James Maddox, a pastor who lives adjacent to property owned by the controversial Church of Wells in East Texas claims he’s witnessed bizarre activity from the Church community for years.

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“They don’t interact well with the people of the community and they’re really pretty reclusive in a lot of ways,” he says.

Continuing he says, “The problem has been, is how they handle people and how they’re manipulating people’s lives and their minds.”

Watch the video above as the pastor describes various practices, customs, and conditions he claims he’s witnessed in the Church of Wells community. Plus, what does he share with Andy and Patty Groves about their daughter, Catherine, who has been living inside the Church of Wells community for most of the past five years?

The conclusion of this two-part Dr. Phil exclusive airs Monday. Check here to find out where you can watch.

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