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NM Supreme Court assigns judge to Wayne Bent case

(Update: July 10):  Arraignment date set for Wayne Bent (Updated; July 8, 8:18pm PST.) Beyond90Seconds.com has learned that the New Mexico Supreme Court has assigned Judge Gerald E. Baca to preside over “all matters” concerning the State’s case against controversial church leader Wayne Bent (aka Michael Travesser). Judge Baca presides in the Fourth Judicial District in […]

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Bent’s Web site, “New Mexico returns Willow”

Update (July 17): This is a second version of the Strong City video concerning Willow’s return home.  It runs 3:35, just over a minute longer than the earlier version: Update (June 18): The following video of Willow’s return to the Strong City church property in northeastern New Mexico was posted on youtube today (runs 2:42): […]

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Some of Wayne Bent’s followers now joining him in fasting

Update (June 8, 10:50am PST): I received a brief e-mail from Wayne Bent this morning. Bent wrote, “About 40 people have joined me in the present fast.” One day after The Lord Our Righteousness church leader Wayne Bent (aka Michael Travesser) announced that he is fasting until a girl is returned to her parents, some […]

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New Mexico church leader now fasting

(*note: the headline to this story originally used the words “hunger strike” instead of “fasting”. The former headline had been written minutes after Wayne Bent published his post. I had not read Bent’s entire post. While some may debate “hunger strike” vs. “fasting,” I feel fairness calls for the word “fasting” in this story’s headline. […]

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RAW SOUND: Jeff Bent uncut

It’s nearly a month-old, but what is purported to be an unedited (and never-before-heard) audio recording of a television interview with Jeff Bent popped-up on StrongCity.info this morning. According to the Web site, the interview had been taped May 9th for ABC’s Good Morning America. But the interview never appeared on GMA. More on that […]

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Wayne Bent reacts to Grand Jury indictment

On his church’s Web site, Wayne Bent has posted his thoughts concerning this week’s Grand Jury indictment charging him with two counts of second-degree sexual contact with a minor and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. In his 30-paragraph-long post, titled Modern Day Witch’s Brew, Bent gives his side of the […]

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