Largest Scientology church in Midwest opens in downtown St. Paul

On Saturday, the church opened its latest mega-center – or “Ideal Organization” – at the corner of Wabasha and Exchange streets in downtown St. Paul, adjacent to the Fitzgerald Theater. The three-level, 82,000-square-foot building occupies the old west building of the Science Museum of Minnesota and encompasses dozens of classrooms, seminar rooms, video rooms, a coffee shop, two saunas, a bookstore and 300-seat IMAX theater, which is now a chapel, conference center and concert hall. The building, which opened in… Read more

Church of Scientology Cuts Ribbon on Twin Cities Landmark Home in Minnesota’s Capital of St. Paul

Scientologists, guests, state and city officials assembled in downtown St. Paul, Saturday October 22, for the dedication of the new Church of Scientology Twin Cities. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) October 24, 2011 Scientologists, guests, state and city officials assembled in downtown St. Paul, Saturday October 22, for the dedication of the new Church of Scientology Twin Cities. (Event Images: http://www.ScientologyNews.org ). The Church stands at 505 Wabasha Street and was formerly home to the Science Museum of Minnesota. The acquisition of… Read more

Gives you Faith

It’s ordinary heroes like Keenia Williams that give you faith in the goodness of our fellow men and women.  You go girl! >> Read more

New Scientology Film Points Out How to Study

The Scientology Website has a new feature.  Accessible through the homepage at www.scientology.org, there are 19 sections of  the film titled Scientology Handbook–Tools for Life and 19 accompanying free online courses. The first is one is on the subject of study.  Here is what it says: Consider this for a moment: In all your schooling, did anyone ever teach you how to study something? Today, people are graduating school unable to read or write at a level adequate to hold… Read more

Volunteer Ministers Free On-Line Training

Scientology offers practical solutions to  improve conditions in your life and the lives of others. All the practical techniques used by Volunteer Ministers are drawn from the chapters of The Scientology Handbook. Combined, these chapters provide all the tools you need to confront and resolve virtually any life situation―from ending marital strife to recovering a friend from drugs to managing a company for optimum success. In order to make these chapters and the technology they contain as available as possible, courses covering each individual… Read more

Dealing with life's ups and downs

by Nick Broadhurst Most people experience the ups and downs in life. Likely it is impossible not to but little seems known about its cause. People try to make their lives better. They try to feel happy. So what is it that takes them down, that makes them feel worse? The mechanism is actually quite simple. You try to make your life better. You do in fact improve yourself. But there is someone else who is in your vicinity who wants… Read more

From the Ruins: African Human Rights Leadership

Here is a video about the African Human Rights Leadership Campaign created by IAS Freedom Medal Winner Tim Bowles From the Ruins introduces the African Human Rights Leadership Campaign, an initiative inspiring and equipping young people to create positive futures for their communities and countries. Since its inception in 2006, the Campaign has trained hundreds of youth and reached thousands more in post-conflict Liberia and Sierra Leone as well as in Ghana, Togo and Ethiopia.>> Read more

How to choose a President

The primaries are coming! The primaries are coming! Not quite what Paul Revere yelled, but a scary proposition, nevertheless. The primaries – the first step in the election of the President. The whole process is like a horse race: lots of contenders, some favorites, some long shots. The contenders are paraded out in front of us in “debates” and the media pundits express their opinions and biases. Gradually the field is whittled down until there are two main contenders, one… Read more

IAS Freedom Medal Winner–Mary Shuttleworth

Another winner of the IAS Freedom Medal, in 2007, was Mary Shuttleworth.  Here is an article on her work: Meet a Scientologist—Mary Shuttleworth, Opening the Door to Opportunity for an Entire Generation of Youth Overcoming her own study difficulties through L. Ron Hubbard Study Technology, Dr. Mary Shuttleworth became an educator and touched the lives of millions of youth with her human rights education initiative. How many bright, creative children give up on their goals, frustrated with learning difficulties they… Read more

What is happiness?

by Nick Broadhurst Honestly, what is this thing called happiness? It is obviously linked to our survival. In our natural state we might be happy. Happiness seems to preside in the absence of pain. Pain is the warning of loss and too much pain brings about death. The pain signal shows the organism is in the proximity of a destructive force or object and to ignore the pain would bring about death. It does not matter if it is a burn or… Read more




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