You know I love a Christian cult story. Are there any powerful men who don't exploit their power for sex and...power? Or is it just the religious ones?
This is a split timeline story told from the point of view of child and adult Judith, and a few others, but I see Judith as the protagonist. Her mother gets caught up with the wrong guy and becomes the wrong guy herself. Judith resists The Call, but doesn't escape unscathed.
Moses was about to tell her that she would never be allowed to go back and that Megan would burn in hell, but it didn't seem a very cheerful thing to say and he didn't want to annoy her again.