My Mother & Scientology – The Story I Never Knew

With all of the media attention now being given the subject of Scientology & parenting, I thought it pertinent to post this – an article I originally put together for BlogCritics, but more pertinent here. How did my mom come upon Scientology? What was in it for her? I asked her if she might write a sentence or two describing such for me. What I got instead was the following, an account that totally made my own religious path make sense. Her story: I was a teenager during the … [Read more...]

New Scientology Church Websites

There were four new Ideal Orgs opened in the past month and each of them has a new website as well. Timed to coincide with the church grand openings, the new websites incorporate the most popular features of the Scientology website at www.scientology.org with elements unique to the individual orgs, including a tour of their brand-new homes and an interactive event calendar where visitors can reserve a seat at upcoming functions.  Likewise, visitors may sign up for the Dianetics … [Read more...]

New Church of Scientology building pops up in LoDo

New Church of Scientology Denver, NBC News Denver

KUSA Denver's Erica Cobb covers the opening of the newest Church of Scientology in Denver, Colorado, just blocks from Coors Field. DENVER - The newest Church of Scientology now calls Denver home. Located at the corner of 24th and Blake streets, the 44,000-square-foot church is one block away from Coors Field. While the church is brand new, the building itself is not. The structure, built in 1916, is the former American Radiator Company building. The new owners decided to preserve many of … [Read more...]

What is an Ideal Org?

Ideal Orgs (short for Organization) realize the fulfillment of Founder L. Ron Hubbard’s vision for the Scientology religion. They not only provide the ideal facilities to service Scientologists on their ascent to greater states of spiritual awareness and freedom, but they are also designed to serve as a home for the entire community and a meeting ground of cooperative effort to uplift citizens of all denominations. Since January 2012, new Ideal Scientology Churches have opened in … [Read more...]

Inside a Church of Scientology

To anyone who is curious about Scientology and may never had the opportunity to visit a Scientology Church, this video provides a description of what goes on inside. … [Read more...]

Scientology church coming to Florence

Mark Hansel of the Cincinnati Inquirer penned this story on the new Church of Scientology, moving across the river from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Florence, Kentucky. The Church of Scientology will open a new regional facility next month in Florence. The controversial church has scheduled a grand opening event on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the church, 283 Main St., in a building previously occupied by the Florence Baptist Church. Nick Banks, a spokesman for the Church of Scientology, said the … [Read more...]

So where's the stained glass?

If you have only been exposed to Western Protestant religions, you won't see too much in a Church of Scientology that you recognize as "church-like." There is a little stained glass, but not much. There is no large hall where members gather, no hymnals and no pipe organ. There is a weekly service and people do attend, but it is not the centerpiece of religious practice. The practice of Scientology does not center around a deity. It has more in common with Buddhism, it is a path to … [Read more...]

Communication: The Key Element in Parenting

Tad Reeves is Scientologist, a website systems engineer, and a parent of two adorable children.  He has a great time applying Scientology as a parent, and keeps up a website entitled ScientologyParent with tips and successes that he, his wife, and his friends have had in applying Scientology to the joys and challenges of parenting. I think that communication skill is one of the single most – if not the single most undervalued yet utterly essential skills in being a parent, a husband … [Read more...]


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