How to Start and Register New Religion
Creating a New Religion
There are many different religions in the world, Christian, Jewish, Buddhism, Muslim, to name but a few. There are also thousands of Denominations, for each of the religions, for example The Christian religion has Protestant, Catholic, Jehovah's Witness, Mormon and over 900 others that we know of.
The thing about religion is that until we are dead we have no undeniable proof that anything is true or false or if there really is an afterlife, therefore if you were to create a religion of your own, no one could ever prove that what you are preaching is complete and utter cod's wallop.
Starting your own Religion
The first thing to think about is what will your religion be, will it be a new denomination of an existing religion, or will it be a brand new religion, with a brand new God or even an idol for your followers to worship,
Once you have decided that, it is a simple step to move on to naming your religion, for this example we will use hubpages as the religion and Paul the Holy Father,
And on the 10th of November 2007 Hubbism is born
Register your religion
The next step would be to register your religion with the government, this is a step that legalises your religion and gives you the reward of many tax benefits which should help your religion prosper when the money from your flock starts coming in.
What better a place to start a new religion, than on the World Wide Web, with the chance of followers from all over the world, you could be the first religious leader to ever start up from your own bedroom, or on the sofa in front of the TV with your laptop perched on your knees, why go out and meet your followers when you can preach to them in the comfort of your own home. And the true bonus is that no one need ever know your true identity.
This is the difficult part of the process, coming up with a story that people will believe, do you write your bible or do you make it up as you go along, I personally would choose the second option and if I made a mistake and contradicted myself, I would tell people to look at any other religion there are many contradictions in every religion.
In the beginning Paul and his disciples created the hub, and the hub took over the World Wide Web, the Holy Father Paul and his disciples quickly spread the word of the hub and have a list of followers that grows every day. In the name of the Holy Father Paul amen.
Religious Days and Holidays
As the creator of your own religion you get to choose the day that you Worship your God, I personally would choose, Monday because that is the day of the week most of us hate, which means that you couldn't go into work on Mondays because in your religion that is the Sabbath day.
Choose your own holidays too, wouldn't you prefer your version of Christmas to be in the summer months, when you can chill out and relax in the sun and enjoy the time off. It's your religion you choose what you want to celebrate when you want.
Monetising your Religion
To keep your Religion going you will need money, there are many ways to make money from your followers, you could use a program like Google adsense and run advertising on your church website, you could sell religious, icons and eBooks that you have hastily produced, you could even sell T-shirts or other items with your religious logo on them.
PayPal is another option asking your flock to make donations through a PayPal account can be effective.
There you have it now you know how why don't you give it a go, In the name of the Holy Father Paul.....Amen
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