January 9, 2020

Scientologist T. Riggs Eckelberry’s blog on the “Self-Evident Truth of Scientology,” republished courtesy of the STAND website (Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination).  “All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.”—Arthur Schopenhauer At one time, Scientology was so new that if you told people you were a member, they looked at you oddly and were very careful what they said. Sometimes, they would ask, “but that was a long… Read more

January 5, 2020

Reprinted courtesy of STAND (Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination) Ok, admittedly, that title is somewhat deceiving—I am a happily married heterosexual woman. But here’s the thing: the press has been smearing my religion with such abandon for so long now that, as a Scientologist, telling people about my religious “orientation” has felt at times like coming out. I have been a Scientologist all my life, but some of my friends didn’t know about it until recently. That’s because I live in a… Read more

December 31, 2019

Thousands congregate in Los Angeles to celebrate the culmination of the greatest period of growth in Scientology history. The 2010s saw greater expansion for the Scientology religion than all previous decades combined: A Golden Age for Scientology. More than 50 new Churches arising. Publishing and multimedia facilities taking flight. And the launch of Scientology Network Television. Watch “A Monumental Decade in Review” on the Scientology website. Read more

December 19, 2019

No one is expected to “believe” anything in Scientology, writes STAND blogger Rodger Clarke: Published courtesy of STAND (Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination) Recently, I’ve found myself fielding numerous questions about what Scientologists “believe,” so I’m going to address the subject of belief in Scientology in a way you’re probably not expecting. Bear with me. First of all, no one is expected to “believe” anything in Scientology. They’re encouraged to examine it, use it and evaluate it. They’re encouraged to compare before-and-after… Read more

December 5, 2019

Scientology Network’s DESTINATION: SCIENTOLOGY, the weekly travelogue series that takes viewers inside Scientology Churches all around the world and discovers what makes each one unique, presents an episode featuring Portland, Oregon. DESTINATION: SCIENTOLOGY airs Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Scientology Network. It is a city known for its food carts, craft breweries and its coffee—Portland, Oregon. Found at the end of the Oregon Trail, this hipster haven is ensconced in the lush surroundings of the Willamette Valley. Located just blocks… Read more

November 28, 2019

For the holidays, Volunteer Ministers of the Church of Scientology Seattle helped prepare food boxes for Seattle families in need of some extra help. There is no reason for Seattle families to go hungry, they say. All it takes to feed our neighbors is available. With Food Lifeline, all it takes is a bit of help. The 22 Volunteer Ministers who took part in this month’s volunteer effort are part of a force of more than 13,000 volunteers who contribute their time… Read more

November 28, 2019

The Colombian government has recognized the Catholic Church, Greek Orthodox Church and the Church of Scientology for their continued aid to Venezuelan refugees on the Colombia border. Life has been harsh for the refugees in the border town of Cúcuta. Fleeing the humanitarian crisis in their native Venezuela, some 1.2 million have made the arduous trek west to Colombia, seeking a better life. Colombia has been hard-pressed to provide for the needs of these people, and nonprofits and religious organizations… Read more

November 14, 2019

Scientology Network’s VOICES FOR HUMANITY announces a new episode featuring African anti-drug activist Barry Paul.   A trailer for the episode can be watched on Youtube. Read more

November 14, 2019

Published courtesy of STAND (Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination), by a STAND blogger who explains why he loves being a Scientologist. Why do we read the news or put it on the tube, turn on the radio while we drive or have it fed to us on the internet? Why do we sign up for special “Newsletters” or requests “for more information” or talk over the fence to our neighbors? We want to be informed, we want to be in the know…. Read more

October 24, 2019

Scientology Network’s Documentary Showcase presents Australia: The Wild Top End Friday, October 25 at 5 and 8 p.m. ET/PT. The film is an epic journey through some of the wildest and most beautiful landscapes on Earth, providing a rare glimpse at archeological treasures dating back over 50,000 years. Few places on Earth remain as wild and pristine as the Top End of Australia. It is a land that time forgot. A place with some of the richest wetlands and oldest rainforests… Read more

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