Posts Tagged ‘Destiny Church’

Coronavirus -Some born-again Christians immune? Comments 0

Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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Airborne demons are responsible for the coronavirus but it has been claimed some born-again Christians could have special protection from it. “Satan has control of atmospheres unless you’re a born-again, Jesus-loving, bible-believing, Holy Ghost-filled, tithe-paying believer.” This is what Bishop Brain Tamaki told the people at Destiny’s South Auckland centre and live stream viewers on Read more

Church leader uses ploys from Trump’s bag of tricks Comments 0

Monday, February 10th, 2020
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Bishop Brian Tamaki seems to have taken a couple of popularist planks from President Trump’s platform. At Waitangi, last Thursday he railed against immigrants and also suggested: “We should drain the Wellington bureaucratic swamp”. The Destiny Church leader was described in the Waitangi Day service schedule booklet as an ‘Apostle Bishop’. Tamaki had arrived with Read more

Destiny Church’s Hannah Tamaki calls for ban on new mosques Comments 0

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Destiny Church leader Hannah Tamaki’s political party says it will ban new “mosques, temples and other foreign buildings of worship” if elected. Vision NZ – which had to change its name after its original suggestion, the Coalition Party, was rejected by election authorities – has made the promise in an inflammatory announcement railing against multiculturalism. Read more

Destiny Church charities status reinstated Comments 0

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Two charities under Destiny Church have been allowed to operate again, including having tax exemptions, after earlier having their charitable status removed. The High Court on Tuesday ordered that both charities – the Destiny International Trust and Te Hāhi o Ngā Mātāmua Holdings – be reinstated their charitable status. They were taken off the Charities Read more

Destiny Church member refused rental property on religious grounds Comments 0

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

A forestry worker in Whangārei is offended his application to rent a cottage was refused because he’s a member of the Destiny Church. Read more Related Posts:Tangata whenua angry over use of Parihaka name by…Critics say Destiny Church gives God a bad nameMan-Up programme has never been banned from prisonsPopulism getting louder in NZ but Read more

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

Kiwis troll the Tamakis’ Coalition Party, snapping up domain names Comments 0

Monday, May 27th, 2019

The country’s newest political party Coalition New Zealand has had some competition finding a domain name. Since Brian and Hannah Tamaki announced the party, Kiwis have been snapping up domain names left, right and centre. Kiwi comedian Tim Batt was one of those who swooped in, buying the www.coalitionparty.co.nz page. Read more Related Posts:Catholic leading 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

Critics say Destiny Church gives God a bad name Comments 0

Monday, April 29th, 2019
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The Destiny Church has been criticised for demonstrating outside the Al Noor Mosque in an attempt to reclaim Christchurch in the name of Jesus. The photo above shows Destiny Church Christchurch senior pastor Derek Marina Tait reaching out to a member of the Muslim community during the call to prayer and peace vigil at Hagley Park on Read more

Tangata whenua angry over use of Parihaka name by Destiny Church Comments 0

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Elders of New Zealand’s most revered symbol of peace have strongly rebuked Brian Tamaki for using Parihaka to endorse his church. Tamaki, who founded Destiny Church with his wife Hannah in 1998, visited Parihaka Pā on Saturday as part of his Tu Tangata Riders Tour of Duty Taranaki hosted by Man Up New Zealand. Read Read more