Hillsong Church offshoot offers supernatural course that can 'cure cancer'

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Hillsong Church offshoot offers supernatural course that can 'cure cancer'

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An evangelical church says its "supernatural" course will give people the power to perform miracles like curing cancer.

 

 

AN evangelical offshoot of Hillsong Church has opened a "School of the Supernatural" offering a course it reportedly says teaches the power to cure cancer, help women conceive and bring the dead back to life.  

Seventy people have already enrolled in the six-month course on how to perform miracles and run by the Westlife Church in outer Brisbane, The Queensland Times reports.

The course is based on the teachings of the US-based Bethel evangelical church and its controversial leader Bill Johnson who speaks to students through a series of DVDs.
 
Westlife Church manager Yvonne Baker told The Queensland Times that several "miracles" had already been performed at the church and there were high hopes the teachings of the School of Supernatural Evangelism would contribute more.

The church’s website states: “Supernatural schools are designed to equip students to 'live and do' in the supernatural through biblical teaching and practical application - to see God's kingdom manifested on earth.

"This is an environment where people can take risks in learning to operate in the supernatural without fear of rejection or failure."

The site makes no mention of the cost of the course and no further comment was immediately available.

The church is based near Ipswich, hit hard by the devastating Queensland floods earlier this year. It describes Hillsong as its "mother church" in the church newsletter.

 

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is Australia's largest charismatic congregation with thousands of members, multiple churches and many offshoots. It's pleasing to see this push into the realms of the empirical by Hillsong. I look forward to detailed information outlining the successful healing of sick people through supernatural intervention some time soon. Sarcasm aside, it's obvious the desperate, wounded people these mongrels prey on.

 

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Atheistextremist wrote:

 

is Australia's largest charismatic congregation with thousands of members, multiple churches and many offshoots. It's pleasing to see this push into the realms of the empirical by Hillsong. I look forward to detailed information outlining the successful healing of sick people through supernatural intervention some time soon. Sarcasm aside, it's obvious the desperate, wounded people these mongrels prey on.

 

 

Their site states:

 

"Westlife’s mission and vision is contained in one simple statement: Making God Real!"

So, they admit there is no God, but are on a mission to build one.

 

They've already stopped the floods, so they're doing well so far...

 


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 Hillsong Church is not

 Hillsong Church is not associated with this thing. Do your research, http://hillsong.com/hillsong-church-is-not-associated-with-the-school-of-the-supernatural


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Troy wrote: Hillsong Church

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 Hillsong Church is not associated with this thing. Do your research, http://hillsong.com/hillsong-church-is-not-associated-with-the-school-of-the-supernatural

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Troy wrote:

Hillsong Church is not associated with this thing. Do your research, http://hillsong.com/hillsong-church-is-not-associated-with-the-school-of-the-supernatural

 

Plenty of commentators in Australia believe there is a connection. In any case, let me put it this way. A large charismatic pentecostal church in Brisbane called Westlife whose founders count a large charismatic pentecostal church in Sydney callled Hillsong as their spiritual sibling and inspiration, claim that can cure cancer via their school of the supernatural. All better now? 

Anyway you others, check this nutty link...pay special attention to the section titled curriculum...

 

http://www.westlifechurch.org.au/ministries/school-of-the-supernatural

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What do you have to say for yourself Bob Spence? You rip off our constitution. Your animals have pouches and you pee upside down. And now this. Tisk tisk tisk.

Is your country trying to compete with America in being the most religiously nutty? Sorry, Merka's always going to beat you on that issue.

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It's America behind this in the first place. Trying to spread the crazy. Sad

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Brian37 wrote:

What do you have to say for yourself Bob Spence? You rip off our constitution. Your animals have pouches and you pee upside down. And now this. Tisk tisk tisk.

Is your country trying to compete with America in being the most religiously nutty? Sorry, Merka's always going to beat you on that issue.

 

B37 you know our love of the queen is the big stuff. We are at least as crazy as you when it comes to religious nutbugs and not just that mate but those bloody kiwis are mad as hatters upside down tho we may be....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Atheistextremist wrote: is

Atheistextremist wrote:

 

is Australia's largest charismatic congregation with thousands of members, multiple churches and many offshoots. It's pleasing to see this push into the realms of the empirical by Hillsong. I look forward to detailed information outlining the successful healing of sick people through supernatural intervention some time soon. Sarcasm aside, it's obvious the desperate, wounded people these mongrels prey on.

 

I wonder how many parents will let their kids die from cancer by taking them off of medical therapy and trying to "cure" them with magic. Since this is in Australia, I wish they'd just ban it - in the US the 1st Amendment would get in the way, but since freedom of speech isn't as tolerated abroad, why not take advantage of that and outlaw these scammers?

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