Hammond Organs

WorldNetDaily moves into Christian publishing: What would you do if armed terrorists broke into your church and starting attacking your friends with automatic weapons in the middle of a worship service? Would you be prepared to defend yourself and other innocents? …There is one man in the world who can address these questions with first-hand […]

American Football Pro Promotes Every Nation’s Purple Prose

The Washington City Paper brings us back to a topic that has been an on-going area of enquiry for this blog: the neo-Pentecostal grouping known as Every Nation. Details of interest appear in a profile of a certain Mark Brunell, who is apparently a famous player of American football (links added): In the fall of […]

Every Nation and Student Politics in Auckland

A reader brings to my attention an article from Craccum, the student magazine of the University of Auckland. The piece is a year old, but it concerns a subject which this blog has been following for some time: the activities of Every Nation (formerly Morning Star International), a neo-Pentecostal grouping which has been accused of authoritarian behaviour […]

Opening the Chest of Joash

(Special thanks to a reader for tip and some links) A couple of weeks ago, WorldNetDaily reported on an interesting religious charitable effort post-Katrina: The charitable arm of a Louisiana pastors’ council is moving at full tilt in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, providing everything from physical and spiritual sustenance to chainsaw crews to help […]

Clubbed by Victory?

UPDATE (9 March 2007): The lawsuit has now been withdrawn. See here. Nashville-based NewsChannel 5 reports on accusations against a religious club in the local Hillsboro High School and affiliated to Bethel World Outreach Center: Thursday, two families filed a lawsuit against their daughters’ public high school because of religion. The girls claimed a school club […]

Morning Star At UNC

This entry has been expanded following helpful emails from various individuals. Many thanks!* The North Carolina News Observer delves into Christian groups at the University of North Carolina (hyperlinks added): CHAPEL HILL — “Slaves to Righteousness” reads the slogan on the cover of the handbook of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Alpha Iota Omega fraternity. …The fraternity sued […]