Aimee Semple McPherson Pt. 1



This is hostage. Apar- cast original every week. We tell the stories behind the most captivating hostage situations and the people inside them. We'll also cover the psychological tactics used in kidnapping kidnapping situations and what the human brain does when held captive. I'm Irma Blanco and Corduroy. You can find episodes of hostage and all other podcast originals for free on spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts to stream hostage for free on spotify. Just open the APP and type hostage in the search search bar that podcast. We are grateful for you our listeners. You allow us to do what we love. Let us know how we're doing reach out on facebook and instagram. Ah podcast in twitter at Park Network and if you enjoyed today's episode the best way to help us is to leave a five star review wherever you are listening it really does help. Moose's our first episode about the kidnapping of Evangelical Preacher. AIMEE semple McPherson in nineteen twenty six. Amy was the founder of the foursquare. Church an offshoot of PENTECOSTAL ISM that promoted baptism and healing through faith in. Jesus Christ iced with her unique sermon. Style and revolutionary use of the media. Amy Amassed hundreds of thousands of followers in less than a decade but as a pioneering hiring woman and an outspoken critic of many powerful people. She also may dangerous enemies this week. We'll see how amy's passion for the Gospels Bowls and get for promotion led her to become one of the best known. Religious leaders in America will also discover how fame may have led her to tragedy tragedy when she disappeared one spring morning from the California coast. Next week we'll see how amy's world shattered after the kidnapping when when she and her mother were accused of fabricating the story and will learn how she recovered from that traumatic day at the beach which may not have unfolded quite quite like she claimed.

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