It's Good To Be Brian Tamaki

Destiny Church: is it a cult?
He wants his followers to defend him even if he messes up and to don him with gifts. Bishop Brian Tamaki explains his new royal oath.

Tamaki's 700 'sons' swear oath of loyalty: The leader of Destiny Church, Brian Tamaki, who not long ago anointed himself bishop of the church he founded, has now proclaimed himself the church's "spiritual father" and designated the male members of the church as "spiritual sons". READ MORE

Tamaki's faithful pay top dollar to pray with 'king'
Destiny Church supporters parted with tens of thousands of dollars for the privilege of watching 700 worshippers swear an oath of allegiance to leader Bishop Brian Tamaki.

Church officials have confirmed "several thousand" people paid $30 each to attend the ceremony, with a $60 concession for family groups.