James Penn

From XFamily - Children of God

James Penn is the best known pseudonym of a former Family member also known as Gideon Valor, Felipe, Jay, Ray, and Phil. He joined The Family, in 1971, at age 19 and spent 27 years in the group before leaving in August 1998. 19 of those years were spent in World Services.

Screenshot of the Magic Green Shirt Website created by James Penn

In 2000, Penn set up a Website (archived below) which he titled after the "Magic Green Shirt" Mo Letter. In his posted articles, he wrote of some of his experiences during his time in World Services.

Writings by James Penn

Articles by Zerby and Kelly, queen and king of The Family. Rebuttals to James Penn

Articles by Family members. Rebuttals to James Penn