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Destiny Churches must be treated as a cult of Christianity; Heresy taught by Brian Tamaki

Brian Tamaki Destiny Church’s self-styled bishop Brian Tamaki has appalled the Christian community by denying the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ, an essential fundamental tenet of Christian faith.

A comprehensive dossier compiled by Mark Vrankovich, founding director of the Auckland-based international organisation Cultwatch, reveals that Mr Tamaki dropped this inexplicable heresy on his congregation in sermons beginning in May last year.

Leader of cult-like Destiny Church has 700 ‘sons’ swear oath of loyalty

Brian Tamaki, Destiny Church The leader of Destiny Church, Brian Tamaki, who not long ago anointed himself bishop of the church he founded, has now proclaimed himself the church’s “spiritual father” and designated the male members of the church as “spiritual sons”.

Last December the cult-like church announced plans to create a ‘holy city’ for its followers.

At the time Tamaki reportedly urged church members to sell up their homes around the country and move to his promised land.

Observers see in Destiny Church a cult in the making.

Destiny Church plans to create a ‘holy city’ his followers never have to leave

Brian Tamaki Destiny Church is planning to create a holy city for its followers in the heart of South Auckland.

The church’s leader is urging church members to sell up their homes around the country and move to his promised land – a suggestion that is not being welcomed by everyone.

Tamaki told his parishioners the city will hold a church to seat 5000, maraes, medical centres and schools, so his parishioners never have to leave.