Overzealousness among charismatic churches is dangerous

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I recently watched a documentary on Etv about the faith demonstrations becoming the norm in churches. It was very disgusting and pathetic, to say the least. Some of the congregants claimed the rats, ants and snakes they were being fed tasted like chocolate and biltong. I wonder why they were not locked up inside Weskoppies hospital.

Look, I’m not cynical about religion and Christianity. I’m just disturbed by the bizarre behaviour, which is seemingly becoming the norm in our social landscape as depicted by the overzealousness we see in charismatic churches. 

I’m not sure when we as a society developed a morbid obsession with miracles. What purpose do they serve? Is prosperity and prophecy gospel all about “miracles”? Whatever happened to integrity and hard work? 

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