Gloriavale puts God before marriage, court hears: 1News
Overseeing shepherd Howard Temple said women who get married at the West Coast commune have to submit first to the church, before their husbands.
“People know that this is what first the Bible has taught, right from when children are coming to our meetings, church meetings and they’re hearing these teachings,” Temple said.
“The concept of love, loving an individual, you’re in this world, you’re in this life; there is a love of God that comes before all in anything and everything else.”
Further reading and video: https://www.1news.co.nz/2023/02/28/gloriavale-puts-god-before-marriage-court-hears/