Category: YWAM

MP linked to controversial ‘cult’

Source: Sunday Star-Times – Wellington Publication date: 2002-08-11 Arrival time: 2002-08-13 http://– BROKEN URL -/pages/newsreal/Story.nsp?story_id=32134836 New United Future MP Bernie Ogilvy established a religious organisation which provoked controversy in the 1970s over the treatment of teenagers in its care. The evangelical organisation, Youth With A Mission, (YWAM) established in Auckland by Ogilvy in the late 1970s, took teens off the street and then put them to work – but it drew criticism over the amount of wages it retained. At that time, YWAM made enough money to buy up to 12 Auckland houses. The mission operates worldwide and Ogilvy