DoubleJ O

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Totally disrespected at a church no less

Updated by user Sep 17, 2023

Joel Osteen is my pastor stay away From toxic environments. Don’t let the small things affect your future move away from unhealthy situations that have no bearing on your future greatness.

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have no need for a church that has rules that are holding me back. Just...

Original review Aug 18, 2023
I am a famous dancer from Drais nightclub. I thought I would dance
Down close to the stage when the band played at the beginning of the
Sermon last Saturday.

I have never been disrespected for dancing in my
Life. I always just try to increase the energy and help everyone have good feelings. Bouncer in corner came over
And told me to stop dancing and go sit down. Church owes me an apology
If they want my forgiveness.

They
Are just money grubbers and have no cross, no organ music, nothing really inside to show they are even a church. Church is a good reason why
Churches are in decline.

Recommend
Listening and following Joel Osteen
Sundays on cox channel 376 and in
20 minutes you will hear a message
To brighten your day with no pressure
To make offerings. Beware of the
Central church cult scam.!!!
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Anonymous
map-marker Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Cult taking advantage of seniors

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This church takes and takes from my mother who has a disability and is on social security. She volunteers over 20 hours a week, donates money weekly and buys all the religious tokens (made in China) from the church and they STILL pressure her for more money. When she fell ill, no support came from her beloved church community. Beware the snakes.
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User's recommendation: This church is based on fear and control, not love.

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Guest

They are greedy and will make the poor feel bad about themselves.

Kelle P Ckr

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| map-marker Las Vegas, Nevada

Your members and your church do not walk with jesus

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Your members do not follow the teachings of the bible. This is a fake congregation! Your church supports lies and thief's it was learned in your church!!! Shame on you!!! Tracey pritchett is a LIAR and a THIEF she steals from people and says god made her do it. Your church supports this!!! SHAME ON YOUR CHURCH. ITS FAKE AND SHOULD BE INVESTIGATED!
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Loss:
$30
Cons:
  • Fake church

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User's recommendation: Do not attend. Fake church FYI. They discriminate against non members. You are not welcome.

Kelly W Nnq

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| map-marker Las Vegas, Nevada

I just saw a terrible review

I have never had a bad experience at Central Summerlin! Just great experiences!! The church is very loving and accepts everyone!! God Bless all the giving people at Central for all their hardwork!!!
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Nessa Oak
map-marker Las Vegas, Nevada

I was horrified at the change

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I went to Central Christian when Gene Apple was the pastor. Just about every sermon I felt like he was talking to me because I could relate to what he was saying.

I left Las Vegas for 25 years and came back just 3 years ago and of course the first place I wanted to go with Central Christian. I walked in there and sat next to a woman that I asked if she would show me around the church after the service and she said it's better if you ask someone else I've only been here a year. Really that's the response you give to a newcomer? Central is nothing like it was when Gene Apple ran it.

Yes it was small but people actually interacted with one another. They had Wow, Women of the Word, a Bible study where all women in the church came together and you felt like they were all your best friends. At Central in Henderson after the service I asked if I could speak to someone or get information on people who were looking to rent a room in their home. The young kids looked at me and started telling me about homeless shelters.

I wasn't homeless, I was simply new to Las Vegas after being away for 25 years. I could go on and on but I won't. Central is nothing like it used to be. You could feel the Holy Spirit every Sunday when Gene ran it.

That church was filled with love and it's a shame that he moved to California to make yet another church as wonderful as Central Christian was back in the day. Many people love and miss you Gene and wish you'd never moved away.

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User's recommendation: Go where you feel the Holy Spirit. 8m pretty sure the place will not be Central Christian.

1 comment
Guest

I've been hurt bad, it makes me feel bad about myself.

Anonymous

Manipulative

This church is a cult. reeling you in with words that are inviting then eventually taking percentage of money. Leaders fill their pockets and use " sounding christian" to convunce you to pay.
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Anonymous

Short Review on April&nbs-04:00;02,&nbs-04:00;2017

In 1991,i was invited by a guy at bedok mrt station,to his bible talk,and subsequenly his gp leader attended to me,i told him that my dad kept persecuting me for reading the bible and bought a radio control car to attack him,and he confiscated my toy car.
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Jaeceon Kxs
map-marker Las Vegas, Nevada

Yes, its a cult church and very money hungry!

This church is very much a cult. The church will ask for money and money.

I wonder where the money goes to when they're plenty of people in Vegas who need real help! The leaders aren't christian or helpful at all. I was judged by Dawn one of the church leaders at Central Summerlin. Dawn told me, I cater to single mother's like you!

Well Dawn, I'm not single, I'm a married woman of twelve years with two boys. When I left LDS church, I went to this fake christian church because I wanted to learn about Jesus! Then when I attended a bible study at Central Summerlin, the women, including Linda judged my family and I because my husband is a business man and travels a lot. I got up and left the bible study and never went back!

They claim to believe in the bible but the church is too fancy and all they do ask about money, money, money. Central Summerlin and Henderson, is too materialistic and they are not of Jesus Christ! The church has a spirit of Satan at Central, the spirit of materialistic and money. If your not rich and fancy like the leaders in Central, your a nobody and you don't fit in at all in this church!

Central Church in Summerlin and Henderson do not believe in Jesus or the Holy Spirit. The Leaders at Central are so quick to judge you and what you been through. The bible says to test the spirit to make sure it's from God. Be careful at this church, the leaders and pastors are wolves in sheep's clothing the same way like the leaders in the LDS church.

Yes, your money is going towards the Pastor's homes and fancy car's! Beware!

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CULT
5 comments
Guest

They slandered me and made a mockery out of me. They have the perfect past sins.

You get comfortable telling them your issues. I suffer from trauma, this happened over 16 years ago.

Guest

It's been 15 years I am still hurt how they treated me. How they made me feel bad about myself and gossiped about me and made fun of me.

Guest

Agree, felt it when I first walked in and attended the Owners classes. They are all fakers, prude, bigots.

All hiding behind the guise of the Bible and Christianity. They give “plain” looking people judge mental looks, and if you notice, why do all the people have expensive clothes? Why do the churchgoers dress like they are going to a night club and risky type clothing(women mostly). Quite a few Inappropriate clothing attires for family Sunday service.

Not to mention the multitude of ***/*** relationships/couples in the church and staff too.

Bible says love the person not their sins. So letting in a person Jesus has open declared as sinners is just like letting the devil, murderers, rapists into your church, saying it’s ok...we accept and love all sins too.

Guest
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Your actually insane. I love how your complaining about this church judging you for not wearing nice clothing but in your review your judging people on what they wear.

Also this church is accepting to everyone and it is willing to give people second chances. Also, your overthinking if you believe people are giving you “dirty looks.” No one does that. Also the “type of clothing” people wear shouldn’t matter to you and I don’t know why your making sure a big deal about it. If they “accept everyone” it is expected for people to come in all types of clothing.

It’s probably a good thing that your pathetic, overly-complaining self doesn’t go to this church because I don’t think anyone would want you to go here anyway if your just going to judge the people that go to church there, yourself. @TessaRexxus

Guest
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I am new at this church 5 months now, I just really would hope that the church would warn all that God is just and condemns all sin and that the devil is real, prepare us for spiritual warfare, not only that God is good, we know that, preach about the tools we need to have victory in Jesus

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Anonymous
map-marker Las Vegas, Nevada

Anoymous

I have been attending this church service. As well as other churches in the area. For more than ten years. I have continued to volunteer, tithe, and have been a part of many small groups for a very, very long time. However I have to say that the church was far better off when " Gene Apple" was the pastor. He was focused more on the ministry, instead of the announcements & offerings. Every time I come to church, I hear at least ten announcements, on how to tithe or donate to the church. Which gives a lot less time to talking about the word. Not everyone can come to small groups, due to scheduling or health problems. Therefore more time should be focused on ministry. Dont get me wrong, I think it is wonderful to have programs for the youngsters. However, I do not think it is necessary for this church to spend millions of dollars, on extra seating. As the church is never close to filled, with the exception of Christmas & Easter. And I really think Wi-Fi at the church is not great. I see people on there phones during service times, who are texting their friends over Instagram. Rather than paying attention to the message. Most are not looking up bible verses. The church is suppose to be a place, where people find community & support. Especially on weekend services. It should not be another place, to ignore one another with our electronic devices. Yes, I know about small groups. I am in several. However 99% of the people are not welcoming or supportive. The only teacher, I had in a small group that was helpful was Pastor "Marvin Gant". Moreover, I would much rather see actual bibles placed in the seats. This way people can interact with one another, and read along with scripture. On another note, I think it would be a good idea to help the homeless and less fortunate come to church. Yet I have not seen a program to help bring these folks to the church and the word of God. I am all about helping others. However, how come we have not volunteered for the charity programs in our town? I think it would be awesome to go out into the community and help these folks come to the church and volunteer ( year round) to do what we can in our own community. With all the volunteers, donations and resources we have. I think we could all put our money and resources to better use. And I am not the only one who thinks this way. There are many in the church, who feel this way. We are not against God. We love him and praise him. We just want to make changes and give glory to God. Thank you for listening.God bless you
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Guest

Central has amazing care ministry. I used to volunteer in it before moving away to Texas.

They have a great food pantry/closet that is open twice weekly.

Every Saturday morning they go feed the homeless downtown. Get plugged in.

Guest

Be the change you want to see...don't leave to others what God is obviously laying on your heart...

Guest

If they would spend less time bashing the Mormons too, they would have more time to actual serve the community.

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When do they bash mormons?

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Anonymous
map-marker Las Vegas, Nevada

Central Christian Church LV is a cult

My family and I used to go to Central Christian Church. I beleieve in my heart that they are a cult.

There is one particular family that is involved in everything in this church. That should be a red flag to anyone that something is desperately wrong. Once you find out and question the motives, they ban you from ever going to Central again. They will probably have this deleted because they cannot stand negative publicity about them.

They are also all brainwashed there to believe that they are the best. Please do not go to Central Christian Church they are a cult. They treat their congretation as farm animals milking them of every dollar that they have. They even milk their staff of 10 percent of their paychecks.

Don't be bitten by these wolves.

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Guest

This is so sad. We have been searching for a church, and just prior to this post we decided that we would go and check it out. Now we are back where we started, new to the state and still do not have a church

Deniro Wci
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A really good church is the church of Christ on king st. In Henderson.

Right off Boulder hwy. this is a beautiful church and I’m not talking about the building. I’m talking about the people . The whole experience is so moving.

I’m so emotional . They saved my life there and my spirit.

Check it out. It’s not fancy but it is real

Guest
reply icon Replying to comment of Guest-1468008

Move forward in love not doubt! Worry is the devils playground!!!

I am a member here at Central, it is truly all love and all about God!! If you choose to you can view it live on live stream from the website.God Bless You!

Guest

Any church that removes "Christian"out of their name, is not a church I would attend.

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They threatened too sue our city and i believe they should be banned out right

Guest

I could have told you this 13 years ago when I left the church. They are part of the Emerging Church movement. This place sickens me.

Guest
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I worked at Central Cult Church for 3 months as a Security and Safety Guard. I'm a retired NYPD Police Officer Specialist with 25 years of Service with the NYPD.I worked 3 months at the so called Central Church and I dealt with members {{Redacted}}, members {{Redacted}} in the parking lot, the homeless in the area coming in and attempting to steal property and when I addressed the situation in all these incidents I was reprimanded and informed to give the criminals and immoral "Grace".

I was informed if I didn't take their 12 step classes I could lose my position. When I performed any overtime I was not paid, I was informed I "Must" volunteer time to the church. During a meeting the group was informed that first and foremost we must protect the reputation of the pastor and the church. Anyone speaking against the pastor or the cult church, that the matter should be brought to the attention of our supervisor or the pastor immediately.

Anyone speaking against the Pastor or the Church will be exiled.Their approach for their followers mimics those of Scientology.I left after 3 months because I was threaten by a church member after I brought it to the father and mother's attention that their unsupervised 3 brats are not allowed to run on the stage and splash the baptismal water, it's not their house, and they should show some respect for the church and should perform their duties as parents.

He was happy with the response he received from me after he threatened me. Afterwards I was reprimanded for not showing "Grace" and for lashing out on one of the low lives that attend the church.

Guest

I believe the Bible is a story it's hard to so long ago that it's hard to take seriously or literally. Does anyone really, truly believe a sea was parted by Moses?

Or Noah put ALL animals (2 of each) on a boat? Or someone rose from the dead?

Harry Potter is a story too....do Bible believers think there are witches and wizards? I give my money to my family and bill collectors, not a cult church.

Guest

I vote cult. Enough said.

Guest

You make me laugh. I've been going to CCC for over 15 years.

It is a wonderful family church. As far as the milking you for 10%, well, I think it is safe to assume you need to get the ole good book out and read up on that stuff.

I don't have the time or space to list all the great things are church is doing in our community and around the world. You just keep looking for another church, spread your joy.

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