Gary Greenwald

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No relation to the liberal/libertarian (depending on who you ask) pundit Glenn Greenwald.
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Dr. Gary L. Greenwald is a weirdo California based pastor who strongly resembles 1970's porn star John Holmes. He also promoted the pointless Satanic Panic movement in the 1980's through a series of fear-mongoring videos. Greenwald has made a career in interpreting occult or satanic symbolism in almost everything ever.

Greenwald's primary crusade was against rock music, which he claimed contained large amounts of demoniacally inspired backward masking[1]. He has also railed against action figures (creating a video in conjunction with Phil Phillips), Saturday morning cartoons, Asian martial arts, yoga and statues and jewelry with a perceived occult influence.

Pastor Greenwald still operates an "Eagle's Nest Ministries" in California where he practices faith healing.[2]

Selected Gary Greenwald Media Releases[edit]

Gary Greenwald seems to be a prolific, if not well distributed multimedia creator. Some titles that have surfaced on the internet include...

  • The Punk Called Rock (1981 - cassette series) Greenwald exposes satanic subliminal messages in the popular music of the era.
  • Marijuana the Heavenly Deception (1983 - book)
  • Rock's Primal Scream (1983 VHS) Greenwald shows examples of how Satan uses rock music to control its listeners and eventually possess them entirely.
  • Deception of a Generation (1984 - VHS(possibly 1985)) Gary Greenwald and Phil Phillips combine in to a giant robot of crazy when they take on the occult symbolism in Scooby-Doo, E.T., He-Man, The Smurfs, Transformers, Superman, and (of course) Dungeons and Dragons.[3]
  • Prophets and Prophetic Movements (1990 - book) Self described as "This sequel to Prophets and Personal Prophecy is packed with the same kind of cutting instruction that made the first volume a best-seller. Prophetic insights, how-to's, and warnings make this book essential for the Spirit-filled church." You too can tap insight, knowledge, and wisdom that made Harold Camping so successful.
  • Seductions Exposed: The Spiritual Dynamics of Relationships (2003 - book) Greenwald explains various factors that can lead to abusive relationships, codependent relationships and other romantic problems. Those factors include "...cursing yourself through forbidden statues, jewelry, and practices..."[4]

External links[edit]


  1. Pastor Gary Greenwald on Backmasking by Jacob Smith, 31 January, 2010, Vocal Tracks
  2. Apostle Gary Greenwald Eagle's Nest Ministries
  4. Seductions Exposed by Gary Greenwald, Christianbook