANIZATIONAL AND LIVING UNITS:


LIVING UNITS: Home, community, communal living, sharing, all things common, colony,

ORGANIZATIONAL UNITS & LEADERSHIP TERMS: area fellowships, area Shepherds, Homes and Combo Schools, LAF, DAF, NAF, RAF, LAS, DAS, NAS, RAS, VS, Visiting Servants, KQS, IRF, CRO, EUROCRO, NACRO

MEMBERSHIP TERMS: disciple, babe, catacomber, fellow member, TRSer, TSer, IRFer, TRFer, Charter Member, FM, CM, MM, Independent Reporting Form, Tithe Report Form, TRF

LEADERS:
  • David Berg, a.k.a. Father David, Moses David, Mo, Berg, David Brandt Berg, etc (deceased founder)
  • Karen Zerby a.k.a. Maria, Mama, etc
  • Steve Kelly a.k.a. Peter Amsterdam, etc
  • Grant Montgomery

ABBREVIATIONS:


COG, FOL, CCH, GP, DFO, DO, LT, BAR, CLTP, CM, CMer, FM, FMer, FN, GN, FSM, CRO, CSA, DAF, daily food, DAS, FAR, FBH, FC Pub, WS, HCS, HTK, FG, FGA, JETT, JJT, JT, LTA, NACRO, NAF, NAS, NLC, NRO, RAB, RAF, RAS, RNR, MLK, OC, OHR, TRF, SG, SGA, YA, XN


Terms used in Public Relations:


THE JANUARY '05 MURDER/SUICIDE: Davidito, Ricky, Rodriguez, rodruigez; Angela Smith, secretary, nanny; murder, suicide, heir, guns, knives, tuscon, USA; abuse, child abuse, child-adult sex, corporal punishment, childcare handbook;

SEX, FF-ING AND PROSTITUTION: sex, sex cult, law of love, bait, fish, FF, FFing, FF-ing, FFer, flirty fishing, FFing Testimonies, escort agencies, escort services, massage services, ESing, prostitution, sacred prostitution, hookers for jesus, miriam williams

SPIN ABOUT DAVID BERG'S LIFE STORY: David Berg, Dave Berg, Father David, Brandt, end-time prophet, huntington beach, hippies, Virginia Brandt, Mother Eve, Faithy, Faithy Fischer, Fred Jordan, Ho, Aaron, Deborah Davis, royal family, Texas Soul clinic, TSC,

CHILD-ADULT SEXUAL ABUSE AND CORRUPTION OF MINORS: sex with minors, heaven's girl, one wife, techi's Life Stroy, Story of Davidito, Child Brides, Sex with Grandmother, Techi

OTHER MISCELLANEOUS KEYWORDS AND CODED TERMS: Jesus People, experts, apologetics, New Religious Movement, shepherd, shepherds, cult, Kidland, revolution, revolutionary, Heaven's Children, International Prayer, kohutek, LinkUP, praise time, Prayer List, Preparatory Meetings, read and burn, Tracts, threesome, dad, doom, eNd, endtime Power, bible, bíblia do Tempo do fim, blade, burden, CAEC GP Kids books, prophecy, prophet, Word basics, the chain, SC, servants


DISCLAMER: exFamily.org understands the information on this page to be correct and factual and provides this list in good conscience for information purposes only. We believe it is important to know if you are dealing with The Family. We urge you to make your own judgement as to whether an individual or organization is affiliated with The Family/Children of God, and to scrutinize the fundraising activities of charitable organizations.

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