While members are free to leave at anytime, it is not
so easy in practice, because premature departure
from the residence is deemed tantamount to abandoning God. Upon entering the home they must surrender all possessions for safe-keeping, and sign
a contract allowing Victory Outreach to confiscate their money if they leave without giving one-months notice. During the energetic sermons, the suave leadership constantly tell followers to pray for finances. "If we are not honouring God with our finances, first, we are robbing God, and second, we are being cursed," brother Raffiq exhorts during Sunday service in Amsterdam.