From XFamily - Children of God
- Jeremy Spencer inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his work as an early member of Fleetwood Mac.
- James Penn leaves The Family after 27 years in the group.
- Miriam Williams Boeri publishes a book, Heaven's Harlots: My Fifteen Years As a Sacred Prostitute in the Children of God, about her experiences in the group.
- Miriam Williams Boeri establishes the ExCOGnet web site.
- Project Aid/Siberia, a Family project headed by Faith Berg, is chosen to distribute several million dollars in commodities from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the people of Novosibirsk, Russia.
- Jeremy Spencer tours India along with other Family performers for the second time in four years.
- What Magazine: Bait on the hook: a cult experience — 1998-05-01
- The Scotsman: Breaking away from the Children of God — 1998-06-24
- La Prensa: La Justicia de E.E.U.U. pidió la extradición de un argentino — 1998-07-11
- Atlanta Journal-Constitution: 'Heaven's Harlot' looks back on Jesus freak days — 1998-07-25
- The Mirror: How we escaped the clutches of a cult — 1998-12-26
- CBS News: Woman breaks away from religious cult that promoted prostitution and sexual abuse of their children — 1998-07-15
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