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Megachurch Controversy

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What is Subliminal Influence?
The term subliminal is technically archaic , though it is still in common use. The problem is that it is hopelessly bound to the concept of a well-defined sensory threshold, a concept made obsolete by the introduction of signal detection theory into...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion
Why are some experts skeptical about subliminal influence?
There was once a legitimate scientific controversy over whether subliminal perception really occurs or not. The question was whether someone can perceive something unconsciously. All kinds of experiments were performed to try to prove that we were...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion
King James Bible: Deuteronomy, Chapter 25
Chapter 25 25:1 If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked. 25:2 And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge...
Old Testament >> Deuteronomy
A Cup of Hemlock: Dealing with Conflict in Coven and Congregation
There have always been those folks who point out our foibles, and make us take an uncomfortable look at our world, as well as those who simply had the misfortune to point out the obvious when it was unwelcome. Then there are troublemakers, folks who go out of...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Magicians Who Endorsed Psychic Phenomena
Conjurors have long played a role in psychical research. Many people are under the impression that magicians are total skeptics when it comes to psychic phenomena. It comes as a surprise to many (including some magicians), to learn that this is by no means...
>> Psychic Abilities
The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca

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Megachurch Pastor Andy Stanley Apologizes After 'Stinkin' Selfish' Controversy
Pastor Andy Stanley apologizes after calling members of small churches
Megachurch pastor Andy Stanley has apologized after stirring controversy with his recent sermon in which he called members of small churches "stinkin' selfish.
Pentecostal Megachurch To Finally Save San Francisco?
The church has also fallen to controversy. Pastor Frank Houston, father of Hillsong co-founder Brian Houston, confessed to sexually abusing children. Their stance on LGBT rights is curious.
Rob Bell Slams Pastors He Accuses of Exploiting Sermons to 'Build Bigger
Andy Stanley Apologizes for Saying People Who Go to Small Churches 'Are So
Stanley's comments garnered controversy, with sites like Pulpit & Pen criticizing Stanley's calls for larger churches as missing other important considerations for joining a church.

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