Posts Tagged ‘Deliverance’

Ex-Celebration Church members believe ‘deliverance’ harmed them

Thursday, August 4th, 2022

A former Celebration member believes deliverance – the Pentecostal equivalent of exorcism – has been used to replace counselling, medical care and even law enforcement at the controversial church. Others say the experience of having a demon ‘cast out’ made them physically ill or left them psychologically damaged. Read more Related Posts:Pope chooses ‘Listen’ as Read more

Spirit of resistance: why Destiny Church and other New Zealand Pentecostalists oppose lockdowns and vaccination

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Was anyone surprised when New Zealand’s self-made Apostle Brian Tamaki courted controversy and arrest by participating in two anti-lockdown protests in Auckland recently? Or that during one of these events he declared he would rather live in “dangerous freedom than peaceful slavery” and likened the director-general of health to Hitler? This was, after all, the Read more