The Danger of MLM in Church

Written by The Scribbler This article is designed to show church leaders of all denominations how the recruiting practices of multi-level marketing companies like Mary Kay are stumbling blocks to the spiritual growth and faith of their parishioners. I encourage you to e-mail this article to the leaders of your …

Mary Kay Inc’s god (Part 2)

Written by The Scribbler The continuation of how Mary Kay Inc.’s god is nothing but a cheap imitation, just like their prizes. 3. Corporate’s god thinks manipulation is awesome. Two points from your upline drive home this point like no other: The first is a suggestion on how to counteract …

8 Out of 10 Mary Kay NSDs Are Okay With Lying to Customers

Written by The Scribbler Back about 90 years ago, I worked in our church’s nursery.  On this particular day, my three-year old daughter and her playmates were playing the classic toddler game, You Scream and Run Like Hell and I’ll Try to Catch You While I’m Laughing My Can Off.  …

Mary Kay and Cult Thinking (Part 3)

How cults exercise control over the way their members think… and how Mary Kay might be similar. Cult expert Steven Hassan, author of Combating Cult Mind Control, provides lots of information about cults. He is a former cult member as well as a certified counselor. Cults exercise four distinct types …

Comparing Mary Kay to a Cult (Part 2)

This part of the series compares Mary Kay to cults with a Cult Checklist from the International Cultic Studies Association. Does Mary Kay fit the bill? “The following list of social-structural, social-psychological, and interpersonal behavioral patterns commonly found in cultic environments may be helpful in assessing a particular group or …