Posts Tagged ‘Richard Lewis’

Destiny defector’s debut sermon

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Richard Lewis yesterday thanked his new congregation and family before delivering his first sermon since splitting from the controversial Destiny Church, where he spent 13 years as Bishop Brian Tamaki’s right-hand man. Mr Lewis addressed around 80 people at the Dream Centre in Manukau. He told them he was there because he was “compelled to Read more

From Destiny, but not with love

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Negative posts from a Destiny Church pastor about defector Richard Lewis have been shared online by Bishop Brian Tamaki. Lewis spent 13 years as Tamaki’s right-hand man before resigning from the controversial church three months ago. “I resigned from Destiny in September. I came to an end of that journey,” Lewis said yesterday. “I served Read more

Cracks appearing in Destiny Church

Friday, December 6th, 2013

There are cracks appearing in the Destiny Church. One of Bishop Brian Tamaki’s most important lieutenants, Richard Lewis, and left  and is setting up his own church. His departure is the latest in string of high profile members leaving Destiny Church. Janine Cardno, the church’s media spokeswoman for many years, and Paul and Michelle Hubble, Read more

Destiny Church has not applied to establish Charter School

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

The Destiny church has “not received or made any kind of charter school application,” says its spokesperson Richard Lewis. Lewis said an inquiry he made, many months ago, to the  Associate Education Minister John Banks, “was simply to gather information about charter schooling and the Government’s plans in that direction, particularly for South Auckland.” Destiny already Read more