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Bob Larson is an ‘evangelist’ and — reportedly using mail order credentials — ‘reverend’ who markets himself as “the world’s foremost expert on cults, the occult, and supernatural phenomena.”
It’s a ridiculous claim that few, if any, true cult experts and Christian apologists would support. Most would warn against any involvement with Larson, his ‘DWJDÂ® (Do What Jesus Did)’ seminars, or his ‘Spiritual Freedom Church.’
Larson claims to perform exorcisms, and has gained a lot of publicity with his team of ‘Teenage Exorcists.”
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Bob Larson, who views himself as a ‘reverend’ and a ‘cult expert,’ nowadays markets himself via his team of Teenage Exorcists. Uhuh…
Jehovah’s Witnesses are in for yet another major doctrinal change which will drastically change their position.
Meanwhile, some Christians see the current problems in Syria in light of prophecy.
And in Papua New Guinea, a man known as ‘Black Jesus’ has been killed.
Under the guidance of Bob Larson, who claims to be “the world’s foremost expert on cults, the occult, and supernatural phenomena,” three girls ‘cast out demons’ — for a price.
ABC Nightline says there are very serious questions about the safety and morality of what the girls are doing for others, especially those who might need mental health care.
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has warned about the alarming rise in the number of exorcism attempts in Australia – some on children as young as two.
Dr Choong-Siew Yong, who represents psychiatry on the AMA’s Federal Council, says saying someone was possessed could reinforce their delusions and stop them getting proper care.
, the sensationalistic and controversial ‘evangelist’ who has turned alleged exorcism into a cottage industry, is joining the ranks of such luminaries as Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons, and Jessica Simpson as the star of his own reality TV show.
Mr. Larson admits it’s an unusual combination of spirituality and entertainment, saying he can envision fans “throwing house parties with pizza and popcorn” while they watch him command demons to depart
from tormented souls.
Bob Larson said he has lived brutal scenes similar to those from the movie “The Exorcist” more than 10,000 times during the past 30 years.
An estimated 600 non-Catholic groups are now performing exorcisms, allegedly ridding people of their demons.
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – CBS has given a pilot commitment to an exorcism-themed drama from “Joan of Arcadia” creator Barbara Hall and producer Joe Roth. The project, from CBS Paramount Network Television and studio-based Joe Roth Television, is inspired by the real-life experiences of Bob Larson, an expert on cults, the occult and supernatural phenomena. Through his ministry and what he calls Spiritual Freedom Conferences, Larson teaches “the principles of spiritual freedom” and the “many ways that demons attack human beings,” according to his Web site. Larson is the founder of an international fellowship of churches and has written
More Than 500 Non-Catholic Groups Perform Exorcisms in the U.S. May 16, 2006 — – Exorcism is an ancient tradition within the Catholic Church going back to biblical times. While the practice is rare, the Vatican is now sponsoring an exorcism class for priests. “The request really is coming from the Vatican asking every diocese in the United States to have a trained exorcist,” said the Rev. Gary Thomas of the Diocese of San Jose, Calif. Catholics are not the only ones performing exorcisms today. An estimated 500 non-Catholic Christian groups perform exorcisms in the United States. In a hotel
Toledo nun was killed day before Easter ’80 It is believed to be the first time a priest has faced a murder trial for the death of a nun, and it’s happening in Toledo on Monday. On a cold April morning in 1980, the day before Easter, an elderly nun was strangled and stabbed in the room next door to Mercy Hospital’s chapel. Another nun found the body of Sister Margaret Ann Pahl on the marble floor of the sacristy, where she had gone to prepare the chapel for Holy Saturday Mass. The 71-year-old nun, a member of the Sisters
Globe-trotting minister has performed 6,000 exorcisms in 20 years The Rev. Bob Larson has been kicked, bruised, choked, and spit upon. His ribs have been broken, he has been scratched and bitten, and he’s received death threats. But Mr. Larson has not been deterred from his calling, which is casting out demons and helping people get back on the road to healing. The 61-year-old minister, who was in Toledo this week for a “Spiritual Freedom Conference,” said he has performed more than 6,000 exorcisms in 90 countries over the last 20 years. “I am ‘The Exorcist,’ ” he says frankly,