Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Brian Tamaki’

Broad church: Diverse Christian voices worth listening to Comments 0

Monday, June 10th, 2019
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Perceptions of Christianity in New Zealand get shaped by the most extreme voices. So who else could the media go to for comment? Quick, name the most prominent New Zealander you can think of who is a Christian. Chances are if you follow the news at all, that the first name that comes to mind Read more

Bishop Tamaki wants Kelvin Davis to man up, do his job, or else Comments 0

Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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The Government is accused of attempting to ‘gang rape’ Destiny Church leader Bishop Brian Tamaki. Tamaki made the comments Monday, on Q+A. Threatening to re-enter politics if nothing is done to stop Māori families suffering and to fix the prison system he said he may need to talk to Hone Harawira about taking Corrections Minister, Read more

Bishop Tamaki backs President Trump Comments 1

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Destiny Church leader Bishop Brian Tamaki has revealed himself as a passionate Trump supporter and hopes New Zealand will have a leader “like him” one day. Tamaki took to Facebook to blast United Future leader Peter Dunne, calling him a “rat” and a “pathetic specimen of a man”, following Dunne posting an open letter to Donald Trump Read more

Brian Tamaki on Harry Potter, obesity, unemployed and STDs Comments 0

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

New warnings by Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki include the perils of Harry Potter and that the hit children’s character lures young people into the “demonic world.” And in the latest book released by the church leader, Tamaki has also delivered a new chapter on the Kaikoura earthquake saga – and that he predicted the Read more

Strange twist occurs in anti Tamaki protest Comments 0

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
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An online campaign has been set up asking people to donate to Rainbow Youth using Bishop Brian Tamaki’s name. But Tamaki’s wife has tweeted, her husband will receive a tax return to the value of one third of every donation over $5. Rainbow Youth supporters were encouraged to make the donations in Tamaki’s name, using Read more

Tamaki, the Christian, and quakes Comments 0

Friday, November 18th, 2016
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It is difficult to discuss Brian Tamaki and his discourses without making a few basic points. The first is this: As Christians we do not accept every word of the bible as being the literal “word of God” addressed to us at this time, directing our lives. We do know that the Bible contains writings Read more

Bishop Tamaki agrees his “inspired moment” will be seen as ridiculous by most Comments 0

Friday, November 18th, 2016
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“It was not a prepared or planned message at all – but came at an ‘inspired moment’ before the sermon,” said Bishop Brian Tamaki on his latest blog. “The earthquake that struck midnight Sunday (sic), the 13th of November 2016 was warned of that Sunday morning at 10:45am, during the Sunday morning church service of Read more

Bishop Tamaki outrages with tweet about money Comments 1

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Destiny Church leader Bishop Brian Tamaki has caused a stir in social media with a tweet referring to both Jesus and money. On March 23, Bishop Tamaki put out the following tweet. “Jesus spoke to a tree/fish/wind/water [a]nd other things … i spoke to a $100 bill early in my life [a]nd said ‘you [a]nd Read more

Destiny Church aims to integrate its school into state system Comments 0

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

The Post Primary Teachers Association is opposing a bid by Destiny Church to have its south Auckland school become state integrated. PPTA president Angela Roberts said the union is concerned about how surrounding schools might be affected, the New Zealand Herald reported. The school is within Destiny Church’s “City of God” complex in Manukau, and Read more