Roald Bergmann is a charismatic youth pastor who in the late nineties assists to get children and young people to cultivate the faith in healings, tongues and doomsday in the local Pentecostal church on Bornholm. He gets to create his own youth sect, but something goes wrong, drawing traces of pain to this day.
The Secrets of the Sect Leader is a story about loneliness and the great strength of the community and about the amazing forces of religion. Over three episodes, Roald Bergmann follows in the footsteps of his family’s secrets and discovers how they are closely connected to his own youth. What is the truth about the faith that has given so much hope and cost so much misfortune?