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Was David Hasz Forced Out or Did He Resign?

Since Teen Mania has a history of lying about why people leave the organization, we may never know the answer to that question. Personally, I have a hard time imagining that Dave left willingly and voluntarily….


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David and Jon Hasz Leave Teen Mania

Teen Mania just sent out an email announcing the departure of David and Jon Hasz. Here is the text of that email: For 25 years, Teen Mania Ministries has been reaching teenagers with the life-changing…


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Is It Legal to REQUIRE Donations?

I don’t know, but I’d like to find out! Interns who’ve been financially dismissed tell me that they often have to sign a paper promising to pay back their account since they’ve falled behind on…


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Carl’s Story

It’s been 2 years now since I found the blog. I can’t even begin to tell you what a difference it’s made for me. I’ve tried so many times to write my story. It would…



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Teen Mania In the News

Fox News Los Angeles recently did a story on ESOAL. It was originally slated to run in tandem with the Southern California ATF, but that event was cancelled. The producers interviewed me as well as…


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Contest Winners

According to the Random Number Generator, the contest winners are: WandererMouseSavedbyGraceCarolTommyWilson Please send me your mailing address at recoveringalumni at hotmail dot com. If you’d prefer one book over the others, let me know, otherwise…


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Contest: The Honor Academy in One Word

I’m clearing off my bookshelves and I have 5 books to giveaway. At midnight, I will randomly select five commenters (so pick a name – don’t be anonymous!) to win! The books are: 1) The…


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Steven’s Story

I attended the Honor Academy a few years ago and I was sexually involved with a male staff member. I honestly don’t remember exactly how the relationship started, I try to block that out and…