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The Aura of a Statesmen

If you thought the Honor Academy was only about getting to know Jesus Christ more and to be more like him, you were wrong. It is also about attaining “the Aura of a Statesmen.” In…


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The Dangerous Doctrine of Dave Hasz

In a post on December 1, 2008, David Hasz, director of the Honor Academy, said: In this spiritual battle, it is crucial that you remember who provides the strength to win the battle. Satan’s conquests…


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Is Teen Mania a Cult? Conclusion

UPDATE JUNE 2011: For the first 2 years of this blog, I was not willing to call Teen Mania a cult. I instead referred to it as “cult-like” or a “spiritually abusive group.” However, after…


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Is Teen Mania a Cult? Part 3

This is part 3 in examining the list of cult characteristics from the International Cultic Studies Association and how it relates to the Honor Academy internship. – The group teaches or implies that its supposedly…


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Is Teen Mania a Cult? Part 2

This is part 2 in examining the characteristics of a cult in relation to the Honor Academy as listed by the International Cultic Studies Association. My comments are in italics. ‪ – The leadership dictates,…


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Is Teen Mania a Cult? Part 1

This question has come up time and time again. As an intern, we joked about how the townsfolk nearby thought we were a cult. It was funny, because of course we weren’t a cult! It…


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The Purpose of this Blog

Is Teen Mania a cult? Is the Honor Academy brainwashing teens? What really goes on during the one year internship program? I spent 2 years in the Teen Mania Honor Academy. The first as an…