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Trisha (Patricia) Kee/Lacroix is the founder of the ‘Do Right Hyles Anderson’ movement along with Jocelyn Zichterman,  among several other “DO RIGHT” groups and the Fundamental Revolution (FR). We are first going to discuss the FR logo, then Linda Hyles Murphy’s influence, followed by the beliefs, practices and endorsements of Trisha that clearly show the cultic and occultic nature of this group. (UPDATE March 25: Further evidence has surfaced that adds credence to the claims of this article that show Trisha giving credit to a psychic for the success of her personal life and HER group here)

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It must be kept in mind that most people think of “occult” as some blatant devil worshiping monster, with satanic rituals, sacrifices, blood drinking maniacs, and although there are a few religions and groups that actually do practice that, the not-so-blatant forms of it are more sinister. The Bible not only condemns the blatant cults, but also the seemingly innocent ones that most Christians are too naive and ignorant to see through. “And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. Eph 5:11. The critics on Trisha’s site who make lite of the accusations posted here, who think it’s OK for a Christian to quote Buddha, approve of atheist and homosexuals criticizing the Bible, a group leader who praises “the book of the dead” are MOCKING GOD and are playing a dangerous game with matters they have obviously not studied. It is more convenient for them to mock the evidence then to give the facts an honest evaluation.

Some of these issues that we begin with may seem petty to the average reader, but you have to understand their importance to the persons who utilized them to correctly assess their agenda.


The link to their website is posted after this paragraph, and the first thing you will notice is the logo at the top of the page. It has the Fundamental Revolution with the evol of Revolution written backwards and highlighted in red which is a well known occult practice that is used to identify cult members of particular sects, and with the highlighted red portion of ‘love’, since we Americans read left to right, the first thing you see is EVOL or EVIL) {The British occultist Aleister Crowley chose the spelling to differentiate the occult from state magic and defined it as “the Science and Art of causing Change to occur in conformity with Will”, including both “mundane” acts of will as well as ritual.  *** . Alleister Crowley stated that to use words to effect change  for “the law of reversal” one must ” learn to write backwards. . .” (Magick in Theory and Practice, 1929). Not only does the word appear to say evil at first glance, but the law of reversal means that by placing love backwards in the word it will effect hate towards fundamentalism. And if this seems to “out there”, consider that a recent post from a DRHAC member was praising the Church of Satan founded by Anton LaVey who relied heavily on the writings of Alleister Crowley. (see our article on Trisha Lacroix Correction.)

 Fundamental Revolution site

Now once you see the website and the logo, keep in mind all of the above about the backward writing. Now let me show you something that is FREAKY. This is the url for their logo. Go ahead, click it Most urls for photo locations dont have a separation of the logo as this one does. The website designer used an “I-frame” block for the logo, but allowed any user that inspects the element the see what you just saw. EVOL. Within occultic groups, symbolism and logo is everything.

Admin Ty Duncan, with Approval by Trisha Lacroix, blaspheming Jesus Christ

This may seem petty or insignificant to some (and we’re not done yet) but it is very significant to cult members. And those who overlook these simple little matters never stop and ask, just why DID they write their logo like this?

The next issue is with their slogan:


Now at first glance this would appear to be taken from Isaiah 61:3. However, keep in mind that Satan always mimics matters belonging to God. 2 Cor 11:4.  Isaiah 61:3 God details an EXCHANGE of beauty for ashes, meaning He takes your ashes and gives beauty, there is NOTHING in Isaiah 63:1 that implies that the beauty ARISES FROM THE ASHES.

So then where does this come from if not Isaiah? Glad you asked:

The term ‘out of the ashes beauty will rise’ is a VERY SPECIFIC term used in the Illuminati and Free Masonry. It is based on Egyptian mythology that the Pheonix will burn and arise from the ashes back to life. In the Illuminati, it is the story of Lucifer flying out of the ashes of hell to reign in beauty on the earth. For your own research you can visit the links below from the cults own websites that explain this.

Now this does not mean that Trisha and/or any of her group are members are an actual member of these groups, but this serves to show where their slogan is derived, and considering Trisha’s admission to studying numerous other religions, it is very likely that she has studied and incorporated the beliefs from these groups from which this slogan is derived.





There is further symbolism in the groups Fundamental Revolution Facebook page where T-Shirts are sold with an alternative FR logo containing the Yellow Lotus (see here)which is the Tibetan Buddhist Symbol (Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols) and one of Trisha’s favorite resources to post quotes on the Do Right Hyles Anderson FB page is from the Tibetan Book of the Dead (sceenshot posting after this article or click here if you don’t feel like waiting to get to the end!).

The website is not complete yet (with the exception of the “Make a Donation” tab) but there is enough there to PROVE that there are occult and cultic themes within Trisha’s FR group.


We believe that Lindy Murphy has been burned by her father, and unfortunately has turned to faith in Jesus Christ to the god of humanism. While we are not saying for certain that Linda’s involvement with Trisha goes beyond Trisha merely using Linda’s testimony on the FR site, we believe it is still necessary to show the background of Linda Murphy, and how it has influenced Trisha.

The first video you see, is the testimony of Linda Hyles Murphy, a 17:40 documentary of her life in the “cult” of First Baptist Church of Hammond. But what most people will miss is the group she belongs to that sponsored this event. Now this part may be a little boring but it’s important to show the foundation of Linda Murphy’s influence on these groups.

The group is TED (Technology Engineering and Development)  Pay attention now!

Ted’s primary spokesperson, Chris Anderson gives the following statement on the TED website:

ED’s Chris Anderson says the rise of web video is driving a worldwide phenomenon he calls Crowd Accelerated Innovation — a self-fueling cycle of learning that could be as significant as the invention of print. But to tap into its power, organizations will need to embrace radical openness. And for TED, it means the dawn of a whole new chapter …”

Crowd Accelerated Innovation is an oft used term used by Illuminati as a tool that will be used in the future to BRAINWASH mass media, and those who know prophecy know that the antichrist will certainly need technology such as this to reach a worldwide audience. This technology could likely be what God uses as described in 2 Thess ch2 “and God shall send them strong delusion that they should believe a lie”. There was  controversy over these type of techniques  as far back as  President Eisenhower warning the American’s in a farewell speech of the dangers of such programs. There is even an official government patent for the use of ‘mind control’ devices ( US PATENT 5159703 ). This technology was credited for the surrender of thousands of Iraqi troops during the Gulf War.

Although this technology may be far-fetched without evidence to support its veracity, it is the BELIEF in the technology that poses an issue for a Christian who supports these groups.

Chris Anderson goes on to say, “… the rich use of multiple technologies, formats and approaches for the most powerful possible impact on an audience. But the term covers more than just form and format. Content will span the full spectrum of knowledge TED stands for, from dazzling technology and leading-edge science to the richest veins of human creativity and interconnection.”[1] If that isn’t clear enough new age globalist language there’s more.

There is a list of primary sponsored speakers for the group. Most of them are all labeled as “Futurist”. What is a futurist?  An occult clan. [Not to be confused with Futurist Theology which is the belief that Revelation and many prophecies of the Bible have a yet future fulfillment as opposed to the Historicist and Preterist view that Revelation has been fulfilled.]They are concerned about a “leaderless world order” [2] , promote a “NEW AGE of business”  and yes, they have a religious agenda[3] (imagine that, no really, imagine…oh but hey, Al Gore was a member so at least they are concerned about global warming!)

TED is a PR arm for transhumanism [3.1] Click here for a list of TED sponsored videos that cover a variety of humanist topics

Speakers for TED are known as ‘Fellows’. This is part of the ritualist labeling of Free Masonry

Now let’s get back to Linda. In her video, she champions a counselor for her success, Mary Vernon. Mary Vernon is a counselor at Crossroads Counseling & Neurofeedback. If you read her short bio, “”Each of us has been in the marriage and family therapy field for over 20 years. During this time, we have looked at alternative treatments but found none with results as significant as neurofeedback. Now, because of advances in computers and more accurate ways to view and understand the brain, neurofeedback is often the treatment of choice for many conditions, providing better results faster.” [4]

Neurofeedback therapy, also called neurofeedback training (NFT), is method of teaching a trainee or patient to alter physical and psychological states. It is accomplished by using monitoring equipment that provides real time feedback to patient about their brain activity. It is well known that it was developed by New Age medical practitioners. It is no more than the same methods used in Scientology to brainwash you from symptoms but with advanced electron implements.

Not one time in Linda’s speech does she mention the Bible or Jesus Christ. In her 3 values that she learned, the first one was  “Freedom. Freedom to determine MY OWN VALUE SYSTEM” well that explains why Jesus was never mentioned. In fact, I can’t remember seeing any quotes from Trisha mentioning the name of Jesus. You have to be careful of those who use “religious language” (like Obama, and then gives a speech to a college group criticizing the Bible [5] ). Just because someone uses the word “God” and “grace” in their rhetoric does not mean they are CHRISTIAN.  Ask Trisha what they mean by “redemption” without Christ! (You know , kind of like how the NIV explains redemption while removing the “through his blood” part in Col 1:14)

Linda makes it perfectly clear she doesn’t want religion discussed on her facebook page.[6]She would rather talk on a patio where “There is nothing like nature to help us connect with our souls. “[7] and for $150 a session (with a 6 session minimum) you will need a financial consultant and a second job. Linda’s explanation of her services make it clear that she is a futurist. The opening statement of their description of Life Coaching “Coaching is future-focused, motivating, inspiring, energizing, positive and action-driven” is a clear indication of that as it is the same philosophy of the other futurist speakers for TED. Whatever ever happened to “take no thought for the morrow”. Jesus was apparently not using” positive, transformational conversation.”  According to Linda’s testimony you don’t need Christ because “You do have within you what it takes to set yourself free; sometimes you just need someone else to help you tap into those inner resources.”

All of the above with the background from TED and Mary Evans provide the foundation that has shaped Linda Murphy’s philosophy which is 110% pure unadulterated humanistic, new age occultism.


Since this article was first published, Trisha has admitted to embracing the beliefs and teachings of the New Age movement, Buddhism, and other various religions, so we have eliminated much of the former material that was used to prove what she was involved in.

On November 9, 2012, Trisha stated:

“13. My religious beliefs… I am not religious. I am not a member of any church. I am spiritual. I take ideas/beliefs and I have created my own internal faith. Everything from Christian, Buddhist, New Age beliefs and have incorporated them into my life. I do believe in God. I pray constantly…my life is a prayer. I meditate. I read books on how to become a better person. I believe in Jesus as my Savior. But I do not and will not conform to a religion. Religion separates people and most wars are started because of religious differences. In my opinion, religion is for people who are afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for people who have already been through hell. That is my belief. I do not think anyone needs to believe how I believe. Its my own faith. Its personal. And I believe everyone should worship in a way that feeds their soul… So I support our Baptist people, Atheists, Catholics, Buddhists, New Agers, Methodists, Lutherans…whatever you are… if it makes you a better person…I support your belief system.”

Trisha also belongs to a group called People of the Second Chance, and this appears to be where she gets her definition of “grace” from.PEOPLE OF THE SECOND CHANCE, and their official website here
This group is by far no where near Christian and is about as HUMANISTIC as it gets. Their members use the term radical grace, and grace freely with absolutely NO MENTION OF CHRIST. Their motto is “Overthrow judgment, liberate love”. They have 5 “lifemarks”: courage, tenacity, empathy, purpose, hopeNone of the “lifemarks” mention purpose as being crucified with Christ and hope as being the blessed hope of Titus 2:13. Their definition is that “Hope lifts the human spirit and believes in a better tomorrow.” This is pure humanism. The “human spirit” is born wicked and deceitful. It must be crucified with Christ. Furthermore, this “second chance” philosophy has it’s roots in L. Ron Hubbards Scientology cult. It began as “Deadly Vipers” but was shut down because of racism.

There is a list of their “target audience” and number 4 states, “4. You have experienced or you are currently seeking a powerful second chance MOMENT that will radically alter your life and mission.”(emphasis added)What kind of “MOMENT” could there possibly be that would change ones life that can do a better job than Christ?? POTSC explain that “We are radically inclusive and work diligently to produce “human” messages and not religious ones.” (emphasis added)


Although Trisha appears to use a progressive Christianity approach within her group, the intentions of the group were made clear by the partner that helped her start the group, Jocelyn Zichterman.

“Trisha Lacroix MEMBERS>>>>I wanted to take a moment why we are here…it’s to support victims. To validate one another. It’s to find healing, care about one another and to experience radical grace. I’d like to caution everyone about what you post. The outside world see’s this group…….We have found something enriching that we never thought possible. We found ourselves and a faith (regardless of what it is) that works. Trisha. (emphasis added).


Let’s use an example here. Say we Christians are angry about American policies, and we want to vent our frustrations in hopes that someone will hear our voices. So some concerned angry Americans create a group. But, we need some followers. Who has the most in common with us that is angry enough at America to join us? Aha!!!! MUSLIMS So we will create a group and invite all the Muslims to join us to criticize American politics.

Now if you believe that would be absurd, if you are a Christian mad at the church, regardless of the fact you may have legitimate reasons, why on earth would you join a group of unbelievers, atheists, new agers and occult adherents to discuss your complaints against the church??

While we applaud Trisha’s effort to want to see change in certain fundamentalist churches and colleges, her motives are highly questionable, and the method in which she has advocated have served to destroy the faith of many which can not be entirely blamed on the abusers within the IFB.


The Bible is clear that as a believer we should not:

14Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? 15And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?16And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.17Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you” 2 Corinthians 6:14-17

While many may be angry at the abuse that has occurred in the IFB as well as other churches, God will still hold each one of us accountable for how we respond to it. Abuse is not the fault of Jesus, and it’s not as though Christ has been taken by surprise and is unaware of the abuse. But to respond to abuse by turning ones back on God and sharing in fellowship with those who are hostile toward Christianity as a whole only serves to exacerbate the harm caused to victims by separating them from the only One that truly loves and understands them like nobody else, for He too, was abused, mocked, shamed and ultimately crucified.

Bad communications corrupt good manners (I Cor 15:33), and the Psalms warn us that the Israelites mingled with the heathen, and learned their ways. Ps 106:35.  God NEVER condones any child of His to fellowship with a group of unbelievers, homosexuals, atheists, and other religions that are contrary to the gospel in order to achieve a “greater good”. There is no greater good on earth than sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ, how He died for sinners and only in Him can one be made whole.

We thank and praise the Lord that many Christians have left these groups, and we hope and pray that Trisha as well as leaders of the other “Do Right” groups would consider what they are doing to others and consider even their own beliefs that are contrary to the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Sources to get started on studying the New Age Movement.

The New Age Movement. Watchmen

 Psycho Heresy Awareness Ministry

 The Seduction of Christianity Pt4

Invisible Empire: A New World Order Definded (Video)

demonDo Right Christians has tracked down the source of what we believe has led to the demon possession of Trisha Lacroix, founder of the Do Right Hyles Anderson Facebook page.

Now we do not take demon possession lightly, and in no way intend for this to be a criticism of Trisha’s spiritual life per se. But what we discovered provides an insight into the character of Trisha that many have noticed just seemed to be a little “off”, and now I think we know why.

As most who have followed this site know, we have meticulously detailed the goings on of anti-fundamentalist groups, such as Do Right Hyles Anderson, and have written extensively about the false claims that they have made in our recent article on the Jack Schaap arrest, and the occultic overtones in a group Trisha attempted to create called Fundamental Revolution.

As with virtually any person with an axe to grind, there’s always more to the story than what we see on the surface. I personally believe that Trisha has demonstrated characteristics of severe narcissism, and her willingness to embrace several different religious philosophies only complicated her spiritual life. Then I read her personal story on another website. And that truly explains a lot about why Trisha’s character is the way it is now.

Trisha’s story is actually a very sad commentary. I read it with an open mind, not looking for anything to crucify her with, but with a curiosity as to what made this woman so bitter.

For Trisha, her war against the IFB is a very personal one. Since the article is published on another website , I will not repeat too many specific details of her story from there. Nevertheless, it was a tragic story, and one that any honest, God-fearing Christian can be sympathetic about. As Christians we frequently overlook what others have been through, and often only see the “hateful” persons victims of abuse have turned into (if in fact, that is what has happened). Our first reaction is to defend our beliefs when they are attacked, and others who share those beliefs with us, and we see the accuser as a person with a specific agenda intended on defying God and turning those away who believe in God. A personal crisis can certainly be the spring-board that leads to such angst towards God and Biblical doctrines, but underneath it all is still a hurting person that has yet to find the peace that passes all understanding in Jesus Christ alone.

Although Trisha’s story did not involve sexual abuse, it did involve what I would certainly consider an abusive home. After reading through all of the horrible things she endured, something else caught my attention in her story, and that is when she attributed her “resurrection” from the old Trisha, to what she is today, to a woman named Alara in 2011.

Having researched the occult and apologetics for 20 years, that name just did not seem typical of a normal counselor, and had an esoteric “ring” to it. In a few short minutes, I found Alara.psycic

Alara is a psychic operating out of Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to offering psychic readings to help her clients “connect with loved ones” (a medium), she offers a variety of other blatantly occultic services such as Chakra balancing, metaphysical teaching, and angel card readings. Alara has used the language of the Freemasons and Jewish Occult  in comments such as:

The above image and below the eye is an ascension vehicle known as the Merkaba.  It is spoken of in many ancient texts.  It is a vital force of sacred geometry.

Merkabah is Jewish occultism and “sacred geometry” is at the heart of Freemasonry (hence the Freemason symbol of the compass and the square, with the capital letter “G” symbolizing geometry).

On Alara’s blog is the following comment left from Trisha Lacroix:

Trisha LaCroix: Posted on Friday, January 18, 2013 6:26 PM
This is an awesome testimony I received from one of my clients.  Thank you!
Trisha LaCroixJacquiAttaya-Alara, if I shared the results of what is happening because of mygroup…if I shared all the results of me writing my story has done… Thelives saved from suicide, the validation, the healing in people, the spiritualawakening…the ripple affect… YOU are the reason. YOU did this…I am justthe tool. You are my teacher, healer and mentor. The lives you have touched arecountless from towns near me to Australia…Thailand… Iam honored to stand with you, helping others. We are in this together. Andtoday…our pain means something…it’s changing lives. :).

The Bible states in Deuteronomy 18:10-12

There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch. Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer. For all that do these things are an abomination unto the Lord: and because of these abominations the Lord thy God doth drive them out from before thee.

Not only is the practice of witchcraft, mediating (See the Witch of Endor story in I Samuel ch 28), consulting with familiar spirits condemned by God as an abomination, but is a sure way to subject oneself to demonic possession. Many victims of demonic possession, and one that I have personally heard where a demon spoke through a teenage girl, all had a few things in common, and that was consulting with occultic practitioners, opening themselves up to the demonic realm willingly.

The Bible makes it clear that those who practice divination and soothsaying (psychics, future predictors or “fortune tellers”), are demon possessed. Acts 16:16. And Ephesians 4:27 warns us not to give place to the devil.

Trisha Lacroix admits that her “success” and the success of her group is all attributed to Alara, the psychic. Alara was her “teacher, healer, and mentor” and Trisha was just her “tool”.

Thus even though Trisha has a very tragic personal story that surrounds her childhood, she is in far more danger than she realizes with the open invitation she gave to Satan and his host of demons to influence and possess her.

I’m sure those who friend and defend her will simply brush this off, and of course those are the people who do not take God’s word about the spiritual wickedness in high places seriously. Eph 6:12.

It would be my hope and prayer, that Trisha realizes that she has willingly opened herself up to the demonic kingdom, and that only Jesus Christ, not Buddha or Alara, nor Vishna, nor the writings of the Book of the Dead or Bagavhad Gita, can deliver her from the oppression that is only going to get worse. If Trisha thought events in her childhood were bad, she is totally unprepared for the damage that Satan intends on doing since he was invited to invade her. Satan is a thief that seeks to steal, kill, and destroy. John 10:10, and the longer Trisha avoids dealing with this issue, the greater Satan’s stronghold becomes.

And he [Jesus] said unto them, ” I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven”. Luke 10:18

And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever. Revelation 20:10.

Only the power of the cross through the blood of Jesus Christ can defeat the devil and his angels. Rev 12:11. I truly hope that those that have likewise subjected themselves to such practices that offer an open door to the devil into their lives would seek the face of Jesus Christ for the victory that He has already obtained over evil, and of which He gives such abundance of life freely.

On a lighter note, Alara should have told Trisha we were going to write this!

Former pastor of First Baptist Church of Hammond, Indiana,Jack Schaap, was sentenced today in federal court to serve 12 years in federal prison. Official Court Sentencing Order)032013 Judgment and Commitment Order

For other details surrounding this case, see our article on the Jack Schaap Sentencing Memorandum

The prosecutor and Schaap’s defense attorney had both initially agreed and stipulated to a 10 year sentence which is the minimum sentence required to be dispensed under federal law. There is no word yet on whether Schaap will attempt to appeal the sentence since the sentence exceeded what he had agreed to plead guilty to. (Convicted persons may not appeal a conviction of guilt that is based upon a plea agreement, but at times, may appeal a sentence if there is an abuse of discretion, or if the defendant plead guilty under the promise of receiving a certain sentence.)

Federal law generally begins with a mean, and then the courts may decide based on aggravating or mitigating circumstances whether or not to “depart” from that mean, or in what federal law deems an “upward” or “downward departure”. The Honorable Rudy Lozano noted several things that likely deemed the sentence worthy of an upward departure (See also United States Sentencing Commission, Sentencing Guidelines §2G1.3):

*Schaap fired an employee for reporting the affair with the teenage girl to Cindy Schaap, Schaap’s wife.

*Schaap had sought advice from a computer technician within the church on getting rid of evidence.

*The egregious nature of the grooming and Schaap’s position as a trusted leader of a religious community.

The Honorable Rudy Lozano also stated, “We are dealing with the treasures that are most important to us – our children.”

Schaap responded in part,

I thought I wanted to be this family’s savior. “Sometimes people try to be heroes … in trying to be a hero, I became a fool. If you love me, please don’t blame this family for my wrongdoings. Blame me”

Judge Lozano also ordered Schaap to serve 5 years of supervised release upon completing his sentence, and noted he must register as a sex offender for life.

Federal inmates are eligible for 54 days off of each year they serve for “good behavior” credit, which amounts to approximately 85% of the time they serve. Jack Schaap was arrested on September 18, 2012, and with the pre-sentencing jail time credit will likely be released @ July 5, 2022 as a tentative release date (according to BOP sentencing calculators, although our personal calculations arrive at a later date. Once Schaap’s abstract is prepared for the Bureau of Prisons there will be an official date listed).


And of course, right on cue is Trisha Lacroix taking credit for Schaap’s arrest. Trisha states on her Facebook page:

Many of us worked tirelessly to have him arrested. FBC DID NOT report his abusewe did. My teams of admins and I worked for 8 months with victims of First Baptist Church. And while I handed over the reins of the group to new admins, we continue to work behind the scenes. [1]

(Bold print emphasis added).

Once again, as we stated with PROOF from COURT RECORDS, not hearsay or gossip, but actual court documents, and statements taken under oath by witnesses, that FBC staff are the ones that called the authorities. It was FBC staff that turned in photos of Schaap and even reported to them that he tried to get them to cover it up. All of Schaaps actions and attempted cover ups were reported to the authorities BY FBC STAFF before any do righter even knew all the facts of the case.

Furthermore, when this story first came out, it was actually Jocelyn Zichterman who claimed to have called the FBI, which we now know is not what led to Schaap’s arrest. So even IF it were true that the Do Right Hyles Anderson group beat FBC to the punch, it would have been Jocelyn Zichterman, not Trisha Lacroix, that provoked the arrest. Trisha Lacroix claimed to have distanced herself from Jocelyn Zichterman shortly after the DRHAC group was created, and now Trisha wants to take credit for what Jocelyn Zichterman actually laid claim to!

A very funny commentary indeed, but the fact is they are BOTH full of it. The evidence points to FBC making all of the initial contact. Trisha and many anti-fundamentalists say the FBC members listen to a man twist the Bible and blindly follow him, while Trisha stands on her “Do Righter” pulpit and twists the facts of documented court evidence and her group blindly follows her! (Although to the credit of many members in DRHAC, they left her group after blasphemous cartoons were posted demeaning Jesus Christ, and photos were posted of Trisha in a skimpy bikini on a Facebook page claiming to help sexual abuse victims.)

She ends her “acceptance speech” with the words of a CCM Music group “Word of God Speak”, and only a few comments below discusses how a picture of Willy Wonka “makes me horny” just prior to dedicating a workout (of all the silly things) to a homosexual rights activist, Jeffrey Hoffman, for “all the work he does for gay rights”.

Oh what a tangled web we weave, when at first we put on a mask and feign to bereave.

Come quickly Lord Jesus.

Former pastor of First Baptist Church of Hammond, Jack Schaap, will be sentenced on March 20, 2013 in federal court for having sex with a 17 year old girl having crossed three state lines in the process of the commission of his crime.

Our website has received hundreds of comments and e-mails with different tails of these events both in support of Schaap and adamantly opposed to him. Some stories that we read which showed apparent inconsistencies led us to believe there was a possibility that this “rebellious” girl had a connection with a popular so-called victim’s rights advocate and may have targeted Schaap.

After reading the sentencing memorandum, nothing could be more further from the truth. The documentation provided in the sentencing memorandum paints a picture of the events of Schaap’s crime that neither those in support  of Schaap nor those who have attributed Schaap’s acts as representative of all of fundamentalist churches seemed to be privy to.

As we explicate certain facts within this memorandum below, we urge not only followers of certain “Do Right” groups to reevaluate the trust they have put into the leaders of these groups who have apparently made bogus claims about their involvement with this case, but also to members of First Baptist Church who appear to support Schaap without having known the entirety of Schaap’s depravity in this matter.

As Christians, we need to extend forgiveness to all, and that includes Jack Schaap. However, extending  forgiveness does not mean minimizing the natural consequences of his actions or upholding him as a man of integrity and or a representative of the gospel of Christ nor any fundamental Baptist church. Jack Schaap should be allowed to live with the stigma that he has created for himself, and if he is restored, in my opinion that would only occur after he has capitulated on his false doctrines, and demonstrated a genuine display of repentance. Nevertheless, he should NEVER pastor another church.

Claims That Do Right Hyles Anderson Made Taking Credit For Schaap’s Arrest.

Those who followed this case, and read the numerous media articles are well aware that Trisha Lacroix of Do Right Hyles Anderson, and Jocelyn Zichterman, have taken credit for Schaap’s arrest and touted such as their crowning achievement in exposing abuse within the IFB. Not only did they claim credit for this, but accused all of the staff of First Baptist Church of covering up the incident and refusing to “do right”.

The documented court evidence proves otherwise.

Not one single mention is made of the FBI being tipped off by an outside source in 23 pages of documentation.

What the report does state is that FBC staff became increasingly concerned about Schaap’s behavior but did not yet have evidence of a crime. The report shows they repeatedly warned Schaap about how much time he was spending with the girl. Page 6, Sentencing Memorandum. Jack Schaap called a meeting to chastise his staff for their assumptions (which demonstrates that they were trying to find out what was going on) and then within a few days, a staff member found evidence of Schaap’s crime in which the sentencing report states led to Schaap’s “firing and law enforcement investigation”.

The report does show that a secretary was complicit in Schaap’s actions, but does not state whether she knew what Schaap’s intentions were, or that other FBC staff knew that the secretary was assisting Schaap. Although one would have to wonder why a secretary transporting a pastor with a 16-17 year old would not raise red flags. This is one example where trusting your pastor does not mean checking your brains at the door.

The report clearly shows that FBC staff did not let up on Schaap, and eventually found evidence and not only fired him but contacted law enforcement.

Now we do not deny that perhaps Jocelyn Zichterman called the FBI, but the report makes it clear that it was FBC staff that initiated the contact with the police, not Jocelyn Zichterman, nor Trisha Lacroix. One could argue “well maybe they are trying to protect their informants”. Not likely considering that they went to national media outlets taking credit for this.

Whatever FBC staff could have done better which is highly speculative, the actions that they DID take are certainly not the same picture that was portrayed to everyone from the anti-fundamentalist groups according the court record.

Jack Schaap’s Manipulation and Heresy

Never in my life have I seen a person use such manipulative grooming tactics as Schaap did with this 17-year-old girl.

The record shows that this girl had been traumatized and emotionally damaged prior to talking to Schaap, and this fact was known to Schaap because it was e-mailed to him, printed out and handed to him by his secretary in April of 2012. Page 8, Sentencing Memorandum. 

Schaap begin with an initial counseling session which led to him spending personal time with her outside of the church and office.

Within 2 months of Schaap’s relationship with the girl, he wrote her the following in a birthday card:

I can’t get you out of my mind. I keep thinking about how much I enjoy talking
with you, how great you look when you smile, and how much I like your laugh. I
daydream about you off an on all day, replaying pieces of our conversation . . .
laughing again about funny things you said or did. I’ve memorized your face and
the way you look at me . . . it melts my heart every time I think about it. And I
catch myself smiling when I imagine what will happen the next time we’re
together. You must be something really special, because I can’t remember the last
time I felt so strongly about someone. Even though neither of us knows what the
future holds, I know one thing for sure – you’re one of the very best things that’s
happened to me in a long time.

Page 9, Sentencing Memorandum

Not only was Schaap a married man, but this was a 17-year-old girl whom he demonstrated “romantic” feelings for after only 2 months.

The religious rhetoric that Schaap used to groom and bait this girl are beyond appalling and blasphemous. In another handwritten letter to the girl, Schaap writes:

I’ve been doing much thinking about you – our brief journey together has
been like a spiritual allegory (a story that illustrates a truth 🙂 . . . Your life began
to deteriorate w/ actions + activities that were self-destructive + that would have
brought great tragedy eventually. Then, as your Pastor, I began to counsel you +

you to God, the truth, and to a better path of living – that’s what we
call Righteousness.

You gave me your trust, your
heart, your love, + your affection. [Unintelligible] must feel when a sinner makes
Him more than a Savior – he/she makes Him a beloved lover + friend.

In our “fantasy talk,” you have affectionately spoken of being “my wife.”
That is exactly what Christ desires for us. He wants to marry us + become eternal

Page 9-10, Sentencing Memorandum (emphasis added)

The repetition of  “spiritual allegories” and seductive language couched with Biblical overtones is so reprehensible I am surprised he was not struck down by God Himself as when God killed Herod for blasphemy in Acts 12:23.

And as if that wasn’t bad enough, Schaap writes the following blasphemous heresy:

When we get scared, Jesus sends His spirit to live within us. But He does
not personally live with us. He waits until we have fully matured before he takes
us to Heaven to live with Him.

I must follow the example of Christ. I have espoused you to Him as a
chaste virgin. You are pure + lovely + perfect in His eyes. Now you must mature
in His grace until the time he brings you to Himself.

Jesus sends His spirit when we get scared? He does not “personally live with us”? ARE YOU SERIOUS?? If Jesus waits until we all “fully mature” before taking us to live with Him, then NOBODY is getting into heaven. Furthermore, the Bible is clear that believers are sealed by the Holy Spirit the moment we are saved. Eph 4:30, Eph 1:13. Moreover Jesus said of the Holy Spirit in John 14:17,

Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

How this man ever snookered his way through an ordination inquest baffles me.

Schaap Knew He Was Wrong 

I have seen letters where some argued that Schaap had medical problems, suffered stress or other abnormalities. However, that would only serve to alter his state of mind where it could be claimed that he was delusional IF any medical evidence could substantiate that such health factors could be a proximate cause of such behavior.

Yet Schaap downloaded an “I-Phone” app that was designed to erase evidence. Page 3, footnote, Sentencing Memorandum. This clearly shows that Schaap was aware of his actions the entire time. Not only that they were sinful but that they were criminal. Schaap also arranged meetings with the girl on a “forest reserve”. If Schaap truly believed his actions were just, why the secrecy?

A Plea To Pastor John Wilkerson and FBC Staff

Probably the biggest complaint I have heard against FBC is that they have been alleged to show a lack of remorse for the victim and her family, and according to the court report, even banned them from FBC. This is not a case where refusing to discuss the matter in public or to the church is best for the “cause of Christ”. I believe that the public who look up to members of First Baptist Church need to hear how FBC feels about the victim and her family, not just about how this event has brought shame to the church.

First Baptist Church is now pastored by John Wilkerson. I have listened to several of his sermons, and he appears to have a very gentle and meek character. If he hasn’t done so already, I would plead with Pastor Wilkerson to reach out to this family and offer condolences, sympathy, and your regrets for what occurred at the hands of the leader of the church.

Churches across the world should mark actions and teachings such as what was propagated by Schaap, and learn from it. Now I am no expert in sexual abuse prevention in the church. If a person is set to do evil, he/she will do so regardless of what preventative measures are in place. But I do not believe it is appropriate for a male to ever counsel a female, and I am confident that I am familiar enough with the Bible to recognize false doctrine when I hear it, and a married man who falls in lust with a 16-year-old girl within a 2 month time period is someone who demonstrates he has long held to erroneous doctrines that either could or should have been recognized by others.

Even we at Do Right Christians were quick to judge when this story first came out, but the evidence has shown that we were hasty and our sincere apologies to the victim and her family if we have written anything that contributed to their suffering.

We hope that all Bible believing Christians will remain in prayer for First Baptist Church of Hammond, for the victim and her family, and be humbled by this experience and let it move us to seek the Lord and His righteousness to teach the truth in love, to respond to crisis according to God’s prescriptions, to hold our leaders accountable, and get back to the business of reaching a lost world for Jesus Christ.

As those of you who have read our article on the Trisha Fundamental Revolution Occult were aware, our site had posted information about Trisha Lacroix, founder of the Do Right Hyles Anderson Facebook page, that stated she was never a member of the First Baptist Church of Hammond. This information was based on a lengthy conversation that I had with Eddie Wilson, FBC spokesperson, and 2 emails from FBC staff.

However, credible information surfaced that I received this week with photos of Trisha Lacroix in a HAC yearbook that included Trisha Lacroix, and while I am no expert on the policies of HAC attendance, I would assume that some type of church attendance would be required. Thus it appears that Trisha Lacroix did in fact attend HAC for at least 2 years, and therefore we apologize for posting inaccurate information provided to us.

We do however though, have two major issues that we would like Trisha to address. If we are willing to admit our mistakes, then we would hope she would do the same.

ISSUE NUMBER 1, the Eddie Lapina Tapes

In or about September of 2011, Trisha claimed that she had audio tapes of Eddie Lapina admitting to a cover up of additional Jack Schaap crimes or at least cover up of details concerning the current crime for which he is incarcerated for and awaiting sentencing. Within the week that she claimed they would be posted, she retracted the claim with a statement that avowed that the tapes were in the possession of a grand jury.

The convening of any grand jury could not be verified by any of our legal team staff or attorney friends, but we do not deny the possibility of a grand jury considering all of the allegations that surfaced regarding Schaap’s finances and the potential for additional victims as it is reasonable to conclude that those who have an attraction to minors did not just start having an attraction to them at 54 years of age. We then do not doubt the possibility of a grand jury being convened, it was never verified.

After many members in the  Do Right Hyles Anderson (DRHAC) left over this issue, Trisha then stated that the information was given to a reputed journalist, and would be available in an article published by the Chicago Magazine. The Chicago Magazine released it’s article entitled “Let Us Prey” which derived much of it’s source of information about Jack Schaap, Jack Hyles and First Baptist Church from Voyle Glover (Attorney and former FBC member), Jerry Kaifetz (Ph.D. and former FBC insider), Dr. David Cloud and Dr Robert Sumner. Absent from the 7 page article was any mention of a cover up by Eddie Lapina or the mention of any tapes or any links where said evidence could be heard.

If there is evidence of a cover up, we would gladly post it on this site. If there is not, then we would like for Trisha to simply admit that there was never any audio tape of Eddie Lapina.

ISSUE NUMBER 2: Falsified Resume

Information was submitted to us that Trisha Lacroix had claimed that she had a marketing degree from Hyles Anderson College. Trisha then made a 13 numbered response on the DRHAC page which denounced that she ever had a marketing degree from HAC and that her resume did not reflect that (screenshot posted below at the end of this article).

However, several press releases, such as one by the JDH Group, stated the following:

“Trisha brings more than 10 years of sales, marketing and account management experience with her, along with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Hyles Anderson College in Crown Point , IN. She began her career as an account manager for Exhibit Dynamics in Dallas, TX. [1] (emphasis added).

JDH executive staff stated to us in a telephonic interview that new employees prepare their own press releases, and thus whatever information was prepared for the press release, was the creation of the employees themselves.

Now giving Trisha the benefit of a doubt  perhaps one company could have made a mistake. However, the same resume surfaced on another company she worked for called MG Designs [2]

Therefore, we would welcome an explanation from Trisha as to the anomaly contained within her statement that she never had a degree in marketing (which HAC has never offered) compared to her press releases for a couple of the companies she has worked for that claim she had a BA in marketing from Hyles Anderson College.

Certainly evidence such as this lends to the credibility or lack thereof toward Trisha’s reign over her group members. Trisha has attempted to start a group called “Fundamental Revolution” that offers merchandise with the group logo available for purchase, and if a potential customer were to spend, for example, $45 for a sweat-shirt, it is reasonable to inquire as to whether the product being marketed is being promoted by a credible source.

It also demonstrates that if the allegations are true, that Trisha defrauded her employers by receiving wages from them under false pretenses. Since these companies appear to be marketing companies, it is very likely that Trisha would have been chosen over other applicants by demonstrating she had a marketing degree. If she has in fact been dishonest about that, that would reasonably call into question her motives and credibility for other claims that she has made on her group page as well as the motives and credibility of others within the group that support her. You can not have it both ways, it is blatantly hypocritical to vilify fundamentalist churches of cover ups while maintaining the same type of dishonesty that you accuse abusers of.