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Gender Confusion at ESOAL

Every day this week, we are going to look at some disturbing footage from ESOAL (the event based on Navy Seals hell week). In an attempt to instill humility and rid interns of the “fear…


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Honor Academy: ESOAL is NOT Optional

Teen Mania says that ESOAL is an optional, voluntary event. They claim that interns are not required to participate nor are they forced to endure the event longer than they want to. They can ring…


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Katie Luce on ESOAL

Katie Luce teaches a women’s class at the Honor Academy called Risen. Some wonderful people inside Teen Mania have provided me with the audio and powerpoints from some of her messages during the fall semester…




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Teen Mania’s ESOAL “Oversight” Committee

After the recent ESOAL expose on KLTV, Teen Mania announced that they would assemble “an independent committee of experts that will evaluate every aspect of this retreat.” As announced last week, this “independent” committee is…


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How about EHOAL?

I think its kind of presumptous for Teen Mania to assume that ESOAL – “Emotionally Stretching Opportunity of a Lifetime” is beneficial to everyone. What about people who have already been through an emotionally “stretching”…


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Honor Academy’s ESOAL In the News, pt. 3

Here is the final installment in the 3 part series KLTV did on ESOAL. My Thoughts: Clearly, rolling the hill until the point of vomiting is NOT something that Teen Mania leadership regrets. They have…


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Sydney’s Story: ESOAL

Moderator’s Note: “Sydney” sent this story in last night. While she prefers to remain anonymous, its important to know that her story is recent and occurred sometime in the last 3 years. In my intern…


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Honor Academy’s ESOAL In the News, pt 2

As part of their continuing coverage, KLTV posts the second video in a series on ESOAL. My main response after watching the video is that although the Lindale clinic reported getting only 10 patients, that…