Ray Hoffman's Letter to Texas FRIENDS about Ira Hobbs Child Sexual Abuse and Americo Quispe

Ray Hoffmann's, former Texas OVERSEER, wrote a letter to the 2x2s in Texas about the former Texas OVERSEER, Ira Hobb's child sexual abuse and also about the investigation into Americo Quispe.

2017 Irongate Dr. Arlington, TX 76012
May 30, 2008

Dear Friends,

I deeply regret writing this type of letter to you, many of whom I haven't met yet, but it seems necessary to do so considering the serious nature of what I am about to write.

There has been an investigation by the authorities into what is termed child sexual abuse on the part of Americo Quispe when he was laboring here in Texas. This is a crime punishable by imprisonment if the perpetrator is found guilty. We are complying with the law in asking you to report to the local authorities any suspicious activity on the part of Americo or for that matter any worker, friend, family member or anyone that may have had contact with children in your care. I would also ask you to contact me that I could help in assisting them in the investigation.

Americo had spent time in many homes that had children and these alleged crimes could have taken place during what may have seemed to be innocent play to a child. If your child was molested he or she may be confused and often are made to feel it is their fault, and are embarrassed to talk about it. It is very important upon receiving this letter that you have a conversation with your child to determine if inappropriate sexual conduct took place. How you approach your child will have a great affect on them. Please be gentle and patient and accepting to what they tell you, and do not show anger or make them feel guilty as it is not their fault.

This response we are asking you to make is very important not only that justice could be served by the law but that also victims could receive professional counseling because this kind of abuse often leaves emotional, mental, and spiritual scars that can plague the victims for many years to come.

Americo has been dismissed from his place in the work. We feel for all involved and hope reconciliation can occur that will restore peace and help heal those wounded by his actions.

Another matter needs to be discussed now. Many would know that Ira Hobbs is resting at his brother's place in VA. The following is to give a brief explanation to end the speculation and rumors as to why he is there and no longer to be active in the work. Recently there has been a case of child abuse in another state and Ira's name was among those that were accused. Though the investigation is ongoing and Ira's guilt is in question, the officer investigating the case has made an open inquiry on a website concerning Ira and asked any to come forward with any allegations against him and several have responded. Most all these cases are concerning incidents of some time ago. And while we are not wanting to bring up a man's past, we are disturbed because it is an unresolved past. He has not admitted to any of the allegations except one and that only in part. There are too many allegations to be dismissed or disbelieved. He is being urged to seek psychiatric care for this so that he could come to recognize what took place so often and hurt so many who for the most part are still hurting because of his lack of admission of guilt.

We very much appreciate Ira's guidance and help in every way the past 10 years in Texas. He has sought the Lord diligently and faithfully for your care. I have appreciated his help this year in getting me adjusted to the responsibilities here in Texas. The things that we have felt needful to discuss here is in no way to take away from all the good that Ira has done, nor of Americo. But it is an attempt to be open and honest with these things that are so painful to talk about yet have become needful just the same. May we learn to pray for these men that there could be restoration and as we mentioned, that there could be healing for all that were hurt and for the many still hurting.

The Lord is on the throne and will bring the hidden things to light so He can cleanse His kingdom. Jesus spoke to the Samaritan woman at the well that 'the water I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life." This well is translated as a spring and it has an eternal source, and because it is a spring, it will be forever cleansing us that His Kingdom will be pure. Malachi 3:3 also speaks of a cleansing the Lord will do to His ministry for His Kingdom "and He shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver..."

Romans 13:1 "Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers...Whosoever resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God...For rules are not at a terror to good works, but to the evil...For he is the minister of God to thee for good..."These words were not written to strangers but to God's people letting them know we are not exempt from the law and we must comply.

Feel free to contact me. Your brother in Christ, Ray Hoffmann

PS. There is an enclosed page giving some information on pedophilia.


  1. What good has Ira Hobbs ever done?
  2. Does taking the name of Jesus Christ in vain provide adequate cover for child sexual abuse?
  3. Can there be any love of God in people who financially support child sexual abuse?
  4. Can there be any love of God in people who claim ignorance, but now know about the common child sexual abuse of children by WORKERS?
  5. Do you think there is a connection between the "gospel" taught by the WORKERS that omits restitution, repentance, sin and righteousness through obedience to God and the willful cover up of child sexual abuse by the OVERSEERS.
  6. Report anything suspicious? How about WORKERS lying to parents and little kids about how the cult got started?
  7. What about the many known cases of WORKERS having sex with women?
  8. What about the many known cases of WORKERS sleeping with each other when they claim to be celibate?
  9. What about the false gospel they preach and WORKERS' suspicious activity for years of covering up child sexual abuse?
  10. What about the suspicious activity of WORKERS placing themselves above God and claiming to need to live in followers houses where they have access to kids?
  11. What about the suspicious activity of OVERSEERS moving WORKERS who commit adultery, fornication and child sexual abuse to new FIELDS to cover things up, try to make people forget and give new prospects for abusers?
  12. Why do OVERSEERS encourage parents to doubt children who are sexually abused?
  13. Why don't OVERSEERS report suspected child sexual abuse themselves?
  14. Is this the first time that child sexual abuse has happened in Texas if only 3% of crimes go detected on average?
  15. How many other workers have been involved if this was Ray's first attempt to be open and honest about this?
  16. Who are the authorities that are doing the investigation?
  17. When did this investigation start?
  18. How did this investigation start?
  19. Who reported the child sexual abuse and to whom was it reported?
  20. If Ira Hobbs was the overseer, how many child sexual abuse cases of other workers were given to him that he could have hushed up since he is accused of child sexual abuse himself?
  21. How many homes with children did Ira Hobbs visit as an overseer?
  22. What in the world does the verse about "water springing up" (the baptism of the Holy Spirit) have to do with sexual abuse other than trying to make him look "spiritual"?
  23. Why do OVERSEERS only care about child sexual abuse when it's discovered by authorities?
  24. Why don't OVERSEERS report to the FRIENDS their tactics for seducing women and lying to their husbands?
  25. Isn't the whole 2x2 religion suspicious?
  26. Isn't is suspicious when tens of thousands of people financially support and praise WORKERS who molest kids and cover it up? Isn't this the work of Satan?
  27. Why don't WORKERS preach about restitution?
  28. Why do parents have to pay for counseling for their children who were abused for years but too afraid to tell their parents?
  29. Who is more responsible, the WORKERS who molest kids, the OVERSEERS and WORKERS who cover it up, or the parents who pay the WORKERS' bills and tell their kids to shut up?

See also: Ira Hobbs and Letters - Home

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Reuel Leach

Graham Thompson Letter

Dale to Taylor

Dale to Church

Dales Letter to Lyle

Dale Letter - Immorality

Earl George

The Lying Fiancée

Ruined Childhood

CSA in Peru

Alberta Staff

Letter about Willie Jamieson

George Walker & IRS

Letter to Edgar Massey

Paul Abenroth's Letter

Sexually Abused

Sydney Holt's Letter

Letter to Willis

Letter to Fay Sheeley

Letter to Mrs Dilla Sheeley

Letter to Berglinds

Rays CSA Letter

Letter to Bob & Minnie Skerritt

Campbell's Letter

Dale Shultz Letter

Ronan letter

Willie Jamieson Letter

Willie Jamiesons Letter CC

Clyde Mackay's Letter

Ted and Kay Arvig

Willis Crane Letter

Letter by Malcom

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