The Virtual Reptilian Cult


On july fifteenth. Two thousand seventeen. The son had just begun to rise over the quiet town of cool ball township pennsylvania when a gunshot rang through the air. Operator's answered a disturbing call just moments later and heard the panicked voice of forty two year old barbara rogers she cried. My boyfriend had a gun. He told me to press the trigger. Oh my god he's dead. Police rushed to the scene there on the floor of the tan double wide trailer late thirty two year old. Stephen minot a forty five caliber gunshot wound in his forehead. Barbara rogers stood beside his lifeless body. The firearm nearby barbara immediately claimed that she was innocent stating that her and many. Oh were deeply in love barbara. Even used stevens last name though they were not legally married. Despite her protestations barbara was arrested and police began their investigation. But perhaps barbara's protests weren't as far fetched as police had assumed a cursory internet search revealed. That barbour stephen were active members of an online cult. Run by a woman named sharee schreiner. The detectives searched for answers would lead investigators down a dark path filled with coded messages alien lizards and vampires. Hi i'm greg paulson. And i'm vanessa. Richardson and this is cults. Park has original every tuesday. We look at occult practices their leader and their followers. You can find all episodes of cults and all other podcast originals. Free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts to stream. Cults for free on spotify just opened the app and type cults in the search bar at cast. Were grateful for you our listeners. You will allow us to do what we love. Let us know how we're doing reach out on facebook and instagram. At podcast and twitter at podcast network. And if you enjoy today's episode the best way to help us is to leave a five star review. Wherever you're listening it really does help. This is our first and only episode on sherry schreiner. The woman behind a virtual reptilian kalt will explore her troubled childhood as well as how schreiner used the internet to cultivate her following sherry. J. schreiner was born on december eleventh. Nineteen sixty five in cleveland. Ohio into a devout god fearing christian family. She attended private christian schools and went to church every sunday. Surrounded by discussions of jesus and religion. Schreiner never remembered a time when she wasn't thinking about discussing reading the bible while sherry was a very private person of the information that's known about our comes from her self published books in one titled bible codes revealed the coming. Ufo invasion sherry claimed that she was proclaiming. God's name by the age of two and she was reborn by the age of five however also at that time she developed horrific haunting night terrors which she described in vivid detail sherry wrote. A figure would stand at the foot of my bed and stare at me as i lay trying to sleep. Fear and sheer terror with grip every muscle and bone. I had it was at least seven feet tall dark and evil. I would shrivel under my blankets and pray for it to go away. I did not know what it was other than feeling it was some evil being straight from hell and i certainly did not know what it wanted. Vanessa's going to take over on the psychology here and throughout the episode please note. Vanessa is not a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist. But she has done a lot of research for this show. thanks greg. The national sleep foundation explained that night terrors can have several causes including extreme tiredness lack of sleep or stress. It is quite possible that stress of her family's devout contributed to share his night terrors. As a child though. We don't know the specifics of the situation. Perhaps sheri's family put pressure on her to adhere to a specific code of conduct prescribed by their faith sheri's terrors continued to haunt her well into her adolescence as the years passed. She had a revelation. These visions were not some anonymous shadowy figures but evil demons sent by lucifer to kill her. She proclaimed herself lucifer's arch enemy. Though she hid this title from those around her by the age of twelve sherry had read the bible from front to back and was particularly interested. In the book of revelation the final book of the christian bible known for its strange imagery and apocalyptic predictions schreiner was fascinated by the concepts of the end of days and the arrival of the anti christ but despite shriners deep immersion in biblical studies. She hated her religion. She disagreed with much of christianity and brandon herself a nonconformist becoming the black sheep of her family but sherry shifted her biblical prophecy studies to the side while she focused on higher education she dreamed of pursuing a career in television news broadcasting

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