I nearly spit my coffee earlier this week when I read Destiny Church leader Bishop Brian Tamaki was launching a political party.

It comes just days after National MP Alfred Ngaro said he was considering forming his own Christian values party. Just what we need - new political groups coalesced around religion.

But wait - Tamaki's wife, Hannah, will lead the new party. She told reporters Thursday the Coalition Party would not be Christian or part of Destiny Church, but would stand on "Christian values".


I was raised Christian in America - Episcopalian, or Anglican in the rest of