OK, something slightly different today, this is all about weird beliefs and how to cope when faced with such things. Over in Ghana, self-appointed Bishop and TV evangelist Daniel Obinim, has made himself rather famous recently by announcing that he can enlarging mens penises by massaging them with both hands. Being a traditional preacher he … Read moreUtterly Bizarre Claim: Bishop can make your penis larger by massaging it
In the age of google those that promote weird or bizarre claims are being challenged as never before because we no longer have to simply accept their word, we can look it up, and this is especially true of the Prosperity gospel. Justifying the Prosperity gospel As I’m sure you are aware, at least I hope … Read moreIs the Prosperity gospel fraud?
If your memory goes back far enough, then yes, this is “that” Jim Bakker, the PTL guy, and if you have no idea what I’m on about, then you better pop a foam mat on the floor, because your jaw will soon be bouncing off it. OK, so as I write this, it is Sunday, … Read moreJim Bakker vs The Witches
The UK’s Mirror has a rather good article (yes really, the Mirror) that exposes a couple of fraudsters who are conning gullible people. So lets take a quick tour of each in turn. Simon Stepsys – “Buy my plan and get instantly rich” The first in our rogues gallery is a chap who claims that he can … Read moreInsight into a couple of “Get rick quick” scams
You might, or might not, remember that John Oliver did a segment on the property gospel fraudsters who basically use religious belief as their very own get-rick-quick scam and happily prey upon the desperate and the gullible (I pointed you at the clip on that a couple of weeks ago). His show is one when he … Read moreJohn Oliver has a quick Update on Pastor John Oliver’s Church
While sitting the the cafeteria of a well-known oil company chatting to a few offshore colleagues, one newly arrived chap was explaining that he had just completed training and was now a fully certified Siebel consultant. That sounded impressive, and as we were chatting he expanded upon this and explained that he had done the 3 day course … Read moreFake Diplomas